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Mount Rushmore was started in 1927. It took 14 years and around 400 workers to finish the head carvings.  In 1934, the face of George Washington was unveiled to the public. Jefferson’s sculpture was unveiled in 1936. The sculpture of Abraham Lincoln’s face got completed in 1937. Theodore Roosevelt’s face was the last to be unveiled in 1941.

Mount Rushmore was started in It took 14 years and around 400 workers to finish the head carvings. The sculpture of Abraham Lincoln’s face got completed in

A computer-generated “photo” of Mozart’s face extrapolated by averaging several paintings. (via Royal Opera House)

A computer-generated “photo” of Mozart’s face...

Facial composite of Mozart, circa created by the German Federal Criminal Police Office from four contemporary portrait paintings. (Were the German Police trying to locate Mozart?

Rosa Parks: Sometimes right is right & wrong is wrong & someone has to set the record straight.

Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.

Dripping with gold and jewels... St Valentinus in Waldsassen

Valentinus: “One of ten full articulated, jeweled skeletons in the town’s church, which is the largest intact collection in existence.” Photo by Paul Koudounaris, author of "Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs.

MY GRAMMA MADE ME SOME BEAUTIFUL DRESSES OUT OF PRINTED FLOUR SACKS. THE MILLS PRODUCED THEM IN PRINTS JUST FOR THAT PURPOSE DURING THE DEPRESSION AND IT CARRIED OVER INTO THE 50'S

When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out. When I was a kid our clothes were made out material from Chicken feed sacks.

Its really long time served,  But we - the last war prisoners  Although then lived,  Consider three lives before the war ...

What a powerful image! Russian WWII Veteran during a ceremony remembering all those lost.

'Amazons of the Caucasus', Western Armenia, 1895

Armenian women during the 1895 Hamidian massacres, when the Armenians of Zeitun (modern Süleymanlı), fearing the prospect of massacre, took up arms to defend themselves from Ottoman troops. Our women are warriors

Tatanka Iyotake (aka Sitting Bull, aka Slow, aka Jumping Badger) the son of Returns Again and Her Holy Door Woman - Hunkpapa - 1881

Photograph: Orlando Scott Goff, “Sitting Bull,” 1881 “When the Lakota leader Sitting Bull was asked by a white reporter why his people loved and respected him, Sitting Bull replied by asking if it was not true that among white people a man is.

1866 medieval Steep Street from the junction with Trenchard Street (Bristol?)

1866 medieval Steep Street from the junction with Trenchard Street (Bristol?) How the other half lived during Victorian times

WW11

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.

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Turret gunner

Turret gunner of a US bomber, sooooo steampunk

Stephen Hawking's wedding day - after ALS diagnosis thus the cane at age 23

A young Stephen Hawking with his first wife Jane Wilde on their wedding day.

After the liberation Feb '45 US soldiers escort traditionally dresses dutch children to a concert.

American soldiers escort a group of Dutch children dressed up in traditional costume for a concert after the liberation in February, 1945 - this is just the sweetest picture ever. These big tall soldiers and those little doll babies!

That D day kiss ....

1945 — V-J Day in Times Square/Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: A Day at the Beach: 1910

A day at the beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey, circa 1910

Construction Worker for the Golden Gate Bridge, 1935

Construction Worker for the Golden Gate Bridge, The Golden Gate Bridge was among the first to use safety equipment and a safety net.

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