Tag: American history

Farming in Clark County, Kentucky in 1916 required the help of the whole family as can be seen in these remarkable photographs below – many have names of the families

Lewis Wickes Hine (September 26, 1874 – November 3, 1940) was an American sociologist and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs were instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States. … Read More

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The Japanese Internment of WWII – Their story in pictures – Part III – Transportation

After Pearl Harbor, Japanese-Americans were relocated to internment camps for the duration of WWII. They were considered enemy aliens even though many had lived in America for years. Photographer Russell Lee took photographs of  their relocation in April and May of … Read More

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Belcher Ogden Mansion in NJ – where the British almost caught Gen. Washington but spoiled a wedding instead

*Note: The language below may be a little antiquated because they are excerpts and transcriptions from a the book  –Transcription from Historic Houses of New Jersey By Weymer Jay Mills .J. B. Lippincott Company – written in  1902 The Belcher Mansion … Read More

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