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The first Afghan female pilot…

The first Afghan female pilot.


Watching TV For The First Time

EMfrvgz.jpg (600×884) ~ A boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store Window 1948


The ‘we can do it’ lady…


Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1888-1969) graduated from the University of Chicago in 1910 and earned a Ph.D. degree from Chicago in 1915. She stayed at the university with an appointment as a research assistant until 1931 because, despite her pioneering work on classification of invertebrates and her publication volume (six major books and over 100 articles), other universities would not hire her because she was Jewish. In 1937 she was appointed as a research associate at the American Museum of…

The first Ferris wheel built by George Ferris, sometimes known as The Chicago Wheel, opened to the public on June 21, 1893, at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.

Stollwerck's Statue of Germania - Made of 30,000 lbs chocolate - Standing 38 feet high; World's Fair Chicago 1893. John and Jane Adams Trade Card Collection.

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8 Of The Most Intense Historical Rivalries

Al Capone vs. Bugs Moran - The Italian boss against the Irish boss in 20th century Chicago - these guys ran things, but were at each others’ throats the entire time. Robbery, arson, murder, they didn’t really have moral compasses. In the end, Capone served some time and was never able to build his criminal empire back up, and Moran died in jail while serving time for a bank robbery. That one sort of fizzled out.

Martin Luther King Jr being attacked as he marched nonviolently for the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1966 Shame in them!!! Violence is NEVER the Answer....

In 1912, Scotland Yard detectives bought their first camera, to covertly photograph suffragettes. The pictures were compiled into ID sheets for officers on the ground.