Simon, Peter, 1947-
Washington (D.C.) - From a series of images pulled by Peter Simon for publication of Resurrection City, a tent city set up in Washington, D.C., as part of Martin Luther King's Poor People's Campaign.
University of Massachusetts at Amherst . University Photo Center
Massachusetts - Robert E. "Bob" Bertram of the Class of 1949 wears a Native American headdress while standing face to face with an unidentified man, also in Indian dress, at McGuirk Stadium. Mr. Bertram attended Mass. State College for three years before serving in the Army in World War II. While in Iwo Jima he hydroponically raised lettuce and tomatoes in the volcanic ash of the isla... more
Burlington (Vt.) - Meg Largey interviews Karl Hamann, an employee of White Light Communications, about his diagnosis of manic depression and spiritual awakening. Part of the show Psychiatric Survivors, a show produced entirely by people who had been in psychiatric institutions.
1830 Dec. 20
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834
Enfield (Eng.) - On the Swing Riots in Enfield: "Poor Enfield, that has been so peaceable hitherto, has caught the inflammatory fever; the tokens are upon her; and a great fire was blazing last night in the barns and haystacks of a farmer, about half a mile from us. Where will these things end? There is no doubt if its being the work of some ill-disposed rustic, but how is he to be disc... more