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Earning a Living. . . Aboard a Whaling Ship, 1850.
Thar She Blows!... "The boat spun after him with almost the swiftness of a top, now diving through the seas and tossing the spray, and then lying still while the whale sounded."
A Cowboy in Dodge, 1882
"On entering the main street... somebody of our party in the rear turned his gun loose into the air." Texas cowboys on the trail.
of the Week:
"Road Trip", 1912.
At the beginning of the 20th Century the majority of America's roads were little more than dirt trails.
Captured German footage
of one of its submarines in action during
World War I.
A Medieval Murder, 1300.
“The said Reymund struck her with his foot under the navel so that she fell.” The Sheriff of London investigates a murder.
The Bolsheviks Storm the Winter Palace, 1917.
"Like a black river, filling the street...we poured through the Red Arch." In St. Petersburg, Russia, the mob attacks the former palace of the Czar in the first act of the Communist Revolution.
"Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact." – George Eliot (1819-1880).
The first wave attacks
the beach in one of WWII's costliest battles.