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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.


Ralph C. Lincoln, 11th generation Lincoln, 3rd cousin of Abraham

Snow in Jerusalem, in 1921. Snow is mentioned in the Bible only once.

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vintage beach sign

Vmail, or Victory Mail, was sent for the first time on June 22, 1942. One roll of film contained 1500 letters to military service members in WWII.

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    A copy of Ira Hayes' V-mail is on exhibit in our WWII Gallery. Hayes was one of the flag raisers in Rosenthal's photo on Mt Suribachi.

A car is shown buried in ash in this May 20, 1980 photo from Mount St. Helens eruption in Washington State. (AP Photo)

On June 18, 1873: Susan B Anthony was fined 100 dollars for voting. She said, “I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty”


plymouth mass-where the indians discovered the poor pilgrims!

Jackie Kennedy reaches for help after President JFK is shot in Dallas, Texas 1963.

Kaiser Wilhelm II and Tzar Nicholas II (in a pickelhaube!), 1905 Cousin from Queen Victoria line yet when Tzar Nicholas needed santuary Kaiser Wilhelm would not help.

Massed troops, WWI

Lincoln & Mclellan. Lincoln fired Mclellan the next day.

The President of the United States sitting in same seat on same bus where Rosa Parks sat.

kent state massacre 1970 - I so remember this. I was at U of Toledo at the time

Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

The first and last Queen of Hawaii: Tragic life of Liliuokalani, whose reign over paradise island lasted just two years

Jackie Kennedy at the funeral of JFK. I was a little girl, but I remember.

I remember watching: Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969, and hearing: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

Image Canon - Historic Images

George Eastman taking pictures with his Kodak camera ~1926

April 1865 - Charleston, South Carolina. St. Philip's Church with ruins of Circular Church and Secession Hall.

Statue of Liberty in Paris, France getting ready to ship to the U.S

Daily News: "Marilyn Dead" Aug. 5, 1962.

The Challenger Space Shuttle explosion

eCommerce done right, from the start.

An East German soldier helps a boy over the barbed wire on the East-West border. After this, the soldier was replaced and his fate is unknown.