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Slide Collection - Nashville Arcade :: Nashville Public Library Digital Collection

Slide Collection - Nashville Arcade :: Nashville Public Library Digital Collection

Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet ~ 1919

Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet, 1919 I find this fascinating. One of the greatest stars of the silent film era learning a language from the silent and blind Helen Keller.

Protesters march during prohibition, Chicago 1920s

BEER!

The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.

Filming the MGM logo 1924.  How cool is this?

Shooting the original MGM logo. The first lion used for the logo was named Slats. He was used on all black and white films from 1924 to The lion was a tribute to logo designer Howard Dietz's alma mater Columbia University, whose mascot was the lion.

88 Hilarious Slang Terms From the 20th Century To Sprinkle Through Your Writing Like You're Putting on the Ritz

88 Hilarious Slang Terms From the 20th Century To Sprinkle Through Your Writing Like You're Putting on the Ritz

Full service Denver scuba dive center with a large selection of scuba and snorkeling equipment. PADI Scuba lessons, onsite pool, rental gear, equipment repair services and unmatched travel experiences!

WINSTON CHURCHILL'S LIFE POD 1947“To protect Winston Churchill in wartime a special one-man pressure chamber was built for the personal plane which carried him many times across the Atlantic and to Casablanca, Moscow and Yalta. Churchill was warned by his doctors that it was dangerous for a man of his age and physical condition to fly above 8,000 feet. The solution was a pressure chamber complete with ash trays, telephone and an air-circulation system .

“To protect the precious bulk of Winston Churchill in wartime a special one-man pressure chamber was built for the personal plane which carried him many times across the Atlantic and to Casablanca, Moscow and Yalta." - LIFE 1947 This is for you Johnston

John Muir. How true. God made us to be creative, to enjoy life...as well as to work hard and give Him our best.

One of my favorite people in history. John Muir, Environmentalist whose activism saved the Yosemite Valley & Sequoias. "Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.

Sergeant Stubby, the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat. The Boston Bull Terrier started as the mascot of the 102nd Infantry, 26th Yankee Division,  Brought to the front lines, he was injured in a gas attack and developed a sensitivity that allowed him to warn of incoming gas attacks. He helped find wounded soldiers, even captured a spy who was mapping allied trenches. He was the first dog ever given rank in the US Armed Forces.

World War I in Photos: Animals at War

S T U B B Y FIRST W A R D O G H E R O Meet America 's first war dog, a stray Pit Bull/Terrier mix, named Stubby. He became Sgt. Stubby, was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat.

Phi Gamma Delta University of Virginia-Fraternity from Holsinger Studio Collection · Holsinger's Studio (Charlottesville, Va.) · 1890-1938 · Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia.

Phi Gamma Delta University of Virginia-Fraternity from Holsinger Studio Collection · Holsinger's Studio (Charlottesville, Va.) · · Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia.

These stunning vintage snapshots show the beauty of African-American women in their normal lives from between 1920s to 1940s.

Stunning Vintage Photos Show The Beauty Of African-American Women From Between 1920s And 1940s

Sol Prom (Solomon Fabricant) born Brooklyn, New York) Untitled (Dancing School) 1938 from Harlem Document, Gelatin silver print The Jewish Museum, New York

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