The top floor of the nurses quarters of Riverside Hospital, located on North Brother Island in the East River, which was originally built to quarantine smallpox patients. The infamous Typhoid Mary was confined to the hospital for over two decades until 19
In June, frantic Morse Code messages were received from the Dutch freighter Ourang Medan. The message was received by many ships and several responded. The message reported ‘All officers including captain are dead lying in chartroom and bridge.
Off the shores of Alexandria, the city of Alexander the Great, lies what is believed to be the ruins of the royal quarters of Cleopatra. A team of marine archaeologists led by Frenchman Franck Goddio made excavations on this ancient city …
THE DUST BOWL dust storms known as black blizzards were reported; in just 1 year, the number increased to nearly brought ecological, economical and human misery to America during a time when it was already suffering under the Great Depression)
A marijuana crop in Crittenden County, Kentucky, in During World War II, the U. Government paid farmers in rural Kentucky to raise marijuana for national defense purposes; marijuana plants were used to make rope.
Alistar Jones posted "The first atomic bomb, exploded in the desert of New Mexico, created such intense heat that it fused the desert sand to glass." to his -great photos- postboard via the Juxtapost bookmarklet.