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Norman Rockwell in his studio.

Norman Rockwell & the Movies

“Stagecoach” Mary Fields (c. 1832-1914) was born a slave in Tennessee and following the Civil War, she moved to the pioneer community of Cascade, Montana. In 1895, when she was around 60 years old, Fields became the second woman and first African American carrier for the US Postal Service. Despite her age, she never missed a day of work in the ten years she carried the mail and earned the nickname “Stagecoach” for her reliability.

First Lady Laura Welch Bush Official Portrait

Laura Bush Official Portrait Unveiled

RIP Nelson Mandela ❥

both grandmas as the flower "girls"- such a precious and thoughtful idea!! ♥♥♥♥♥

Corrie ten Boom, a Dutch Christian, who hid Jews during the Holocaust. She was later arrested and sent to a concentration camp. She survived to write about it in The Hiding Place (her sister Betsy did not).

Miep Gies, the office secretary who defied the Nazi occupiers to hide Anne Frank and her family for two years and saved the teenager's diary. Gies was the last of the few non-Jews who supplied food, books and good cheer to the secret annex behind the canal warehouse where Anne, her parents, sister and four other Jews hid. After the apartment was raided by the German police, Gies gathered up Anne's scattered notebooks and papers and locked them in a drawer for her return after the war.

Mother Teresa and Princess Diana


Ann Frank

Mahatma Gandhi


Emma Thompson

Michael Caine

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Abraham Lincoln (Colorized): 1865

Lucille Ball.

maggie smith

Thomas Edison

George Washington Carver


favorite photo of Einstein

William Shakespeare

Martin Luther King

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Coretta Scott King

Cesar Chavez