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TEXAS: THE ALAMO, 1836.
The storming of the Alamo at San Antonio, Texas, 23 February 1836 by General Santa Anna and his troops. American engraving, 19th century.
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0009162
GREAT CHEESE LEVEE, 1837.
The Great Cheese Levee at the White House on 22 February 1837, when hundreds of visitors carried away most of a 1,400 pound cheese sent to President Andrew Jackson by some admirers from upstate New York; tradition has it that only a small piece was saved for the President's consumption. Engraving, 19th century.
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0622595
MARGARET THATCHER
(1925-2013). English politician and Prime Minister, 1979-1990. Reading a newspaper announcing the results of the election that would give her leadership of the UK Conservative Party. Photograph, 5 February 1975.
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0622488
CARTOON: NIGHT FLIGHTS, 1976.
'The flights at night.' Cartoon comment on illegal payments made by aircraft manufacturers Lockheed and Northrop to officials in various foreign countries. Cartoon by Edmund Valtman, 10 February 1976.
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0622490
CARTOON: POWERS TRADE.
'Better relations through trade.' Cartoon comment on the exchange of Francis Gary Powers for Rudolf Abel by the Soviet Union and United States. Cartoon by Edmund Valtman, 14 February 1962.
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0528220
VIETNAM WAR, 1967.
Members of the 1st Cavalry Division with Viet Cong prisoners captured after a mission in the An Lao Valley. Photograph, February 1967.
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0221310
SOCCER.
UEFA European Football Championship 1976, preliminary round, group 8 in Dortmund: Fed. Rep. of Germany vs. Malta 8:0, duel between an unknown Maltese player and Josef 'Jupp' Heynckes (FRG, right), February 28, 1976.
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0073304
GERMAN SURRENDER, 1943.
Surrender of the German "Wehrmacht" (armed forces) in the Northern encircled area of Stalingrad. A column of prisoners of war at the bank of the river Volga, 2 February 1943.
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0009998
UNION ARMY FORGE, 1864.
Blacks working in a Union Army forge during the American Civil War. Colored wood engraving from February 1864.
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0039859
HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Houdini in handcuffs and chains, at the start of one of his miraculous escapes, 27 February 1918.
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0528187
VIETNAM WAR, 1967.
Troops from the 1st Cavalry climbing a mountain in the An Lao valley during Operation Thayer II. Photograph, February 1967.
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0528189
VIETNAM WAR, 1966.
Members of a long range reconnaissance patrol team from the 101st Airborne Division searching for Viet Cong near Tuy Hoa, Vietnam. Photograph, 27 February 1966.
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0528159
SUFFRAGETTE MARCH, 1917.
Hazel Hunkins-Hallinan leading a picket line of suffragettes in Washington, D.C. Photograph, 14 February 1917.
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0017176
HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Houdini, in handcuffs and chains, at the start of one of his miraculous escapes, February 27, 1918.
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0143637
GINA LOLLOBRIGIDA.
Gina Lollobrigida at Dior's fashion show in Paris, february 13, 1963. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved. 
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0160085
SALON OF ARTS MENAGERS.
Domestics arts fair on february 23, 1954 : a mixer. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved. 
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0009455
CUBA: U.S.S. MAINE, 1898.
Destruction of the U.S. Battleship Maine in Havana Harbor, 15 February 1898. Contemporary lithograph by Kurz & Allison.
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0007429
54th MASSACHUSETTS, 1865.
The 54th Massachusetts Colored Regiment marching through Charleston, South Carolina, 21 February 1865. Engraving, 1865.
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0093340
ST. VALENTINE'S MASSACRE.
Five of the seven 'Bugs' Moran gang members gunned down by Al Capone's rival gang, 14 February 1929, in Chicago, in a dispute over the city's bootlegging industry during Prohibition.
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0175171
CARTOON: CUBA, 1901.
'Encouraging the Child.' Uncle Sam keeping a watchful eye on Cuba as it moves towards independence. American cartoon by Udo Keppler from the cover of 'Puck,' 27 February 1901.
