President Gerald Ford showing soccer skills to Brazilian superstar Pele.
The longest-serving president in U.S. history, and leader through the Great Depression and World War II, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is considered by many to be our greatest president. (photo: National Archives)
The first graves in Arlington National Cemetery were dug by James Parks, a former slave. Parks was freed in 1862 He still lived on Arlington Estate when Secretary of War Stanton signed the orders designating Arlington as a military burial ground. Parks worked as a grave digger and maintenance man for the cemetery. When he died on Aug. 21, 1929, Secretary of War Stimson granted special permission for him to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
American Army chaplain helps a young German prisoner-of-war As Germany in 1918 ran out of cannon fodder, they had to commit very young soldiers to battle.
Tough Customers of the Old West Are they (L to R) Frank James, Fletch Taylor, and Jesse James The hombre standing in the center has a Whitney Navy conversion revolver tucked in his vest
OLD CIVIL WAR PICTURES - Union Army Band on Lookout Mountain- 1864
Reagan Posing With His Mother (1940’s)
US Army Lt Ronald Reagan with his mother Nelle in a portrait shot sometime in 1942. The young lieutenant went on to become a Hollywood star, governor of California and, eventually, President of the United States of America.
Pictures of Abraham Lincoln and His Family
Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial on May 30, 1922.
Nancy Hanks Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's mother. - original pinner is a descendant of one of her brothers.
Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest III, the great-grandson of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. KIA in 1943 during a B-17 raid over the submarine yards of Kiel, Germany. Regarded as one of the best and youngest Air Force Generals of his day. Declared dead and posthumously received the DFO. His body was recovered from Germany and he was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery on grounds once owned by his great-grandfather’s commanding officer, General Robert E. Lee.