|Buying cigarettes from your hospital bed, c. 1950s.|
|A Traffic Cop with a manually operated traffic signal, Philadelphia, 1922.|
Shaquille O'Neal (7' 1) being dwarfed by Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man, who was nearly 9 feet tall.
|Before alarm clocks, people were employed to wake workers up with a long stick. A knocker-up was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted well into the late 1920s.|
|In May 1910, European royalty gathered in London for the funeral of King Edward VII. Among the mourners were nine reigning kings, who were photographed together in what very well may be the only photograph of nine reigning kings ever taken.|
|The oldest Harley-Davidson in existence was built in 1903. This rare Harley is marked Serial No. 1 and can be seen along with other vintage motorcycles at The Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.|
Women delivering ice in lower Manhattan, New York City, 1918