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Photo: crash of the zeppelin “Hindenburg” on 6 May 1937 at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. Photo by Murray Becker/Associated Press.

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The History Place - Child Labor in America Lewis Hine Photos - Faces of Lost Youth. Faces of Lost Youth: Adolescent girls from Bibb Mfg. in Macon, Georgia.

This Photo From 1920 May Be The First ‘Internet-Style Selfie’ Ever Taken - DesignTAXI.com

The Selfie. Photograph by The Byron Company. In this capture from December the photographers of the Byron Company got together for a selfie on the roof of Marceau’s photography studio in New York City.

Scalped and Lived to Tell the Tale: The Story of Robert McGee, Who Was Scalped As a Teenager by Sioux Chief Little Turtle in 1864

Old Picture of the Day: Old West Today we feature a picture of Robert McGee. The picture was taken in As a child, Robert McGee was scalped by Indians. He is the only person I am aware of who survived the horrific experience of being scalped.

Hindenburg disaster, Thursday, May 6, 1937, Lakehurst, New Jersey

The Hindenburg disaster, Lakehurst Naval Air Station, adjacent to the borough of Lakehurst, New Jersey. May 1937 by Sam Shere

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.

France, WWII.  This is one of the most beautiful photographs I have ever seen in my entire life.

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

This is the first photograph of a person.  
Philadelphia, November 1839. "Robert Cornelius, self-portrait facing front, arms crossed. Inscription on backing: The first light-picture ever taken. 1839." One of the first photographs made in the United States, this quarter-plate daguerreotype, taken in the yard of the Cornelius family's lamp-making business in Philadelphia.
I love his face... the way he is looking at the camera.
Do you think he has ANY clue about what's to come??
How much…

Philadelphia, November "Robert Cornelius, self-portrait The first light-picture ever taken. this quarter-plate daguerreotype is said to be the earliest photographic portrait of a person.

Helen Keller seen here reading braille. Helen Keller was the first person who was deafblind to attend and graduate from college: Radcliffe in 1904.

Helen Keller Biography and Facts

Helen Adams Keller (June 27 1880 – June 1 was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.