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Thomas "Tad" Lincoln poses on April 10, 1865 with his father President Lincoln in the Whitehouse. Tad outlived his father, but died of heart failure at the age of 18 on July 15, 1871.

Original Picture of Pocahontas | This famous Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her son, Thomas Rolfe ...

Beardless Abraham Lincoln. Wow this is something I have never seen before... So rare... and after all.. He is my favorite president. :)

Robert Todd Lincoln c. 1865, first son of Abraham and Mary Todd, lawyer, and future Secretary of War.

Barack Obama at Harvard Law School in 1990 --- First black person elected to be the President of the Harvard Law School Review.

The only preserved photograph of Lincoln in death. Taken 24 April 1865, by Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., City Hall, Manhattan, NY.

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Antietam National Battlefield

Old Pictures: Hi Res Historical pictures in collections also historical maps

Kate Warne. Private detective and Master of disguise during the Civil War. She helped save President-Elect Abraham Lincoln by uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D.C. to take office. She disguised herself as a Union soldier, a Southern belle and a harmless grandmother.

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Lincoln Captured!

President Abraham Lincoln

This is Rosa Abbott, a Third Class passenger on Titanic. Rosa was the only woman to be pulled alive from the icy waters on that fateful night. She was travelling on Titanic with her sons, Rossmore, aged 16, and Eugene, aged 13. When the ship sank, she was pulled into collapsible Lifeboat A. Her sons did not survive.

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John Quincy Adams: The First Photograph Of A President

John Quincy Adams (1843). The earliest confirmed photograph of an American President.

The FIRST Black Senator; a RARE photograph and great portrait by Mathew Brady - a cabinet card photograph of Hiram Rhoades Revels (1822-1901). Of mixed African and Indian descent, he was a Methodist minister and later the first Black Senator (Mississippi) during Reconstruction, later the President of Alcorn University.

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The First Woman To Run For President — In 1872

Victoria Claflin Woodhull the first woman to run for President in 1872, a time when most women did not even have the right to vote.

*JOHN T.FORD~ was the manager of this highly successful theatre at the time of the assassination of President Abram Lincoln. He was a good friend of Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth, a famous actor. Ford drew further suspicion upon himself by being in Richmond, Virginia at the time of the assassination on April 14,1865. Up until April 2, 1865, Richmond had been the capital of the just defeated Confederate States of America + a center of anti-Lincoln conspiracies.

Elizaveta Fedorovna (Elizabeth Romanova), a German princess in 1880’s-90’s Russia, where she married the fifth son of Tsar Alexander II. She was said to be the most beautiful woman in Europe. Her husband was killed by a bomb in 1905. A champion of the poor, she became a nun after her husband's murder. Arrested and buried alive 1918 by the Red Army. Canonized in 1981.

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.

Most people believe that Abe Lincoln sported a beard for the majority of his life, but in actuality he spent most of his life without facial hair. He only began growing his whiskers in 1860, during his run for president.