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ELMER EPHRAIM ELLSWORTH
(1837-1861). American laywer and soldier. Engraved song sheet cover for a requiem composed by George William Warren in honor of Ellsworth, who was the first notable Northern fatality of the Civil War on 24 May 1861.
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CHIMNEY COLLAPSE, 1883.
The collapse of a factory chimney in Bradford, England, which resulted in the death of about 60 people in January 1883.
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JAN TOOROP: FATALITY, 1893.
Pencil, black and colored chalk on paper.
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ZOUAVE FATALITY, 1861.
The fatal shooting of Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, Colonel of the New York Fire Zouaves and the first notable Northern fatality of the Civil War, in Alexandria, Virginia on 24 May 1861: steel engraving, 19th century.
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GERMANY: CAR CRASH, 1932.
The Bugatti racing car that was fatally crashed by Prince Georg Christian Lobkowicz during a race at the Avus Circuit in Berlin, 22 May 1932.
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CONDON & COMPANY BANK.
Photograph of the Condon & Co. Bank in Coffeyville, Kansas after the unsuccessful attept at robbery by the Dalton Brothers on 5 October, 1892. Shattered windows and pocked walls attest to the fatal fire power directed at the bandits.
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HARLEM: RACE RIOT, 1964.
Rioters march through Harlem streets protesting the fatal shooting of African American teenager James Powell by NYPD Lieutenant Thomas Gilligan. Photograph by Dick De Marsico, 1964.
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KENT STATE SHOOTINGS, 1970.
Front page of the Los Angeles Times, 5 May 1970, reporting on the fatal shooting of four unarmed students the previous day, by National Guardsmen on the campus of Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, while they were protesting the U.S.-led invasion of Cambodia during the Vietnam War (coverage of which appears at left).
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TOWER OF LONDON: MENAGERIE.
'Extraordinary and Fatal Combat' between tigers and a lion at the Royal Menagerie at the Tower of London, 3 December 1830. Contemporary English lithograph.
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LORD EDWARD FITZGERALD
(1763-1798). Irish aristocrat and revolutionary. Fitzgerald's arrest for high treason by Dublin Town Major Henry Sirr, 18 May 1798. Line engraving by J. Thurston after J. Rogers.
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LORD EDWARD FITZGERALD
(1763-1798). Irish aristocrat and revolutionary. Fitzgerald's arrest for high treason by Dublin Town Major Henry Sirr, 18 May 1798. Wood engraving, late 19th century.
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
Dead U.S. Soldiers in Buna after the Landing of American Troops in New Guinea. Full credit: Scherl / Süddeutsche Zeitung Photo / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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VIETNAM.
Lieutenant Albert Peter Dewey (1916-September 26, 1945), shot by accident by Viet Minh troops on September 26, 1945. Dewey was the first American fatality in French Indochina, killed in the early aftermath of World War II. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.