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Image Of An Osage Warrior In Native Dress Civil War
Possibly a member of the 2nd Regiment Indian Home Guard; the Osage were native to Kentucky, but relocated to the Kansas-Oklahoma area after years of fighting with the Iroquois. A treaty between the Osage Nation and the Confederacy was signed on October 2, 1861. A cavalry battalion (three companies) led by Major Broke Arm was organized in early 1863 and surrendered with General Stand Watie in June 1865. Many members of the Osage tribe sided with the Union, however.
Between June 22 and July 18, 1862, the 2nd Regiment, Indian Home Guard was organized at Big Creek and Five Mile Creek, Kansas, under the command of Colonel John Ritchie. The regiment consisted of one company each of Delaware, Kickapoo, Quapaw, Seneca and Shawnee, and two companies each of Osage and Cherokee.
The 2nd Regiment saw duty in Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, and the Indian Territory, including the Battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, on December 7, 1862.
The regiment was mustered out of service on May 31, 1865.
Carte-de-Visite by Unknown Photographer-Image Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield; WICR 31894 http://ozarkscivilwar.org/photographs/unknown-osage-warrior/
A man and his dog on the Overhanging Rock in Yosemite National Park, May 1924.Photograph by Educational-Bruce Photograph
Man jumping outside a dressing room, c. 1940 (by Leslie Jones, via)
November 15, 1920: The first General Assembly of the League of Nations convenes.
Part I of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles provided for the creation of the League of Nations, one of the earliest significant large-scale attempts at establishing a system of global collective security. Initially the centerpiece and fourteenth point of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson’s post-World War I “Fourteen Points" plan to ensure international peace and sovereignty, the League of Nations was envisioned as
a general association of nations… formed under specific covenants for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to great and small states alike.
The horrors of the heavily industrialized warfare and unbridled bloodshed that characterized World War I provided the impetus for the formation of such an organization, and Wilson implored the American public to support his creation. However, factions in the United States Senate, on isolationist grounds, objected in particular to Article X of the covenant, which obligated member states to “undertake to respect and preserve as against external aggression the territorial integrity and existing political independence of all Members of the League”; Wilson would not accept the Republican leaders’ amendments to the treaty, nor would the Republicans ratify without the amendments. So Wilson’s own country failed to ratify the agreement, and the League of Nations General Assembly convened in Geneva, Switzerland, without its principal backer. Still, forty-two nations (not including the United States, Russia, or Germany, for different reasons) were represented at this meeting, during which rules of procedure and other technicalities were presented.
After failing to carry out its primary goals and ultimately failing to prevent the outbreak of a second World War, the League of Nations was dissolved in April 1946.
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Anonymous asked: The picture that you posted of the soldiers sharing a smoke at Christmas 1914 isn't 1914. It is probably 1918 because the German soldier has all the equipment of a storm trooper & they were not introduced until 1918. At the very earliest it is 1916. The style of helmet that the German soldier is wearing only replaces the German spiked helmet in that year. Just google Christmas 1914 & you will see what I mean. They all have spiky helmets. Sorry. It's a lovely image & a lovely thought.
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Women christening ships with bottles of champagne, Kewaunee Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, 1941-1946.
Did you know that many Wisconsin manufacturers built ships for use by the U.S. military during World War II? Read more: http://recollectionwisconsin.org/kewaunee-ships-of-war
The scene where The Lone Prospector and Big Jim have a boot for supper took three days and 63 takes to suit director Charles Chaplin. The boot was made of licorice, and Chaplin was later rushed to a hospital suffering insulin shock.
The Gold Rush (1925)
Marilyn Monroe poses in 1947. The next year, she’d get a six-month Columbia Pictures contract, followed by a Marx Brothers movie in 1949, and, eventually, near-mythic status as the quintessential Hollywood “sex goddess.”
(Photo: J. R. Eyerman—TIME & LIFE Pictures/Getty Images)