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Extreme close-up from the movie "The Big Swallow" (1901), produced and directed by James Williamson (1855-1933)
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Extreme close-up from the movie "The Big Swallow" (1901), produced and directed by James Williamson (1855-1933)
Rue de la Colonie (1900) - Eugène Atget
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Rue de la Colonie (1900) - Eugène Atget
Chimpanzee Typing (1907) - New York Zoological Society
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Chimpanzee Typing (1907) - New York Zoological Society

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

This article is about the decade starting in 1900 and ending in 1909. "The aughts" (aught-aught through aught-nine) was one of the more popular terms for this decade at the time. For historiographical reasons, it is generally lumped in with the years leading to WWI.

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