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The REAL story of how Elvis met Nixon (and brought a loaded gun)

Don't return to sender: Elvis scrawled only the third letter he had written in his life to the president. Jerry Schilling managed to arrange for it to be turned into a meeting

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The REAL story of how Elvis met Nixon (and brought a loaded gun)

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Jackson, MS

In 1965, Matt Herron took an iconic & ironic image from the civil rights era as a white policeman rips an American flag away from a young Black boy, having already confiscated his ‘No More Police Brutality’ sign. — in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Gettysburg, PA

The picture was taken at the Stone Wall at Gettysburg. Picture shows the old soldier writing his memories of the Battle of Gettysburg, at the Gettysburg Reunion. It was created in 1913 by Harris & Ewing.

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The Codex Gigas. The largest medieval manuscript in existence, created by a single scribe in the early 13th century. Sometimes called “The Devil’s Bible” because of a large unexplained picture of him. Lavishly illustrated. Just the writing alone, not counting the illustrations, would have taken five years of constant writing to complete

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The Great War as never seen before

Airman Pépéte looks down in triumph at his felled enemy, Paris, 1915, by Léon Gimpel

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The Great War as never seen before

Newly discovered photographs of the First World War force our perception of the conflict away from cliché, says Lucy Davies

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Slave Ship. Amazing to see a real photo. So chilling.

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Your place to buy and sell all things handmade, vintage, and supplies

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Corrie ten Boom House

This is the home of Corrie ten Boom in Haarlem, just a 15 minute train ride outside of Amsterdam.  On one of our days in Amsterdam, we took a day trip here to explore the beautiful, quiet town of Haarlem and take a tour of this historic home. It amazed me to see that it’s still standing to this day, …

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Mata Hari | by Don Hollway

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Mata Hari

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Ordinary people. The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized he...

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