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National League of Women Voters hold up signs reading, 'VOTE', Sept. 17, 1924. Millions of women voted in 1920 and 1924, but in a lower proportion than men.
THE BIRTH OF VENUS, by Alexandre Cabanel, 1875, French painting, oil on canvas. This is a copy of Cabanels popular work exhibited in Paris Salon of 1863, which was purchased by Napoleon III for his pe
Wheat Field with Cypresses, by Vincent Van Gogh, 1889, Dutch Post-Impressionist, oil on canvas. This was his first version and was likely painted en plein air, when Van Gogh was able to leave the prec
THE DEATH OF SOCRATES, by Jacques Louis David, 1787, French Neoclassical painting, oil on canvas. Greek Classical philosopher Socrates about to drink poison hemlock as the price of maintaining his bel
Water Lilies, by Claude Monet, 1919, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Monet left many of his late works unfinished, but this work was an exception which he signed and sold in 1919
World War 1: Battle of Verdun. French soldiers crawling through their own barbed wire entanglements as they begin an attack on enemy trenches. April-June, 1916.
Vetheuil in Summer, by Claude Monet, 1880, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. This painting creates the illusion of flickering reflections of sunlight on the water
American woman votes, ca. 1920. The 1920 election was the first time all American female citizens over 21 were able to vote for a U.S. President.
ST. JUSTINA OF PADUA, by Bartolomeo Montagna, 1490-1524, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on wood. Justina of Padua was baptized by St. Prosdocimus, the first bishop of Padua, and then martyred for h
Irises, by Vincent Van Gogh, 1890, Dutch Post-Impressionist, oil on canvas. The paintings original pink background has faded because he used impermanent red pigments
African American extended family arriving in Chicago from the rural South, ca. 1920.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, President of Turkey, 1923-1938. He was a supporter of the 1908 Young Turk Revolution, a victorious General of the defense of Gallipoli in 1915, and led the Turkish National Move
Prohibition agents stand with boxes and bottles of wine and liquor after a raid in Wash. D.C. area. Oct. 14, 1922. Note the camera man in upper left
Rows of bodies at Nazi-German Belsen Concentration Camp on April 15, 1945. They were among thousands of corpses that lay unburied on the camp grounds when the camp was liberated by British Army, World
Two Young Girls at the Piano, by Auguste Renoir, 1892, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. This was painted for the new Musee du Luxembourg, which collected the works of living artists
Prohibition agents stand with a still and mason jars used to distill hard liquor in Wash. D.C. area. Nov. 11, 1922
Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies, by Claude Monet, 1899, French impressionist oil painting. In the summer of 1899 Monet completed 12 canvases of the wooden footbridge over the lily pond at Giverny
VENUS AND CUPID, by Lorenzo Lotto, 1520s, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. This work was painted to celebrate a wedding, with Venus' features possibly those of the bride. Venus has rose
Monet Family in Their Argenteuil Garden, by Edouard Manet, 1874, French impressionist oil painting. Manet and Renoir were guests of Monet when this work was painted. When not posing, Monet painted Man
Oleanders, by Vincent Van Gogh, 1888, Dutch Post-Impressionist, oil on canvas. The flowers fill a majolica jug that he used for other still lifes and share the table with Emile Zolas novel, La Joie de
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, by Sebastiano del Piombo, 1519, Italian painting, oil on canvas. The inscription stating the sitter as Columbus was probably added after the painting was made and identification
The German passenger airship Hindenburg seconds after catching fire, May 6, 1937. At 200 feet above the ground, flames erupt on top and in the back of the ship. It descended as it burned, reaching the
Couple dancing the jitterbug
Attendees give Hitler the Nazi salute during the nation anthem, Oct. 9, 1935. They were meeting at the Kroll Opera in Berlin, to organize the Winter Relief festive to help finance charitable work
Wife and children of an unemployed African American coal miner in Scott's Run, West Virginia. Photo by Lewis Hine, March 1937.
