Still photo of WWII pinup girls from the 1941 movie ‘You’re In The Army Now.’ The lady in the center is Jane Wyman (Ronald Regan’s first wife of 10 years).  They represent all the armed services. From left to right: Army, Navy, U.S. Army Air Corp, KGB Spy, Coast Guard, Marines, and National Guard.

Photo of WWII pinup girls from the 1941 movie You're In The Army Now. The woman in the center is Jane Wyman, Ronald Reagan's first wife. Love this photo!

This photo was taken in 1906. In the first decades of the 20th century the Italian Cavalry School at Tor di Quinto near Rome was – along with the French Cavalry School at Saumur – the leading institution for horsemanship in the world. Tor di Quinto was probably the foremost academy for advanced cross country riding. The Italian Cavalry School was absolutely cutting edge, their style revolutionized military cavalry riding around the world. ...

Federico Caprilli demonstrating Cavalry Riding at an Italian Cavalry School 1906

Girls standing in water holding bunches of American Lotus, Amana, Iowa, 1938. Photograph by J. Baylor Roberts.

Girls standing in water holding bunches of American Lotus, Amana, Iowa, November (Photograph by J. Baylor Roberts, via National Geog.

Little girl by the signpost at Bodø Airport, Norway, 1968.  S.A.S. primarily used DC-8s during this period, with a max range of 3700 miles (aprox. 6000 km), so fuel stops would have been routine.  Bodo is up in the northern part of Norway and the airfield was mostly improved over the years for military purposes and has just a single runway. Even today, there are very few direct flights to international destinations

“Little girl by the signpost at Bodö Airport, Norway, Photograph via SAS Scandinavian Airlines.

The Moulin Rouge nightclub at Montmarte, Paris, 1914.

"The Moulin Rouge at Montmartre" Photo: Jules Gervais-Courtellemont - France - Paris, 1923 Jules Gervais-Courtellemont was a French photographer who was famous for taking color autochromes during World War I.

New York Blackout  A restaurant owner writes a sign to advise customers that there is no food and no lights, but lots of liquor after the New York blackout July 13, 1977 in New York City.  Bars were doing this when the city blacked out during Hurricane Sandy. It was pretty wild walking through Manhattan and seeing bars lit solely by candlelight.

A restaurant owner puts up a sign during the New York blackout of July 1977 - [[MORE]] namraka: Original caption: JULY (FILE PHOTO) A restaurant owner writes a sign to advise cutsomers that.

Portrait of an Ojibway, or Chippewa Indian girl in 1907, by Roland W. Reed.

Portrait of an Ojibway, or Chippewa Indian girl in 1907 (By Roland W. Reed of National Geographic)

Women boxing on a roof, 1938.

Women Boxers on Roof Ladies Girls Boxing Fighting Woman Boxer on City Building Rooftop from Black and White Photography Photo Print

Theodore Roosevelt’s diary the day his wife and mother died, 1884.  On February 14, 1884, Theodore Roosevelt received a terrible news, his wife and mother died within hours of one another in the Roosevelt house in New York City. His mother, age 50, succumbed to typhus, and his wife Alice died at the age of 22 giving birth to her namesake. The following diary entries lovingly describe his courtship, wedding, happiness in marriage, and his grief over the death of his wife Alice. ...

Teddy Roosevelt’s diary entry from the day his wife died. He never spoke of her death again. Teddy Roosevelt’s diary entry from the day his wife died. He never spoke of her death again.

Japanese woman combing her hair, 1865. Hand-colored photograph by Felice Beato.  Any fan of samurai movies knows the elaborate lengths some productions can go to in order to recreate the look and feel of old Japan, but globetrotting Italian-British photographer Felice Beato (1832 – 1909) actually managed to capture those days on celluloid first-hand.

Kimonos, baby’s toys, basket sellers, courtesans at rest and a samurai gang . Felice Beato was one of the first people to photograph the far east – and he made life bloom with colour. Here are his rare hand-coloured shots

After the Bay of Pigs Invasion Kennedy Consults Eisenhower – 1962.  President John F. Kennedy and former president Dwight D. Eisenhower are having a wintertime walk at Camp David in winter.

Serious Steps Paul Vathis, 1962 -President John F. Kennedy and former president Dwight D. Eisenhower are having a wintertime walk at Camp David in winter. Kennedy has just asked Eisenhower what he thinks of the botched Bay of Pigs Invasion.

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