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History: revived, reviewed, remembered.

Reviving the Study of History

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History: revived, reviewed, remembered.

History: revived, reviewed, remembered.

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A Ku Klux Klan member dangles a hangman's noose from a car as a warning to blacks to stay away from polling places in the municipal primary in Miami on May 3, 1939. Despite the threats, 616 blacks voted.

The Miami News. Newseum collection

Hannah Stilley, born 1746, photographed in 1840. Probably the earliest born individual captured on film.

Princeton students after a snowball fight, 1893

Carl Akeley posed with the leopard he killed with his bare hands after it attacked him, 1896

The East Bay Dragons, the first black bikers’ club, Oakland, California, 1960s

Black officer protecting KKK member from protesters, 1983

The glasses John Lennon wore when he was assassinated, 1980

Man working at analog computer, 1968

Henry "Black Death" Johnson. "By the time reinforcements arrived, Johnson had passed out from his wounds. By daylight, the carnage was evident: Johnson had killed four Germans and wounded an estimated 10 to 20 more in a savage hand to hand combat while suffering 21 wounds himself in the fight. Henry Johnson had prevented the Germans from breaking through the French line. He was the first American private to receive the Croix du Guerre, France’s highest military honor for extraordinary valor.

Remembering Henry Johnson, the Soldier Called “Black Death”

A Greyhound bus trip from Louisville, Kentucky, to Memphis, Tennessee, and the terminals. Small boy waiting for the bus at Chattanooga Photographer: Esther Bubley September 1943

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Tenant farmer moving his household goods to a new farm. Hamilton County, Tennessee Photographer: Arthur Rothstein 1937

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"Earl M. Qualls, car dumper operator at Watts Bar, is job steward of the Hod Carriers' local union on TVAuthority, and is active in combatting absenteeism and in furthering war bond Red Cross drives" Photographer: Alfred T. Palmer June 1942

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Tennessee Valley Authority. Watts Bar Dam hydroelectric plant. A boilermaker working on the erection of a condenser at TVA's Watts Bar steam plant takes time out for a drink of water. Photographer: Alfred T. Palmer June 1942

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Copper miner's children. Copperhill, Tennessee Photographer: Marion Post Wolcott September 1939

Olive Oatman was "the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States..." ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family. On the journey, the family were ambushed by a Native American tribe, who killed all but Olive, her Sister (who lated died of starvation) and her Brother (who escaped). After being sold to another tribe, as a slave, she was tattooed (tattoo) and taken in as "one of their own". She was 'rescued' 5 years later.

Tattoo History » Tattoo Blog

At the 1968 Olympic games, African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists as a display of black pride. They both accepted their medals in black socks to represent black poverty. The Australian silver medalist Peter Norman wore an Olympic Project For Human Rights badge to show solidarity. Both Americans were expelled from the games as a result of their actions.

The 30 Most Iconic Sports Photographs Of All Time

Europe takes sides, August 1914

August 1914: The Shadows Lengthen | History Today

hell on wheels - Google Search Eva, the tattooed captive in Hell on Wheels TV series, existed once and become a celebrity. She died in 1903 of a heart attack.

Faces of the Depression- January, 1937 Looking closely at the full size photo, I'm amazed by the large muscular fingers and hands of the boy. His eyes show concern with a serious glare and his mother, with bruised leg, recognizes him with her extended arm. The children of the depression had to grow up faster than any other generation in recent history. Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida." by Arthur Rothstein

had to wear uniform gym clothes and tennis shoes!

July 20, 1969

Mamie Eisenhower in 1913, at the age of 17.

1787 U.S. penny: note inscription "mind your business!"

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