While travelling by rail through North Carolina and the Virginias, photographer Hugh Mangum took beautiful portraits of a variety of people.
These portraits were taken between the 1880s and early 1920s. The above photos are a very small sampling of his work. The full collection can be found at Duke Libraries Digital Collection
Frida Kahlo photographed by Nickolas Muray (via)
"They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality."
"Gambler-Piegan" by Edward S. Curtis c. 1900 (via)
Grace Kelly at the prince’s palace during the ceremony of receiving wedding gifts, 1956
July 4th 1950, Santa Monica, California, photo by Ralph Crane (via)
"My agent called. I said, ‘Yes?’ and he said ‘Maggie, they want you to play a part on the Wizard.’ I said to myself, ‘Oh Boy, The Wizard of Oz! That has been my favorite book since I was four.’ And I asked him what part, and he said ‘The Witch’ and I said ‘The Witch?!’ and he said ‘What else?’ "
-Margaret Hamilton on getting the role of The Wicked Witch
Twiggy photographed by Barry Lategan, 1966
Twiggy photographed by Bert Stern, 1967
12-year-old Sharbat Gula, Afghan Girl, photographed by Steve McCurry, Pakistan, 1984 (via)
Albert Einstein sticks out his tongue when asked by photographers to smile on the occasion of his 72nd birthday on March 14, 1951. Photo by Arthur Sasse.