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SWISS CONFEDERATION, 1291.
The foundation of the Swiss Confederation, the swearing of the oath in the meadow of Rutli, 1 August 1291. Woodcut from Jakob Ruff's version of the Canton of Uri folk play, 'Von dem frommen und ersten Eydgenossen Wilhem Thellen,' acted by the townspeople of Zurich on New Years Day, 1545.
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0028251
AZTEC PRIESTS, c1325.
Led by their god, Huitzilopochtli, Aztec priests discover the spot where an eagle, devouring a serpent, sits atop a cactus and there decide to found Tenochtitlan, capital city of the great Aztec nation, c1325. Aztec drawing.
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NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.
Diorama of the founding of the New York Stock Exchange under a Buttonwood tree on 17 May 1792. Photograph, digitally colored by Granger, NYC -- All right
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0044222
ESTABLISHING OF BALTIMORE.
Philip Jones survyeing and laying out the city of Baltimore in 1730. Wood engraving.
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0267732
BALTIMORE: PLANNING, 1730.
Philip Jones laying out of the city of Baltimore, Maryland, 12 January 1730. Engraving, American, 1880.
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0028244
FOUNDING OF TENOCHTITLAN.
Legendary founding of Tenochtitlan by Aztecs. Aztec miniature from Codex Aubin, 1576.
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0133025
ISREAL: INDEPENDECE, 1948.
Prime Minister David Ben Gurion reads out on the eve of the independence the proclamation of the State of Israel in the City Museum of Art. Photograph, May 1948.
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MILITARY.
German Democratic Republic Military parade in the streets of East Berlin to mark the 35th anniversary of the founding of the GDR - - 07.10.1984.
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0033311
CARTOON: ISRAEL, 1948.
'O Say, Can't You See?' American cartoon on the establishment, under the watchful eye of the United Nations, of the Jewish state of Israel. Cartoon by D.R. Fitzpatrick, 1948.
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0054734
ROGER WILLIAMS, 1636.
The settlement of Rhode Island at Providence, founded by Roger Williams, June 1636. Line engraving, late 19th century, after a drawing by Henry A. Ogden.
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AUSTRALIA: MELBOURNE, 1835.
The founding of Melbourne, Australia in August 1835. Engraving, American, 1885.
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0028902
PHILIP CARTERET (1639-1682).
English colonialist and Governor of New Jersey, 1665-1676. The landing of Philip Carteret to found the colony of New Jersey in 1665. Line engraving, American, 19th century.
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TENOCHTITLAN (MEXICO CITY)
with Aztec pictographs and Spanish text from the Codex Mendoza, c1542.
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AZTECS IN WILDERNESS.
Aztecs wandering in the wilderness before founding Tenochtitlan in 1325. Aztec drawing.
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0135671
ATTENTAT AU MONDE, 1961.
bomb attack in front of newspaper Le Monde headquarters in Paris february 17, 1961 at the time of war in Algeria and of the founding of OAS (french terrorist organization opposed to Algerian-independence). Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights r
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SERETSE KHAMA.
Seretse Kama founding President of Botswana in 1966-1980 here with his wife Ruth Williams in september 1966. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved. 
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 1788.
At the time of its founding as a penal colony. After a contemporary drawing.
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MARYLAND: FIRST MASS, 1634.
The Planting of the Colony of Maryland (the first Mass, 25 March 1634). Color engraving, 19th century.
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0129733
LOUIS IX (1214-1270).
Saint Louis. King of France, 1226-1270. Louis IX at the founding ceremony of the Royaumont monastery. Manuscript illumination from 'Life and Miracles of Saint Louis,' published in Paris, 1330-40.
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0059584
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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0103527
OGLETHORPE AT SAVANNAH.
The landing of James Oglethorpe and 130 colonists at Savannah, Georgia, on 13 January 1733. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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0104495
ST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA
(1491-1556). Spanish soldier and ecclesiastic. Ignatius receiving permission to found the Society of Jesus from Pope Paul III. Oil on canvas, 17th century, by Juan de Valdes Leal.
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0355133
TENNESSEE: RUGBY, 1880.
The hotel in the newly founded town of Rugby, Tennessee, 1880. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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METHODIST CONFERENCE, 1744.
John and Charles Wesley hold the first Methodist conference at the Foundry in London, 25-30 June 1744. Wood engraving, mid-19th century.
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0005202
AUSTRALIA: SYDNEY, 1788.
Australia at the time of its founding as a penal colony. After a contemporary drawing.
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0011205
OGLETHORPE AT SAVANNAH.
The landing of James Oglethorpe and 130 colonists at Savannah, Georgia, on 13 January 1733. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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0025621
JUNÍPERO SERRA (1713-1784).
Originally, Miguel José Serra. Spanish missionary in America. Father Serra with Gaspar de Portola's expedition at San Diego, California in 1769.
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0115444
ALGUR MEADOWS (1899-1978).
Texas oil magnate and philanthropist. Meadows (right) with Dr. William Jordan, founding director of the art museum Meadows donated to the Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Photograph, 1969.
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0088008
FOUNDING OF SAVANNAH, 1733.
The founding of Savannah, Georgia, by James Oglethorpe and 130 colonists on 13 January 1733. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0082595
PENNSYLVANIA: TITLE PAGE.
Title page of 'Some Account of the Province of Pennsilvania in America...,' London, 1681.
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HISTORY.
Don Juan de Garay founding Buenos Aires in 1580, by an unknown 19th-century artist. Argentina, 16th century. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All right
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HISTORY.
Pope Liberius (died 366), founded the Basilica of Santa Maria Nives, painting by Masolino Da Panicale (1383-ca 1447). Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0014692
FOUNDING OF LOS ANGELES.
The founding of Los Angeles in 1781: wood engraving, 19th century.
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0055352
MARYLAND: FIRST MASS, 1634.
The planting of the colony of Maryland (the First Mass, 25 March 1634). Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0355132
TENNESSEE: RUGBY, 1880.
The clearing of Central Avenue in the newly founded town of Rugby, Tennessee, 1880. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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ROANOKE: COLONY, c1587.
The settlement at Roanoke Island, c1587. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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ROGER WILLIAMS (1603-1683).
Cleric and founder of the colony of Rhode Island. Williams building his house at Manton's Cove, directly east of present-day Providence, Rhode Island, 1636. Line engraving, 19th century.
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PHILADELPHIA: LIBRARY.
Text composed for the cornerstone dedication of the Library Company of Philadelphia, by Benjamin Franklin, 1739.
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JOHN ADAMS (1735-1826).
Second President of the United States. Stipple engraving, 19th century, after a 1815 portrait by Gilbert Stuart.
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FOUNDING OF SAVANNAH, 1733.
The founding of Savannah, Georgia by James Oglethorpe and 130 colonists on 13 January 1733. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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