Drawing from John Lemmon’s “Recollections from a Rebel Prison,” 1866, showing detail from Andersonville Prison (known as Camp Sumpter) including the number of prisoners, graves and the location of stockades and cannons. by paulette
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paulette Drawing from John Lemmon’s “Recollections from a Rebel Prison,” 1866, showing detail from Andersonville Prison (known as Camp Sumpter) including the number of prisoners, graves and the location of stockades and cannons.
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execution of Captain Henry Wirz, November 1865. Wirz was executed for inhumane treatment of prisoners at the Andersonville Prison by freida
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freida execution of Captain Henry Wirz, November 1865. Wirz was executed for inhumane treatment of prisoners at the Andersonville Prison
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From historic Friendship Cemetary in Columbus, Mississippi, often called "Where Flowers Healed A Nation." On April 25, 1866, the ladies of Columbus decided to decorate both Confederate and Union soldiers' graves with garlands and bouquets of beautiful flowers. As a direct result of this kind gesture, Americans celebrate what has come to be called Memorial Day each year. by Rebeccalennox
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Rebeccalennox From historic Friendship Cemetary in Columbus, Mississippi, often called "Where Flowers Healed A Nation." On April 25, 1866, the ladies of Columbus decided to decorate both Confederate and Union soldiers' graves with garlands and bouquets of beautiful flowers. As a direct result of this kind gesture, Americans celebrate what has come to be called Memorial Day each year.
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In the Civil War there were two major prisons. The Andersonville Prison which was for the Confederate States of America. (The Confederacy)  And Camp Douglas which was for the United States of America. (The Union) One other prison was The Bell Isle Prison. (The Confederacy)  The Andersonville and Douglas prison camps were the most horrible camps within the Civil War. by geraldine
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geraldine In the Civil War there were two major prisons. The Andersonville Prison which was for the Confederate States of America. (The Confederacy) And Camp Douglas which was for the United States of America. (The Union) One other prison was The Bell Isle Prison. (The Confederacy) The Andersonville and Douglas prison camps were the most horrible camps within the Civil War.
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The Library of Congress has no photographs or drawings listed for Rock Island (IL) Prison, and none for Confederate POW prisons. Andersonville and other prisons in the South abound. Six thousand Confederates died from mistreatment - starvation and exposure - at Camp Douglas. Here are some of the men held there. by paulette
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paulette The Library of Congress has no photographs or drawings listed for Rock Island (IL) Prison, and none for Confederate POW prisons. Andersonville and other prisons in the South abound. Six thousand Confederates died from mistreatment - starvation and exposure - at Camp Douglas. Here are some of the men held there.
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Red Cloud (Lakota: Maȟpíya Lúta), (1822 – December 10, 1909) was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux). He led as a chief from 1868 to 1909. One of the most capable Native American opponents the United States Army faced, he led a successful campaign in 1866–1868 known as Red Cloud's War over control of the Powder River Country in northeastern Wyoming and southern Montana. by vera
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vera Red Cloud (Lakota: Maȟpíya Lúta), (1822 – December 10, 1909) was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux). He led as a chief from 1868 to 1909. One of the most capable Native American opponents the United States Army faced, he led a successful campaign in 1866–1868 known as Red Cloud's War over control of the Powder River Country in northeastern Wyoming and southern Montana.
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A group portrait of some of the instigators of the Sobibor concentration camp uprising. On October 14, 1943, the prisoners of the camp attacked and disabled every single one of their prison guards at once - over 300 were able to escape. by sharron
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sharron A group portrait of some of the instigators of the Sobibor concentration camp uprising. On October 14, 1943, the prisoners of the camp attacked and disabled every single one of their prison guards at once - over 300 were able to escape.
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Old Changi Hospital, Singapore. Built in 1935, Old Changi Hospital has become known as one of the most haunted sites in all of Singapore through the years. At the time it was built, it served as the Royal Air Force Hospital and was later used by the Japanese as a prison camp. It should not come as a surprise then that there are regularly reported sightings of ghosts believed to be the victims of the Japanese. by Raelynn8
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Raelynn8 Old Changi Hospital, Singapore. Built in 1935, Old Changi Hospital has become known as one of the most haunted sites in all of Singapore through the years. At the time it was built, it served as the Royal Air Force Hospital and was later used by the Japanese as a prison camp. It should not come as a surprise then that there are regularly reported sightings of ghosts believed to be the victims of the Japanese.
