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"Teddy K '72"

"Teddy K '72"

The Civil War was for nursing in America what the Crimean War was for nursing in Europe . Mary Ann Bickerdyke, a Union nurse, administered care to enlisted men and later acquired the moniker Mother Bickerdyke. She championed soldier's rights, became a heroic figure in the eyes of Generals Grant and Sherman. Louise May Alcott, the writer, and Walt Whitman, the poet, were both Civil War nurses. Mary Ann Bickerdyke was the first woman to unite nurses by lobbying in Washington to secure pensions…

The Civil War was for nursing in America what the Crimean War was for nursing in Europe . Mary Ann Bickerdyke, a Union nurse, administered care to enlisted men and later acquired the moniker Mother Bickerdyke. She championed soldier's rights, became a heroic figure in the eyes of Generals Grant and Sherman. Louise May Alcott, the writer, and Walt Whitman, the poet, were both Civil War nurses. Mary Ann Bickerdyke was the first woman to unite nurses by lobbying in Washington to secure pensions…

George McGovern 1972 -  the first election after the voting age was lowered to 18

George McGovern 1972 - the first election after the voting age was lowered to 18

Newsweek Archivist | George McGovern (1922-2012), anti-Vietnam War Democrat for President, 1972.

Newsweek Archivist | George McGovern (1922-2012), anti-Vietnam War Democrat for President, 1972.

Guy who shot George Wallace.

Guy who shot George Wallace.

Gary Hart, 1972

Gary Hart, 1972

James E. Love, in an undated photo, and Eliza "Molly" Wilson, circa 1864, the principals involved in love letters written during the Civil War and published by the Missouri History Museum.

James E. Love, in an undated photo, and Eliza "Molly" Wilson, circa 1864, the principals involved in love letters written during the Civil War and published by the Missouri History Museum.

Dwight D. Eisenhower receives OshKosh overalls on his presidential campaign trail in 1952. #oshkoshbgosh

Dwight D. Eisenhower receives OshKosh overalls on his presidential campaign trail in 1952. #oshkoshbgosh

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