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Prince George, Duke of Kent, the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary. (1902-1942). He was killed in an airplane crash in Scotland while on active duty with the Royal Air Force. He is the father of Princes Edward and Michael, and Princess Alexandra.

Mary Foust was the daughter of Daniel Foust. She never left East Tennessee and lived to be around 100 years old. When President Teddy Roosevelt was visiting Tennessee she was considered the oldest living American at the time and he traveled to meet her and eat one of her home cooked meals. Mary was famous for living an unchanged lifestyle that was a living window into the past. Her loom is now in the "Museum of Appalachia" near where she once lived.

On the 23th of August 1989 two million people across Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined hands, creating a human chain, to protest peacefully against the Soviet .occupation In 1991 they gain their independence from Soviet occupation.

The Fallen. A D-Day Tribute in Arromanches, France for those who died in Operation Neptune, June 6, 1945. Nine thousand silhouettes in the sand.

Suffragette, Britain, 1911. Women of Britain & the U.S., never waste your right to vote. These women fought, died and starved for a right we now take for granted. It doesn't matter who you vote for, vote because you can. It's a right still denied to millions of women around the world.

She wore this when her son Willie died in the White House in 1862 and again in 1865 after her husband was assassinated. Mary Todd Lincoln

A Knocker-up (sometimes known as a knocker-upper) was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted well into the Industrial Revolution and at least as late as the 1920s, before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. A knocker-up’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - 1945. S)

During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded honor of the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946. In 1961 she received the highest French honor, the Legion d'Honneur from French president Charles deGaulle.

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Kaleidoscope Toy 1973 Viewer USA Vintage Steven

kaleidoscope--the first one I had gotten as a gift was from the folks and I was in awe of what I could do with it. Spent hours playing with it.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

Very touching letter Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote when she was 81, telling her cousin Lottie what happened to Pa, Ma, Mary, Carrie and Grace.