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Suicide Rations:  March 1945. "Tuskegee Airmen 'Escape kits' (cyanide) being distributed to fighter pilots at air base in Ramitelli, Italy." Theodore G. Lumpkin Jr., seated, with (L-R): Joseph L. "Joe" Chineworth, Memphis, Class 44-E; Robert C. Robinson, Asheville, Class 44-G; Driskell B. Ponder, Chicago, 43-I; Robert W. Williams, Ottumwa, Iowa, 44-E. (Gelatin silver print by Toni Frissell.)

Suicide Rations: March 1945. "Tuskegee Airmen 'Escape kits' (cyanide) being distributed to fighter pilots at air base in Ramitelli, Italy." Theodore G. Lumpkin Jr., seated, with (L-R): Joseph L. "Joe" Chineworth, Memphis, Class 44-E; Robert C. Robinson, Asheville, Class 44-G; Driskell B. Ponder, Chicago, 43-I; Robert W. Williams, Ottumwa, Iowa, 44-E. (Gelatin silver print by Toni Frissell.)

African Americans have served proudly in every great American war. In 1866, through an act of Congress, legislation was adopted to create six all African American Army units. The goal of the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is to interpret, articulate, collect, display and preserve historical artifacts, documents, videos, prints & other historical memorabilia which details the history of brave men & women who overcame extreme adversity while  fighting the American wars.  John Daugherty…

African Americans have served proudly in every great American war. In 1866, through an act of Congress, legislation was adopted to create six all African American Army units. The goal of the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is to interpret, articulate, collect, display and preserve historical artifacts, documents, videos, prints & other historical memorabilia which details the history of brave men & women who overcame extreme adversity while fighting the American wars. John Daugherty…

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive: "Tuskegee Airmen" 332nd Fighter Group airmen at a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy. Foreground: Emile G. Clifton of San Francisco and Richard S. "Rip" Harder of Brooklyn. (Colorized Photo). March 1945.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive: "Tuskegee Airmen" 332nd Fighter Group airmen at a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy. Foreground: Emile G. Clifton of San Francisco and Richard S. "Rip" Harder of Brooklyn. (Colorized Photo). March 1945.

Eve Arnold  School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face  Virginia, 1960

Eve Arnold School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face Virginia, 1960

James Stewart being awarded the Croix De Guerre medal for his service in the military, 1944.

James Stewart being awarded the Croix De Guerre medal for his service in the military, 1944.

Female Pilot of the US Women's Air Force Service, 1943. The women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) flew military aircraft during non-combat missions throughout the United States' involvement in World War II.

Female Pilot of the US Women's Air Force Service, 1943. The women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) flew military aircraft during non-combat missions throughout the United States' involvement in World War II.

Zona Heaster Shue died in 1897 by what was called an "everlasting faint" but was soon given the name 'The Greenbrier Ghost' after she appeared to her mother and told her she had actually been murdered by her husband. The events surrounding the haunting led to it becoming the only time in American legal history in which the so-called "testimony of a ghost" was accepted at a murder trial.  Courtesy of "Real Ghost Stories"

Zona Heaster Shue died in 1897 by what was called an "everlasting faint" but was soon given the name 'The Greenbrier Ghost' after she appeared to her mother and told her she had actually been murdered by her husband. The events surrounding the haunting led to it becoming the only time in American legal history in which the so-called "testimony of a ghost" was accepted at a murder trial. Courtesy of "Real Ghost Stories"

Mary E. Walker, M.D.: First woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor (Civil War)

Dr. Mary Walker The 1st Woman Medal of Honor Recipient

Mary E. Walker, M.D.: First woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor (Civil War)

OLIVE OATMAN-CAPTURED ON AZ @ AGE 13 (1851) BY YAVAPAI INDIANS

OLIVE OATMAN-CAPTURED ON AZ @ AGE 13 (1851) BY YAVAPAI INDIANS

Young JFK!

Young JFK!

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