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SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, 1910.
First automobile to enter Sequoia National Park in California, on Generals Highway. Photograph, 1910.
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0004379
JOIN OR DIE CARTOON, 1754.
First American political cartoon, originally published by Benjamin Franklin in his Pennsylvania Gazette, 1754.
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0163205
1ST U.S. COLORED INFANTRY.
Members of the 1st U.S. Colored Infantry. Photographed by Mathew Brady, c1862.
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0001274
WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1903.
First heavier-than-air flight of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Photograph, 17 December 1903.
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0132897
1ST EARL MOUNTBATTEN.
Admiral, politician, Great Britain portrait of the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Photograph, around 1947.
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0234618
TRANSPORTATION.
USA, New York the Hudson River Tunnel between Jersey and Manhattan under construction, the end of the first air chamber with locks for the lorries transporting the excavated material, date unknown, around 1880.
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0528067
CONSTANCE BAKER MOTLEY
(1921-2005). American civil rights activist, lawyer, judge, and politician. Photographed in her office as the first female and first African-American Borough President of Manhattan. Photograph, April 1965.
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0041164
CINCINNATI BASEBALL TEAM.
The First Nine of the Cincinnati (Red Stockings) Base Ball Club: lithograph, 1869.
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0527891
JANE BOLIN (1908-2007).
American attorney, and first African-American woman judge in the United States. Photograph, 1942.
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0060336
CHICAGO: SKYSCRAPER, 1885.
The Chicago Building of The Home Insurance Company of New York, designed by William L. Jenney and considered the first skyscraper. Lithograph, 1885.
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0093919
AMERICAN MISSILE, 1951.
The Martin Matador XB-61, the first American surface-launched cruise missile being tested at Cape Canaveral, Florida, 1951.
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0082912
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, 1898.
The first prisoners arrive at Key West, Florida. Illustration from a French newspaper of 8 May 1898.
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0621520
CARTOON: WEST BERLIN, 1961.
'Don't start a fight. I love you and I want to settle this thing peacefully.' Cartoon comment on Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev's aggressive posture towards West Berlin. Cartoon by Edmund Valtman, 1961.
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0621450
GEORGIA: REVEREND, c1900.
The Reverend Henry Hugh Proctor, pastor of the First Congregational Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph by Thomas E. Askew, c1900.
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0621250
SOCKS THE CAT, 1993.
Socks, pet cat of the Clinton family during President Bill Clinton's administration. Photograph by Sharon Farmer, 6 April 1993.
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0621251
SOCKS THE CAT, 1993.
Socks, pet cat of the Clinton family during President Bill Clinton's administration. Photograph by Sharon Farmer, 16 September 1993.
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0621252
BILL CLINTON (1946-).
42nd President of the United States. With his daughter Chelsea and the Clinton cat, Socks, in the Oval Office of the White House. Photograph by Bob McNeeley, 24 December 1994.
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0527557
SUN YAT-SEN (1866-1925).
Chinese political leader. Photograph, c1910.
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0527558
SUN YAT-SEN (1866-1925).
Chinese political leader. Photograph, c1920.
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0033464
GOTTLIEB DAIMLER
(1834-1900). German engineer and pioneer automobile manufacturer. Gottlieb Daimler, at left, enjoying a ride in the first automobile he manufactured and which is here driven by his son Adolf, in 1886.
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0163181
CIVIL WAR: BULL RUN, 1862.
Federal troops at abandoned Confederate fortifications at Manassas, Virginia, after the First Battle of Bull Run. Photograph by George Barnard, March 1862.
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0103412
MEXICO: WOMAN WITH METATE.
A Pre-Columbian Mexican woman grinding grain with a metate. Beside her, a child eats a tortilla. Ceramic, 1-500 A.D. Height: 12 cm.
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0005634
GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Painting by Charles Willson Peale.
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0041380
CARRIAGE: LANDAU.
The Landau, a carriage which originated in Germany in the first half of the 18th century and remained in use until the advent of the automobile. Line engraving, 1870.
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0299763
HISTORY.
Military Vehicles - Germany 20th century. Military motorvehicle meeting, BMW R75 sidecar, year 1942. Full Credit: DEA / G. CIGOLINI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved
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0280117
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Detail of a fresco depicting the ceremony of initiation into the Dionysian cult, Hall of the Dionysian Mysteries, from the Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1997), Campania. Roman Civilization, 1st Century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0047215
ORWELL: ANIMAL FARM, 1946.
Front jacket cover for the first U.S. edition of George Orwell's novel "Animal Farm."
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0038803
GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Engraving after a painting, 1790, by Edward Savage.
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0002655
TEMPLE OF SOLOMON.
The dedication of the temple by King Solomon. Line engraving, German, 19th century.
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0038813
PASSOVER.
The Passover and the Slaying of the First-born (Exodus 12: 21-29): French manuscript illumination, c1250.
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0254401
MAISONS-ALFORT, ILE-DE-FRANCE, FRANCE.
Children remove glass jars from lettuce plants to harvest the first. Gervais Courtellemont.
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0052567
ELIOT: FOUR QUARTETS.
Front jacket cover for the first U.S. edition of 'Four Quartets' by T.S. Eliot (1888-1965), published in 1943.
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0052746
ROMAN OIL LAMP.
Tityrus with his flock. 1st century A.D. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0167127
WORLD CUP: TROPHY, 1930.
Jules Rimet (left), president of FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football), presents the first World Cup trophy to Dr. Paul Jude, president of the Uruguayan Football Association, after Uruguay's victory over Argentina, 30 July 1930.
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0100454
VALENTINA TERESHKOVA
(1937-). Soviet cosmonaut and first woman to visit outer space. Soviet postage stamp, 1960s.
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0166116
SILVER TROPHY, 1906.
Silver trophy cup engraved: 'The Automobile Club of America, May 1906, Two Gallon Efficiency, First Prize, Won By 12 H.P. Franklin, 87 Miles.' Photograph, 1906.
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0163991
NEW YORK: MADISON SQUARE GARDEN.
The first Madison Square Garden, occupied originally by N.Y. Central Freight Station, c1891.
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0176401
ALASKA: SKAGWAY, 1899.
First passenger train over the narrow gauge White Pass and Yukon Route near Skagway, Alaska. Photograph, 20 February 1899.
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0027919
PRE-COLUMBIAN GOLD.
Peruvian gold figure ornament with green stone. Loma Negra, 1st-3rd century.
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0076204
GEORGE WASHINGTON: CHECK.
A 1797 check filled out and signed by George Washington.
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