Here for your perusal is a rare photograph of Ford's Theatre, Washington., D.C. It was created between 1860 and 1865 by Mathew Brady.The photograph illustrates location where Abraham Lincoln was shot in 1865, showing what the area looked like at the time of the assassination.
Milena Jesenska, Czech journalist, writer, editor and translator, who refused to abandon her Jewish friends and was deported with several of them to Ravensbruck concentration camp, where she died.
Barney Ford was born a slave in Virginia. At the age of twenty-fire, he escaped and began a successful career in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures.By 1860, he was living in Denver and became a prosperous tycoon in the hotel, restaurant, and barbershop businesses, earning the nickname the "Black Baron of Colorado." Throughout the Civil War, he gave financial assistance, food, and jobs to escaped and free African Americans.