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The U.S. Library of Congress is the oldest and largest library in the United States, second in the world only to The British Library. Established on April 24th, 1800 the Library of Congress includes over 30 million books, 60 million manuscripts, millions of government and newspaper publications, maps and historic photos. << Read less
Pueblo Native Americans protesting in 1923 a broken promise made by President Lincoln. Santiago Naranjo, Waihusing, James Miller, and Jesus Baca are wearing traditional and western clothing, each wearing a blanket. They are carrying a cane given them by Abraham Lincoln as a token of his promise of permanent retention of their lands. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Underwood and Underwood
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Photo of a beautiful hairstyle circa 1900. Of course, it's beautiful to look at but would take hours to do - and I don't think that you could do it by yourself, especially with the tools available in 1900. Heat your curling iron on the stove? And styling products, forget it! The photo is entitled "Cynthia" which may be the name of the model. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress
Beautiful photo taken in 1923 of a Fire Brigade or Fire Department dressed in their finest uniforms walking in orderly fashion during a parade. I do not know the location of this town where the parade took place.
Image of a firefighter wearing his parade hat and holding a speaker trumpet from the Vigilant Fire Company located in Baltimore, Maryland. Photo taken sometime between 1840 and 1860.
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A photo of Brig. General Al Schinz in His Fighter Jet. It's always interesting seeing a one star general flying a fighter jet solo!
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Albert Schinz
Feb 27, 1919 - Jan 18, 1985
Destin, Florida
In front of the house of Commander C.R.P. Rogers U.S.N. are a group of well known people, riding to the hounds. Of course, this being the U.S. in the 1920's, they are actually not chasing a fox, they are chasing paper. But among the "prominent" citizens picture are (in the foreground)future President Franklin D. Roosevelt (before he was paralyzed) and Mrs J.Borden Harriman
A photo of C.C. Glover III (center) and the Rogers children (first names unknown), children of Commander C.R.P. Rogers and Alicia Rogers. Photographed at the Society Hunt in Washington, D.C., 1920.
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Comnander C.R.P. Rogers, Mrs, Rogers, and Mrs. Charles Carroll Glover, Jr. at a paper chase (like a fox hunt but without the fox) in Washington DC in 1920 along with other members of the hunt.
William A. Dawson House, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
Holliday-Cary House, N. College St., Auburn, Lee County, Alabama
Holliday-Cary House, N. College St., Auburn, Lee County, Alabama
Turner-Dickson House, Lowndesboro vic., Lowndes County, Alabama
Tyson House, Lowndesboro, Lowndes County, Alabama
Tyson House, Lowndesboro, Lowndes County, Alabama
Tyson House, Lowndesboro, Lowndes County, Alabama
Cartright House, Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama
Judge W.H. Hurt house & office, Tuskegee vic., Macon County, Alabama
Judge W.H. Hurt house & office, Tuskegee vic., Macon County, Alabama
G. C. Thompson House, 302 E. Main St., Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama
Varner-Alexander House, Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama
Wheat House, Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama
Early Dwelling, 222 S. Perry St., Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama
Gerald House, Adams at S. Lawrence St., Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama
Bibb Graves House, 511 S. McDonough at High St., Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama
Murphy House, Bibb St., Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama
This is a photo of Murphy House, Bibb St., Montgomery, Montgomery County,... added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of Isbell House, Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
Masonic Female Institute, Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama
Thorn Hill, Talladega vic., Talladega County, Alabama
This is a photo of Thorn Hill, Talladega vic., Talladega County, Alabama added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
Cunningham Plantation, Cherokee vic., Colbert County, Alabama
James Hood House, Florence vic., Lauderdale County, Alabama
James Jackson House, Florence vic., Lauderdale County, Alabama
James Jackson House, Florence vic., Lauderdale County, Alabama
Campbell House, Courtland, Lawrence County, Alabama
Gen. Joe Wheeler Houses and Cabin, Wheeler Station, Lawrence County, Alabama
This is a photo of Gen. Joe Wheeler Houses and Cabin, Wheeler Station,... added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
Boddie House, La Grange vic., Troup County, Georgia
This is a photo of Boddie House, La Grange vic., Troup County, Georgia added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
Boddie House, La Grange vic., Troup County, Georgia
Culberson House, Broad St., La Grange, Troup County, Georgia
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