Famous actor and comedian Robin Williams playing his popular role as Mork (from Ork) on the 1970's television show "Mork and Mindy".
Robin McLaurim William has won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards.
Thomas Stewart Baker or Tom Baker, in one of his most famous roles as the fourth doctor in the British television show Doctor Who. Tom Baker played the Doctor for 172 episodes which lasted from 1974 through 1981.
General Ulysses S. Grant ( April 27th 1822 – July 23th 1885), a West Point graduate, is probably most remembered as the general who ended the U.S. Civil War war with the Confederate States of America. He served two terms as President of the United States from 1869 through 1877 in which much of his efforts were focused on the reconstruction of the United States.
Photo of a group of people unhappy with the Italian Embassy in Washington DC, April 8th 1939.
This peace-democracy group picketed to protest the Fascist and Nazi movements that were gaining ground in European countries.
Photo of President William Taft (center) enjoying a baseball game. William Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th president of the United States serving in office from March 4th, 1909 - March 4th, 1913. He later served as the Chief Justice of the United States from 1921 - 1930.
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.
Henry Melody Jackson Jr. (December 12, 1912, Columbus, Mississippi – October 22, 1988, Los Angeles, California) was a world boxing champion who was more well known as 'Henry Armstrong'.
Henry Jr. began his boxing career in 1931 which would include numerous championships and knock out winning streaks in three different divisions, including three world boxing championships. After 14 years of boxing success, Henry Armstrong ended his career in 1945.
In 2007, The Ring ranked Armstrong as the 2nd greatest fighter of the last 80 year
The photographer is Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964). Photo Courtesy of the Library of Congress.