1860's punt gun,used for duck hunting. Banned because it could kill 50 ducks at once.
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Big Gun: 1923
This is a “Punt Gun” It was used for duck hunting and could kill 50 birds at once. It was banned in the late 1860’s.
Punt guns were used for duck hunting at the turn of the last century. A single shot could kill up to 50 waterfowl resting on the surface of a pond or lake ~ 1900
90 Miles From Tyranny : The Amazing Punt Gun...This punt gun was capable of discharging over a pound of shot at a time and could kill over 50 birds. This had a great negative effect on the birds and by the 1860s, it was banned in most states.
Glimpse Into Our Amazing Past With These Historic Photos - Page 20 of 116 - BuzzLamp
San Francisco 1090 Earthquate
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April 1906. After San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. View Sutter Street up from Grant Avenue
Grant Avenue after an earthquake in SanFrancisco in 1906.
Sutter Street up from Grant Avenue After the Earthquake, 1906
Sutter Street up from Grant Avenue After the Earthquake, San Francisco 1906
Sutter Street up from Grant Avenue after the 1906 earthquake, San Francisco, California.
San Francisco, c. 1906. Following the San Francisco Fire.
My favotite John Adams quote: Study Politics and War So Your Grandchildren Can Study the Humanities and Arts
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John Adams - 2nd U.S. President John. Presidential term: March 4, 1797 – March 4, 1801. He had earlier served as the first vice president of the United States. Born: October 30, 1735, Braintree, MA. Died: July 4, 1826, Quincy, MA. Spouse: Abigail Adams (m. 1764–1818) Vice president: Thomas Jefferson (1797-1801). Children: John Quincy Adams, Abigail Adams Smith...
2nd President John Adams (1797 - 1801)
John Adams John Adams was the second President of the US (1797-1801). He belonged to the Federalist party. He worked on, and signed the Declaration of Independence and he is one of the Founding Fathers. During the American Revolution, he went to Europe to gain funding for the war and secure alliances with other countries for the new American government. He also worked on the Treaty of Paris, which finally put an end to the Revolutionary War. Source http://www.ducksters.com/biography
CHICAGO RUSH HOUR, 1909 Photograph via brad153 on Reddit Proof that traffic sucks no matter what era you're in. At least in today's traffic we have smartphones and the Internet...
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ICHi-04192. Chicago History Museum
The quintessential vintage Chicago photo. Traffic on Dearborn and Randolph, c1909. Photographer: Unknown http://encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/3512.html
Chicago Rush Hour in 1909, USA
1909 Rush Hour
#NewYork #RushHour #NY1909
Traffic jam late 19th century chicago
Charging an electric car in 1905 - some things haven't changed in 110 years.
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Charging an electric car, 1905. pic.twitter.com/KxqLzjUOeC
History 101 with Davinci the Detroit dog; Detroit Electric car charging its lead acid batteries, 1919. The Anderson Electric Car Company produced electric cars under the name of The Detroit Electric Car Company from 1907-1939. The cars were marketed primarily to women who did not want to bother starting the engine via the hand crank, which was required with internal combustion engines of the time. These electric cars had a top speed of about 20MPH and a range of around 80 miles.
Retronaut - The Golden Age of the Bicycle (and the Bicycle Menace)
Detroit Electric car, c. 1907 #plugsurfing #elektroauto #umweltfreundlich #electrical #vehicles #save #the #world #environment #ladestationen #charging #points #strom #electricity #autos #cars #RFID #schluesselanhaenger
Beach Police in 1922 make sure swimsuit in not more than 6 inches above knee.
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Trop court? trop long?
Measuring bathing suits in the early 1920s. If they were too short, the women would be fined
Measuring Bathing Suits, If They Were Too Short, Women Would Be Fined, 1920’S (30/77) Submission to 'Historic Photos'
First Wal-Mart store opened by Sam Walton in 1962.
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History In Pictures @HistoryInPics The first Wal-Mart store was opened in 1962 by a salesman, Sam Walton. It was called Walton's Five and Dime.
Sam Walton’s first Wal Mart store that opened in Bentonville, Arkansas in 1962. This multi-billion dollar company had humble beginnings.
Curiosities: Rare Historical Photos
Construction of Mt. Rushmore Memorial 1939.
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Weird History @WeirdHistoryPix Mt Rushmore construction in 1939.
