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Portrait of George Washington Williams ~ "Living with the Hydra The Documentation of Slavery and the Slave Trade in Federal Records" By Walter B. Hill, Jr.

Dr. George Washington Williams

Capt. William Koyama, commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, prepares to make an arrested landing on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington in an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Dambusters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 after completing his 4,000th flight hour (which converts to around 167 days). | #AmericasNavy #USNavy #Navy navy.com

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William "Billy" Lee (1750 – 1828), also known as Will Lee, was George Washington's personal servant and the only one of Washington's slaves freed outright by Washington in his will. Because he served by Washington's side throughout the American Revolutionary War and was sometimes depicted next to Washington in paintings, Lee was one of the most publicized African Americans of his time.

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from Atlas Obscura

Lovely Hidden Paintings Adorned the Edges of Historic Books

George Washington and Ben Franklin from the side of The Speeches of The Right Honourable William Pitt (1808)

George Washington Vanderbilt-Millionaire George Washington Vanderbilt, the youngest son of millionaire William Henry Vanderbilt, is known primarily for the lavish Biltmore Estate he built in North Carolina at the end of the 19th century. The 250-room estate is one of the most prominent examples of the Gilded Age.

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from Atlas Obscura

Lovely Hidden Paintings Adorned the Edges of Historic Books

George Washington and Ben Franklin from the side of The Speeches of The Right Honourable William Pitt (1808)