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The Hindenburg hits the ground in flames in Lakehurst, N.J. on May 6, 1937.

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888

The winter of 1939-1940 in Finland was exceptionally cold. In January, temperatures dropped below -40° in some places. Frostbite was a constant threat, and the corpses of soldiers killed in battle froze solid, often in eerie poses. This January 31, 1940 photo shows a frozen dead Russian soldier, his face, hands and clothing covered with a dusting of snow. After 105 days, the Finns and Russians signed a peace treaty, allowing Finland to retain sovereignty, while it ceded 11 percent of its territo

Radiology, 1920, emergency hospital interior

Infant Incubators were not accepted by hospitals until the 1930's. Dr. Martin Couney invented the infant incubator and funded his endeavor by charging admission, as a sideshow. He had his attraction in Luna Park from 1903 to 1943 and another in Dreamland from 1904 until the dreamland fire in 1911. He is accredited for saving 6500 premature babies.

Grave Marker- Benjamin Franklin

Orphan caring for an orphan (Germany, 1945)

The Bowery Boys: New York City History: Christmas in the afternoon: A tour around Greeley Square

James and Angeline Wilder had six children, four of whom play a role in one or more of the "Little House" books. The four Wilder children, Royal, Eliza Jane, Alice, and Almanzo, are the main characters of Farmer Boy, 1866.

Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt Lost 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact. Amongst the discoveries were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues of the ...

Amazing photograph!!! This man fought in the American Revolution under the command of General George Washington. A rare daguerreotype of Captain George Fishley, taken in 1850 when he was 90 years old.

Prior to the 1850′s in New England, insane people, like this woman from Danvers Massachusetts were auctioned off to the highest bidder to do with as they pleased.

Full final honors for fallen enemies: A Royal Air Force procession escorts the remains of two German pilots, August Schleicher and Kurt Seydel, whose Ju-88 bomber was shot down during a raid upon a naval base on the coast of Scotland on Oct 16, 1939. The funeral was conducted in Edinburgh on Oct 21,1939. Note how both coffins are wrapped in the swastika flag.

Girl's Coat 1885, American, Made of wool, linen, and lace

Jackie and Caroline Kennedy