Winston Churchill introduces his 'V for Victory' campaign on this day 19th July, 1941. It rapidly spread through Europe and the BBC took the first four notes of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, which matched the dot-to-dot dash Morse code for the letter V and played it before news bulletins
VICTORIAN WOMEN OF COLOR A Rare View (Please click on photo to see all of the gorgeous pictures)
Black History Album, 1800's, by Maxim Vakhovskiy.
Photograph by Lady Clementina Hawarden, one of Britains earliest female photographers in the mid 1800's.
A great portrait of Chief Iron Tail who was one of the most famous Native Americans of his day and a popular subject for professional photographers who circulated his image across the continents. Photograph c.1900.
Josie Earp: Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp (1861-December 19, 1944
Sibby Kelly- born a slave and was a midwife in Georgia