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The Presidents of the United States of America

Ida B. Wells, a African American woman's journey to fight against and end slavery in the United States.

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, between 1855 and 1865. American advocate for the abolition of slavery and women’s suffrage, as well as a gifted teacher, Dickinson was the first woman to speak before the United States Congress.

George Vashon - Born 1824 in Pittsburgh. At 14, became secretary of first African American Juvenile Anti-Slavery Society in US. In 1841, went to Ohio's Oberlin College, the first in US to admit races equally. Earned law degree in 1844. Returned to Pittsburgh to practice, but denied admission to bar because of race. In 1851, became NY State's first black lawyer. In 1855, became first black statewide candidate in NY. After Civil War, practiced law in Wash., DC. First black professor at Howard U.

Pauline Cushman (Born Harriet Wood) (June 10, 1833 – December 2, 1897), was an American actress and a spy for the Union Army during the American Civil War.

POTSDAM CONFERENCE, 1945. President Harry S. Truman of the United States and Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Great Britain descending the steps of the President's residence at Potsdam, Germany, July 1945.

Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller (June 26, 1898 October 11, 1971) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Puller is the most decorated U.S. Marine in history, and the only Marine to receive five Navy Crosses.

"The photo of Lincoln lying in an open coffin is the only one that exists. It was taken by photographer Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., on April 24, 1865, as the president’s body lay in state in City Hall in New York. It was immediately confiscated by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton (1814-1869) and was hidden away for 87 years until it was discovered in the Illinois State Historical Library in 1952, by then 15-year-old Ronald Rietveld, who was researching the papers of Lincoln’s personal secretaries."