Photograph shows Tuskegee airmen leaving the parachute room in Ramitelli, Italy in March 1945. Left to right: Richard S. “Rip” Harder, Brooklyn, NY, Class 44-B; unidentified airman; Thurston L. Gaines, Jr., Freeport, NY, Class 44-G; Newman C. Golden, Cincinnati, OH, Class 44-G; Wendell M. Lucas, Fairmont Heights, MD, Class 44-E.
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Girls competing in a watermelon eating contest on July 4th in White Springs, Florida, 1983.
Men dressed up as Revolutionary War Drum and Fife Corps soldiers march down the street during a 4th of July parade in New York, 1911.
Marion Duncan in costume for a July 4th-themed play in Tavares, Florida, ca. 1890.
Infantrymen of the 27th Infantry Regiment, near Heartbreak Ridge, take advantage of cover and concealment in tunnel positions, 40 yards from the Communists on August 10, 1952.
Helen Ryan (with cap) and Agnes Cliemka are unmasking and checking parts of the gasoline trailers at Heil and Co. in Milwaukee that will be turned over to the Air Force, February 1943. Ryan, age 41, was a widow and used to work in a show factory while Cliemka, age 23, was married with a brother […]
Three men take a photo break from felling a large fir tree in Washington with axes and a crosscut saw in 1906. A man stands on each side while one ‘relaxes’ in the wedge of the tree.
Private First Class Sterling G. Patterson, of Eagle Rock, Cal., is shown standing guard on beer rations for Marines in Korea.
President Henry Villard of the Northern Pacific Railroad, accompanied by a distinguished party of guests, celebrated the completion of the railroad at Gold Creek, Montana Territory on September 8, 1883, where the construction work from the East and West met. General U.S. Grant, Frederick Billings, William M. Evarts, Carl Schurz, James Bryce, Sir Robert Peel, […]
Eight men pose outside (near totem) in ceremonial dress – carved headdresses, Chilkat blankets on shoulders over western-style clothes; drummer wears button robe, younger man in front sits holding several carved masks. A large carved fish is set in foreground.