The Kiss, WWII. Fun Fact: the young man pictured was in fact drunk out of his mind at the time, and just grabbed the nurse and started kissing her. One of the most iconic images of love in our culture is, in fact, a picture of sexual assault. Day Ruiner...
LOOK: Women Weren't Allowed To Do This -- But She Did It Anyway
Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.
PEOPLE ¥ Maurice Tillet (1903 – August 4, 1954) a French wrestler with acromegaly known as The French Angel. He spoke 14 languages and was also a poet and actor. "Perfect example of 'Never judge a book by its cover'."...he was also used as the inspiration for the movie Shrek.
The FIRST Black Senator; a RARE photograph and great portrait by Mathew Brady - a cabinet card photograph of Hiram Rhoades Revels (1822-1901). Of mixed African and Indian descent, he was a Methodist minister and later the first Black Senator (Mississippi) during Reconstruction, later the President of Alcorn University.
Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians