Lewis Hine’s photographs of child labor in 32 states documented the horrors of working conditions in the early 1900s. Here, a look at some of the shots he took in Maryland.
The Baltimore Sun
On Friday, Sotterley Plantation in St. Mary’s County opened its only remaining slave cabin to the public and dedicated it to the memory of Agnes Kane Callum, a genealogist whose own grandfather was a slave at Sotterley.
Brown bears play in a shelter for bears rescued from circuses and private restaurants of Ukraine, near Zhytomyr, some 150 km west of Kiev, on March 24, 2017.
Tortured for years by human hands these mighty animals got a chance to start it all over again in a shelter near the city of Zhytomyr, in the northwest of the country. Opened in 2012 by international animal charity Four Paws, the rescue centre soon became one of the biggest sights of the region.
Flooding and mudslides in central Colombia have killed at least 11 people, the Red Cross said Wednesday, causing alarm in a country still recovering from mudslides that killed hundreds.
Models on display at Auto Shanghai 2017, the global industry’s biggest marketing event of the year, reflect the conflict between Beijing’s ambitions to promote environmentally friendly propulsion and Chinese consumers’ love of hulking, fuel-hungry SUVs.
Photos and text by Algerina Perna