Rarely Seen & Unusual Moments Of US History

wooden prison wyoming 1893
Wood-plank prison in Wyoming, 1893.
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Alice Huyler Ramsey (November 11, 1886 – September 10, 1983), the first woman to drive across the United States from coast to coast, 1909. Only 152 miles out of the total 3600-mile trip were made on paved road.
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Lawn mowers of the White House grounds, 1918.
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1920s motorcycle chariot
Motorcycle chariot races, 1920s
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Log motor home by Wade, 1922.
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Log motor home by Wade, interior.
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1930 workers pave 28th street                                       manhattan
Workers lay bricks to pave 28th Street in Manhattan, 1930.
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Drive-In restaurant on West                                       Sunset Boulevarde, Los                                       Angelesben,1932
Drive-In restaurant on West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles,1932.
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Soviet Premier Nikita                                       Khrushchev eating a hot dog in Des                                       Moines, Iowa
Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev eating a hot dog in Des Moines, Iowa, on which he commented “It’s excellent.  We make good sausages but yours are better,” 1959.
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Minoru Yamasaki (right) posing with a model of the World Trade Center he designed, 1964.
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1966 portrait of hockey                                       goalie
Portrait of hockey goalie Terry Sawchuk before face masks became standard in 1966.
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New York City sidewalks                                       filled with trash during the 1968                                       strike
New York City sidewalks filled with trash during the 1968 strike of sanitation workers.
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1973 liberty statute from                                       jersey city
Statue of Liberty as seen from Jersey City, 1963.
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1979 carter solar panels                                       white house
President Carter with engineers and solar panels newly installed on the White House, 1979. President Reagan had them removed in 1986, to be reinstalled by President Obama in 2010.
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Robin Williams joins the stunning women of the Denver Broncos’ Pony Express as pro football’s first male cheerleader and prances before 70,000 cheering fans in Denver’s Mile High Stadium.
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