During WWII, countless products were limited in order to help meet the demands both of the military and the citizens back home. Here’s a look at what those ration books and rationing stamps looked like.
While millionaires are seemingly everywhere in the 21st century, just about a hundred years ago, folks with that much money behind their name were few and far between.
For years, electricity was produced by burning coal because few options existed? Peruse these vintage ads to see how the pro-fission profession once professed their preference for the promotion of nuclear power.
Here, we present many thought-provoking Abraham Lincoln quotes from throughout his distinguished career, gathered from antique books.
Juneteenth is a celebration of Black freedom. The celebration fell out of favor for decades, and has made a couple of comebacks. Find out more here!
The Boston Tea Party resulted from at least four important historical factors, and was, in fact, the catalyst for the Revolutionary war for independence.
“Though, in reviewing the incidents of my administration, I am unconscious of intentional error, I am nevertheless too sensible of my defects not to think it probable that I may have committed many errors,” said President Washington’s Farewell Address.
The question of a woman president is often batted around in election years. Former President Harry S Truman has said that a woman may well occupy the White House someday. And President Eisenhower has said that women are competent for the office — though too smart to seek it.
During George Washington’s presidency, he considered the government to have been created for the good of all the people – and to be used for the good of all.
Individuals to matter less in 2000 Today’s family may fade away, like horse and buggy By the year 2000, Americans may travel by ballistic missile,
Drafted in secret by delegates to the Constitutional Convention during the summer of 1787, this four-page document, signed on September 17, 1787, established the government
If the past foretells the future, and present trends point the way, many millions will live to see peace, prosperity, health, longer life and greater luxuries than ever were known. A woman may be President!
While the $2 bill was in fact discontinued after 1966, it made a comeback 10 years later as a cost-saving measure by the Treasury Department.
Austrian singer — a woman whose autobiography went on to inspire the 1959 stage play and the 1965 movie The Sound of Music filed her intention to become an American citizen in January 1944.