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0171842
SHANE GOULD (1956- ).
Australian swimmer. Diving into the pool in the 200-yard freestyle event at the Women's World Invitational swim meet in Los Angeles, California, in which she would set a new U.S. record of 1 minute 51.2 seconds, 17 February 1973.
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0325125
TENNESSEE: FLOOD, 1937.
View from a train en route from Memphis, Tennessee to Forrest City, Arkansas, during the flooding of the Ohio River. Photograph by Edwin Locke, February 1937.
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0073751
HENRY CABOT LODGE
(1850-1924). American legislator and author. 'Teaching Him What to Say.' Cartoon by Rollin Kirby from the 'New York World,' 1 February 1920, on Lodge's determination to assign blame for the U.S. Senate's rejection of the Versailles Treaty on President Woodrow Wilson.
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0011284
HENRY CLAY, 1850.
Henry Clay offering his California Compromise to the Senate on 5 February 1850. Contemporary engraving after the painting by Peter Frederick Rothermel.
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0180570
GUATEMALA: VOLCANO, 1976.
Ash erupting from the Pacaya volcano in Guatemala, February 1976.
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0622143
BEATLES FANS, 1964.
A group of teenagers with a hand-drawn sign welcoming The Beatles at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Photograph, 7 February 1964.
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0131782
VIETNAM WAR: TET OFFENSIVE.
American Military Police protecting the U.S. Consulate, next to the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, against a Viet Cong attack on the Embassy compound during the Tet Offensive, February 1968. In the foreground are two dead American soldiers.
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0325797
ARIZONA: HOSPITAL, 1942.
The boy's ward at the Cairns General Hospital at the farm-workers community in Eleven Mile Corner, Arizona. Photograph by Russell Lee, February 1942.
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0008669
JEFFERSON DAVIS
(1808-1889). The inauguration of Davis as President of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery, Alabama, on February 18, 1861: colored engraving, 19th century.
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0076304
SCHENECTADY RAID, 1690.
The raid on the frontier settlement at Schenectady, New York by a French and Native American war party, 8-9 February 1690. Wood engraving, c1850.
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0167079
MIGRANT WORKERS, 1939.
Migrant workers picking carrots for 14 cents per crate of 48 bunches, in Imperial Valley, California. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, February 1939.
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0006504
HMS CHALLENGER.
The British survey ship HMS Challenger in Antarctic waters in February 1874. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0061953
TRIPOLITAN WAR, 1804.
The burning of the captured American frigate 'Philadelphia' by Commodore Stephen Decatur and his crew in Tripoli harbor on the night of 16 February 1804. Color Italian engraving, 1805.
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0057356
POOR RICHARD'S ALMANAC.
The calendar for February from the first number of 'Poor Richard's Almanac,' printed by Benjamin Franklin at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1733.
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0339225
HISTORY.
Eugene of Savoy, Prince of Carignano, during the siege of Gaeta, February 13, 1861. War of Independence, Italy, 19th century. Full credit: De Agostini / A. De Gregorio / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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HISTORY.
Italian convoy arriving at its destination in Libya. Illustrator Achille Beltrame (1871-1945), from La Domenica del Corriere, 15th February 1942. Full Credit: Copyright DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0009100
TEXAS: THE ALAMO, 1836.
The Siege of the Alamo, 23 February-6 March 1836. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0068031
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
(1809-1865). 16th President of the United States. Photographed by Anthony Berger at the studio of Mathew Brady, 9 February 1864.
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0117329
PARIS: NOTRE DAME, 1790.
Thomas de Mahy, marquis de Favras, accused in a plot to free the imprisoned King Louis XVI, is repenting publicly on the parvis of Notre Dame Cathedral before being executed on the Place de Grève, 19 February 1790.
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0325132
TENNESSEE: FLOOD, 1937.
A family on the move in Ridgely, Tennessee during the flooding of the Ohio River. Photograph by Edwin Locke, February 1937.
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