Here Are 45 Rare Photos From The Past You've Never Seen Before. Mount Rushmore under construction (1939)
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Thomas Jefferson at Mount Rushmore under construction, 1939. Learn more about the making of Mt. Rushmore. Photograph by Edwin L. Wisherd, National Geographic
Henry Ford was convinced he could produce planes similar to the car assembly line process even before USA entered WWII. B-24 Liberator Willow Run Assembly Plant - YouTube
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1952 Oscar Mayer "Weinermobile"
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chicago 1950 | - CHICAGO - OSCAR MAYER WEINERMOBILE - LITTLE OSCAR HIMSELF -1950s ...
Little Oscar and the original Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
NYFD truck at ground zero 9/11.
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9/11 FDNY Fire Engine at WTC Ground Zero Photo Print for Sale
This is the only known photograph of President Abraham Lincoln (center, looking down) giving his Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, 1863.
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Wilbur Wright circles the Statue of Liberty in 1909
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Wilbur Wright circles the Statue of Liberty, September 29, 1909. The airplane is flying to the left. Wikipedia
The Hollywood Sign Originally Read "HOLLYWOODLAND" >>>> Looking at photos of the Hollywood Sign in its early years is a little like seeing the Statue of Liberty with a third arm, or the Golden Gate Bridge with a second deck. The sign has become such an effective icon of Los Angeles that we assume its present configuration must conform to its Platonic ide...
1923 - Original sign shortened to Hollywood in 1945
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The Hollywood Sign Originally Read "HOLLYWOODLAND"
When the Hollywood sign said Hollywoodland - when those white, sans-serif block letters first rose from the face of Mount Lee in 1923, they were simply a real-estate advertisement, not a cultural symbol, and there were four more of them: L-A-N-D. The thirteen letters—illuminated at night by 4,000 incandescent bulbs ...
1868 - Native American overlooks transcontinental railroad.
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A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868.
An American Indian overlooking the newly completed Transcontinental Railroad, 1868.
A native American man overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada, ~1868.
Rarely Seen Back of the Hoover Dam Before It Was Filled with Water in 1936.
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History In Pictures on Twitter: "The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936. http://t.co/vjI86PRs1g"
The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936 [950 × 760] Click for more Funny Pictures --> http://www.funnypicshub.com
Famous Moments In History, From A Different Angle: 1936 - The other side of the Hoover Dam before Lake Mead filled.
Rare photo of the back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water, 1936. "Big Government" at it's best!
Castle Garden located at the tip of Manhattan served as America's first immigration center. If your ancestor's arrived prior to 1892, their records would be found here.
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CastleGarden.org - database of 11million immigrants to America prior to Ellis Island. 1820-1892. #Genealogy
Castle Garden - This place was used to assess immigrants from 1820-1892 the day Ellis Island opened.
Ellis Island - History of Immigration to the United States (1890-1920)_ ...watch and maybe show to class
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Ellis Island photograph - a little girl of uncommon beauty
Beautiful Face, captivating eyes
Vintage photo: Ellis Island - beautiful child
Ellis Island photograph oh those eyes
Beautiful black and white. And those eyes...oh...those eyes.
Ellis Island photography. What a beautiful young girl.
Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, is a military cemetery in the United States of America, established during the American Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House, formerly the estate of the family of Confederate general Robert E. Lee's wife Mary Anna (Custis) Lee, a great grand-daughter of Martha Washington
Arlington National Cemetery - Open in 1864 to bury union soldiers. It was the former estate of Confederate Commander Robert E. Lee.
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The Robert E. Lee Memorial is a National Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. It protects the mansion that once belonged to Robert E. Lee, general of the Confederate Army. The mansion overlooks the Potomac River, across from the National Mall in DC. It is surrounded by the Arlington National Cemetery, created during the Civil War with the purpose of preventing Lee from ever returning to his home. House was built by George Washington Parke Custis, step-grandson and adopted son of George Washington.
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY---The cemetery was created in 1864. Arlington House which was the home of Robert E. Lee at the outbreak of the Civil War was built in 1802 by George Washington Parke Custis, the step-grandson and adopted son of George Washington. #civilwar #ArlingtonNationalCemetery
4. Arlington Cemetery, Washington DC, USA
Arlington National Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia---a beautiful, quiet, peaceful place.
Arlington House at Arlington National Cemetery, Washington DC
The Civil War (TV Mini-Series 1990) Ken Burns won 2 Primetime Emmys for comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.
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(#History #CivilWar) Ken Burns "The Civil War." (This documentary was the inspiration for my historical novel My Brother's Battle.)
The Civil War: A Film by Ken Burns DVD ~ David McCullough, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002KPI2S/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_wYXfqb140VXNE
Addy's favorite movie series.
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