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Apollonius of Perga [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollonius_of_Perga ]

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Haremhab—General and Scribe. New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab, ca…

Haremhab—General and Scribe. New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab, ca…

women's right to vote  Legal History Blog

women's right to vote Legal History Blog

President Kennedy shaking hands with future President Clinton.

President Kennedy shaking hands with future President Clinton.

1854 – Crimean War: The United Kingdom declares war on Russia.  On October 25, 1854, The United Kingdom, The Ottoman Empire, and the ...

1854 – Crimean War: The United Kingdom declares war on Russia. On October 25, 1854, The United Kingdom, The Ottoman Empire, and the ...

World's Columbian Exposition are held in Chicago,  | World's Columbian Exposition: Transportation Building, Chicago, United ...

World's Columbian Exposition are held in Chicago, | World's Columbian Exposition: Transportation Building, Chicago, United ...

Harry Belafonte, Martin Luther King Jr., theater and film producer Hillard Elkins and Sammy Davis Jr. in April 1965 at “Broadway Answers Selma,” a show Mr. Hillard produced to raise money for Dr. King. Many thanks to Kanisha Johnson, the patron saint of Dorothy Dandridge online (see DorothyDandridgeForever.com) for bringing this picture to my attention. Photo: Bandphoto Agency.

Harry Belafonte, Martin Luther King Jr., theater and film producer Hillard Elkins and Sammy Davis Jr. in April 1965 at “Broadway Answers Selma,” a show Mr. Hillard produced to raise money for Dr. King. Many thanks to Kanisha Johnson, the patron saint of Dorothy Dandridge online (see DorothyDandridgeForever.com) for bringing this picture to my attention. Photo: Bandphoto Agency.

Before their burial, the deceased would be photographed in their best clothes and 'posing' (propped up) with their living relatives. In some instances, eyes were painted onto the closed eyelids of the deceased to make them appear alive. In Victorian times when photographs were rare, this might be the only photo the family had of their dearly departed.

Before their burial, the deceased would be photographed in their best clothes and 'posing' (propped up) with their living relatives. In some instances, eyes were painted onto the closed eyelids of the deceased to make them appear alive. In Victorian times when photographs were rare, this might be the only photo the family had of their dearly departed.

September 30, 1934 "Babe Ruth Testimonial" Griffith Stadium Program ...

September 30, 1934 "Babe Ruth Testimonial" Griffith Stadium Program ...