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This is an old photograph of a legally grown marijuana crop in rural Crittenden County, Kentucky that was taken in 1942. During World War II, the U.S. Government paid farmers in rural Kentucky to raise marijuana for national defense purposes. The marijuana plants were used to make hemp rope. Legal marijuana growing ended at the end of World War II.

Drug store – Detroit, 1955#Robert Frank est un photographe et réalisateur américain d'origine suisse. Son oeuvre la plus célèbre est le livre Les Américains publié en 1958.# Frank#9,8,24

Russian soldiers WWI - How many of these men would later fight against the Wehrmacht during operation Barbarossa?

Anna Mae Dickinson was eight when she lost her father and narrowly escaped death herself on the Titanic. She was 11 when she lost her Aunt Olivia in the torpedoing of the Lusitania. She was 31 when she lost her first cousin Alfred in the Hindenberg explosion. She was 37 when she lost her nephew Thomas in the bombing of Pearl Harbor.And she was 97 when her tiny apartment was shaken and battered by the collapse of the twin towers on Sptember 11, 2001.