A Jewish woman in the Kutno ghetto by Hugo Jaeger, 1939
A tea party with Hitler, and other banal scenes by Hugo Jaeger, 1939
The trouble with [SS colonel] Eichmann was precisely that so many were like him, and that the many were neither perverted nor sadistic, that they were, and still are, terribly and terrifyingly normal. From the viewpoint of our legal institutions and of our moral standards of judgment, this normality was much more terrifying than all the atrocities put together. —Hannah Arendt
A gorgeous map of Venezuela prepared for Fortune Magazine by Richard Harrison, 1939
Astounding Stories cover art by Graves Gladney, 1939
(via Golden Age)
Photograph by Harris & Ewing, 1939
Chinese Aviatrix receives gift of new plane from Col. Roscoe Turner. Washington, D.C., April 3. Col. Roscoe Turner, winner of speed trophies in the air, dropped down to Washington Airport today with a red high wing monoplane which he presented to the friends of New China, represented by Miss Hilds Yen, Chinese Aviatrix. The plane, ‘the Spirit of New China’, was built by the Porterfield factory.