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The Barcolana Regatta in Italy: Pictures

The Barcolana Regatta in Italy: Pictures

In 1967, 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.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In 1967, 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.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

The picture is of Elizabeth Eckford as she tries to walk to school. The photo was taken by Will Counts, he wanted to show the way even students were mad that the school had blacks.

The picture is of Elizabeth Eckford as she tries to walk to school. The photo was taken by Will Counts, he wanted to show the way even students were mad that the school had blacks.

Theodore Roosevelt's diary on Valentine's day, after his wife and mother died on the same day in 1884

Theodore Roosevelt's diary on Valentine's day, after his wife and mother died on the same day in 1884

This is beautiful. You'd never see a photo like this in the news. We are all human beings; not enemies.     No More War peace campaign stop war logic change attitudes

You will never see this on the news...

This is beautiful. You'd never see a photo like this in the news. We are all human beings; not enemies. No More War peace campaign stop war logic change attitudes

Just read that 23 sets of brothers were killed on the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Just read that 23 sets of brothers were killed on the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

21 Gorgeous Vintage Photos That Show What Rome Looked Like in the 1960s | Business Insider

21 gorgeous vintage photos that show what Rome looked like in the 1960s

21 Gorgeous Vintage Photos That Show What Rome Looked Like in the 1960s | Business Insider

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16. Pictured here in this famous photograph we see a Jewish man, kneeling before a pit filled with bodies, about to be shot by a German soldier. This photograph was found among a German soldier’s photo album, and on the back was written the title “The Last Jew of Vinnitsa”.

16. Pictured here in this famous photograph we see a Jewish man, kneeling before a pit filled with bodies, about to be shot by a German soldier. This photograph was found among a German soldier’s photo album, and on the back was written the title “The Last Jew of Vinnitsa”.

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