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Rarely seen photo of Lincoln (possibly by Preston Butler) made in May 1860, just after Lincoln clinched the nomination.

On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."

America, before child labor laws……JUST THINK ABOUT IT - THESE POOR LITTLE GIRLS NEVER HAD A CAREFREE CHILDHOOD…….ALL THEY KNEW ABOUT WAS WORK………….ccp

The TIME Vault: 1955

In 1944, LIFE’s Alfred Eisenstaedt captured a private moment repeated in public millions of times over the course of the war

"Quando hai voglia di ballare, l’errore più grande che puoi fare è rimanere FERMA."♥ Susanna Casciani