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Jayne Mansfield – Rare Historical Photos

Jayne Mansfield – Rare Historical Photos from the Netherlands – October, 1957

Born Vera Jayne Palmer, Jayne Mansfield was a wildly popular American film, theater, and television actress. In addition to acting, Jayne was also a nightclub entertainer, singer, and one of the first Playboy Playmates. She was one of Hollywood’s best-known sex symbols during the 1950s and early 1960s…

March 10, 2018 / by / in
Civil War Photos – Part 2 (20 Historical Photos)

Civil War Photographs – Part 2

Civil War Photographs – Photography was still a relatively new technology during the American Civil War, but war correspondents managed to capture thousands of riveting photos throughout the conflict. These graphic images brought the front line of the war straight to the people of the United States and the entire world….

March 4, 2018 / by / in ,
The Unsolved Murder of Tupac Shakur

The Unsolved Murder of Tupac Shakur – Who Killed Tupac?

Tupac Shakur’s Murder

On Saturday, September 7th, 1996, American rapper / hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur was shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tupac was riding in a BMW driven by promoter Suge Knight.  The pair was stopped at a traffic light at East Flamingo Road and Koval Lane at 11:15 p.m. when the shooting occurred….

February 23, 2018 / by / in
Bonnie Parker Poetry – Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie Parker Poetry – Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde were legendary outlaws that robbed banks, killed people and terrorized part of the country during the Great Depression. Police officials and the FBI viewed Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker as dangerous criminals, but much of the public admired the couple and viewed them as modern-day Robin Hoods. Their legend and warm perception with the public was in part aided by Bonnie Parker’s poems: “The Story of Suicide Sal,” and “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde.”…

February 22, 2018 / by / in
How Hip-Hop Music Got Started

The History and Origins of Hip-Hop Music

Hip-hop music was started in the United States in the 1970s by predominately young African American youth. Although the terms “hip hop” and “rap” are often used interchangeably, they are two separate things. Hip-hop is a genre of music and a subculture that formed during the 1970s in South Bronx, New York when block parties were commonplace….

February 12, 2018 / 1 Comment / by / in
Salt Lake City, Utah in the 1800’s

Salt Lake Temple / Mormon Tabernacle in Late 1800s

These interesting historical photos feature The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ Temple and Tabernacle from 1896. This photo was taken just three years after completion of the temple. At 253,015 square feet, it is the largest Latter-Day Saints temple by floor area. Completed in 1893, the temple building took more than 40 years to build….

February 5, 2018 / by / in
Young Bill Clinton Meeting President John F Kennedy

Teenage Bill Clinton Shakes Hands with President John F. Kennedy

More than five decades ago, on July 24, 1963, a young Bill Clinton shook hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden of the White House. Clinton was a 16-year-old young man attending the American Legion Boys Nation program. …

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