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Boys from the Boys Club with captured balloons which were released from White House with tickets attached for a Washington-St. Louis game, 1922.

Balloons with Game Tickets, 1922

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The Columbia rowing team exercising indoors with rowing machines, 1910.

Columbia Squad at Rowing Machines, 1910

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A group of men playing water baseball in the surf on July 24, 1914.

Water Baseball, 1914

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Children gathered around and licking blocks of ice on hot day between 1910 and 1915.

Licking Blocks of Ice on Hot Day, 1910-1915

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Bookmobile: “Rockingham Co Mrs Garrett Smith Sadler, N.C.” (Public Library History Files, State Library of NC)North Carolina in the 1930s

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July 4th Costume, 1890Marion Duncan in costume for a July 4th-themed play in Tavares, Florida, ca. 1890.

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Men dressed up as Revolutionary War Drum and Fife Corps soldiers march down the street during a 4th of July parade in New York, 1911.

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Girls competing in a watermelon eating contest on July 4th in White Springs, Florida, 1983.

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Photograph shows throngs of beach goers almost completely covering the sands of Oak Street Beach; tall office buildings loom in the background.

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Mount Rushmore Before Carving

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5th Avenue and 59th Street, New York City, 1897.

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New York City Fire Department, Engine 91. 1913

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Photograph showing a hungry crowd eating and drinking at Nathan's food counter on Coney Island with hot dogs and rolls cooking on the grill, 1947

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Poster honoring veterans shows a boy and an old soldier saluting each other and girl presenting the soldier with bouquet of flowers. It was created by the Federal Art Project in 1938.

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Photograph shows girls from the Washington Irving High Schools, New York City, having a picnic at the Midsummer Day Festival which was held at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx on June 23, 1911.

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  • Wooter
    Wooter

    Can we post this on our board?

Queen of Hearts winner and runners-up at Sunken Gardens in Saint Petersburg, Florida. L-R: Mickey Feinberg, “Queen of Hearts” Peggy Elder, and June Morgan.

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Queen of Hearts winner being crowned at Sunken Gardens in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

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Girl at Monroe School (Washington, D.C.) is seen reading a book entitled "Poems with Power." She is standing next to bulletin board with the title "Poetry Week," May 1947.

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Due to the failure of congress to appropriate money for public pools in Washington a group of boys are seen waving at the photographer while playing in the reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial with a toy sailboat on July 7, 1926.

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Tree falling contest at the Tillamook County Fair

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Mrs. J.R. Band with her pet rabbit in 1911

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Rocky Mountain National Park Dedication Ceremony on September 4, 1915. From Left to Right: Enos Mills, F.O. Stanley, Edward Taylor, Mary Belle King Sherman, and Governor George Carlson.

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Tourists gaze from the crown of the Statue of Liberty, 1947. Now, for safety reason, only groups of no more than 12-15 people can be in the crown at a time.

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Santa Claus on the Log Ride at Knott's Berry Farm in California, ca. 1970.

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Children in New York City holding hands in a circle around Christmas tree.

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  • C Water
    C Water

    What is up with the flag?

  • History By Zim
    History By Zim

    I think the pole it is hanging on is just bending in the middle from the weight of the flag.