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They say a picture is worth a million words, but do you know the actual words behind some of these famous photos? Explore this board to learn the stories behind some iconic photos.

Navy Chief Petty Officer Graham Jackson plays “Goin’ Home” on the accordion as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s body is carried from Warm Springs, Georgia. Jackson was a personal friend of President Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Zema Sharp, mother of Dick & Jane

Dick and Jane Authors and Creators. Zerna Sharp, the mother of the Dick and Jane books. The history of the Dick and Jane Books, and their authors by TagNwag.

The Real Django:  This is the actual man on which the movie D’Jango is loosely based.  His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet. Their love story was real, and you all should check out their narrative and love letters.

The Real Django: This is the actual man on which the movie DJango Unchained is loosely based. His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet.

Victoria Woodhull (1838 - 1927).  She was quite a lady ... the first woman to run for President of the United States (1872); first woman to start a weekly newspaper, first woman along with her sister to operate a brokerage firm in Wall Street (where she made a fortune). She fought for women's rights, against corruption and for labor reforms. The reforms and ideals espoused by her for the common working class against the corrupt rich business elite were extremely controversial in her time.

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, later Victoria Woodhull Martin was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement. In Woodhull was the first female candidate for President of the United States.

Here's an interesting way to teach history--with infographics! A previous pinner writes: "Life was pretty difficult for a sailor in the age of exploration, and every day was filled with hard work, and back breaking labour.

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