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Patricia Campbell "Patty" Hearst (born February 20, 1954), now known as Patricia Campbell Hearst Shaw, is an American newspaper heiress, socialite, actress, kidnap victim, and convicted bank robber. Her kidnapping case is held by many as an example of Stockholm syndrome.

ca. 1860, [The first portrait taken of Abraham Lincoln after he had received the nomination for president at the Republican National Convention in Chicago] Abrahan Lincoln was one of the most strategic political nominees. He recognized the importance and benefit of the photograph as well as the newspapers in securing his public image and nomination.

Butch Cassidy, a notorious American train robber, bank robber & leader of the Wild Bunch Gang.

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17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The creepy I know, but I love Victorian Post Mortem...such a strange but beautiful practice.

Charlie Keith, famous clown and circus owner, constructed and patented the first portable circus building. Keith had made his name touring in circuses around the UK and Europe. He was frustrated with performing in leaky tents with slippery and muddy floors and wanted to construct a touring circus that was sturdier than canvas. In 1882 Keith patented his ‘new travelling building for a circus’, which only featured canvas in its roof.

Tom "Black Jack" Ketchum and his older brother Sam cowboyed in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, while moonlighting as bank and train robbers.