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r/HistoryPorn - Senator Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman to be placed in nomination for the presidency at a major party's convention, arrives at the Republican National Convention in California - 1964 [2000x1605]

Senator Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman to be placed in nomination for the presidency at a major party's convention, arrives at the Republican National Convention in California - 1964

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U.S. Marines, led by First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez, landing at Incheon. he was killed minutes in action while covering a live grenade with his body, posthumously awarded the medal of honor. taken in september 1950.


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An undercover police officer on duty. New York, Brooklyn, 1 July 1969.

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Portrait of arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife Dagmar Freuchen-Gale, fashion illustrator, 1947.

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Martha Jane Cannary aka Calamity Jane, July 1903. Here she is in front of Bill Hickok's grave, near where she would be buried when she passed away only a few days after this photo was taken.


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Laura Bridgman, the first deaf-blind American child to gain significant education in the English language, 50 years before Helen Keller, taken around 1845.
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Glendale, CA organizes Drive Through Vaccinations to deal with a Polio outbreak. 2,250 shots given in 2 1/2 hours. September 1960
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Child laborers working in glass and bottle factories (1908)

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"Don't Leave - Your presence registers your Americanism" - anti-communist rally at Jersey City Armory, New Jersey, USA. February 1938.

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The Abernathy kids, who made several cross-country trips on their own, on an Indian Big Twin, circa 1913
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Long Beach, California, 1910, [Colorized]

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The Kiss of Death (Cavriana, May 12, 1957). It shows Mexican Actress Linda Christian kisses F1 Driver Alfonso de Portago at a brief stop during the 1957 Mille Miglia race in northern Italy. Portago was killed moments later while taking a curve at 150m/h in Guidizzolo, Cavriana.

r/HistoryPorn - Erik Bonde, a Swedish Major fighting in the Congo Crisis, smokes a cigarette after being shot twice in the chest following an ambush. Jan 1961 [800x1150]
Erik Bonde, a Swedish Major fighting in the Congo Crisis, smokes a cigarette after being shot twice in the chest following an ambush. Jan 1961

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The Effiel Tower has been re-painted 18 times since its initial construction, an average of once every 7 years, here is how they did it in 1932.

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American deserters being publicly humiliated in Florient, France on November 5, 1918. During WWI, 2,657 U.S. servicemen were convicted of desertion, with 24 being sentenced to death; all of the condemned were instead commuted to prison terms by President Woodrow Wilson.
 

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r/HistoryPorn - Senator Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman to be placed in nomination for the presidency at a major party's convention, arrives at the Republican National Convention in California - 1964 [2000x1605]'s convention, arrives at the Republican National Convention in California - 1964 [2000x1605]

Senator Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman to be placed in nomination for the presidency at a major party's convention, arrives at the Republican National Convention in California - 1964

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U.S. Marines, led by First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez, landing at Incheon. he was killed minutes in action while covering a live grenade with his body, posthumously awarded the medal of honor. taken in september 1950.


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An undercover police officer on duty. New York, Brooklyn, 1 July 1969.

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Portrait of arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife Dagmar Freuchen-Gale, fashion illustrator, 1947.

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Martha Jane Cannary aka Calamity Jane, July 1903. Here she is in front of Bill Hickok's grave, near where she would be buried when she passed away only a few days after this photo was taken.


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Laura Bridgman, the first deaf-blind American child to gain significant education in the English language, 50 years before Helen Keller, taken around 1845.
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Glendale, CA organizes Drive Through Vaccinations to deal with a Polio outbreak. 2,250 shots given in 2 1/2 hours. September 1960
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Child laborers working in glass and bottle factories (1908)

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"Don't Leave - Your presence registers your Americanism" - anti-communist rally at Jersey City Armory, New Jersey, USA. February 1938.

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The Abernathy kids, who made several cross-country trips on their own, on an Indian Big Twin, circa 1913
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Long Beach, California, 1910, [Colorized]

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The Kiss of Death (Cavriana, May 12, 1957). It shows Mexican Actress Linda Christian kisses F1 Driver Alfonso de Portago at a brief stop during the 1957 Mille Miglia race in northern Italy. Portago was killed moments later while taking a curve at 150m/h in Guidizzolo, Cavriana.

r/HistoryPorn - Erik Bonde, a Swedish Major fighting in the Congo Crisis, smokes a cigarette after being shot twice in the chest following an ambush. Jan 1961 [800x1150]
Erik Bonde, a Swedish Major fighting in the Congo Crisis, smokes a cigarette after being shot twice in the chest following an ambush. Jan 1961

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The Effiel Tower has been re-painted 18 times since its initial construction, an average of once every 7 years, here is how they did it in 1932.

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American deserters being publicly humiliated in Florient, France on November 5, 1918. During WWI, 2,657 U.S. servicemen were convicted of desertion, with 24 being sentenced to death; all of the condemned were instead commuted to prison terms by President Woodrow Wilson.
Thanks for posting. This is awesome
 

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