Photographs of the Execution of Conspirators in the Assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, 1865

On April 14, 1865, Lewis Thornton Powell, alias Payne, was the (Live Oak?) Florida native who was part of Booth’s conspiracy to assassinate President Lincoln, Vice President Johnson and Secretary of State Seward. Powell entered Seward’s home, stabbed him in the throat, inflicted dangerous wounds on other members of the household. He escaped and hidContinue reading “Photographs of the Execution of Conspirators in the Assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, 1865”

Portraits of Students and Teachers at Howard University in 1946

These pictures of students and teachers at Howard University in Washington, D.C. were taken for LIFE magazine by Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1946. Two years before Eisenstaedt took the pictures, the university’s administration had asked its students to cease a campaign of protests and sit-ins against Washington diners and stores that refused to serve them. HowardContinue reading “Portraits of Students and Teachers at Howard University in 1946”

45 Wonderful Photos Showing Students of George Washington University During the Late 1950s

The George Washington University is a private research university in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. It was founded in 1821 as Columbian College, and has since grown to comprise fourteen undergraduate and graduate colleges and schools, including the School of Media and Public Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, Law School, andContinue reading “45 Wonderful Photos Showing Students of George Washington University During the Late 1950s”