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Kitty Tatch and Katherine Hazelston were waitresses in Yosemite’s Sentinel Hotel in the 1890s. They danced atop Overhanging Rock at Glacier Point for George Fiske’s famous photograph.

On the reservation in Lame Deer, Montana, Julia Tuell photographed Northern Cheyenne girls taking care of their deerskin dolls and arranging their small tipis in a circle just as their elders did in the big camp. – Courtesy Library of Congress –

A crashed German Messerschmitt is towed past the Houses of Parliament in London during the war.

A pair of US Marines share their foxhole with an Okinawan boy who wandered into their lines, July 1945

The Passion of Former Days: Soldiers Sleeping

London, Leicester Square, after a german air attack. November 1940

2.WW, Britain during... / Air War: Battle of Britain London,...

London, during the Blitz, June 1941

The London Blitz

ERA march demanding equal rights for women in Tacoma, WA, 1982. (Photographer Matt McVay for the Seattle Times)

You go grrrl! #feminism

Alice Paul was the architect of some of the most outstanding political achievements on behalf of women in the 20th century. Born on January 11, 1885, to Quaker parents in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, Alice Paul dedicated her life to the single cause of securing equal rights for all women. She helped to get the 19th Amendment passed ... the right for women to vote.

Allied casualties are being evacuated by American landing craft to a Hospital Ship. Picture taken after Operation Husky (Invasion of Sicily). Source: US National Archives

WW2 US Medical Research Centre

Ambulance wagons waiting at Gettysburg. My Great-Great-Great-Uncle was an ambulance driver who died of typhoid in 1862, in Richmond. Seeing a photograph of the ambulances really puts his life into a little bit of perspective for me.

Images of the American Civil War

pioneer families montana | Skagit County Pioneers

Skagit Pioneer Families

Bad Form

To Dress Extravagantly in War Time

Soviet "Katyusha" multiple rocket launcher in action at night, 1941 – 1945.

Pictures for Maria - Blog

Two children talk to a blacksmith standing in the doorway of his forge. Photograph by Frances S. Allen, c. 1900.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Blacksmith: c. 1900

The Knights of the Golden Circle: THE SECRET LIFE OF JESSE JAMES

The Knights of the Golden Circle: THE SECRET LIFE OF JESSE JAMES

World War II, Future President General Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), stopping for noon mess by the roadside during an inspection tour in Tunisia. The menu is a C ration, and hot. It was kept warm by being packed next to the manifold of the General's car enroute, photograph, 1943.

World War II, Future President General by Everett

Oskar Schindler, centre, with Holocaust survivors in 1962.

The messy legal battle for who actually owns Oskar Schindler’s lists

Women in the United States Forces in Britain: Hundreds of United States nurses underwent a toughening up course in preparation for the opening of the second front, where their job would be to follow the troops of liberation and establish hospital units. Lieutenant Louise Erman throwing her Ju-Jitsu instructor Major Strom during an unarmed combat class.

Want to see what hate looks like? Here it is - Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, upon hearing that his photographer - Alfred Eisenstaedt - was Jewish., He blamed the defeat of Germany on the German people and not Hitler. On May 1st, 1945, he gave poison to his six children and then shot his wife and himself.

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The last photo taken by photojournalist Bill Biggart (1947-2001) at the World Trade Center at 10:28 am on September 11, 2001. Moments later, he was killed by the collapse of the second tower. Biggart's body was found four days later, and although his film cameras had been destroyed by falling debris, his digital camera contained a flash card intact with 150 photos—of which this was the very last. The second tower collapsed at 10:30 am.

What are some of the most epic photos ever taken? - Quora

US troops inspect destroyed German tanks Normandy area 1944

"Women fighting fires after the Nazi bombings of English cities during WWII."

What they left behind. Personal pictures of German soldiers.

Most living presidents at a time were five, which happened two other times in history; Lincoln, Van Buren, Tyler, Filmore, Pierce, Buchanan 1861 & George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Reagan, Carter, Reagan, Clinton 2001.

United States Politics and Election Data | Homefacts

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