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Vietnam-Era Zippos Engraved With Soldier's Personalities

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

James Cameron was dragged from his cell and beaten — a young black man accused of a rape that never happened. Someone tied a rope around his neck. Two boys had already been hanged for the same crime; their bodies dangled from a tree in Marion, Ind. But a voice rose from the crowd and, somehow, Mr. Cameron was let go. This is his story. — Fernanda Santos, Phoenix Bureau Chief

What Do You Do After Surviving Your Own Lynching?

James Cameron was dragged from his cell and beaten — a young black man accused of a rape that never happened. Someone tied a rope around his neck. Two boys had already been hanged for the same crime; their bodies dangled from a tree in Marion, Ind. But a voice rose from the crowd and, somehow, Mr. Cameron was let go. This is his story. — Fernanda Santos, Phoenix Bureau Chief

"Isolation (1960s) . Michigan Historical Society". This picture breaks my heart. Biddy Craft

"Isolation (1960s) . Michigan Historical Society". This picture breaks my heart. Biddy Craft

May 22, 1959: Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. becomes the first African-American general-major in the United States Air Force.

May 22, 1959: Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. becomes the first African-American general-major in the United States Air Force.

Specialist 4 Esther M. Gleaton, clerk-typist, WAC (Women's Army Corps) Detachment, Long Binh, Vietnam, 1968-1969.

Specialist 4 Esther M. Gleaton, clerk-typist, WAC (Women's Army Corps) Detachment, Long Binh, Vietnam, 1968-1969.

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