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Photograph of a group of armed Bedouins, during the Syrian Revolt, 1925-27, against the French Mandate.The group,young and old gathered next...

Photograph of a group of armed Bedouins, during the Syrian Revolt, 1925-27, against the French Mandate.The group,young and old gathered next...

Funny pictures and Awesome Quotes. « Page 50 of 2037 « Funny pictures and Awesome Quotes.

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Funny pictures and Awesome Quotes. « Page 50 of 2037 « Funny pictures and Awesome Quotes.

Andrew Durnford was born around 1800 in New Orleans LA, the son of Thomas Durnford (1st cousin to Elias Durnford, Jr.) and Roselind Mercer, a "free women of colour".  It is not known if Thomas & Roselind were married.  He married Marie Charlotte Remy who was also free.  He became a planter in 1828 by purchasing land on the Mississippi and building or purchasing a plantation called St. Rosalie; he also inherited land from his mother.   He also purchased 14 slaves to run the plantation.

Andrew Durnford was born around 1800 in New Orleans LA, the son of Thomas Durnford (1st cousin to Elias Durnford, Jr.) and Roselind Mercer, a "free women of colour". It is not known if Thomas & Roselind were married. He married Marie Charlotte Remy who was also free. He became a planter in 1828 by purchasing land on the Mississippi and building or purchasing a plantation called St. Rosalie; he also inherited land from his mother. He also purchased 14 slaves to run the plantation.

1925 United States Supreme Court. William Howard Taft is the only American President to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Sitting here, bottom row center.

1925 United States Supreme Court. William Howard Taft is the only American President to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Sitting here, bottom row center.

Freedom Riders Mug Shots

Mugshots of civil rights activist Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961.

fuckyeahhistorycrushes:  Ranavalona III (1861-1917), last Queen of Madagascar (1883-1897)

fuckyeahhistorycrushes: Ranavalona III (1861-1917), last Queen of Madagascar (1883-1897)

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