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Fireworks at the Statue of Liberty light up the New York Harbor on July 4, 1976, as the country celebrates the bicentennial anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Patriotic events took place around the country that year.

- Fireworks at the Statue of Liberty light up New York Harbor July 1976 as the country celebrates bicentennial anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

Telephone engineer in London, 1925.

Telephone engineer attaching the main telephone cable to a new support wire, Mayfair, London, 1925

The residential mansion of American socialites, William Kissam Vanderbilt, and his wife Alva. Originally located at: 660 Fifth Avenue, in New York City. This c.1903 photograph of the chateau, was taken during America's Gilded Age. ~ {cwlyons}

NYC's stunning historical Fifth Avenue mansions (1890s

turn-of-century-mansions-of-new-york-city - Mansion home of George Gould Located at 857 Fifth Avenue — at the northeast corner of and Street. Home number next door, was the residence of Thomas F Ryan.

I sopravvissuti alla prima guerra mondiale omaggiano gli 8 milioni di cavalli morti

Funny pictures about Soldiers Paying Tribute. Oh, and cool pics about Soldiers Paying Tribute. Also, Soldiers Paying Tribute photos.

Vintage Ephemera: Annie Oakley, with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her, 1922 -- she loos like she enjoyed herself

Annie Oakley with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her. Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey (August 1860 – November was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.

vintage victorian clothing

vintage victorian clothing they had ribs taken out to achieve this look; some of them had been wearing corsets for so long, that this became their shape.

Abraham Lincoln's grand daughter's. Robert Lincoln's daughters, Mary and Jessie Harlan Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln's grand daughters - Robert Lincoln's daughters, Mary Lincoln and Jessie Harlan Lincoln

The first gas station in St Louis 1916

Automobile fueling at one of the first gas stations in St. Louis, operated by the Pierce Oil Company at 4614 Washington Boulevard, Missouri History Museum

This is the last African American Queen. https://www.facebook.com/groups/267540123283176/

Lydia Kamakaʻeha Pākī, the future Queen Liliuokalani and the last ruler of Hawaii in her youth possibly at Royal School,

Hellen Keller, with doll, and teacher Anne Sullivan. I have never seen this picture before! It looks like it was taken at Ivy Green, Helen Keller's home in Alabama.

Earliest Photo of Helen Keller and Teacher Together Uncovered

Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod in July 1888 in Brewster, Helen holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls.

Brooklyn Bridge during construction (1877)

Image: "Views: U. View The building of the Brooklyn Bridge. Anchorage-Messers (Charles C.) Martin, (William A.) Kingsley et al. Lantern slide, x 4 in.

In 1901, and on her 63rd birthday, Mrs. Anna Edson became the first person to survive a trip over Niagra Falls.  She stands posed with her faithful barrel.

Annie Edson Taylor~an American Adventurer who, on her birthday, October became the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She is pictured with the cat she sent over the falls in the barrel a few days earlier to test its strength.

In the old days, Santa Claus would gather up bad children, toss them in his basket, and whisk them away to the North Pole to serve as his slaves. That's where the legend of Santa's elves came from. (Photo from Holland) Have a creepy Christmas!

La lettre

:::::::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::::::: Victorian young woman writing at desk // she resembles my momma

News Boys Smoking.

Newsies Smoking Outside a Pool Room St. Louis, Missouri - Newsies sold papers until The smallest boy is 9 years old. by Lewis Wickes Hine