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Baby girl Zintkala Nuni (Little Lost Bird) survivor of Wounded Knee massacre, found on battle field is being held by Gen. Colby of Nebraska State Troops, 1890.

I don't have a board for this image. I don't think there is one. "Walter Cronkite announcing the death of President Kennedy on CBS, 1:00 PM CST, November 22, 1963"

War rationing – carrots on a stick war rationing was just a  way of life during World War Two in the UK. One of the luxuries  to hit the rationing list was sugar and with no sugar, there was no ice cream.  But the official wartime substitute for ice-cream was a carrot on a stick.  Many British children born just before the war didn’t discover  what ice-cream actually was until the war was over and  the rationing stopped. The photos are from 1941

The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. c1863-65

JOSEPHINE COCHRANE 1839-1913. In the 1870s, after her servants chipped some of the dishes ,while washing them, Cochrane refused to let them handled the china any more. One morning while up to her elbows in soap suds, she had an epiphany. Why not invent a dish washing machine? She received her first patent on the Garis-Cochran Dish-Washing Machine December 28, 1886. In 1916, her company was bought out by Hobart which became KitchenAid and is now Whirlpool Corporation.

Marie Curie, inventor of the X Ray, can you imagine life without her invention?

A homesteader couple poses proudly in front of their sod home.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health insurance.

KENT STATE: On May 4, l970 members of the Ohio National Guard fired into a crowd of Kent State University demonstrators, killing four and wounding nine Kent State students.

On January 28, 1986, after about 73 seconds into its launch, space shuttle Challenger exploded, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members, which included the first teacher in space

Choctaw Code Talkers during World War I - 1919

Walter Cronkite - JFK assasination Nov.22, 1963

The new Pope Jorge Mario Bergoglio appears at the window of St. Peters Basilicas balcony after being elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13 at the Vatican. (Photo: Filippo Monteforte / AFP - Getty Images) #NBCPope

The 20th century's most famous sculpture grouping, Mount Rushmore depicts the heads of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Lincoln, blasted out of the face of the mountain between 1927 and 1941 by teams of workers under the direction of sculptor Gutzon Borglum, at a total cost of just under $ 1 million. The heads are carved to the proportion of men 465' tall. Originally, Borglum planned to carve the bodies from the waist up, but only Washington's lapels were completed.