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.

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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.

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