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Isaac and Rosa , slave children from New Orleans. Pictures from an publicity campaign to raise money for struggling public schools for emancipated slaves. They felt that picturing the darker slaves with their caucasion looking brethren would generate History Facts, World History, Strange History, We Are The World, In This World, New Orleans, Oldschool, Interesting History, African American History

Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

In 1863 and 1864, eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions were deliberately included to evoke sympathy from white northerners. Photographs of Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs, and Augusta Broujey were mass-produced and sold as part of the campaign.

Lincoln lying in state at New York City Hall on April 24 1865 photographed Jeremiah Gurney Jr. Abraham Lincoln lying in state at New York City Hall on April 24 1865 photographed Jeremiah Gurney Jr. American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Dead Presidents, Memento Mori, Post Mortem, Historia Universal, After Life, Interesting History

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The photo of Lincoln lying in an open coffin is the only one that exists. It was taken by photographer Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., on April 24, 1865, as the president’s body lay in state in City Hall in New...

Jim Zwerg ) was a white American civil rights activist who in 1961 took part in the protests in Nashville and the Freedom Rides. The Freedom Riders rode buses in the South to test the new ci. History Facts, World History, History Photos, Martin Luther King, Rare Historical Photos, Rare Photos, Freedom Riders, Civil Rights Activists, Civil Rights Movement

Jim Zwerg

Jim Zwerg (1939- ) was a white American civil rights activist who in 1961 took part in the protests in Nashville and the Freedom Rides. The Freedom Riders rode buses in the South to test the new ci…

This is John Sharp of Leicester and he is one of the few POWs of the Second World War to survive such extreme treatment under the Japanese. Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Foto Real, Crime, Lest We Forget, Iwo Jima, Interesting History, World History, Pearl Harbor

Once Upon a Time in War

War is a horribly fascinating thing, however much man may hate it.

Watkins Slave Cemetery, Locust Grove Plantation - Slave remains reburied at Mount Tabor Church, Chesterfield, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Sign located today at MD RTE 424 South Anne Arundel County Maryland Black History Facts, Black History Month, Kings & Queens, Maryland, African Diaspora, Thats The Way, Plantation, Interesting History, African American History

Watkins Slave Cemetery - Locust Grove Plantation - Anne Arundel County Maryland

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A young German soldier tries to humiliate an elderly Polish Jew by cutting his beard. Beard-cutting was a method of humiliation favored by many Germans. As it is with all bullies and their victims, the strong bear the real shame for preying on the weak. Jewish History, World History, World War Ii, Raza Aria, Anne Frank, Historical Photos, Wwii, The Past, Germany

A young German soldier tries to humiliate an elderly Polish Jew by cutting his beard. Beard-cutting was a method of humiliation favored by many Germans. As it is with all bullies and their victims, the strong bear the real shame for preying on the weak. The Jews of Europe bore such petty torments with exceptional dignity and fortitude. If this soldier were still alive to look back at this picture, would he feel ashamed? If he retained any humanity, he would.

Four-year-old Nadine Earles wanted a doll house for Christmas, but she died on Dec. Her grieving parents had a doll house built around the grave with her toys and other personal belongings placed inside: dolls, stuffed animals, a tea set, her hig Cemetery Monuments, Cemetery Statues, Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, Cemetery Angels, Oakwood Cemetery, La Danse Macabre

Photos of Roselind Nadine Earles - Find A Grave...

American Folk Figure. Although she is not well known, her grave itself has received world-wide attention. Nadine Earles wanted a doll house for Christmas, but died just before the holiday. Her parents had a doll house built around the grave with her toys and other personal belongings placed inside. --------------------...

Charles Joseph Coward was a British solider who, as a POW, broke into Auschwitz… World History, World War Ii, Bergen, Interesting History, T 4, Historical Photos, Wwii, Red Cross, The Past

Charles Joseph Coward was a British solider who, as a POW, broke into Auschwitz, saved many Jews from death, sabatoged the Germans during work details, smuggled intelligence about the conditions at the concetration and pow camps. He, along with other British officers, used their Red Cross packages to smuggle food to the inmates of Auschwitz. In 1963 he was named as one fo the "Rightous amoung Nations." (Coward is pictured on the upper bunk.)

This is the only known surviving first class ticket from the Titanic, which is on display at the Merseyside Maritime Museum, England. Rms Titanic, Titanic History, Titanic Ship, Belfast, Titanic Artifacts, Liverpool, A Night To Remember, Mystery Of History, Modern History

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This is the only known surviving first class ticket from Titanic, which is on display at the Merseyside Maritime Museum.