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Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome (1854-1921) was one of three pretty daughters of financier Leonard Jerome and his wife Clara. She married Lord Randolph Churchill, second son of the Duke of Marlborough. She had two children, Winston Churchill, the future prime minister, and John. She had many affairs during her marriage, including with King Edward VII. After her husband died, she married a man as young as her sons, which was very shocking for the time. She subsequently married an even younger man.

Dress, Morning Date: 1860–65

Linen and cotton gown; with its open robe and matching petticoat, dates to the 1790s. The cotton fabric is both printed and painted and was made in India or in England. The dress is sewn with linen thread and was probably made in America.

And the Band Played On: The Titanic Violinist and the Glovemaker - A True Story of Love, Loss and Betrayal The Titanic Violinist and the Glovemaker - A True Story of Love, Loss and Betrayal By Christopher Ward

Eiffel Tower, by Gustave Eiffel. Largest iron construction in the world. Erected for the Paris International Expo of 1889.

Eiffel Tower under construction, 1888

The Hindenburg floats past the Empire State Building in 1936. It would explode in a fireball the following year.

During the holocaust jewish people were marked with stars like these so everybody would know they are jewish and would discriminate against them. This is prior to being sent to concentration camps

Anne Frank poses in 1941 in this photo made available by Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In August of 1944, Anne, her family and others who were hiding from the occupying German Security forces, were all captured and shipped off to a series of prisons and concentration camps. Anne died from typhus at age 15 in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, but her posthumously published diary has made her a symbol of all Jews killed in World War II.

General George Custer and wife

Annie Oakley, with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her, 1922