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Heckethorn line, 31 July 1952 :: Western History

Main Street, Littleton, 1910-15. :: Western History

Main St. Littleton, 1909 :: Western History

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History In Pictures ‏@Mary Fitzgerald Georgia In Pics Maurice Tillet, a wrestler suffering from acromegaly.He died in 1954, and was the inspiration for the character Shrek

Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1888-1969) graduated from the University of Chicago in 1910 and earned a Ph.D. degree from Chicago in 1915. She stayed at the university with an appointment as a research assistant until 1931 because, despite her pioneering work on classification of invertebrates and her publication volume (six major books and over 100 articles), other universities would not hire her because she was Jewish. In 1937 she was appointed as a research associate at the American Museum of…

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10 Lesser-Known People Who Were The First To Accomplish Things

Matice Wright, the Navy's first African American female naval flight officer.

Arapahoe County courthouse at Littleton, Colorado, ca, 1909, by Edwin A. Bemis :: Western History

First African American women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920 • These women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

4-11-11 Ruthenian woman. Ellis Island Photograph Collection NYPL Sherman, Augustus F. -- Photographer. [ca. 1906]