Leg irons, used to restrain the enslaved

Leg irons, used to restrain the enslaved

 

 

This is a photo of a British merchant on the HMS Sphinx removing these restraints in 19″Britain had abolished slavery in the early 19th century.

British traders transported an estimated 3.4 million Africans to North America as slaves during the 245 years the transatlantic slave trade was active.

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The Reichserntedank fest rally (Thanksgiving Celebration of the Reich) in Buckeberg in 1934.

The Reichserntedank fest rally (Thanksgiving Celebration of the Reich) took place in Buckeberg in 1934.

 

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The rally attracted about 700,000 participants. It was an unprecedentedly large gathering, many people had never been present at such an event.The effect was powerful and certainly bolstered public morale and Nazi loyalty among German citizens. Photos of the Thanksgiving Celebration are sometimes mistaken for rallies at Nurnberg.

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In 1941, the bombings of London, a scary environment for families and children.

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In 1941, the bombings of London created a scary environment for families and children.

In 1941, the bombings of London created a scary environment for families and children.

All citizens of the UK were issued a gas mask during the War. There was a pervasive fear that the Axis powers would launch a gas attack on Britain.

The masks themselves were oppressively uncomfortable. Thankfully the feared gas attack never occurred.

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The Bombing of Kobe in World War II on March 16 and 17, 1945

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The Bombing of Kobe in World War II on March 16 and 17, 1945

The Bombing of Kobe in World War II on March 16 and 17, 1945

 

The Bombing of Kobe in World War II on March 16 and 17, 1945 was part of the strategic bombing campaign waged by the United States of America against military and civilian targets and population centers during the Japan home islands campaign in the closing stages of World War II.

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The nuclear test was code named Trinity, but the atomic device was nicknamed The Gadget.

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The nuclear test was code named Trinity, but the atomic device was nicknamed The Gadget.

The nuclear test was code named Trinity, but the atomic device was nicknamed The Gadget.

The Gadget was the first atomic bomb ever made and was tested at Trinity Site, New Mexico, near Alamogordo on July 16th, 19″It was the first detonation in the Manhattan Project.

The code name “Trinity” was coined by J. Robert Oppenheimer, taken from a line of John Donne poetry. The Gadget had the same design as Fat Man, the bomb that destroyed Nagasaki.

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Two bullets were found during WWI colliding

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Two bullets were found during WWI colliding

Two bullets were found during WWI colliding

The battle was also Australia and New Zealand’s first military campaign as independent dominions in the British Empire. It was a formative moment in the national consciousness of both countries.

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Milt Schmidt hockey legend dies, some old are photos of Milt Schmidt

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Milt Schmidt hockey legend dies, some old are photos of Milt Schmidt

Milton Conrad “Milt” Schmidt was a Canadian professional ice hockey center, coach and general manager, mostly for the

Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.

 


 

 

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Annette Kellerman promotes women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907.

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Annette Kellerman promotes women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit

1907. She was arrested for indecency

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Rare Historic old black and white photos of Elvis Presley, 1958

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Rare Historic old black and white photos of Elvis Presley, 1958Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley

Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley

Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley Rare Historic black and white photos of Elvis Presley

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Historic photo of Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885

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Historic photo of Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885

Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885

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Historic photo of The Man That Refused To Give The Nazi Salute, 1936

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The Man That Refused To Give The Nazi Salute, 1936

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Historic photo of 23-year-old Evelyn McHale jumped from the observation deck of the Empire State Building

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In 1947, 23-year-old Evelyn McHale jumped from the observation deck of the Empire State Building onto a limousine which was parked below. Photography student Robert Wiles heard the explosive crash and shot this

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Debbie Reynolds, a day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died, Dies at 84

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Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds, a day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died, Dies at 84

“She’s now with Carrie and we’re all heartbroken,” Mr. Fisher said from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where his mother was taken by ambulance, The Associated Press said. He said the stress of his sister’s death “was too much” for his mother.

 

 

 

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Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds

 

 

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Vera Rubin, female astronomer, dies at 88

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Vera Rubin
Astronomer
Vera Rubin was an American astronomer who pioneered work on galaxy rotation rates. She uncovered the discrepancy between the predicted angular motion of galaxies and the observed motion, by studying galactic rotation curves.

 

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Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars” Princess Leia, dies at 60

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Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars” Princess Leia, dies at 60

 

‘She Was Loved by the World and She Will Be Missed Profoundly’

Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and speaker. She was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.

Iconic Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dies at 60:

‘She Was Loved by the World and She Will Be Missed Profoundly’

Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and speaker. She was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.

 

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Elizabeth Taylor – Giant (1956 film) colored version photo

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Elizabeth Taylor – Giant (1956 film) colored version photo

Elizabeth Taylor – Giant (1956 film) colored version photo
Elizabeth Taylor – Giant (1956 film) colored version photo

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Dorothy Counts The First Black Girl To Attend An All White School In The United States

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Dorothy Counts


The First Black Girl To Attend An All White School In The United States – Being Teased And Taunted By Her White Male Peers At Charlotte’s Harry Harding High School, 1957(1/54)

Dorothy Counts
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Audrey Hepburn colored version photo

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Audrey Hepburn  colored version photo
Audrey Hepburn  colored version photo

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Audrey Hepburn  colored version photo

Audrey Hepburn was a British actress. Recognized as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood’s Golden Age. Wikipedia

Born: May 4, 1929, Ixelles, Belgium

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Albert Einstein colored version photo

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Albert Einstein, Summer 1939 Nassau Point, Long Island, NY



Albert Einstein colored version photo
Albert Einstein colored version photo

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Fidel Castro – MATS Terminal Washington 1959

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Fidel Castro – MATS Terminal Washington 1959

Fidel Castro – MATS Terminal Washington 1959
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