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Article by Dr. Lucy Worsley on the evolution of the mantua to the saque!

General Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A truly amazing historical treasure! The unboxing of the Statue of Liberty in 1885.


cabin in Appalachia

Appalachia, 1915.

Lost film based on Elkin area - Elkin Tribune

B Railroad Museum showcases an 1830s stagecoach on wheels from the earliest days of railroads

Passenger Equipment

The story of Fred Harvey and the Harvey Girls


Fred Harvey

Harvey House - Home

The Castaneda Hotel, Las Vegas, NM. A Fred Harvey Hotel.

information on Fred Harvey

K.C. Martin's Santa Fe Real Estate MLS Site » Fred Harvey in New Mexico

The "Harvey Girls" --"Intelligent girls of strong character between 18 and 30." Waitresses had been in a category with prostitutes. Then, all along the Santa Fe railway, from Kansas to California, Fred Harvey opened a dining room every 100 miles, staffed by an elite core of women. "A sociologist could not have invented a better method by which the West could become inhabited by so many young women anxious to take part in the building of a new region.” Myth-free history at the click.

History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places | Smithsonian

Machine Gun Kelly, Gangster

Machine Gun Kelly Mugshot - Machine Gun Kelly Arrest - Gangsters

Pierre Curie lecture on radium, Paris, c. 1900

My Daguerreotype Boyfriend

Graham Turret Gun - Edmund H. Graham’s 1856 patent outlines the GOTD's unique features – a rotating turret with 5 .60 caliber chambers with each chamber set 72 degrees apart. But there was a problem. The horizontal turret design meant that at least 2 chambers were facing backwards towards the shooter and in an age of potential multiple discharges – Graham’s gun was a distinct liability to fire. Perhaps that is why there was only one? NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, VA

Alexandra Cousteau: Founding member and president of Blue Legacy, a nonprofit that inspires people to take action on critical water issues, Cousteau also advocates for nontoxic living in the home as a way to protect not just bodies of water, but our own bodies, too. Oh, she's the grand daughter of Jacques Cousteau.

The 50 Sexiest Environmentalists

Gabby Giffords

BEAUTIFUL SMILE: First Photos Of Gabrielle Giffords Released

Gabby Giffords (before)

Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod. The photograph, shot in July 1888 in Brewster, shows an 8-year-old Helen sitting outside in a light-colored dress, holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls. Experts on Keller’s life believe it could be the earliest photo of the two women together and the only one showing the blind and deaf child with a doll...

Simply Good Stuff - Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a...

Helen Keller with Anne Sullivan

Keller and Sullivan

Helen Keller 1880-1960 For overcoming her deaf & blindness and becoming an Author, an Activist and a Humanitarian.

Noted Deaf and Blind Ldr. Helen Keller Wearing Hat Premium Photographic Print at

The Wright Brothers Flying Machine interactive exercise

Pilot the Wright Brothers' Flyer

The Wright Brothers Orville (was 32 ) & Wilbur (was 36) when they invented & built the world's first successful airplane & making the first controlled, powered & sustained heavier-than-air human flight

Biography Information - Grades 6-12 - Nice biography outline of the Wright Brothers and how they launched into the aeroplane business

Wright Brothers Biography -

Letter, Wilbur Wright to Octave Chanute concerning the Wright brothers' aviation experiments, 13 May 1900. (Octave Chanute Papers)

Words and Deeds in American History

Wilbur Wright Born April 16, 1867 Millville, Indiana Died May 30, 1912 (aged 45) Dayton, Ohio

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