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December 26, 1862 -38 Dakota Warriors were hung in the U.S.A. becoming the largest mass execution still remaining today. The hanging happened in Mankato, Minnesota. Abraham Lincoln signed the papers to have 40 men hung because of the Dakota Uprising. The U.S. did not follow through with their agreement on The Treaty of 1851. They were not given food rations promised & money for land was held by the U.S. The families began to starve which caused the Warriors to revolt

French postcard, early 1900's.

Sonora and Her Diving Horse. Calgary Stampede 1925.

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.


Female workers practice protecting the main vault of the strong room at the Cleveland Trust Company, Ohio, 1924, in the early days of Al Capone and ‘Bugs’ Moran

The first cat to cross the Atlantic by air was the diminutive Kiddo, shown here with Melvin Vaniman, chief engineer of the airship America in 1910. The America was the first aircraft to carry radio equipment, and Vaniman ordered a wireless message sent to [owner Walter] Wellman’s secretary back on shore—so the historic first radio communication from an aircraft in flight reads: "Roy, come and get this goddamn cat.”

Lol, this is awesome!

Owl & Rainbow

"And if the inevitability worries you, I encourage you ignore it. God knows that's what everyone else does." (1.13) Hazel does not really say whether she fears oblivion or not, but shows that she does not worry over it with this quote.

1970 - Vo Anh Khanh, a Cambodian guerrilla, is carried to an improvised operating room in a mangrove swamp in this Viet Cong haven on the Ca Mau Peninsula.

The villainous Tinieblas and his Mayan goblin sidekick Alushe

Vintage Photo - Circus 1933



An aurora borealis seen from the International Space Station

Guilin, China: A cormorant fisherman showed me his traditional fishing methods ( > 1000 yrs. old). They fish at night, their lantern attracts fish, & the cormorant dives in to catch them. I asked if I could photograph him & used a fill flash to keep the wing detail in the black Cormorant. Suddenly it spread it's wings, & then It held them open for about 2 seconds. That single moment, was the key to the entire image.

The incomparable beauty known as Louise Brooks

Logic I understand...

Dinosaurs on the Hudson being transported to the New York World’s Fair, 1964.

Staring out into the great big blue