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Chinese fruit sellers photographed in the by John Thomson for the China Magazine. Historic China and vintage Chinese photos of everyday life Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Asian History, Modern History, Chinese Fruit, Journey To The West, Ancient China, China Travel

Old China photographies

These incredible photographs are believed to be among the earliest of their kind in existence and offer an fascinating insight into life in the Far East during the 1860s. The images, which form par…

Best known as the "Father of the American Cartoon", he created the modern version of Santa Claus and the political symbol of the elephant for the. Political Symbols, American Cartoons, Elephant, Politics, Chinese, Writing, History, People, Historia

Thomas Nast (Political Cartoonist)

Best known as the "Father of the American Cartoon", he created the modern version of Santa Claus and the political symbol of the elephant for the Republican Party.

Soldier and Former Slave Henry Ossian Flipper Us History, African American History, Married Life, Soldiers, Buffalo, Chinese, Writing, People, Marriage Life

Henry Ossian Flipper (Soldier and Former Slave)

Profile of soldier and former slave Henry Ossian Flipper with biographical facts, historical events and Henry Ossian Flipper's married life.

Susan Brownell Anthony civil rights leader played a pivotal role in the century Womens' Rights Movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States and had a prominent role in New York's anti-slavery movement. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B Anthony, Civil Rights Leaders, The Older I Get, Women In History, African History, British History, Equal Rights, Thats The Way

Susan B. Anthony (Suffragette)

Profile of suffragette Susan B. Anthony with biographical facts, historical events and Susan B. Anthony's married life.

Carte-de-visite of Sir Henry Morton Stanley, - Historical Times Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Images, Lac Tanganyika, Pith Helmet, David Livingstone, Les Continents, East Africa

Henry Morton Stanley's Expedition to Africa (Famous Photo)

Stanley was a newspaper reporter who was hired by the New York Herald in 1871 to find the famous missionary David Livingstone who was missing. The search and subsequent expedition won Stanley significant wealth and reputation. Kalulu, an African personal servant and adopted child of Stanley can...

Former first lady Mary Todd Lincoln was thought to have schizophrenia and/or bipolar disorder. Died at 64 Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, Famous Nurses, People With Schizophrenia, History Of Nursing, Behind Every Great Man, List Of Famous People, American First Ladies, Celebrity List

Mary Todd Lincoln (First Lady of the United States)

The wife of the sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and the First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865.

Women's rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Born in Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Seneca, Equal Rights, Women's Rights, Women In History, Black Women, Winter Hats, Celebrities, People

Historical Events in 1869

Historical events from year 1869. Learn about 100 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in 1869 or search by date or keyword.

Secretary of State for the Union during the American Civil War, Seward was widely praised for his work in this role and in the same position for the United. American Civil War, Secretary, Abraham Lincoln, Chinese, The Unit, Writing, History, People, America Civil War

William H. Seward (US Secretary of State)

Secretary of State for the Union during the American Civil War, Seward was widely praised for his work in this role and in the same position for the United States until 1869. A leading candidate for the 1860 presidential nomination, Seward's outspoken opposition to slavery and his support for...

This was the fifth of Alfred Nobel's 355 patents and his most famous. As a student of chemistry Nobel had become interested in finding an alternative to the. Rainer Maria Rilke, Sigmund Freud, Alfred Nobel, Nobel Prize, Chemistry, Student, Writing, Day, Alternative

Nobel Patents Dynamite (Famous Document)

This was the fifth of Alfred Nobel's 355 patents and his most famous. As a student of chemistry Nobel had become interested in finding an alternative to the highly unstable nitroglycerin while working in his father's explosive factory. Nobel went on to invent other explosives including gelignite...

Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. Frederick Douglass, Texas History, The Orator, American Revolution, African American History, African Art, Black Art, Black History, In This World

Frederick Douglass (Abolitionist)

A leader of the abolitionist movement in the American North East, most famous for his oratory and writing. Born into slavery in Maryland, Douglass escaped north in 1838 and became involved in the anti-slavery movement. In 1845 he published the "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an...

Historical events in See what famous, scandalous and important events happened in 1878 or search by date or keyword. Scandal, Dating, Shit Happens, Learning, History, Events, Search, Scrapbooking, Chinese

Historical Events in 1865

Historical events from year 1865. Learn about 183 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in 1865 or search by date or keyword.

What do you have in common with Abraham Lincoln? Lincoln is the king of start overs! Abraham Lincoln is the very embodiment of the Maker mindset. Famous Presidents, American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Presidents Wives, American Freedom, American Spirit, Abraham Lincoln, John F Kennedy

Historical Events in 1864

Historical events from year 1864. Learn about 345 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in 1864 or search by date or keyword.

March 1864 Ulysses S. Grant is appointed commander of Union Army Ulysses S Grant, Civil War Art, Union Army, Live In The Present, Book People, Great Leaders, Us Presidents, American Civil War, History Books

Ulysses S. Grant (Union General and US President)

Grant was educated at West Point Military Academy and fought in the Mexican-American War. He rejoined the army for the Civil War and was appointed Brigadier General, Major General then finally General-in-Chief of all Union forces by President Lincoln in 1864. His various military victories...

First Transcontinental Railroad, which joined the Union Pacific Railroad (built east from Sacramento) and the Central Pacific Railroad (built west from Omaha). The railroad was built primarily by Irish and Chinese immigrant laborers. Thomas Jefferson, Us History, American History, Asian History, Trinidad, Central Pacific Railroad, Westward Expansion, Railroad History, Chinese American

May 10, 1869

Six years after the groundbreaking, workers complete the First Transcontinental Railroad, which joined the Union Pacific Railroad (built east from Sacramento) and the Central Pacific Railroad (buil…

Through these rare photos, you will get to see what life in the Wild West was like. You won't believe what was captured in these old photos! Central Pacific Railroad, Canadian Pacific Railway, Life Is Like, What Is Life About, Rare Photos, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Photographs, Antique Photos

Transcontinental Railroad

How did Chinese immigrants impact the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and what conditions and challenges did they endure while working?