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A day with Helen Keller (1906)

A Day With Helen Keller by Joseph Edgar Chamberlin Sometimes we dream, or like to imagine, that we are something different from what we are. By a dismal freak of fancy we conceive ourselves, in such a d... Read more...

The new Chevrolet Corvette (1953)

Originally designed as a show car for General Motors’ Motorama display in early 1953, the car generated so much buzz among the public GM decided to put the Corvette into production.

Meet Little Stevie Wonder (1963)

Behind the unseeing eyes of Little Stevie Wonder there is music and rhythm. As he sits and talks, his hands beat jazz rhythm on imaginary bongos. It seems as if he is giving a beat to a tune playing in his mind.

“DDT is good for me-e-e!” (1947)

"DDT is good for me-e-e!" The great expectations held for DDT have been realized. During 1946, exhaustive scientific tests have shown that, when properly used, DDT kills a host of destructive insect pests, a... Read more...

Who was Frederick Douglass? (1895)

Frederick Douglass, who was born a slave in Talbot county, Maryland, in 1817, was the one conspicuous anti-slavery agitator who spoke of the wrongs and cruelty of slavery from personal experience.

Mamie takes Jackie on tour of White House (1960)

Mrs Mamie Eisenhower, who will move out of the White House January 20, gave a friendly one-hour tour to the new tenant, Mrs John F Kennedy. Like their husbands at a meeting earlier in the week, the ladies seemed to get along famously.

8 Pecan Fingers cookie recipes

Pecan Fingers, before and after baking and rolling in powdered sugar, are shown here ready to serve for any snack occasion. Delicious with a hot drink, cold drink, with fruit or alone as a crisp nibbler, they ... Read more...

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