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    Woman Suffrage. Hikers New York

    The woman’s barrack at Auschwitz as it was seen immediately upon liberation by the Soviets, 27 Jan 1945

    Abraham Lincoln at Antietam

    Beaufort, South Carolina. This is known as The Rhett House. The Rhett Family was the richest family in the South. The Butler Family was the richest northern family. And that is where Rhett Butler from Gone With the Wind got his name. The succession papers that started the Civil War were signed in the basement of this house.

    Old General Store. 1918

    Slave Family on a South Carolina Plantation

    Civil War Hospital

    Celebration on Wall Street upon the news of Germany’s surrender in World War I. November 1918

    In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the 1974 NYC marathon (women's division) with a time of 3:07:29.

    Picture of Slaves Reunion. Lewis Martin, Age 100; Martha Elizabeth Banks, Age 104; Amy Ware, Age 103; Reverend S.P. Drew, Born Free. It was taken in 1917 by Harris & Ewing.

    1947: Collyer brothers' brownstone building being searched by NYC police. Their bodies were found among 130 tons of trash they had hoarded. It appeared that Langley had been crawling through their newspaper tunnel to bring food to his paralyzed brother when one of his own booby traps fell down and crushed him. Homer, blind, paralyzed, & dependent on his brother, starved to death several days later. This pic links to an interesting article on the brothers and other infamous NYC hoarders.

    Civil War Atlanta

    The first woman, Kathy Switzer, to run the Boston Marathon in 1967. A race official actually tried to grab her and yank her out of the race, but her friends helped her.

    19th Century NYC

    Battle of Gettsburg veterans. The picture was taken in 1913, at a reunion held on the battlefield. The man sitting on the rocks is a Confederate soldier, and the man standing is a Union soldier.

    new york, blizzard of 1888

    NYC. Manhattan. Vintage snapshot at Hester Street, 1903 in Lower Manhattan.

    Incredible pictures of late 1800's New York by Jacob Riis.

    March 1912. "Row of tenements, 260 to 268 Elizabeth St., New York, in which a great deal of finishing of clothes is carried on." 268 Elizabeth Street, in Little Italy, is now a "luxe sweater bar" called Sample; 258 (Kips Bay) is a handbag boutique called Token. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

    like the Jews say when speaking of The Holocaust..."NEVER FORGET..."