THE STORM, by Pierre-Auguste Cot, 1880, French painting, oil on canvas. A young couple in classical costume run for shelter in a rainstorm, using the womans overskirt as a cover. The diaphanous chemis
PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN, by Bronzino, 1530s, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on wood. The sitter is thought to be one of Bronzinos literary friends in Florence. There are carved grotesque heads on t
Bouquet of Sunflowers, by Claude Monet, 1881, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Sunflowers in a Japanese vase on a red tablecloth
George Washington, by Gilbert Stuart, c. 1803-05, American painting, oil on canvas. In 1796 Washington sat for Stuart who created the famous, but never finished 'Athenaeum' portrait. From that work,
Poppy Fields near Argenteuil, by Claude Monet, 1875, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. It depicts the plain of Gennevilliers, southeast of Argenteuil
Referee counting down knockout
Women Suffragettes holding placards with political activist slogans in 1920. Signs read: Know Your Courts-Study Our Politicians; Liberty in Law; Law Makers Must Not Be Law Breakers; Character in Candi
Marie-Antoinette, by Elisabeth-Louise Vigee Le Brun, 1783, French painting, oil on canvas. The tragic guillotined French Queen was played by Norma Shearer in the 1938 film, MARIE ANTOINETTE, and by K
Landscape: The Parc Monceau, by Claude Monet, 1876, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Monet applied the paint in small daubs over the entire canvas, a style that became characteristic of h
The Dance Class, by Edgar Degas, 1873, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Over twenty women, ballerinas and their mothers, wait while a dancer executes her examination. Jules Perrot, a famo
Workers assembling condensers at the Atwater Kent Factory in North Philadelphia, 1925. The largest manufacturer of radios in the U.S. employed over 12,000 in the 1920s
Harry Houdini jumps 30 feet from Harvard Bridge locked up in chains, April 30, 1908. Boston, Massachusetts. His hands were handcuffed and chained to a collar around his neck by a Boston policeman in f
Sigmund Freud, head and shoulders portrait, 1909. The image is cropped from group photograph taken at Clark University, Worcester, Mass., in Sept. 1909
STILL LIFE WITH A GUITAR, by Juan Gris, 1913, Spanish Cubist painting, oil on canvas. This work is strongly influenced by the Picasso/Braque second style, Synthetic Cubism as Gris named it. Flat forms
Irises, by Vincent van Gogh, 1889, Dutch Post-Impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Van Gogh painted this in the garden of the asylum in Saint-Remy, France in May 1889. The cropped composition was l
VENUS AND THE LUTE PLAYER, by Titian, 1565_70, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. A nude reclining Venus stops listening to music to be crowned by Cupid. The meaning of this work may relate
Portrait of Louis XIV, by Hyacinthe Rigaud studio, 1701, French painting, oil on canvas. This is a contemporary copy of the original Portrait of Louis XIV of 1701
GIRL WITH CHERRIES, by Ambrogio de Predis, 1491_95, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on wood. The artist Ambrogio de Predis, was an associate of Leonardo da Vinci. It echoes Leonardos style in the so
Farmers drinking beer during fall harvest in Jackson, Michigan. Fall 1941. In the background is a potentially dangerous harvesting machine, that requires alert workers.
World War 1. British forces in Bapaume, France, site of a battle from August 21 through Sept. 3, 1918. Building on the victory of Battle of Amiens, the Allied counter offensive would drive the Germans
Royce 'Ross' Youngs played ten seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Giants. His career ended when he died of Bright's disease at the age of 30 in 1927.
