Hispaniola Map etched by Valgrisi in 1562 (Villa Nueva is the town we now call Jacmel)
Haiti's History of Misery - Photo Essays
Colored-engraving map of the island of Haiti, 1789 | Eden Destroyed: Spain cedes Haiti to France in 1697. The island's ecology is wrecked as slaves clear forests and sugar fields.
In 1900 Cave Library at Dunhuang was discovered after over 1,000 years of being hidden revealing tens of thousands of manuscripts, the world's earliest dated printed book and hundreds of fine paintings on silk, this is the world's earliest and largest paper archive and a treasure trove of medieval art.
Mary McLeod Bethune, one of our great civil rights leaders, was born July 10, 1875, in Mayesville, S.C. Her parents were former slaves.
Le phare du port de St-Pierre, Martinique -
Charming map of India with Ceylon from the rare atlas Atlante Tascabile o sia Serie di Num. XXI Cartine Geografiche nelle quali si rappresenta in ristretto lo Stato Attuale di tutte le Parti del Globo Terraqueo. In Roma MDCCCIV Si vende presso lo Stampator Olivieri al Corso N° 335 ….
Map of Helsinki, Finland
South America Old Map Finley 1824 Digital Image Scan Download Printable
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Bathing beauties, strapping chaps and fantastic fireworks: Glorious vintage photographs show Fourth of July fanfare in the Big Apple through the ages
Confetti: Columns of soldiers march in an Independence Day parade up Fifth Avenue in 1942