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Photo taken by Alexander Gardner that's been colorized. This photo was taken in 1865 just two months before President Lincoln was killed.

Art Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Abraham Lincoln (Colorized): 1865 yesteryear-in-color

Robert Lincoln the son of Abraham Lincoln, was waiting to board a crowded train when the train lurched forward and he fell between the platform and the body of the passenger car he was trying to board. But before harm came, he was seized by the collar and yanked to the platform. His rescuer was Edwin Booth the brother of the man that would soon kill President Lincoln.

Robert Lincoln was waiting to board a crowded train when he fell between the train and the platform. He was not harmed due to being pulled to safety by Edwin Booth, brother of the man that a short time later would kill Robert's father, Abraham Lincoln

129 year old Native American "Wrinkle Meat" - Old photo of Chief John Smith (Ka-be-nah-gwey-wence) at the age of 129.

This photo of John Smith (Ka-Be-Nah-Gwey-Wence), a Chippewa from Cass Lake, Minnesota, was taken when he was supposedly at 129 years old. He lived to be 137 years old. The man who lived in 3 Centuries!

Amazing Objects

Collection Of Historical Artifacts

Amazing Objects~~~the most fascinating to me is the folding fork, knife, spoon thing!

Sanna Dullaway Colorized photos of Abraham Lincoln

Colorized photos of Abraham Lincoln

Firefighter Chris Fields carries 1-year-old Baylee Almon from the Alfred Murrah Federal Building, site of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. ---- photo: Charles H. Porter IV, AP

Oklahoma City Bombing 1995 - photo of firefighter Chris Fields holding Baylee Almon, image taken by Charles Porter. This image just captured my heart such tenderness in the aftermath of such destruction

Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Gardner on 8 November 1863 (Library of Congress)

Check out these quotes from Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States whose famous words often take on iconic proportions.

On 7 December, 1941 the Japanese Empire conducted an air raid on American Ships at Pearl Harbour, bringing the United States into World War Two. It...

Pearl Harbor Attack--my home port during the Vietnam War. Many relics and reminders of the Pearl Harbor attack were still there in Nearby Hickam Airfield still had holes in the walls of offices and barracks as a reminder to never let our guard down.

Most people believe that Abe Lincoln sported a beard for the majority of his life, but in actuality he spent most of his life without facial hair. He only began growing his whiskers in 1860, during his run for president.

Whoa, Lincoln without a beard! -- Most people believe that Lincoln sported a beard for the majority of his life, but in actuality he spent most of his life without facial hair. He only began growing his whiskers in during his run for president.

Picture Wyatt Earp Doc Holliday | The Earps and Doc Holliday |

The Earps and Doc Holliday From left to right: Doc Holliday, Virgil Earp, Wyatt Earp, Morgan Earp

Photo of FDR at 18, taken in Groton, Massachusetts, 1900

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in 1900 - just saw "The Roosevelts" mini-series by Ken Burns and learned so many things about FDR and his extended family.

Leutnant Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist (1922-2013) was one of the conspirators involved in the "July 20 Plot" to kill Adolf Hitler with a bomb in 1944. Von Kleist was one of a select group of officers who were to lead a coup in Berlin after Hitler was dead. The bomb did not kill Hitler, however, and dozens of conspirators (including von Kleist's father) were arrested and executed. Von Kleist was the last surviving member of the plot.

It was called “The July 20 Plot,” because it was set for July Lt. Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, the last member of the conspiracy to assassinate Hitler, died on March 2013 at the age of

See the two little figures looking out the second-floor window facing south in the building on the corner? Supposedly it's a young Teddy Roosevelt and his brother Elliot (future father of Eleanor);...

Who is watching Lincoln’s funeral procession?

Abe Lincoln’s funeral procession in New York City, April The house on the left, on the corner of St. & Broadway, is that of Cornelius Roosevelt. The 2 young boys looking out of the window are Teddy Roosevelt and his brother Elliott,

Nostalgia - believe it or not, this is not from MTV - Baby Boomers will know this photo (creative commons NASA)

Nostalgia - believe it or not, this is not from MTV - Baby Boomers like me will know this photo from 1969 (creative commons NASA)

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History  Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History

Her Eyes! Steve McCurry's iconic photograph of a young Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp appeared on the cover of National Geographic magazine's June 1985 issue and became the most famous cover image in the magazine's history

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