Young girl reading an illustrated book in Pleasant Green School, near Marlinton, West Virginia. The one-room school was one of the best schools for African Americans in Pocahontas County. Oct. 1921. P
Cypresses, by Vincent Van Gogh, 1889, Dutch Post-Impressionist, oil on canvas. Van Gogh described the cypress as the dark patch in a sun-drenched landscape. It was shown in the Salon des Independents
Left side view of German airship 'Hindenburg' burning, at Lakehurst, N.J., May 6, 1937. Hindenburg used flammable hydrogen for lift, which incinerated the airship in a massive fireball in less than 30
Study for A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, by Georges Seurat, 1884, French Post-Impressionist painting. This oil on canvas work was Seurat's final study for his most famous painting. It measures 28 by31
Battery Park and the Financial District in aerial photo taken from a U.S. Army plane, c. 1920. View includes three towers: 26 Broadway , Singer Tower, and Woolworth Building
Summer Flowers, by Henri Fantin-Latour, 1880, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. The dahlias, phlox, and roses in the bouquet were picked near the artist\x90s country home in Bure, Normandy
Two women distracted from their meal
Marcus Garvey, Jamaican Black Nationalist and Separatist, ca. 1920. In August 1920, his 'Universal Negro Improvement Association,' , claimed 4 million members and 25,000 attended its Madison Square Ga
Chief Sitting Bull holding peace pipe in 1885 photo. When signing on with BUFFALO BILLS WILD WEST show, Sitting Bull negotiated exclusive rights over the sale of photographs of himself
FLEUR DE LIS, by Robert Reid, c. 1895-1900, American painting, oil on canvas. Reid studied in Paris from 1885-89 before establishing himself as a portraitist in New York City. This lush impressionisti
MOVEMENT OF VAULTED CHAMBERS, by Paul Klee, 1915, Swiss drawing, watercolor on paper. Abstract planes of bright color suggest architecture
World War 1. American gun crew from the 23rd Infantry, firing a French 37mm cannon in World War I action in Belleau Wood. June 3, 1918
Andrew Carnegie on return from his annual visit to Europe, NYC, Oct. 17, 1913.
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, c. 1920. Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and theorist. He lead the Bolshevik revolution and headed the Russian government from 1918-1924
CHARLES X, by Henry Bone, 1829, British copy of French painting. From original by Francois Gerard. Charles was the younger brother of Kings Louis XVI and Louis XVIII, and ruled for six years, from 182
TWO MEN CONTEMPLATING THE MOON, by Caspar David Friedrich, 1825-30, German painting, oil on canvas. Figures are identified as Friedrich, at right, and his friend and disciple August Heinrich. The figu
Figures on the Beach, by Auguste Renoir, 1890, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Beach scene painted on the Cote d\x90Azur in southern France
Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries, by Jacques-Louis David, 1812, French painting, oil on canvas. The Emperor is portrayed as having worked through the night at his desk, composing the Na
The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, 1791, by Benjamin West, by Anglo-American painting, oil on canvas. Archangel Michael expels Adam and Eve, who wear coats of skins' from Eden. The serpent,
The Card Players, by Paul Cezanne, 1890-92, French Post-Impressionist painting, oil on canvas. This is believed to be the first of five paintings Cezanne made of peasants playing cards
New York men in a bread line during the Great Depression, 1935-38. The sign read, 'Paid Up to this Point, Every Dollar pays for 20 More Meals. Men ahead of the sign are assured of a five-cent meal--th
Self-Portrait, by Vincent van Gogh, 1889, Dutch Post-Impressionist painting, oil on canvas. He painted this when in asylum at St.-Remy, where he had committed himself following a mental breakdown. Af
Queen Victoria, Franz Xaver Winterhalter studio, 1843, German/English painting, oil on canvas. Victoria had been Queen for only five years when this portrait was painted
The Rehearsal Onstage, by Edgar Degas, 1874, French impressionist drawing, pastel on paper. In a second version of the rehearsal, Degas has eliminated several figures and created a less cluttered pict
Green Wheat Fields, Auvers, by Vincent van Gogh, 1890, Dutch Post-Impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Painted in the last months of his life, Van Gogh's painted with broad calligraphic strokes. Th
RECLINING NUDE, by Amedeo Modigliani, 1917, Italian modernist painting, oil on canvas. This is one for several dozen nudes Modigliani painted between 1916 and 1919 on commission from his dealer and fr
Regatta at Sainte-Adresse, by Claude Monet, 1867, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. It depicts a sailing regatta at Le Havre with figures on the beach. The standing man in a gray suit and
The Milkmaid, by Johannes Vermeer, 1660, Dutch painting, oil on canvas. Illuminated by light from a window, a young woman pours milk into a cooking pot next to a wicker basket of bread. In lower righ
American B-17 flying fortresses bombs Ludwigshafen chemical and synthetic oil works, Germany. World War2, Sept. 29, 1944.
