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Enfermera y celador llevando un peque al quirófano (Hospital for Sick Children, 1915)

Awakening from Keto-acidosis: "The scientists went to a hospital ward with diabetic children, comatose and dying from diabetic keto-acidosis. This is known as one of medicine’s most incredible moments. The scientists went from bed-to-bed and injected.

“Covered Wagon Women” is a fascinating non-fiction account of fourteen pioneer women traveling west in the 1840’s. The book was edited and compiled by historian Kenneth L. Holmes. It is a remarkabl...

“Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849,” by Kenneth L. Holmes

“Covered Wagon Women” is a fascinating non-fiction account of fourteen pioneer women traveling west in the The book was edited and compiled by historian Kenneth L. It is a remarkabl.

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Family of sharecropper Bud Fields of Hale County Alabama in the Summer of Fortune Magazine had sent James Agee and Walker Evans to cover conditions of American sharecroppers during Dustbowl years in the South.

The Berlin Wall Falls, 1989

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1989 _ The Berlin Wall Falls. - Thought that would never happen. Who can forget that. Hard to believe it was ever like that. First thing that came to my mind: "Your son could serve a mission in East Germany! 15 years later - he gets called to Berlin.

Well this just seems like a bad idea for everyone involved.

Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924 It is not often that one sees a hippo-drawn carriage 90 years after this photo was taken. The Barnes circus had this hippopotamus named Lotus, who doesn't look all that happy to be harnessed to the cart behind her.

Using one's own finger to replace their nose. ~ A facial reconstruction technique used during WWI & WWII. Caption reads: "Rhinoplasty. Loss of nose due to an injury, and replacement by a finger in 1880. Surgery by Dr. E. Hart, photo by OG Mason, both of Bellevue Hospital, NY." via Otis Historical Archives of the National Museum of Health and Medicine, in Washington DC on flickr.

A facial reconstruction technique used during WWI & WWII. Loss of nose due to an injury, and replacement by a finger in Surgery by Dr. Hart, photo by OG Mason, both of Bellevue Hospital, NY.

Members of the Kennedy family at the funeral of assassinated president John F Kennedy in 1963. From left: Edward Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy (aged 6), Jacqueline Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and John Kennedy Jr

The Kennedy family: An American dynasty

One of the most iconic images in American history: On Nov. 1963 ~ his third birthday ~ John Kennedy Jr. salutes the casket of his father, President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated three days earlier.

Female firefighters at Pearl Harbor (1941).

Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children. “ - President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001

Collapse of the World Trade Centre, New York City, USA, September 11 The South Tower collapsed at a. The North Tower collapsed at a.

1930's real life "grizzly Adams" !

Vintage Postcard of "Spike Horn" Myers at his Bear Den in Harrison, Michigan

Women protesting in their bathing suits eating pizza.

In early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men.it was a custom at the time… (what really? I want to hang out with my girls in my bathing suit and eat pizza)

first white women in U.S. was tattooed by Indians after be captured by Indians. The tattoo is called "dirty mouth" meaning she slept around    name Olive Oatman, 1858. After her family was killed by Yavapais Indians, on a trip West in the eighteen-fifties, she was adopted and raised by Mohave Indians, who gave her a traditional tribal tattoo. When she was ransomed back, at age nineteen, she became a celebrity. Photograph courtesy of the Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, 1927.

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

The last prisoners of Alcatraz in (Associated Press Photo/File)

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