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27 mai 1842 Le célèbre écrivain britannique Charles Dickens s'arrête une journée à #Québec https://t.co/4RVhhAENRO https://t.co/DsAtvQV8vX

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Charles Dickens, ca. 1860 - ca. Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, compiled 1921 - documenting the period 1860 - 1865

A colorized photo of Robert E. Lee, his son Custis, and his aide Walter H. Taylor

From Left to Right; Lee's Son, Major General George Washington Custis Lee, General Robert E. Lee, and Lee's aide-de-camp, Colonel Walter Taylor.

President Lincoln in his White House office, 1864

"President Lincoln in his White House office, 1864" [413x586]

Abraham Lincoln in His White House Office. This is one of the only photographs of Abraham Lincoln in his White House office. It was taken by Anthony Berger, a Brady operator, to assist the artist Francis B. Carpenter in his massive painting of Lincoln rea

Simone de Beauvoir 1908-1986  İkinci nesil feminizm dalgasini başlatan varoluşçu Fransız yazar.

Simone de Beauvoir French existentialist philosopher and feminist theorist, author of The Second Sex

Grant, U.S. General Civil War #History

Grant, U. The other Union generals were complaining to President Lincoln that Grant was always drinking and drunk.find out what whiskey he is drinking and make sure all the other generals start drinking the same.

Young mine worker, Utah or Colorado, late 1800s

Miner Boy working in a coal mine… and kids think they have it tough today. Before the Child labor laws were put into effect.

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman - An American woman who escaped from slavery in the South to become a leading abolitionist before the American Civil War. She led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North along the route of the Underground Railroad.

Iconic photograph: "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father. (H/t Jodi P)  Via: vancouverhistory.ca

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.

Wedding day photograph of Abraham and Mary taken November 4, 1842 in Springfield, Illinois after three years of a stormy courtship and a broken engagement.  Their love had endured.

Abe Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln's wedding day photograph taken November 1842 in Springfield, Illinois after three years of a stormy courtship and a broken engagement. Their love had endured.

JOJO POST FATHER: Edgar Allan Poe poses with Abraham Lincoln in Mathew Brady’s Washington, D.C. studio.February 4th, 1849

FAKE: Edgar Allan Poe poses with Abraham Lincoln in Mathew Brady’s Washington, D. studio- February NOPE, this is a fake photo created for the book Abraham Lincoln vampire hunter.

John D. Rockefeller, richest American of all time... worth 330 Billion in the 1800's.  More than triple the net worth of the top 5 richest Americans today.

John D. Rockefeller, richest American of all time with Standard Oil Company monopoly. worth 330 Billion in the More than triple the net worth of the top 5 richest Americans today.

Henry Ford, an American hero and icon. He changed the lifestyle of the middle class and made owning an automobile possible for everyone. I think he would be proud to know The Ford Motor Company is still (and the only) US auto company following his business model.

Henry Ford, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, leaving the White House after calling on the president.

Daguerreotype of Lincoln and his family in front of the White House

FAKE: Daguerreotype of Lincoln and his family in front of the White House. FACT: This is a modern photo of mannequins at the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois (note the man in modern clothes walking in the background.

One of the most commonly discussed topic is sex. Hands down it's a topic we are curious about as pre-teens, then as mature and have our first sexual experiences, our minds and bodies are opened up to what sex is all about. Our journey of learning about sex never ends and along the way we hear some pretty crazy “things” about sex. For some of the facts we hear we find it hard to... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.engineeredlifestyles.com/blog/relationships/crazy-sexual-facts-you-didnt-know/

Crazy Sexual Facts You Didn't Know

One of the most commonly discussed topic is sex. Hands down it's a topic we are curious about as pre-teens, then as mature and have our first sexual experiences, our minds and bodies are opened up to what sex is all about. Our journey of learning about sex never ends and along the way we hear some pretty crazy “things” about sex. For some of the facts we hear we find it hard to... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.engineeredlifestyles.com/blog/relationships/crazy-sexual-facts-you-didnt-know/

One of my favourite books of all time "The Diary of Adam and Eve"- Mark Twain...

“The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.” -- Mark Twain Oh, dear Mr. Clemens, if only that were true.

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