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16 Nov 1930, Chicago, Illinois, USA --- Notorious gangster Al Capone attempts to help unemployed men with his soup kitchen "Big Al's Kitchen for the Needy." The kitchen provides three meals a day consisting of soup with meat, bread, coffee, and doughnuts, feeding about 3500 people daily at a cost of $300 per day. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Great Depression - a severe worldwide economic depression that took place during the

Hooverville Elm Grove, Oklahoma, by Dorothea Lange, 1936

Hooverville Elm Grove, Oklahoma, by Dorothea Lange, 1936

August 1936 People living in miserable poverty Elm Grove Oklahoma County Oklahoma example of the Depression-era shantytowns known as Hoovervilles by Dorothea Lange

Undated file photo of William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield, the patriarch of the Hatfield clan. The family was part of the most infamous feud in American folklore, a long-running battle with the McCoys.


William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield (undated photo) patriarch of the Hatfield clan who took part in a long-running battle with the McCoys. The Hatfield and McCoy feud is the most infamous feud in American history.

Sloppy Joe's Bar, in Downtown Chicago, after the Repeal of Prohibition.   December 5, 1933

Bartenders at Sloppy Joe's bar in downtown Chicago pour a round of drinks in 1933 to celebrate the repeal of the Amendment and the end of the Prohibition era.

Martin Luther King's 'I Have A Dream' speech written in it's entirety.

Martin Luther King's historic and stirring 'I Have A Dream' speech in it's glorious entirety. But it was his delivery and the cadences that stirred the spirit then and will continue to do so for generations to come.

The Last Men of the Revolution: Photographs of Revolutionary War Soldiers.  Cpt. George Fishley.  He entered the Continental Army in 1777, the paper says, under Gen. Poor and Col. Dearborn. He served three years and, according to his own account, was among the men who marched near Valley Forge wearing no shoes or stockings.

A wonderful and rare photo indeed! This man fought in the American Revolutionary War under the command of General George Washington. A rare daguerreotype of Captain George Fishley, taken in 1850 when he was 90 years old