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Miss Smith & dolls: 1920. Emily Smith, Daughter of NY governor Al Smith

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: American Girl: 1920

PEG LEG SMITH: Thomas L. Smith, better known as 'Peg Leg,' 1801-1866, was a mountain man, prospector, and spinner of tall tales. Legends regarding his lost gold mine have grown through the years, and countless people have searched the desert for its fabulous wealth.

just one year after John Naismith invented "basket ball" in 1891, Smith's College organized the first women's basketball team. Four years later, the first women's intercollegiate basketball championship was played between Stanford and the University of California at Berkley — before a crowd of 700 women.

Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving Kennedy sibling, poses for a portrait in her New York City apartment on on Sep. 16, 2010.

Contraluz Opal from Oregon cut by Kevin Lane Smith. Scheduled to appear in next years edition of the Handbook of Gemmology

Cary Grant and Alexis Smith as 'Cole and Linda Porter' in "Night and Day", (1946)

Served honorably Somersville Cemetery Summersville, Ohio

The Edwin Smith papyrus, the world’s oldest surviving surgical document. Written in hieratic script in ancient Egypt around 1600 B.C., the text describes anatomical observations and the examination, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of 48 types of medical problems in exquisite detail. Among the treatments described are closing wounds with sutures, preventing and curing infection with honey and moldy bread, stopping bleeding with raw meat...

Samantha Keely Smith; Oil, 2012, Painting "SHIFT"

Cary Grant and Alexis Smith starring in "Night and Day" (1946) Cole Porter's Bio-pic

Lilly May Smith-Tucker (the daughter of Nimrod Jarrett Smith) - Cherokee - 1888

Citation: Russell Smith and his granddaughter, Polly, ca. 1885 / unidentified photographer. Mary, Xanthus, and Russell Smith family papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

August Belmont (1816-1890) was the father of Oliver H. P. Belmont who married (1896) Mrs. Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt. Born in the German Grand Duchy of Hesse and educated in Jewish schools, he changed his last name from Schönberg when he immigrated to the U.S. where he was agent for the Rothschild family. He took the Episcopalian faith when he married (1849) Caroline Slidell Perry . Chairman, Democratic National Committee During Civil War. Belmont Stakes horse race is so named in his honor.