Photographs from the archives of BBC, reflecting all the most significant events of the twentieth century. Many of these photos are kind of symbols century and are both historical and artistic value. Not one generation photo correspondents were brought up on these pictures. So this selection can be safely considered masterpieces of world photography.
Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the 20th century was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children. Many black residents were poor sharecroppers, but others owned their own farms and the land on which they'd founded the county's thriving black churches.
Cinema is a unique and fascinating art form capable of opening our eyes to a new and unknown world. As soon as the lights go out in a theatre, the magic begins, causing viewers to laugh, cry and worry along with the characters. In Russia cinemas came first to the then capital of St. Petersburg. At the beginning of the 20th century, cinemas opened in the northern capital by the dozen, in both the outskirts and the city’s historic centre. The Piccadilly Cinema, built in 1913 on Nevsky Prospect, proved to be particularly popular, and in 1917, another cinema, the Splendid Palace, opened nearby.