Susi the Elephant Skin Girl (Charlotte Linda Vogel, 1908-1976) suffered from a condition known as ichthyosis from birth, a painful malady which caused her skin to thicken, turn grey, wrinkle, and break out into cracks that were apt to admit infections. A native of Germany she began touring the U.S. and moved here permanently after Hitler came to power.
[Photo] Dietrich Bonhoeffer with students, spring 1932
"We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer." -Dietrich Bonhoeffer
This collection of rare color photos of Berlin in 1937, taken by Thomas Neumann and uncovered from Norwegian archives, show life in the Germ...