It took years to complete the construction of the Statue of Liberty – also known as Liberty Enlightening the World – but here are some peeks behind the scenes into how it was done!
What is the average lifespan for men and women in America? Among the curious things shown by the census of 1880 is the new data relative to the US life expectancy.
See a timeline and find out about the life and career of this Ulysses S Grant, best known as a Civil War General and as the 18th President of the United States.
Phoenix, Arizona was first settled in 1867, and here you can see an aerial view of the city as it looked back in 1885, when the population was estimated to be just 3,500, and was said to be ‘one of the most beautiful and lovely cities in the West.’
Paint: Stylized product labels from the Victorian era
The harmony of color (1893) From Sherwin-Williams Paint We often hear the remark “There goes a well-dressed lady,” but we do not always think of
Antique art print of the famous New York landmark In this antique art print by Currier & Ives, the Statue of Liberty — then termed
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