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1913 (24 May) Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia and Prince Ernst August of Hanover by Sandau

President Eisenhower throws out the first ball at a game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Senators at Griffith Stadium in Was...

Eleanor Roosevelt greeted by King George and Queen Elizabeth at Paddington Station upon arrival in England. Malvina Thompson in background. October 23, 1942.

Cleveland welcomes LBJ! -from the LBJ Library, Photo ID 12-18-WH64.  10/8/64.

On 2 July 1942, most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away. There they were gassed to death. This remarkable sculpture by by Marie Uchytilová commemorates them.

Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Princess Anne, 1950s

People sit on the curb amongst the confetti, tickertape and paper from the parade celebrating the end of WWII in NYC on VJ Day. August 14, 1...

Former presidents George H.W. Bush and son, George W. Bush

Ich bin ein Berliner Thousands watch Kennedy give a speech on June 26, 1963, in West Berlin, Germany. Kennedy’s support of a democratic West Germany was central in the Cold War, a conflict that defined the Kennedy administration.

Mount St. Helens eruption. May 18th, 1980

Today in history, President Kennedy signed the 1963 Equal Pay Act, which aimed to reduce income disparity between the sexes. 6/10/63.

FDR and Winston Churchill, fishing at Shangri-La, May 1943.

March 5, 1917. Woodrow Wilson and his wife Edith Bolling Wilson riding in the backseat of a carriage on their way to his second inauguration...

Eleanor Roosevelt watches Senator Lyndon B. Johnson planting a tree in front of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library as part of a memorial service in Hyde Park, New York. May 30, 1959.

Herbert Hoover speaking during commencement exercises at Howard University. 6/10/1932.

Congressman-elect John F. Kennedy celebrates his 1946 electoral victory with his mother, Rose (to his left), his father, Joe (at right), and...

Confederate veteran reunion, Washington, 1917.

Why the California Raisins Have Stopped Singing