"Rosa, Rebecca, Augusta", In 1863 and eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions were deliberately incl
This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran. 1936 - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!
Juan Romero was a busboy at the Ambassador Hotel in He was shaking Robert Kennedy's hand when the senator was shot. Romero gave Kennedy his rosary and later reported that the senator had asked, "Is everyone alright?
An image of Miss Mary McCandlish by David Octavius Hill, Robert Adamson, (I know absolutely nothing about this woman, but she looks a bit.creepy to me. As if the secret she knows is about the bodies buried in the garden. Gives me the shivers.