A 24-year-old Marlon Brando on the set of the Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire on December 27, 1948.
The Smith College Relief Unit was founded in 1917 by Harriet Boyd Hawes to bring relief to those areas of France that were most devastated during the first World War. Hawes already had significant experience of relief work when she proposed, at a Boston Smith Club meeting in 1917, to form the SCRU. She had […]
Two men gathering sap in the Green Mountain National Forest, Vermont in 1938. The production of Vermont maple syrup and other maple products is a thriving tradition that signals the arrival of spring in New England. There are only a few regions in the world suitable for maple syrup production. Vermont is, by far, the […]
Gen. William T. Sherman, leaning on breach of gun, and staff at Federal Fort No. 7 in Atlanta Georgia. George N. Barnard, photographer, 1864. This photograph of Sherman was taken after three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting. Sherman forced Hood to abandon the munitions center of the Confederacy in […]