Elizabeth I ring. She had a picture of her mother Anne Boleyn

HOUSE OF TUDOR - Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I. It is said she always carried a portrait of her mother, Anne Boleyn in this ring.

Viola Gregg Liuzzo (1925-1965) was the first white female civil rights activist killed during the American civil rights movement. She was horrified by the images of the “Bloody Sunday” voting rights march in Alabama in March 1965. Therefore, she traveled to Selma, saying the struggle was everybody's fight;. While shuttling marchers in her car, she was shot and murdered by a Ku Klux Klan member. One of four Klansmen in the car was Gary Thomas Rowe, Jr. who turned out to be an FBI informant.

Viola Liuzzo was murdered on March 1965 after the Selma-to-Montgomery Civil Rights March. She was a civil rights activist from Michigan. She is the only white woman honored at the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial.

Clara Blinn (1847–1868) was a white settler who, with her two-year-old son Willie, was captured by Cheyenne indians in October 1868 in Colorado Territory during an attack on the wagon train in which she and her family were traveling.

Such a tragedy: Clara Blinn was a white settler who, with her two-year-old son Willie, was captured by Cheyenne indians in October 1868 in Colorado Territory during an attack on the wagon train in which she and her family were traveling.

Dr. Ella Lingens treated fellow prisoners in Auschwitz extermination camp and managed to save a number of Jews from the gas chambers. On January 3, 1980, Yad Vashem recognized Ella Lingens as Righteous Among the Nations

Ella Lingens treated fellow prisoners in Auschwitz extermination camp and managed to save a number of Jews from the gas chambers. On January Yad Vashem recognized Ella Lingens as Righteous Among the Nations

Charging an electric car in 1905

Jay Leno is ‘restomodding’ a 1914 Detroit Electric EV (video) : TreeHugger

Portrait of Richard III, half length, wearing hat, crown and chain, and holding orb and sceptre; number 18 from a set of kings.  Engraving

Act III scene ii Catesby: It is a reeling world indeed, my lord,/And will never stand upright/Till Richard wear the garland of the realm.

Beads found in Birka grave 515. In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Viking beads found in Birka grave In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 killed more people than the Great War, known today as World War I (WWI), at somewhere between 20 and 40 million people. It has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history. More people died of influenza in a single year than in four-years of the Black Death Bubonic Plague from 1347 to 1351. Known as "Spanish Flu" or "La Grippe" the influenza of 1918-1919 was a global disaster.

Ego igitur puniar: my childhood adventures at Nelson Park School .

Loaded burros - Main St. Ouray, CO

Colorado-Mines Ouray, Co. Loaded with boards ( and larger ) to take to MINING claims.

I’ve been poking around courthouse squares lately, and I have to say that it is gratifying to see the Confederate markers that I am seeing displayed there. Now, before you faint and fall over and proclaim me totally non-PC, hear me out because I say this knowing that many, many of you disagree with me. First of all, as a historian I abhor even the slightest hint of rewriting history whether that history be good or bad. I also think it is a bit childish to refuse to acknowledge certain events…

I’ve been poking around courthouse squares lately, and I have to say that it is gratifying to see the Confederate markers that I am seeing displayed there.

Since many families did not want to take more than one child, some brothers and sisters riding on the Orphan Trains during the late 1800s and early 1900s had to be separated. When this happened, the organizations placing the children tried to keep siblings in the same area. This segment from the West by Orphan Train documentary includes archival photographs, historical re-enactments, a first-person account from Orphan Train rider Stanley Cornell, and an interview with Amanda Wahlmeier, fo...

essay on orphans The Origins of the Orphan Train Movement & the Children's Aid .

Cousins Tsar Nicholas II and King George V in their last photo together in 1916

Though they look like brothers, first cousins Tsar Nicholas II and King George V 1909 on the Isle of Wight. King George would later block the Tsar and his family from seeking refuge in the U.

The Poly Marching 100 band was on the courthouse steps as JFK's motorcade approached Weatherford Street on Nov. 22, 1963 in Fort Worth, just before his fateful trip to Dallas. The band's drum major gave the president a salute, and JFK returned the salute. If you look closely, you can see his hand as he finishes the salute.

The Poly Marching 100 band was on the courthouse steps as JFK's motorcade…

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