Photo of horse drawn wagons riding down Lake Shore Drive and people sitting by the lake in Jackson Park in Chicago, IL. This old photo dates to 1907. Great photo that really exemplifies the vast difference in what this famous road looks like now compared to a hundred or so years ago. Learn More
Photo shows people watering their horses on a hot day in New York City. I don't know too much about this photo. The bucket says A.S.P.C.A. so hopefully someone may know more about the area in NY or era. I'm guessing that it's 1920's, but could be earlier. Learn More
Photo shows Relocation departure, Manzanar Relocation Center; photograph by Ansel Adams, 1943. Group of men gathered around a bus packed with passengers and luggage say farewell, snow on the ground. On December 7, 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Fear of a Japanese invasion and of subversive acts by Japanese Americans prompted President Franklin D. Roosevelt to sign Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. <BR><BR>The order designated the West Coast as a military zone from which "any or all persons may be excluded." Although not specified in the order, Japanese Americans were singled out for evacuation. More than 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry were removed from California, southern Arizona, and western Washington and Oregon and sent to ten relocation camps. Learn More
Photo of this historic march during the Civil Rights movement. Photograph shows some participants in the civil rights march sitting on a wall resting, one holds a placard which reads, "We march together, Catholics, Jews, Protestant, for dignity and brotherhood of all men under God, Now!" Learn More
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