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Smiling Happy Achomawi Baby ~ Native American Indian ~ 1910

Smiling Happy Achomawi Baby ~ Native American Indian ~ 1910

Germans >> Ellis Island?-----Look at this mama wearing her baby. <3
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World Trade Center
Trade CentrePhotographie New York11 September 2001

WTC Night

World Trade Center

Everyone deserves a perfect world!

Find parts of your perfect world on Indulgy, keep them for yourself, and share to others.

Harriet Tubman circa 1885 Born Araminta Harriet Ross 1820 Dorchester County, Maryland Died March 10, 1913 (age 93) Auburn, New York, US Cause of death Pneumonia Resting place Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York, U.S.A Nationality American Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War.

Harriet Tubman circa 1885 Born Araminta Harriet Ross 1820 Dorchester County, Maryland Died March 10, 1913 (age 93) Auburn, New York, US Cause of death Pneumonia Resting place Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York, U.S.A Nationality American Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War.

In the 1930s, a movable safety net placed below the Golden Gate Bridge saved the lives of 19 construction workers
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In the 1930s, a movable safety net placed below the Golden Gate Bridge saved the lives of 19 construction workers

The Circus "NO SPIN ZONE"

A Blog designed for discussion of topics related to, but not limited to, Circus, Zoos, Animal Training, and Animal Welfare/Husbandry. Sometimes opening up the dialog is the best starting point of all. And if for nothing else when people who agree and don't agree, get together and start discussing it, it will open up a lot of peoples minds. Debate and discussion even amongst themselves opens a window where there wasn't one before.

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President Franklin Pierce Grave Old North Cemetery Concord New Hampshire

Franklin Pierce - 14th President of the United States, Concord, New Hampshire

Franklin Pierce became President at a time of apparent tranquility. The United States, by virtue of the Compromise of 1850, seemed to have weathered its sectional storm. By pursuing the recommendations of southern advisers, Franklin Pierce, a New Englander, hoped to prevent still another outbreak of that storm.

Franklin Pierce's cause of death was Chronic inflammation of the stomach attended with dropsical efficiency of the abdomen. He is buried at Old North Cemetery in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire.

Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) - Find A Grave...

14th United States President, US Congressman, US Senator, Mexican American Brigadier General. Franklin Pierce was born on November 23rd, 1804 to Anna Kendrick and Benjamin Pierce. He attended a small town school in Hillsborough and with the distance from the school and his house being around 12 miles, he would often...

Ellis Island (LOC)
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Ellis Island (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher. Ellis Island 1917 March 7 (date created or published later by Bain) 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title and date from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Corresponding print: LC-USZ62-31626. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Subjects: Ellis Island Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division…

HOPI FAMILY , circa 1890

HOPI FAMILY , circa 1890

President Grover Clevelands Grave

Ramon Colon - Portfolio

President Grover Cleveland grave...Grover Cleveland was the only President to leave the White House and return for a second term four years later

This photograph of Billy the Kid and his gang playing croquet is believed to have been taken a month before the Lincoln County War in New Mexico Territory.
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Billy the Kid photo worth $5 million

After a year of testing, experts say the 1878 tintype of the outlaw and his gang is authentic.

Jesse "JC" Owens - American track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist.
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Jesse "JC" Owens - American track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist.