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The first multi-page newspaper published in the Americas. It debuted in 1690.

The first multi-page newspaper published in the Americas. It debuted in 1690.

The actual advertisement for the crew for Shackleton's Antarctic expedition. Their ship was subsequently trapped and crushed in the ice, resulting in months surviving on an ice flow and open boat journeys in freezing conditions to tiny islands while attempting to reach civilization. Amazingly, everyone survived.

The actual advertisement for the crew for Shackleton's Antarctic expedition. Their ship was subsequently trapped and crushed in the ice, resulting in months surviving on an ice flow and open boat journeys in freezing conditions to tiny islands while attempting to reach civilization. Amazingly, everyone survived.

On Oct. 24, 1781, the front page of Philadelphia’s Freeman’s Journal reported the news of British Gen. Charles Cornwallis’ surrender at Yorktown, Va., with unusual flash and vigor. Half of the front page is taken up by an announcement surrounded by a decorative border, and the news ends with the exclamation “Laus Deo!” (“Praise Be To God!”).

"Laus Deo!": Celebrating a Huge Victory in the Revolutionary War

On Oct. 24, 1781, the front page of Philadelphia’s Freeman’s Journal reported the news of British Gen. Charles Cornwallis’ surrender at Yorktown, Va., with unusual flash and vigor. Half of the front page is taken up by an announcement surrounded by a decorative border, and the news ends with the exclamation “Laus Deo!” (“Praise Be To God!”).

Quoting from Twitter: "David Rayfield ‏@RaygunBrown  Nov 24 Newspapers will have the burning cop car as a front page photo. It should be this image of Mike Brown’s dad #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/ktAEuCaVaA"

Quoting from Twitter: "David Rayfield ‏@RaygunBrown Nov 24 Newspapers will have the burning cop car as a front page photo. It should be this image of Mike Brown’s dad #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/ktAEuCaVaA"

First American attempt to map the census, published before Civil War. The map riveted the nation, and even commanded the attention of President Lincoln.

First American attempt to map the census, published before Civil War

First American attempt to map the census, published before Civil War. The map riveted the nation, and even commanded the attention of President Lincoln.

Gandhi's Letter To Adolf Hitler

Community Post: Gandhi's Letter To Adolf Hitler

Princess Elizabeth’s, later Queen Elizabeth I, letter to her sister Queen Mary I. Written just before she was taken to the Tower.

Princess Elizabeth’s, later Queen Elizabeth I, letter to her sister Queen Mary I. Written just before she was taken to the Tower.

Letter written by a young Anne Boleyn to Henry VIII in archaic French, signed "Anna da Boullan".

Letter written by a young Anne Boleyn to Henry VIII in archaic French, signed "Anna da Boullan".

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