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You've Come a Long Way Baby...

Annette Kellermann was famous for advocating the right of women to wear a one-piece bathing suit, which was controversial at the time.[6] According to an Australian magazine, “In the early 1900s, women were expected to wear cumbersome dress and pantaloon combinations when swimming. 25 more words

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Rare photographs of Winston Churchill

Laid to rest: Sir Winston Churchill’s coffin is placed on to a train on the day of his state funeral, January 30, 1965. These pictures were released to mark the 50th anniversary of his passing… 13 more words

Winston Churchill

The Real Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin Milne (21 August 1920 – 20 April 1996), son of author A. A. Milne and the basis of the character Christopher Robin in his father’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories. 6 more words

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Tuskegee Airmen

Tuskegee airmen playing cards in the officers’ club in the evening March 1945

Tuskegee airmen playing cards in the officers’ club in the evening March 1945… 12 more words

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An Interesting Pair

Helen Keller with Mark Twain c.1895.

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Some Serious Cojones...

Brooklyn Bridge painters at work high above NYC, on Dec.3 1915.

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Are you kidding me?

Chess prodigy Samuel Reshevsky (Szmul Rzeszewski), aged 8, defeating several chess masters in France. Date 1920.

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