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George C. Parker (1870–1936) was one of the most audacious con men in American history! He made his living selling New York's public landmarks to unwary tourists. His favorite object for sale was the Brooklyn Bridge, which he sold twice a week for years. - Gotta be one of my Confidence Artists

Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, ca. 1910 Black & White negative from the Detroit Publishing Co. archives, between 1905 and Library of Congress

Laura on the porch of the house in Mansfield , Missouri .  --Photo from the collection of the Hoover Library (RWL #137)

Laura Ingalls Wilder from Little House On the Prairie. Laura on the front porch of the home Almanzo built for them near Mansfield, Missouri.

"Cow shoes" worn by moonshiners during the 1930's prohibition to hide their tracks from prohibition agents were worn by many in rural West Virginia counties. wem

Here's a clever photo from the past! Prohibition bootleggers wanting to disguise the location of secret distilleries would wear these "cow shoes" to hide their tracks - instead of footprints they would leave cow hoofprints behind!

A new publication by Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, Poland, shows photographs taken in extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of same locations today. The book, Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Place Where You Are Standing, contains 31 wartime pictures, matched to their present-day locations. It has been published in Polish and English versions by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today.

See the two little figures looking out the second-floor window facing south in the building on the corner? Supposedly it's a young Teddy Roosevelt and his brother Elliot (future father of Eleanor);...

Who is watching Lincoln’s funeral procession?

Abe Lincoln’s funeral procession in New York City, April The house on the left, on the corner of St. & Broadway, is that of Cornelius Roosevelt. The 2 young boys looking out of the window are Teddy Roosevelt and his brother Elliott,

Vintage Modern 1945 Brooklyn Bridge RARE Angle New York City NYC New Post Card | eBay

Vintage Modern 1945 Brooklyn Bridge RARE ANGLE! New York City NYC NEW Post Card

New York circa 1907.  'Brooklyn Bridge.'  At left, the Singer Building under construction.

Gotham Rising: 1907 Manhattan’s skyline takes shape, from the Brooklyn Bridge.

Cerrahi Arşivi

Vintage medical photo with Vincenz Czerny and Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College by Stanford Medical History Center.

La Galería central de El Prado durante la Guerra Civil

“ : “ The Louvre Museum. ” The Grande Galerie was abandoned during World War II. In the museum removed and hid most of the art works, including the Mona Lisa.

Learn the History of Theme Park Inventions: More on George Ferris

Famous Amusements Like the Ferris Wheel

George Ferris built the first Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The giant wheel had 36 cars that could hold up to 60 people for a total of passengers at a time and was as high as a 26 story building.

Berlin Wall Falls in 1989

History In Pictures on

1989 _ The Berlin Wall Falls. - Thought that would never happen. Who can forget that. Hard to believe it was ever like that. First thing that came to my mind: "Your son could serve a mission in East Germany! 15 years later - he gets called to Berlin.

43 Remarkable Photos Of Famous Things Being Built

Funny pictures about Building the Golden Gate Bridge. Oh, and cool pics about Building the Golden Gate Bridge. Also, Building the Golden Gate Bridge photos.

We can do it!

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

El puente Golden Gate en construcción (1937)

15 Fotografías impresionantes que quizás ya hayas visto.

Golden Gate under construction, San Francisco, 1937 64 Historical Pictures you most likely haven’t seen before. # 8 is a bit disturbing! - Golden Gate under construction, San Francisco.

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