Originally envisioned as a beer garden, this Florida destination has grown and grown. Here, see what the famous vintage Busch Gardens amusement park was like from the 1950s right through to the 1990s.
The Civil War’s bloodiest day: Lee turned back at Antietam (1962) A look back on the centennial, by Merton T. Akers — The Lawrence Gazette
See old Phoenix, Arizona as it looked back in the 1800s and 1900s, when the city’s population was low and there were plenty of wide-open spaces.
Here’s a Vietnam War map showing men and weapons in South Vietnam at the start of 1968 — US / Allied / South Viet / VC-NVA
As battles in Vietnam go, this one was only a minor skirmish. But it made clear the frustrating array of problems facing U.S. troops as they move into a more active combat role as the buildup goes on.
How did America get its name? The man from whom the continents got their names was an especially fascinating character of the late 15th century.
Butch Cassidy & his 500 Freebooters: Rounding up outlaws (1898) San Francisco Call (San Francisco, California) April 3, 1898 Active Campaign By the Governors of