Lincoln, Nebraska on the night of July 1936 when the minimum temperature fell to only in Lincoln. without air conditioning, people spent the night sleeping on the lawn of the state capital building in Lincoln.
Read this list with a mixture of grief and rage. Previous pinner wrote - Black History Month: 1860 notice of slave auction in South Carolina. The ages run the gamut, from one to Whaley plantation may have been on Edisto island
tiny-librarian: “Original x silver gelatin Underwood and Underwood photo of Astor leaving church on Easter Sunday in White Sulphur Springs, on the second anniversary of the Titanic disaster, with her sister and fiancee behind her. Reverse is.
WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.
A Look At History! A closeup of a photo taken at Abraham Lincoln's second Inauguration (March Amongst the on-lookers was John Wilkes Booth, the man who would kill Lincoln just over one month later. Each man is circled.
April 2014 - The man who stumbled on HELL: His place in history has never been revealed. But a published memoir by an SAS officer recounts how he uncovered the horrors of Belsen. Lieutenant John Randall thought iron gates led to a grand country house.