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Description: A number of Early Birds of Aviation acquaintances, men who flew solo prior to December 17, 1916, came together to honor A.P. Warner and the historical mark...
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "President John F. Kennedy greets a well wisher at airport shortly after his arrival here 11/22. In the...
Description: Newspaper clipping titled: "The Little Darling" shows a couple holding an orphan train child as two other women look on.
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Sen. Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy, brother of the late president, escorts his mother, Mrs. Rose Kennedy fro...
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Mrs. J.D. Tippett, widow of slain Dallas Police Officer J.D. Tippett weeps at the graveside services f...
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: A young Alfred Lunt dressed as Rip Van Winkle, using clothing and a musket borrowed from farm hands and leggings made of gunny sacks.
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Dallas: President John F. Kennedy is shown in motorcade as it moved toward the downtown area. In cente...
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "President John F. Kennedy greets a large crowd in a light rain in front of the Texas hotel prior to hi...
Description: Newspaper clipping of a man holding a small child in his arms who arrived on the orphan train for adoption. The caption is: "He Wins A Prize."
Description: Nathaniel Smith and Ernest Morgan enter the St. Francisville courthouse to vote. Three white men are sitting on a porch railing outside of the courthouse.
Description: Newspaper clipping of prospective parents looking up at children in the windows of the orphan train. The caption reads: "The Arrival of the Babies."
Description: Officials gathered to dedicate the Knaggs Ferry historical marker in Oshkosh. The officials included, from left to right, Edward Hamilton, vice-president o...
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy holds the flag that draped her late husband's coffin as she turns from the gra...
Description: One of the last covered bridges in Wisconsin, located in Cedarburg, received an official state historical marker. The Last Covered Bridge historical marker...
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