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V-J Day in Times Square is a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt that portrays an American sailor kissing a young nurse in a white dress on V-J Day in Times Square on August ALL-TIME FAVORITE PHOTO ♥

Crazy Horse (1840-77) was a leader of the Oglala Lakota. He took up arms against the U.S. Federal government to fight against encroachments on the territories & way of life of the Lakota people, including leading a war party at the Battle of Little Bighorn in June 1876. After surrendering to U.S. troops in 1877, he was fatally wounded by a military guard while allegedly resisting imprisonment at Camp Robinson, Nebraska. He ranks among the most notable & iconic of Native American tribal…

Crazy Horse (A Sioiux Indian) was born on the Republican River about He was killed at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, in so that he lived barely thirty-three years. (There are no known photos of Crazy Horse.

11 May 1968 - Paris, France

Cars overturned during violent clashes between riot police and protesting students litter the rue Gay-Lussac in the Latin Quarter of Paris. 11 May 1968 - Paris, France

Last prisoners leave Alcatraz, March 21, 1963

1963 - March Last prisoners leave Alcatraz. Kennedy ordered the penitentiary closed. That year, the United States Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois, on land, opened as the replacement facility for Alcatraz.

Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Quote You must be the change you want to see in the world. Quote Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

unboxing the statue of liberty, 1885

People posing next to the Statue of Liberty's face as it was being un-packed.Unpacking the Head of the Statue of Liberty delivered June 1885

General Sherman

General William Tecumseh Sherman Interesting that General Sherman shares the name Tecumseh with the Native American leader of the Shawnee.

Despite damaged wing, pilot manages to fly plane home.

The Best 46 Black and White WWII Photos

Despite damaged wing, pilot manages to fly plane home. Link: The Best 46 Black and White WWII Photos.

1920s prohibition

Agents pouring out alcohol during a raid during Prohibition. The amendment and subsequent Prohibition led to more organized crime centered around the alcohol trade. With the demand for alcohol concealment, the hip flask market exploded.

Ramesses_III

Ramesses III, The murder of Ramesses III revealed: throat slit in harem conspiracy.

Outermost Coffin, spring 1926 Harry Burton (English, 1879–1940) The Egyptian Expedition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Gelatin silver print, 6 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. (16.5 x 21.9 cm) (TAA 364)

spiritsdancinginthenight: “ Harry Burton (British, Face of the Outermost Coffin of Tutankhamun Spring 1926 ”

Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy talk during the height of the Cuban missile crisis.

Attorney General Robert Kennedy & his Brother President John Kennedy * Photographed at the White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis * Photo Credit JFK Library

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John F Kennedy, Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles from the portfolio Big F. Kennedy, Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles from the portfolio Big

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