Good Humor Man (1951) ~ Arlington, VA • by Ken McCrimmon via Flickr
Robert Lincoln the son of Abraham Lincoln, was waiting to board a crowded train when the train lurched forward and he fell between the platform and the body of the passenger car he was trying to board. But before harm came, he was seized by the collar and yanked to the platform. His rescuer was Edwin Booth the brother of the man that would soon kill President Lincoln.
Buffalo, New York, circa 1908. "Shelton Square -- St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Prudential Building, Erie County Savings Bank."
Howdy Doody 1948 - 1960
Royalty Daily: Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip attend Epsom in 1948
This is a photo taken during WWII of Navajos who were enlisted as "code talkers". The Faris article discussed how the U.S. government used photos that manipulated the public's view of Navajos decisions to enlist as entirely patriotic. Many Navajos were used by the government as "code talkers" because their language was unique and unfamiliar to the enemy.
There were 400 Native American Marine Code Talkers in World War II from the Navajo, Cherokee, Choctaw, Lakota, Meskwaki and Comanche tribes.
Meyer Lansky, Al Capone, Enoch “Nucky” Johnson and friends walking the boards, Atlantic City. April, 1929
The Man Who Lived In Three Centuries- Uncle Fed Messer, 1792-1907, White Oak Community- Haywood County, NC...WOW...tough mtn stock!
On March 1, 1936, the Hoover Dam was completed. More than 5,000 people were employed by six Companies to construct the dam. Construction began in 1931 and over 100 workers died.