Tending to Lincoln

2012 South Dakota trip Charles D’Emery’s 1938 photo shows the forming of Lincoln’s face at South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore.

Mount Rushmore National Memorial in SD

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

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Scaffolding around Head of Abraham Lincoln, Partially Sculptured During Mt. Rushmore Construction, SD, US Eisenstaedt

Golden Gate Bridge under construction, 1933.

Strange Historical Pictures - 1935 Construction of the San Francisco Bay Golden Gate Bridge! January 1933 to May The San Francisco (south) anchorage and Marin (north) anchorage were constructed.

I never thought there was anything bigger or scarrier than Aunt Bertha......

You expect me to believe she caught that gargantuan fish with the smallest fins in a hoop dress?

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.

Los niños no conocen el odio: lo aprenden de sus padres. Un encuentro que tuvo lugar en 1992 entre un niño vestido de Ku Klux Klan y un funcionario negro del Estado Trooper (policía estatal)

Las 35 sorprendentes fotos que probablemente no hayas podido ver nunca antes

A small white boy touches the riot shield of a black state trooper at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992 Hard to believe this was taken Raising children in hate.

Shrek is gebaseerd op een echt persoon: de Franse worstelaar Maurice Tillet. Hij kreeg op zijn 17e de zeldzame ziekte acromegalie die gepaard gaat met een buitenproportionele groei van lichaamsdelen. 1941.

Photographed by Irving Penn, Elvie saw a signed vintage silver print of this 2014 for Euro. all you Shrek fans! Professional wrestler Maurice Tillet, aka The French Angel, was the inspiration for Shrek’s character design.

#Construction of the George Washington section of the Mount #Rushmore Monument, 1940. Vía twitter @oldpicsarchive #Ingeniería

On Oct. years ago today—work ceased on the iconic Mount Rushmore monument, the massive South Dakota sculpture from which four of America’s most beloved presidents gaze out over the landscape. Pictured here is the construction of George.

Female Samurai    via: Retronaut - See the past like you wouldn't believe

"Woman in sensible armor! A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan.

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The good people at Awkward Family Photos have now gathered together a hilarious new collection that shows the family vacation at its very best.

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Train accident - The Montparnasse derailment occurred at 4 pm on 22 October 1895 when the Granville–Paris Express overran the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus - Paris, France

4 June 1962. Navy chaplain Luis Padillo was walking around giving last rites to dying soldiers as sniper fire surrounded him. A wounded soldier pulled himself up by clinging to the priest’s cassock, as bullets chewed up the concrete around them.

Navy chaplain Luis Padillo gives last rites to a soldier wounded by sniper fire during a revolt in Venezuela. (Héctor Rondón Lovera) 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

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