Aerial view of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center under construction looking northeast. February 1971

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Aerial view of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center under construction looking northeast. February 1971 My husband played a part in the construction of these buildings.

WW11

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.

Buffalo Bill and John Y. Nelson with the Deadwood Stage

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One of the few photographs  of Lincoln inside the White House was taken in this room by Matthew Brady in 1864.  It was not until after the renovation of the White House undertaken during the Truman administration that this room became so exclusively associated with Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln in His White House Office. This is one of the only photographs of Abraham Lincoln in his White House office. It was taken by Anthony Berger, a Brady operator, to assist the artist Francis B. Carpenter in his massive painting of Lincoln rea

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate. Arriving at a rural workhouse, the women were roughly handled. The women responded with a hunger strike. Finally they were freed by presidential order.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.

gritty old cowboy

Frank Boardman "Pistol Pete" Eaton (October 1860 – April was an American author, cowboy, scout and Deputy U. Marshal for Judge Isaac C. He was also known to throw a coin in the air, draw and shoot it before it hit the ground.

//Nahla Frankrike Eiffeltornet

Building the Eiffel Tower.via designyoutrustThe Eiffel Tower (French: La Tour Eiffel, nickname La dame de fer, the iron lady) is a puddle iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Built in it

La construcción del Flatiron Building (Nueva York, 1902)

Flatiron Building, NYC :: The Manhattan landmark under construction ca, 1902 [Detroit Publishing Co]

A Knocker-up (sometimes known as a knocker-upper) was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted well into the Industrial Revolution and at least as late as the 1920s, before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. A knocker-up’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - 1945. S)

Before alarm clocks there were knocker-upper's. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows. Limehouse Fields. London. . Undated. Photograph from Philip Davies' Lost London: 1870 - 1945.

A Knocker-up ’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - S)

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans -  thus many later became classified as Black Indians

FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

Rarely seen photo of Lincoln (possibly by Preston Butler) made in May 1860, just after Lincoln clinched the nomination.

Here´s another, rarely seen photo of Lincoln (possibly by Preston Butler) made in May just after Lincoln clinched the nomination. From Pin Board lincoln was great.

Vintage Ephemera: Annie Oakley, with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her, 1922 -- she loos like she enjoyed herself

Annie Oakley with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her. Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey (August 1860 – November was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.

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