Featured image shows workers on the Woolworth building in New York City, 1926.
Window washers on 48th Street, New York, 1958. Image by Inge Morath.
Alvin “Shipwreck” Kelly was a pole sitter who achieved fame in the 1920s and 1930s, sitting for days at a time on elevated perches throughout the United States. Looks like he needed a break.