Cancelled cheque in the amount of $ 7.2 million, for the purchase of Alaska from Russia, issued August 1, 1868. For less than 2 cents an acre, the United States acquired nearly 600,000 square miles.

Cancelled check in the amount of million dollars for the purchase of Alaska from Russia, issued August For less than 2 cents an acre, the United States acquired nearly square miles.

Titanic

Docked in Southampton. April 1912 - Belfast to Southampton. April 1912 - Departs Southampton for Cherbourg. April 1912 - Arrives in Queenstown and then departs for New York City. The rest is history.

vogue

Muse(s) of the day… lavandula: “vlada roslyakova and valya zelyaeva shot by patrick demarchelier for vogue paris ”

Teenage Elizabeth Taylor in a pink tutu

RIP Liz Taylor, The Original Black Swan “ (Elizabeth Taylor) ” Ok. So Elizabeth Taylor was never in a production of Swan Lake, but we dig this photo of her dolled up in ballet gear, at almost the same.

1950s Bride, Jackie Kennedy

Wedding Dresses Through the Years

Jacqueline Kennedy throwing the bouquet at her wedding to John F. Kennedy in Newport, Rhode Island, photo by Toni Frissell, Sept.

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio in their first official photos together, Canada, 1953. Marilyn had injured herself on the set of ‘River of No Return’.

Marilyn Monroe & husband Joe DiMaggio - 1953 - Photo by John Vachon - Note MM is wearing a cast on left foot as a result of an injury on the "River of No Return" shoot in Canada.

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