Daily Archives: Feb 1, 2012

Babe Ruth Enlists in the National Guard

Babe Ruth signs up for the New York National Guard

The most popular man in America, George Herman “Babe” Ruth, arrived with the New York Yankees in May of 1924 to play two games against the Washington Senators. Several days earlier, he had enlisted with the New York National Guard …

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Abraham Lincoln in Color (1865)

Abraham Lincoln colorized (1865)

This is a very famous photo of President Lincoln from February 5th, 1865. The President would be assassinated a short two months later at Ford’s Theatre. I also found a colorized photo of the one taken by Alexander Gardner. Compare …

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