London Evacuees Bore A Painful Cost Of War

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When A Mayor Moved To The Cabrini-Green Projects

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How A Colonial-Era Error Put The Carolinas At Odds

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Fannie Lou Hamer, a leader of the Freedom Democratic party, speaks before the credentials committee of the Democratic national convention in Atlantic City, N.J., on Aug. 22, 1964. AP hide caption

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Freedom Strategy Put To The Test At Democratic National Convention

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Bob Motley, 91, seen here in an undated photo, is the last surviving Negro League umpire. Motley Family Collection hide caption

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Bob Motley, Last Surviving Negro League Ump, Recalls Baseball History

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A small group of 8- to 12-year-olds learn about how soldiers trained for the Civil War. Michael Tomsic/WFAE hide caption

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Picking Sides At Day Camp: Confederacy Or Union?

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Police officers struggle with a man dripping wet from the blast of a fire hose during rioting in Rochester, N.Y., in 1964. Dozier Mobley/AP hide caption

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50 Years Before Ferguson, A Summer Of Riots Wracked The U.S.

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The Harrowing Last Day Of The USS Houston

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Tamara Keith on the scene in 1814. Sort of. Leif Parsons for NPR hide caption

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BREAKING: British Burn Washington ... 2 Centuries Ago

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News outlets in 1962 paired this image of injured police officers with a story about the aftermath of a riot in a St. Louis suburb. Proquest Historical Newspapers Archive hide caption

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Typewriters, Underwater Hotels And Picturephones: The Future, As Seen From 1964

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President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford, with Jack and Susan Ford at their Alexandra, Va. home on August 12, 1974. The Ford family lived there for ten days until the executive mansion was ready. David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images hide caption

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An Unprecedented Transfer Of Power Marked Ford's Presidency

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