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Wilma Rudolph, one of the most stylish Olympic athletes of all time - ) won three Gold Medals in track & field in the 1960 Summer Olympics in the dash, dash and relay

20 Most Stylish Olympic Athletes of All Time

With the countdown closing in on the 2012 Summer Olympics, the combined sense of anticipation and nostalgia has us looking forward to those athletes we'll...

Equal Rights: The Vote. Alice Paul: American suffragist who was arrested while exhibiting her first amendment rights, went on a hunger strike, was force-fed and beaten in prison, and changed history

Alice Paul inducted into NJ hall of fame alongside historic nemesis Woodrow Wilson

For most of the 20th century, women's suffrage leader Alice Paul was sidelined in history books in favor of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

of Independence Study Guide This infographic on The Declaration of Independence is both visually stunning and informative!This infographic on The Declaration of Independence is both visually stunning and informative! World Literature, English Literature, Classic Literature, American Literature, Classic Books, World History Lessons, Us History, American History, Ancient History

The Declaration of Independence Study Guide | Course Hero

This study guide and infographic for Thomas Jefferson's The Declaration of Independence offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.

Cowboy on plate tintype. Estimated date 1890 He's so handsome!

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actegratuit: Cowboy - ca. 1890

first black world champ Marshall "Major" Taylor was the first African-American cyclist to achieve the level of world champion and only the second black man to win a world championship in any sport. He has a velodrome named after him in Indianapolis. Vintage Cycles, Vintage Bikes, Marshall Major, Race Around The World, Hidden Figures, Black History Facts, Cycling Art, Track Cycling, African American History

first black world champ 1899. Marshall "Major" Taylor (1878-1932) was the first African-American cyclist to achieve the level of world champion (1899) and only the second black man to win a world championship in any sport

An outspoken politician who shattered barriers of race and gender in the & Shirley Chisholm was the first African-American woman ever elected to Congress. Her stamp is the in the popular Black Heritage series.

Unbossed and Unbought! Shirley Chisholm_ The Brooklyn-born politician who beccame the first black woman elected to Congress is being honored with her very own postage stamp.

On January James-Younger gang robbed their first stagecoach in Hot Springs,Arkansas.Present at this robbery was Jesse,Frank,Cole. Old West Photos, Rare Photos, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Us History, American History, Old West Outlaws, Hot Springs Arkansas, Into The West

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Hot Springs,Arkansas : Jesse James and the Younger Brothers were fond of robbing stagecoaches near Hot Springs. Apparently, it was something to brag about. Here's a photo of three Arkansas men who were robbed of $3000 and some valuables. They commemorated the event by painting "Robbed by Jesse James January 15, 1874 on top of their stagecoach. This was supposedly the first of a string of James-Younger holdups on the road between Malvern and Hot Springs.

Witch Trials [infographic The Salem Witch Trials of were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place through History Facts, World History, Family History, History Major, History Websites, History Timeline, Strange History, History Photos, Info Board

The Salem Witch Trials [infographic] | OUPblog

The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

Hattie McDaniel – ~ American stage actress, professional singer-songwriter, and comedian. Hattie McDaniel – ~ American stage actress, professional singer-songwriter, and comedian.

The 75 Most Important Women of the Past 75 Years

American women have done amazing things since Glamour began in 1939. (You know: run for president, set world records, go into space--stuff like that). In tribute we, and a few notable friends, have put together this highly subjective timeline of badass U.S. barrier-breakers who changed the world for all of us, starting back then and going all the way up to now.

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On this day in Black history in J.Winters received the first of three patents for his fire ladder improvements. ORIGIN Joseph Richard Winters was born in Leesburg, VA to a Black brickmaker. Us History, History Facts, Black History, African American Inventors, African American History, Black Men, Black And Brown, Freedom Riders, Hidden Figures

Joseph Winters was important to the safety of people who live in cities. On May 7, 1878, the fire escape ladder was patented by Joseph Winters. Joseph Winters invented a wagon-mounted fire escape ladder for theJoseph Winters was important to the safety of people who live in cities. On May 7, 1878, the fire escape ladder was patented by Joseph Winters. Joseph Winters invented a wagon-mounted fire escape ladder for the city of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Joseph Winters was born in 1816 in…

Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with cigars in mouths in front of American flag, one in Army of the Potomac forage hatWould a cigar smell the same way today as it would during the Civil War? Yes, The modern cigar and tobacco varieties. American Flag, American History, War Image, War Photography, America Civil War, Civil War Photos, World History, Civilization, Wwii

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Richard D. Dunphy, Formerly Coal Heaver Of U.S. Navy In Uniform, S. Masury, photographic artist, 289 Washington St., Boston. Photograph shows identified former sailor with amputated arms, who served...