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Earhart made history by becoming the first woman to complete a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1932

Does this beauty kit prove Amelia Earhart crashed on desert island? Make-up and lotions found at 'crash site' weeks after discovery of anti-freckle cream

Famous unsolved mysteries: Portrait of American aviatrix Amelia Earhart made before her intended trip around the world

Christine Granville / Krystyna Skarbek SOE agent who worked with resistance groups against the Nazis.

Christine Granville/Krystyna Skarbek SOE agent who worked with resistance groups against the Nazis

Bea Arthur was in the Marine Corps. during WW2 ....how cool is that?

I did not know this:) Bea Arthur (née Bernice Frankel) SSgt. Enlisted and assigned as typist at Marine HQ in Wash DC, then air stations in VA and NC. Best remembered for her title role in the TV series “Maude” and as Dorothy in "Golden Girls".

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth I, the second daughter of King Henry VIII, was born in 1533 and died in Henry VIII was disappointed when Anne Boleyn birthed a daughter instead of a son to be heir to his throne. However, Queen Elizabeth I would later be considered

"A Gin & Piccaninny" (old terms for a an Australian Aboriginal woman and an Aboriginal child). Photo taken between 1868 and 1872.  Part of Scrapbook, Australia, 1868-1872, collected by C.H. Allen during a journey around the world

"A Gin & Piccaninny" (old terms for a an Australian Aboriginal woman and an Aboriginal child). Are these derogatory names? Photo taken between 1868 and Part of Scrapbook, Australia, collected by C. Allen during a journey around the world

Australia, until 60s, Aborigines came under the Flora And Fauna Act, classified them as animals, not human beings.

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Until the the Aborigines came under the Flora And Fauna Act, which classified them as animals, not human beings. This also meant that killing an Aborigine meant you weren’t killing a human being, but an animal.

James Madison and Thomas Jefferson were once arrested together for taking a carriage ride in Vermont on a Sunday, which violated state laws. | 21 Shocking Facts About U.S. Presidents

21 Shocking Facts About U.S. Presidents

James Madison and Thomas Jefferson were once arrested together for taking a carriage ride in Vermont on a Sunday, which violated state laws. Still, what a weirdly specific law!

Old snaps you have to see. Part 16

Old snaps you have to see. Part 16

Old snaps you have to see. Part 16 - the child with congenital syphilis is horribly haunting.

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