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A rare image of Annie Oakley. Why rare? . . . In this beautiful photograph of Annie she's is not holding a gun!

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime.[1] A collection of her last poems was published by her husband, Robert Browning, shortly after her death.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Portrait of Galileo Galilei, 1636

Galileo Galilei - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

P. L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins, starring in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Apparently she hated the Disney version of her novel! MORE.

Hank Aaron - Milwaukee Brewers

Gary Ridgway (1949-) was convicted of 48 murders in the Green River Killer case that lasted more than 20 years. After his arrest, he confessed to more murders than any other American serial killer: 71. Many of the victims were prostitutes. He strangled the women and dumped their bodies in wooded areas in Washington state’s King County. He entered a plea bargain and agreed to show authorities where missing victims were in exchange for not facing the death penalty.

Famous Criminals

The U.S. Patent Office records show December 1, 1885 as the first time Dr Pepper was served. It was formulated by Brooklyn-born pharmacist Charles Alderton (below) in Morrison’s Old Corner Drug Store in Waco,


Niels Bohr 1885-1962 physics The Yalta Conference, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, February, 1945 Premium Poster Print, 12x16: Home & Kitchen

John Dillinger-Navy-Fireman 3rd class aboard USS Utah. He deserted a few months later when his ship docked. He was dishonorably discharged.

Emily Post: 1872-1960; Emily Post was an American author famous for writing on etiquette. Emily Post's name has become synonymous, at least in North America, with proper etiquette and manners. More than half a century after her death, her name is still used in titles of etiquette books. In 2008, Laura Claridge wrote the first full-length biography of the author.

George Washington Carver: His reputation as “the Peanut Man” notwithstanding, George Washington Carver was very much a part of the nascent conservation movement during the Progressive Era. From the Tuskegee Institute, he sought to persuade black farmers that altering their environmental behavior could mitigate, to some extent, the economic and political vicissitudes they faced as a result of their race.

Carly Simon; 68

Carly Simon Picture 14 - 29th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

1898: Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Roosevelt wearing his Rough Rider uniform for the first time.

Elvis Presley

Einstein at the piano in Hotel Nara in Japan, 1922

Albert Einstein and his sister

vintage everyday: Old photos of Albert Einstein

Did you ever imagine that Mother Theresa was so gorgeous? This is a picture of her dated from the 1920's.

Retronaut - 1920s: Mother Teresa