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Levi Strauss became famous during the Gold Rush in California

Ready for the House: After The Gold Rush

Wyatt Earp was born on March 19, 1848. He worked in the 1870s as a police officer in Wichita and Dodge City, Kansas, where he befriended the gunmen Doc Holliday and Bat Masterson. He later worked as a guard for Wells, Fargo & Company. By 1881 he had moved to Tombstone, Arizona, living as a gambler and a saloon guard. He died on January 13, 1929 in Los Angeles, California.

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November 11, 1918. Armistice Day.

Have A History Teacher Explain This If They Can

Have A History Teacher Explain This If They Can

Civil War Life.

Newlyweds, c.1882-84

Queen Alexandra carrying the future George V

winston churchill's mother... had a small tattoo of a snake around her wrist

Mark Twain

I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall. Eleanor Roosevelt

President McKinley and his wife Ida stepping from the train as they arrived at the 1901 Pan-American Exposition. The next day as Mrs. McKinley was at the home of the president of the Exposition, the President was shot.

Miep Gies, the woman who hid Ann Frank and her family for 2 years = HERO

Miep Gies, the woman who hid Ann Frank and her family for 2 years = HERO

Miep Gies and The Diary of Anne Frank

Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, Pat Nixon, and Betty Ford

King George VI and a little Queen Elizabeth II

Miep Gies Jan 11, 2010 weeks shy of her 101st birthday. Gies worked for Otto Frank’s Amsterdam pectin co. & was the main caretaker of the Franks, including Anne, and the four other Jews who hid for 25 months in the business’ back rooms. Those hiding in the Secret Annex managed, with the help of Gies, her husband & four co-workers, to evade capture by the Nazis until Aug. 1944. Dispersed to various concentration camps, only Anne’s father returned alive.

Irena Sendler 1910-2008 A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena smuggled out 2800 jewish children.

1913-1924: Inside a dressing room at the Moulin Rouge

Geeezz that's a REAL. Flashback!!!! 1970's gas

Wedding day photograph of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd taken November 4, 1842 in Springfield, Illinois after three years of a stormy courtship and a broken engagement.

Portrait of pioneer aviator Charles Lindbergh. It was on May 20,1927 that Lindbergh took off from New York in the Spirit of St. Louis for the first solo transatlantic flight.

Marlene Dietrich, "a German who had renounced her country following the rise of the Nazis and rejected Hitler's request that she return--became an ardent and fearless supporter of the Allied Forces, performing hundreds of times for the troops as near the war zone as she could get." " When asked why she had traveled to war zones to entertain and comfort Allied troops, she famously and simply replied, "aus Anstand." "It was the decent thing to do.""

President Lincoln's Secret Service

1920's -- The radio!!