VIEW OF ORNANS, by Gustave Courbet, 1853-57, French painting, oil on canvas. View of the countryside of Courbets native town. The church steeple rises above houses along the banks of the River Loue, t
Semmes Motor Co. advertising 'Good Used Cars, Price and Terms Right, Buy With Confidence'. In the 1920s the Washington D.C. automotive business was a service station, and offered auto painting and re-
COSINO I DE\x90 MEDICI, by Workshop of Bronzino, 1550_74, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on wood. Cosimo ascended to power when, the Duke of Florence, Alessandro de Medici, was assassinated in 1537
Still Life with Flowers, by Eelke Jelles Eelkema, c. 1815-39, Dutch oil painting, oil on canvas. Bouquet of roses, tulips, daffodils, irises, on a stone plinth. Among the flowers is a butterfly. A sma
Portrait of Elizabeth I, Queen of England, by Anonymous, c. 1550-99, European painting, oil on panel. The Queen wears a dress with a lace collar and ornamented with precious stones. She has a heavily
World War 1. Women and children who had been hiding in the cellars of Chateau-Thierry, France, emerging after the Allies liberated the city in July 1918.
MADONNA AND CHILD, by Titian, 1508, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. The Madonnas natural posture suggests a tender rapport between the mother and child
Farmhouse in Provence, by Vincent van Gogh, 1888, Dutch Post-Impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Van Gogh's time in Arles was amazingly productive. In about 15 months just 444 days
Emperor Napoleon I and his Staff on Horseback, Horace Vernet, c. 1815-50, French oil painting. In the distance is the smoke from a battle of the Napoleonic Wars
Garden at Sainte-Adresse, by Claude Monet, 1867, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. This was painted as Monet was breaking away from the influence of Manet and developing his dappled paint
LOUIS XV, by Hyacinthe Rigaud, 1714, French Baroque painting, oil on canvas. He ascended the throne at age five, succeeding his great-grandfather, and reigned from 1714 to 1774
The Scream, by Edvard Munch, 1895, Norwegian Symbolist/Expressionist print, lithograph. The skull like human head has a single psychological dimension. The precursor of this image was a drawing of a m
Roses in a Bowl, by Henri Fantin-Latour, 1883, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Fantin-Latour sold many of his works in England, where his conservative style and virtuosity were admired
VENUS AND ADONIS, by Titian, 1545-75, Italian Renaissance painting, oil on canvas. Scene from Ovid\x90s METAMORPHOSES, in which Venus begs the hunter Adonis not to leave, warning him of danger.
A LIMIER BRIQUET HOUND, by Rosa Bonheur, 1856, French painting, oil on canvas. This was a portrait of the dog of the Vicomte dArmaille. Bonheur was a master of animal paintings and the most renown Eur
SALOME WITH HEAD OF JOHN THE BAPTIST, by Andrea Solario, 1490-1524, Italian Renaissance oil painting. There is dramatic contrast between Salome\x90s beauty and jewels and Baptists gruesome decapitated
Roses, by Vincent Van Gogh, 1890, Dutch Post-Impressionist, oil on canvas. The paintings original pink roses has faded because he used impermanent red pigments
AT THE SEASIDE, by William Merritt Chase, 1892, American painting, oil on canvas. Impressionist Long Island, N.Y. beach scene, painted in bright, luminous color with big umbrellas, women, and children
Thomas Alva Edison in 1922. He remained active until his death in 1929 at age 84
Women sewing American Flags at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, c. 1916-1920
THE HORSE FAIR, by Rosa Bonheur, 1852-55, French painting, oil on canvas. The horse market in Paris on the Boulevard de l\x90Hopital was painted over a period of 3 years. When sketching on site for
SEPTEMBER MORN, by Paul Chabas, 1912, French realist painting, oil on canvas. When exhibited in the New York in 1913, it was declared immoral by Anthony Comstock, leader of the New York Society for th
Woman with a Parasol-Madame Monet and Her Son, by Claude Monet, 1875, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Contrary to the conventions of traditional portraiture, Monet painted the features
Nocturnal gathering of robed and hooded Ku Klux Klan men in 1921-1922. Photo by National Photo Company and was likely taken within 100 miles of Washington, D.C.
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