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ALVIN 'SHIPWRECK' KELLY
(c1893-1952). American stunt actor and champion flagpole sitter. Kelly seated on top of a flagpole in Union City, New Jersey, 1929.
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ALVIN 'SHIPWRECK' KELLY
(c1893-1952). American stunt actor and champion flagpole sitter, standing on a flagpole near College Park, Maryland, 1942.
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ALVIN 'SHIPWRECK' KELLY
(c1893-1952). American stunt actor and champion flagpole sitter. Kelly seated on top of a flagpole above a hotel in Times Square, New York City, c1930.
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OLD GLORY, c1915.
American flag, photographed c1915.
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RUSSIAN FLAG.
Russian flag. Photograph, 14.07.2007. Full credit: ullstein - Schoening / Granger, NYC -- All rights res
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JAPAN: HIROSHIMA.
View of the city, before 1930.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., 1939.
Flagpoles decorated with Nicaraguan and American flags in preparation for the visit of President Anastasio Somoza Garcia of Nicaragua in Washington, D.C. Photograph, 1939.
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IMPERIAL DURBAR, 1877.
Queen Victoria proclaimed Empress of India at the Imperial Durbar at Delhi in January 1877. Contemporary English engraving.
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HUMAN FLY, 1924.
John Reynolds, the 'Human Fly,' atop the flagpole of the Times-Herald Building at Washington, D.C., 1924.
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ROANOKE FOUNDING, 1587.
The founding of the English colony at Roanoke Island in 1587. Contrary to the engraved legend, Sir Walter Raleigh, though the promoter of the expedition, remained home in England. English engraving, 18th century.
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PARIS EXPOSITION, 1900.
The principal entrance, on the Place de la Concorde, to the International Exposition in Paris, France, 1900. Contemporary watercolor.
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NELSON MANDELA (1918-2013).
South African political leader. Bronze statue by Claudette Schreuders in Nobel Square, on the waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa. Photographed by Catherine Shepard, March 2008.
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CARTOON: V-J DAY, 1945.
American cartoon by Bruce Russell commemorating V-J Day, 14 August 1945, which appeared on the front page of the following day's issue of the 'Los Angeles Times.'
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U.S. FLAG, 1942.
A view of the American flag
at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Photograph by Alfred T. Palmer, 1942.
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WORLD WAR II: IWO JIMA.
The raising of the first flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, 23 February 1945. The soldiers are Sergeant Henry Hansen (without helmet), Sergeant Ernest Thomas (seated by flagpole), Corporal Charles Lindberg (standing at right), and Private First Class James Michels (on guard with carbine).
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NATIONAL RECOVERY ACT, c1933.
Men raising a National Recovery Administration member flag in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph, c1933.
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GERMANY: DANUBE.
An Austrian flag at the end of a boat heading down the Danube River from Passau, Bavaria, Germany (seen in background). Photographed c1974.
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PEKING: TIANANMEN SQUARE.
Scene in Tiananmen Square, Peking, China. Photographed in 1974.
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NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
(1769-1821). Emperor of France, 1804-1814. Napoleon (right foreground) at the siege of Toulon, 1793. Aquatint, c1800, after a drawing by Paul Grégoire.
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GENEVA: PALAIS DES NATIONS.
The Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, former headquarters of the League of Nations and currently houses the European Office of the United Nations. Photograph, 1960.
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GERMANY, 1935.
'Swastika over Germany.' American cartoon by D.R. Fitzpatrick, 1935, on the increasingly grim life in Germany under the National Socialist (Nazi) party and Adolf Hitler's totalitarian dictatorship.
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APOLLO 11: FLAG, 1969.
American flag planted on the surface of the moon by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin (whose footprints are also visible), photographed from inside the Apollo 11 lunar module, 20 July 1969.
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THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER.
A replica of the 15 star American flag from 1814 at Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor, Maryland. Photograph, mid or late 20th century.
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U.S. FLAG, 1942.
A view of the American flag
at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Photograph by Alfred T. Palmer, 1942.
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HISTORY.
England expects that every man will do his duty, the last signal sent from Horace Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805. Napoleonic Wars, 19th century. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Top of a flagpole 6th-5th Century B.C., Scythian art . Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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POLLING BOOTH, 1844.
The exterior of a polling booth in New York City during the presidential election of 1844. Wood engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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APOLLO 11, 1969.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong packing the bulk sample at the MESA (Modular Equipment Stowage Assembly) of the Apollo 11 lunar module 'Eagle,' 20 July 1969. At left, a solar wind collector is shown next to the American flag. Photographed by astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin.
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JAPAN: DUTCH TRADERS.
Dutch traders dining in their settlement on the island of Dejima, Nagasaki Bay, Japan. Scroll painting, Japanese, early 18th century.
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AMERICAN FAMILY, 1895.
Familiy portrait taken on the occasion of the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs Dow, probably in New England, 1895.
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FLEET INN, AVON RIVER, NEAR TEWKESBURY, ENGLAND.
A view of the Fleet Inn and its ferry from across the Avon River. R. J. Evans.
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PARIS, ILE-DE-FRANCE, FRANCE.
A famous landmark in Paris, France. Gervais Courtellemont.
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LOUISIANA PURCHASE, 1803.
Ceremony in New Orleans, 20 December 1803. Painting by Thure de Thulstrup.
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SOUTH CAROLINA: FLAGS, c1990.
A view of flags at Fort Sumter in South Carolina. Photograph by Carol M. Highsmith, c1990.
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ANTI-POPULIST CARTOON, 1896.
'History Repeats Itself.' American cartoon by Louis Dalrymple, 1896, comparing the Populist presidential campaign of William Jennings Bryan, standing on a platform of Free Silver, with the secession of the Confederate states in 1861.
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APOLLO 11: FLAG, 1969.
American flag planted on the surface of the moon by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin (whose footprints are also visible), photographed from inside the Apollo 11 lunar module, 20 July 1969.
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NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Branch of the New York Public Library at 9 West 124th Street, New York City. Photograph, 1928.
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NEW YORK TELEPHONE, 1928.
The New York Telephone Building on West Street between Barclay and Vesey, New York City. Photograph, 1928.
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SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
A tent used for a post office, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Stereograph, 1906.
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TAMPA BAY: FORT BROOKE.
Barracks and tents at Fort Brooke in Tampa Bay, Florida, during the Second Seminole War in 1835. Hand-colored lithograph, 1837.
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