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The first last portrait photos of Lincoln as President: May 1860 Feb 1865.

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+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ African American boys who's stories have been left untold except for this touching photograph.

These prohibition-era speakeasy cards, collected between 1920 and 1933, served as certificates of membership and admission for illegal drinking establishments in midtown Manhattan.

Speakeasy Cards: A Prohibition-Era Ticket to Drink

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Known by her detractors as "Mrs. Satan," Victoria Claflin Woodhull, born in 1838, married at age fifteen to an alcoholic and womanizer. She became the first woman to establish a brokerage firm on Wall Street and played an active role in the woman's suffrage movement. She became the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872. Her name is largely lost in history. Few recognize her name and accomplishments.

Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife.

Polarhippie og en fantastisk fantast

Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated in 1914, an event that helped spark WW1.

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Jackie Rachel Robinson and son sitting on the front porch of their home, 1950s.

Dinka man with his namesake ox in South Sudan. photo by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

Photographers Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher - Dinka

In Anne Frank’s Diary Anne called Peter Schiff her “one true love.” For more than 60 years there were no photographs known of Anne Frank’s childhood sweetheart. The photo above was discovered when a childhood friend, Ernest Michaelis, now 82, came to realize that the childhood friend that gave him this photograph (before Michaelis had left Germany for Britain) was the 13-year-old boy Anne Frank wrote about in her diary.Taken 1939..discovered 2008

10 Fascinating Recently Discovered Photographs - Listverse

Isadora Duncan: born in 1877 in San Francisco, raised by a single mother. Dropped out of school at age 10. She took ballet but hated it and quit. She created a new kind of dance, and is now known as one of the pioneers of modern dance, inspired by the art and philosophy of Ancient Greece, the music of classical composers, and the natural world. In her adult life, she became a champion for the women's rights movement.

The original treehuggers were Indian women in the Chipko movement protecting the destruction of their village and livelihood--the trees.

World War II #skull. Skull of a Japanese serviceman resting on coral. Photographed in Truk Lagoon, Micronesia, the site of a 1944 World War II battle where many Japanese ships were sunk by American forces. Thousands of sailors and aviators died, and soon after the war the site was declared a war grave. It is now also a popular tourist attraction for divers, who come to explore the remains of this sunken fleet.

Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, here at 23 years of age, being interrogated by the military. She was arrested in 1970 as a member of COLINA, a far left organization that fought against the military junta. Dilma was tortured for 22 days and spent 3 years in prison. Today she is Brazil's first woman president.

"Mary Ann Shadd (1823–1893). Shadd holds two titles: first female black lawyer and first female newspaper editor in North America. She was one of the first people to push for complete integration and opened the first school in Canada open to all races."

Pesothlanny, medicine chief, Navaho Nation c. 1904, photo by Carl Moon