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Pilot Eugene Ely takes off from USS Birmingham, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 14 November 1910

Arlington National Cemetery Photos : Challenger Memorial

Washington DC Photos: Arlington National Cemetery

Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery - Tribute to the Brave Crew of the United States Space Shuttle Challenger - January 28 1986

Considered to be the most popular colour worldwide, blue has been revered since the time of the Ancient Egyptians who wove strips of indigo-dyed cloth into the borders of plain linen mummy strips. Indigo has an unique chemical makeup that allows it to work both as a dye and as a pigment. The Mayans mixed Continue reading

William Pinckney, grandmother of Eliza Lucas Pinckney's husband, Charles Pinckney. She was my (Burris ancestor chart) Pastel portrait by Henrietta Johnston.

USS Midway & USS Iowa in Vietnam

USS Midway (CV and USS Iowa (BB in Both ships are now retired in Southern California.

home for a while::norfolk, va

home for a while::norfolk, va

Wilbur gliding down steep slope of Big Kill Devil Hill; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 1902 [1024 x 743]

Photo of Wilbur in the Wright glider, over the Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina - October 1902

Photographs: From the book Iconographie Photographique De La Salpêtrière (1877-1880), sourced from Wikipedia Commons and The Waring Historical Library online exhibit Dr. John-Martin Charcot and the Theater of Medicine.

Morbid Anatomy: A New and Perfect Book on Hysteria: "Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris," Asti Hustvedt, 2011

VF-121 was the first Navy squadron to received the F-4 Phantom II all-weather fighter. Its primary mission was flight crew training; while it had been instructing combat-ready replacement pilots in the F3H Demon and the F-111 Tiger, the new Phantom soon demanded the squadron’s full attention. pacemakers logo  Logo of VF-121, the “Pacemakers.” USNI Archives.

VF-121 was the first Navy squadron to received the F-4 Phantom II all-weather fighter. Its primary mission was flight crew training; while it had been instructing combat-ready replacement pilots in the F3H Demon and the F-111 Tiger, the new Phantom soon demanded the squadron’s full attention. pacemakers logo Logo of VF-121, the “Pacemakers.” USNI Archives.

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