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Marines arriving at Wellington wharves, 194?

Marines arriving at Wellington wharves, 194?

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Couple in Penn Station sharing farewell kiss before he ships off to war during WWII. (Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images) Jan 1943

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter the Boston marathon as a numbered entry. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

8 Women Made History at Boston Marathon in 1972 --14,000 Registered in 2015 Race

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

The Young Russian Partisan

The Young Russian Partisan

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Singing his heart out to the Lord! Sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth. Sing a new song to the LORD! Let the whole earth sing to the LORD!

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Departure of the “Amerigo Vespucci”, Egypt, 1963 - Kissing sailors goodbye.so sweet

"Cow shoes" worn by moonshiners during the 1930's prohibition to hide their tracks from prohibition agents were worn by many in rural West Virginia counties. wem

Here's a clever photo from the past! Prohibition bootleggers wanting to disguise the location of secret distilleries would wear these "cow shoes" to hide their tracks - instead of footprints they would leave cow hoofprints behind!

A space chimp posing to camera after a successful mission to space, 1961. Tumblr

1961 - 'SPACE CHIMP LIVES - Paves way for Flight for Man' - Ham the space chimp hams it up for the camera soon after his successful space mission. (vintage lady, the sixties, space race, history, newspaper article)

28th Maori Battalion reserves departing Rotorua for overseas service

Maori Battalion reserves departing Rotorua for overseas service WWII

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