What We Loved This Week, Sept. 25 – Oct. 1

Published September 30, 2016
Updated September 29, 2016

Jewish Prisoners Rescued From The Death Train

Death Train 1945 Child

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In April 1945, even with the Nazi regime nearing its end, trains still carried Jewish prisoners to the concentration camps. But one particular train headed to Dachau never made it to its destination.

Instead, U.S. soldiers intercepted that train and saved as many as 2,500 survivors — and captured the incredible moment on film.

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Death Train 1945 Crowd

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Death Train 1945 Tracks

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Vintage Restaurant Menus From The Gorgeous To The Offensive

Menu Hotel Astor

New York Public LibraryHotel Astor, New York City, 1930.

Though this is now true of many things, they really don’t make restaurant menus like they used to. And these 70 and 80-year-old relics from the New York Public Library prove it.

Whether they’re much more beautiful and ornate than today’s or simply much more politically incorrect and offensive, these vintage restaurant menus are a jarring, bizarre trip into decades long gone by.

Menu Ss President Johnson

New York Public LibraryS.S. President Johnson, 1932.

Vintage Menus Pennland

New York Public LibraryS.S. Pennland, 1931.

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