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Chicago, 1969

Historical Pics on

U.S. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA, 1933

Czarist Russia in Color

"The Amazing Seven Sutherland Sisters And Their 'Niagara Of Curls'", with their parents, c. 1890s.

Chief from the Blackfeet Teton band of the Lakota Sioux, later presiding as a Lakota chief. His warrior name was Ma-tow-a-tak-pe or Charging Bear and he fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Community Post: Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

Historic photos of white slaves from Occupied Louisiana, 1863 and 1864: These children were minority African Mulattoes and most states considered them legally Black for having 1/8th or more African ancestry. As a side note, Sally Hemings was 1/4th African so she and her and Thomas Jefferson's children would have had similar appearance. Racial intermingling, both consensual and non, was much more common in the pre-war South than many tend to believe and was not limited to slaves or the rich.

Alexei Romanov, only son of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Tsaritsa Alexandra.

Millie and Christine McCoy (1851-1912) were conjoined twins born into slavery. They and their mother were sold to a showman, Joseph Smith. Smith and his wife educated the girls; they eventually could speak five languages, dance, play music, and sing. They were known as 'The Two Headed Nightingale'. In the 1880s they retired and purchased a small farm. Millie died of tuberculosis at age 61, with Christine following hours later. They remain one of the oldest-lived set of conjoined twins.

50 Things You Will Never Be Able To Forget

Walking through the land of possibilities: Another 90's list of things you'll miss/remember

Wounded Russian, child soldier, is patched up by a child medic in the field...