Children behind a barbed wire fence at the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz, in southern Poland, where to role of former workers is still the subject of a probe by prosecutors investigating war crimes.
Ned Beals (sometimes known as 'Sky') was a pedlar and handyman, walking to the city to sell his goods and find odd jobs. Beals was a popular subject for both professional and amateur photographers. Photos of him reflect a kindly and genial nature.
Thieves, thugs and a conman who impersonated a vicar: The first-ever criminal mugshots taken in Britain revealed 150 years on
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping
1893 Henry Smith was an African-American teenager who was lynched in Paris, Texas. It is alleged that Smith confessed to raping and murdering the four-year-old daughter of Sheriff Henry Vance. However there is no evidence from neutral sources.