The Infanty Regiment, nicknamed the Harlem Hellfighters, the first African-American regiment to serve with the American Expeditionary Force during World War I; these 9 soldiers won the Croix de Guerre for gallantry in action in 1919
BERLIN - 1936 : Jesse Owens of the USA in action in the mens at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. Owens won a total of four gold medals in the Olympics, winning the mens final, final and the long jump competiton as we
Eve Arnold: School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face or her hair being pulled. Virginia, 1960 (no link, but a reminder to find out more about SNCC training)
Major Richard Winters was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company "E", Battalion, Parachute Infantry Regiment, Airborne Division, during World War II. The miniseries 'Band of Brothers' was about this company.
First known photograph of American Flag, June 1873 - Flag flew over Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland during battle between the British and United States, War of which inspired Francis Scott Key to pen "The Star-Spangled Banner"
I (Iris), remember watching her on the television show, "Mannix". She was the secretary, "Peggy Fair". First African-American actress to win an Emmy for Outstanding Performance in a Dramatic Series in 1970 Actress Gail Fisher (photo taken in