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During World War II, the United States Playing Card Company joined forces with American and British intelligence agencies to create a very special deck of cards. This deck was specifically created to help Allied prisoners of war escape from German POW camps.   This deck of cards became known as the “map deck.” It was made by hiding maps of top-secret escape routes between the two paper layers that make up all modern playing cards. BMPOKERWORLD: by gilda
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gilda During World War II, the United States Playing Card Company joined forces with American and British intelligence agencies to create a very special deck of cards. This deck was specifically created to help Allied prisoners of war escape from German POW camps. This deck of cards became known as the “map deck.” It was made by hiding maps of top-secret escape routes between the two paper layers that make up all modern playing cards. BMPOKERWORLD:
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POPE JOHN PAUL II - This epic film follows Karol Wojtyla’s journey from his youth in Poland through his late days on the Chair of St. Peter. Jon Voight’s powerful, Emmy-nominated performance as John Paul II was widely praised, as was Cary Elwes as the young Karol. Shot on location in Rome and Poland in close connection with the Vatican, this is the definitive epic film on the life of Pope John Paul II. DVD, $19.95. Includes a collector's booklet! by amber
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amber POPE JOHN PAUL II - This epic film follows Karol Wojtyla’s journey from his youth in Poland through his late days on the Chair of St. Peter. Jon Voight’s powerful, Emmy-nominated performance as John Paul II was widely praised, as was Cary Elwes as the young Karol. Shot on location in Rome and Poland in close connection with the Vatican, this is the definitive epic film on the life of Pope John Paul II. DVD, $19.95. Includes a collector's booklet!
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"March of the Living"  People sit on the rail of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp, in Oswiecim, as they take part in the annual "March of the Living". The annual March of the Living, which commemorates the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust, was launched in 1988, drawing thousands of people from around the world, including Jewish youths and elderly Holocaust survivors. by justine
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justine "March of the Living" People sit on the rail of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp, in Oswiecim, as they take part in the annual "March of the Living". The annual March of the Living, which commemorates the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust, was launched in 1988, drawing thousands of people from around the world, including Jewish youths and elderly Holocaust survivors.
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Women prisoners lie on thin mattresses on the floor of a barracks in the women's camp in the Theresienstadt ghetto, between 1941 and 1945. by tracy sam
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tracy sam Women prisoners lie on thin mattresses on the floor of a barracks in the women's camp in the Theresienstadt ghetto, between 1941 and 1945.
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The Audubon family began in Audubon Park—once home to Native Americans, and later, to New Orleans' first mayor, Etienne de Boré. During the Civil War, the location alternately hosted a Confederate camp and a Union hospital. In 1866, it was the activation site for the 9th Calvary, the "Buffalo Soldiers" whose defense of our country's western frontier made an indelible mark on America's African-American heritage. by phyllis
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phyllis The Audubon family began in Audubon Park—once home to Native Americans, and later, to New Orleans' first mayor, Etienne de Boré. During the Civil War, the location alternately hosted a Confederate camp and a Union hospital. In 1866, it was the activation site for the 9th Calvary, the "Buffalo Soldiers" whose defense of our country's western frontier made an indelible mark on America's African-American heritage.
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In April of every year, Angola (Maximum Security) Prison in Louisiana holds a prison rodeo for the public known as the "Wildest show in the South." by graciela
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graciela In April of every year, Angola (Maximum Security) Prison in Louisiana holds a prison rodeo for the public known as the "Wildest show in the South."
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The ritual of Raksha Bandhan, also known as Rakhi is the best way of showing your love and dedication towards your brother or sister. by asdfer123
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asdfer123 The ritual of Raksha Bandhan, also known as Rakhi is the best way of showing your love and dedication towards your brother or sister.
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13 Stars, 1864. Andersonville Prison Memorial of W. H. Courtney, A Co., 12th New York Volunteers, 1864. One of the most personal and poignant relics to have survived the American Civil War, this flag was present in Andersonville Prison and commemorates the death of Private William Courtney on July 14, 1864. A more detailed description of the flag can be found here. Small parade flags such as this were often carried by Union soldiers in their uniforms or between the pages of their bibles. T... by maude
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maude 13 Stars, 1864. Andersonville Prison Memorial of W. H. Courtney, A Co., 12th New York Volunteers, 1864. One of the most personal and poignant relics to have survived the American Civil War, this flag was present in Andersonville Prison and commemorates the death of Private William Courtney on July 14, 1864. A more detailed description of the flag can be found here. Small parade flags such as this were often carried by Union soldiers in their uniforms or between the pages of their bibles. T...
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The Boab Prison Tree is a large hollow tree just south of Derby in Western Australia. It is reputed to have been used in the 1890s as a lockup for indigenous Australian prisoners on their way to Derby for sentencing. by carlani
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carlani The Boab Prison Tree is a large hollow tree just south of Derby in Western Australia. It is reputed to have been used in the 1890s as a lockup for indigenous Australian prisoners on their way to Derby for sentencing.
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Year as table number with a picture of the bride and groom from that year :) by nicola hillyer
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nicola hillyer Year as table number with a picture of the bride and groom from that year :)
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Drawing from multiple sources of inspiration, including guitar straps and the camera-bag silhouette, this chic little crossbody features dual zip compartments, gleaming double-J hardware and an optional strap so you can style this bag as a smart $295.00 by nordstrom
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nordstrom Drawing from multiple sources of inspiration, including guitar straps and the camera-bag silhouette, this chic little crossbody features dual zip compartments, gleaming double-J hardware and an optional strap so you can style this bag as a smart $295.00
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Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer was a German human biologist and eugenicist concerned primarily with "racial hygiene" and twin research. He received Heinrich Himmler's permission to work in Auschwitz from 1944 on. One of Verschuer's best known assistants was Josef Mengele, who, as one of the SS physicians at the Auschwitz death camp, later became known as the "Angel of Death". In this photo, Verschuer (rear) supervises anthropometric measurements. by rhonda
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rhonda Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer was a German human biologist and eugenicist concerned primarily with "racial hygiene" and twin research. He received Heinrich Himmler's permission to work in Auschwitz from 1944 on. One of Verschuer's best known assistants was Josef Mengele, who, as one of the SS physicians at the Auschwitz death camp, later became known as the "Angel of Death". In this photo, Verschuer (rear) supervises anthropometric measurements.
