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What we call "Veterans Day" today was originally "Armistice Day," marking the day WWI ended. In this photo, Americans celebrate news of German surrender on Wall Street, November 1918.

Morning White Dove Elvis' great, great, great grandmother. She was full blooded Cherokee Indian. Elvis was 1/16 Cherokee. - no link.... Should be researched.

This photo of John Smith (Ka-Be-Nah-Gwey-Wence), a Chippewa Indian from Cass Lake, Minnesota, was taken when he was supposedly 129 years old.

the flag that inspired out national anthem in 1812. breathtaking

This is the original portrait of Evelyn Nesbit, the original femme fatale. Try doing a Goggle search on her name for some fascinating reading about a scandal and murder surrounding this young chorus girl turned artist's model.

Lance Cpl. James Farley cries after having just witnessed the shooting of two crew mates, one fatally. May God bless and keep the hearts and souls of our military heroes. They are the only true heroes.

Seventeen year old Lepa Radic was publicly hanged from the branch of a tree, in Bosanska Krupa in Bosnia in January 1943, for shooting at German soldiers.

James Stewart served as a pilot in World War II, initially rejected by the army for being underweight, despite wanting to serve. So, he went home, gained some weight, and was able to enlist. During the war, due to his celebrity status, he was kept in America, but after two years, his request to join the battle overseas was finally answered, where he flew in many dangerous missions, earning a good collection medals and awards.

Original design of Mount Rushmore / The presidents were to be depicted from head to waist, but the sculpture was scaled back due to insufficient funding.

SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900 (21)...........Free at last, behind a fence