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People Whom I Imagine Would be Interesting If I had Known Them, or Knew Them, and Who Don't Fit Into One of My Other Boards. Painters and writers are on other boards, except a few might have slipped in here.

BLACK BELLY An old Cheyenne woman who was originally photographed by Edward Curtis in 1905 as she is depicted here. Story lines in her face reveal an incredible life of history

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labor activist Mother Jones (1837-1930) who was attending the 1915 hearings of the federal Commission on Industrial Relations at the New York City Hall, New York City.

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“ Erika, 15, a Hungarian Freedom Fighter, carries a machine gun in Budapest during the revolution, 1956, she was eventually shot by the Soviets ”

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Airmail pilot Ira Biffle posing in winter flight gear leaning on his airplane in Chicago, Illinois. Biffle served as an airmail pilot for the Post Office Department from 1918-1919 and 1923-1927. In 1922, while serving as a flying instructor in Lincoln, Nebraska, Biffle taught flying to Charles Lindbergh.

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Anne Frank's father Otto and his second wife Fritzi pictured with Audrey Hepburn, 1957. Photograph by Mel Ferrer.

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Jonathan Daniels, a minister who answered Dr. King's call to come to Selma, Alabama to support the Selma to Montgomery March. He was one of the few who stayed back after the march was over and was shot point blank in the chest by a deputized segregationist while trying to buy his fellow black protesters a Coca Cola.

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Jimmy Carter turns 91 on Thurs. Oct.1st. We'd like to help the team of Honoring Jimmy Carter to spread the message of the arguably the most peaceful President of the USA ever.

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