Photos of Albanian Refugees Arriving in Bari, Italy, 1991

These photos show the arrival in Italy of around 15,000 Albanians fleeing their country in 1991. The fall of communism in Albania taking place in the early 1990s gave way to a disastrous economy and political situation. The...

 

Kurt Cobain’s Handwritten Suicide Note, 1994

While working for Cobain’s wife Courtney Love, Tom Grant, best known for his unproven theory that Kurt Cobain was murdered, was given access to Cobain’s suicide note and used her fax machine to make a photocopy,...

 

Kowloon Walled City: The Most Densely Populated City Until 1992

During its final years, Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong became the most densely populated place on earth with 50,000 people crammed into just a few city blocks. Two Canadian photographers, Greg Girard and Ian Lamboth, took...

 

The Story Behind The One Powerful Photo That Changed the Face of AIDS

In November 1990 LIFE magazine published a photograph of David Kirby — his young body wasted by AIDS, his gaze focusing on something beyond this world — surrounded by anguished family members as he took his last breaths....

 

Funny Haircuts from the Past as Seen in Old Yearbook Photos

Here, we gathered the worst kinds haircuts of all time, most of them were from the 80s and early 90s, cool years for a lot of things but definitely not for hairstyles.

 

A Soldier’s Despair: One of Gulf War’s Most Moving Photos

H/T Iconicphotos.wordpress

 
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