thekimonogallery: Rare photo of true samurai, circa Japan, by photographer Felice Beato. A year or two after this photograph was taken, the samurai were abolished, and with it the Japanese feudal system.
People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.
A Marine at Con Thien wears his faith, alongside earthly goods, on his helmet. September/October “To every Marine on that hilltop the Lord always seemed nearby.” War Without Heroes, Photo by David Douglas Duncan
I did not know this:) Bea Arthur (née Bernice Frankel) SSgt. Enlisted and assigned as typist at Marine HQ in Wash DC, then air stations in VA and NC. Best remembered for her title role in the TV series “Maude” and as Dorothy in "Golden Girls".
Nancy Reagan sitting on Mr T's lap! The photo was taken in December of when Mr. T was invited to Washington to help the First Lady unveil the White House Christmas decorations. At the time Nancy Reagan was campaigning the just say no to drugs for kids.