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The Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) is a member of the starling family of birds. It can commonly be found in East Africa, including Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. Used to be known as Spreo superbus. by elaine.hamilton.3344
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elaine.hamilton.3344 The Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) is a member of the starling family of birds. It can commonly be found in East Africa, including Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. Used to be known as Spreo superbus.
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A Ray of Sunlight. (also known as The Cellist) John White Alexander (1898) Private collection by VoyageVisuel
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VoyageVisuel A Ray of Sunlight. (also known as The Cellist) John White Alexander (1898) Private collection
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Drawing showing the layers of rocks, charcoal, and soil in the terrarium, along with plants, and a small garden gnome. by frankie
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frankie Drawing showing the layers of rocks, charcoal, and soil in the terrarium, along with plants, and a small garden gnome.
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Hula hooping has been a type of exercise and play from as early as 500 B.C. to the 21st century.[2] Before it was known and recognized as by justine
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justine Hula hooping has been a type of exercise and play from as early as 500 B.C. to the 21st century.[2] Before it was known and recognized as
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Bridesmaids shirts for the day of, showing the number of years the bride has known each bridesmaid. They came off easily and didn't mess up the updos. by marguerite
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marguerite Bridesmaids shirts for the day of, showing the number of years the bride has known each bridesmaid. They came off easily and didn't mess up the updos.
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Night view of Manhattan from the Top of the rock, Rockefeller Center Observatory. This 70-story, 850-foot GE Building was formerly known as the RCA Building and was also known as “30 Rock". The building houses NBC’s New York studios, including the Saturday Night Live and The Today Show. taken by Dhilung Kirat by minerva
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minerva Night view of Manhattan from the Top of the rock, Rockefeller Center Observatory. This 70-story, 850-foot GE Building was formerly known as the RCA Building and was also known as “30 Rock". The building houses NBC’s New York studios, including the Saturday Night Live and The Today Show. taken by Dhilung Kirat
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Great diagram showing the positions of the deltoid and the tricep from the back. - Male Body - Anatomical Study - Drawing Reference by ernestine
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ernestine Great diagram showing the positions of the deltoid and the tricep from the back. - Male Body - Anatomical Study - Drawing Reference
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Murder Most Foul, The ghoulish tale of a family of serial killers known as the "Bloody Benders". Innkeepers who murdered their guests to steal their belongings. They would seat them with their backs to a draped doorway. A member of the family would bash in their brains with a hammer, then slit their victims throat after they fell to the floor. More then a dozen men, women, & children lost their lives, and were found in mass graves days after the by terra
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terra Murder Most Foul, The ghoulish tale of a family of serial killers known as the "Bloody Benders". Innkeepers who murdered their guests to steal their belongings. They would seat them with their backs to a draped doorway. A member of the family would bash in their brains with a hammer, then slit their victims throat after they fell to the floor. More then a dozen men, women, & children lost their lives, and were found in mass graves days after the
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Eugene Allen ~ Born on July 14, 1919, in Scottsville, Virginia, Eugene Allen was an African-American butler who served under eight U.S. presidents, including Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy and Jimmy Carter. He witnessed firsthand some of history's major events, as well as the changing perspectives on race in political arenas. Known as having been a modest man, Allen is the subject of the 2013 film The Butler. He died in 2010 in Washington, D.C. by carolina
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carolina Eugene Allen ~ Born on July 14, 1919, in Scottsville, Virginia, Eugene Allen was an African-American butler who served under eight U.S. presidents, including Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy and Jimmy Carter. He witnessed firsthand some of history's major events, as well as the changing perspectives on race in political arenas. Known as having been a modest man, Allen is the subject of the 2013 film The Butler. He died in 2010 in Washington, D.C.
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There is a prison where there are no guards, yet the prisoners are too afraid to try and escape. by sharron
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sharron There is a prison where there are no guards, yet the prisoners are too afraid to try and escape.
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Bergenia 'Silberlicht' - Commonly known as elephant's ears, because of their large, leathery, oval leaves, bergenias have become fashionable again, thanks both to the number of new cultivars that have become widely available and to their usefulness in the garden. Bergenias are low maintenance, evergreen, will grow in sun or shade and tolerate a wide range of soils, including dry soils and clay. by concepcion
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concepcion Bergenia 'Silberlicht' - Commonly known as elephant's ears, because of their large, leathery, oval leaves, bergenias have become fashionable again, thanks both to the number of new cultivars that have become widely available and to their usefulness in the garden. Bergenias are low maintenance, evergreen, will grow in sun or shade and tolerate a wide range of soils, including dry soils and clay.
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