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Old photos of the Statue of Liberty standing in Paris were extraordinarily surreal

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Once the richest man in the world Andrew Carnegie ultimately gave away $60 million to fund a system of 1,689 public libraries across the country. "In bestowing charity the main consideration should be to help those who help themselves," he wrote.

How Andrew Carnegie Turned His Fortune Into A Library Legacy

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German Prisoners Of War In Boston This is part of the processing undergone by POW's upon their arrival at the port of Boston, Mass. Here they are seen aboard a train which took them to their permanent POW camp.

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In memory of Maya Angelou, a look at a slide show of her life in photographs.

Maya Angelou Life in Photos

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Philippe HALSMAN :: Andy Warhol's reflection on the famous Campbell's tomato soup tin / NYC, 1968

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National Geographic, 1985 Steve McCurry shot photo of young woman at a refugee camp in Pakistan for a story on "Along Afganistan's War-Torn Frontier." In 2002, McCurry and National Geographic returned to Pakistan to find the woman, which they did. The woman's name is Sharbat Gula. My FAVORITE picture of all time....haunting!

National Geographic at 125

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Albert Einstein One of the most famous images of Einstein. A name synonymous with genius, this photo introduced the quarky side of this Nobel Prize winning physicist.

5 Of The Greatest Photos Of All Time

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"Raising the Flag" Taken by Thomas E. Franklin on 9/11/01

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Tienanmen Square

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Apollo 11 Lunar Mission: First Photo taken by a man on the moon.

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Major Mark Bieger and Farah by Michael Yon

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The Tetons -- Snake River

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The surgeon's photo of the "Loch Ness Monster."

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Albert Einstein having a good time at his 72nd birthday

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View from the Window at Le Gras

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