Eight Great Scenes of the Old American West

    A Cheyenne chief's horse reaches for a drink of water in this Edward Curtis photo titled "The Valley of The Rosebud" via Library of Congress (1905)   In this breathtaking painting titled "Emigrants Crossing the Plains" Albert Bierstadt captures sunlight shining through a grove of trees as it ignites the spirits of early pioneers.  Wikimedia Commons (late 1860s)       "J.A. chuck-wagon, getting dinner" by Erwin E. Smith via Library of Congress (c. 1907)     Wyatt Earp's Dexter Saloon in Nome, Alaska via Wikimedia Commons (1901)     A painting by American artist Charles M. Russell titled "When the Land Belonged to God." 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  "Orient Saloon at Bisbee, Arizona... Faro game in full blast..." by C. S. Fly via Wikimedia Commons (1900)     Geronimo & his warriors -  The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library Digital Collections. (1886)     "Deadwood Central R.R. Engineer Corps" by John C.H. Grabill (1888)

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Unforgettable Images of Old Glory during WWII

From the time of Betsy Ross to this very day the symbol of our great nation, Old Glory has been there.  In the early 1940s she hung behind a President who fearlessly addressed his citizens after the dastardly attack on Pearl Harbor. She flew on our battleships as they sailed to Normandy and was carried to the top of Mt. Suribachi by heroes. America stood together at the height of the world's greatest ever conflict and our flag was ever present. Each of the following images during The Second World War also show the Stars and Stripes in the photo. Long may Old Glory wave and long may we stand united in honor to those who have courageously gone before US. President Franklin D. Roosevelt asks for Declaration of War via Wikimedia Commons, public domain (December 8, 1941)       A view of lower Manhattan from the S.S. Coamo passenger ship at the beginning of WWII via Wikimedia Commons, public domain (December, 1941)     "Are you a girl with a Star-Spangled heart?" Women's Army Corps recruitment poster via Wikimedia Commons, public domain by Bradshaw Crandell (1943)     A young woman [...]

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