FUCK YEAH HISTORY CRUSHES
Not sure this qualifies, but this is the only probable picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. Not only was she the first detective, but she even went on to save the life of president elect...
American Indian Soldiers
The Union Army formed the Indian Home Guard by recruiting American Indians to fight in Indian Territory. These effective troops were supplied by freight wagons from Fort Scott.
Portrait of a young woman, ca. 1856-1900.
SFFf-100499.222989 Portrait of a young woman. Details in the photo, such as her rosy cheeks and the flowers in her hair, have been hand-tinted. Photographer: Unknown. Extent: Ca. 7 x 5 cm. Medium: Tintype.
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Museum of Costume Art. "Fastenings and Embellishments," October 28, 1942–January 22, 1943.The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashions from the Third Quarter of the 18th Century to the End of the 19th Century, with Furniture and Accessories from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and that of the Museum of the City of New York," December 12, 1946–May 15, 1947
10 Heroic Battlefield Medics
When we study war in history class, we learn about kings, presidents, and generals. It's a shame we don't get to learn about the many everyday people who step up and do extraordinary things, like the medical workers who perform heroically under terrible conditions. Here are a few of those extraordinary people. 1. U.S. Civil War: Mary Edwards
The Short Sweet Life of Willie Lincoln
Despite the fact that Willie Lincoln died before his 12th birthday, he was arguably the happiest of the Lincoln family. Willie Lincoln in Springfield, IL William Wallace Lincoln (1850-1862) was n…
Turner Ashby, Jr. (23 Oct 1828 – 6 Jun 1862) was a Confederate cavalry commander in the American Civil War. He had achieved prominence as Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's cavalry commander, in the grade of colonel, in the Shenandoah Valley before he was killed in the Battle of Good's Farm. Ashby's vigorous reconnaissance and screening were factors in the success of Jackson's legendary Valley Campaign in the Shenandoah Valley in 1862.
New York State Museum Exhibits Historic African American Photos from The Burns Archive
Shadow and Substance: African American Images from the Burns Archive Saturday, October 15, 2011 - Saturday, March 31, 2012 New York State Museum Photography Gallery Cultural Education Center, Madison Avenue, Albany, NY Monday - Saturday, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Closed Sundays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day The NYS Museum is free. Donations are accepted at the door. artdaily.org ALBANY, NY.- Shadow and Substance: African American Images from The Burns Archive -- opened at the New York…