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Mt. St. Helens eruption, 1980. Photo by Jim Cottingham. Wow

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tomato cages with Christmas lights inside and a sheet draped over it

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Wicked Witch of the West, The Wizard of Oz, 1939.

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Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt ~ Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. Several Eqyptian artifacts were found in the sea by French underwater archeologist Frank Goddio. Granite statues, jewelry and gold coins are some of the treasures retrieved

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Beatrix Potter at age 15 by Rupert Potter, 1907

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Vincent van Gogh, c. 1866, approx. age 13

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What were the first words ever spoken on the telephone? They were spoken by Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, when he made the first call on March 10, 1876, to his assistant, Thomas Watson: "Mr. Watson--come here--I want to see you." What would you have said? Mr Bell never called his mother or father --they were both deaf !

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A thirsty Clevelander takes a deep gulp of beer with the end of Prohibition in 1933.

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On May 22, 1843, the first major wagon train headed for the American Northwest sets out with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri on the Oregon Trail.

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Nurses prepare for their night rounds in 1903.

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Working at high altitudes, Woolworth Building, New York, 1926

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Eiffel Tower.

Eiffel Tower.
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Eiffel Tower.

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The eight Kennedy children, Hyannis Port, 1928

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Claude Monet in his atelier in Giverny, 1920

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Picasso c.1930

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Former child actor, star of "Our Gang" ,Carl Switzer (Alfalfa) was shot to death and killed in a fight on Jan. 21, 1959. He was 33 years old.

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alfred eisenstaedt - construction of george washington section of mt. rushmore monument, 1940

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the Hudson River plane crash

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The Civil Registration Office, Amsterdam after an attempt by the resistance to destroy personal records. 27 March 1943. The occupation of this neutral country by Nazi Germany starts on 10 May 1940. Dutch forces capitulate 5 days later after the bombing of Rotterdam. On May 5, 1945, the whole country is liberated when German forces surrender to Canadian Forces.

SS-General Rauter gives a speech announcing that from 1 May 1943 all remaining Jews will be ‘removed’ from the Netherlands.

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The Hindenburg disaster, by Sam Shere, 1937

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Titanic just launched at Belfast

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CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH, WASHINGTON, 1963

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Andy Warhol by Marie Cosindas, New York City, 1966

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