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Titanic Postcard: Rare Postcard From the Titanic - Sent at Beginning of Voyage; Ship "A Peach," In NY "Next Tuesday"
Featured Jewish American Civil War Soldier
Private Leopold Masius (NY)
Candidate Franklin Pierce writes about Nathaniel Hawthorne's campaign biography of him. Pictured: Nathaniel Hawthorne. Photo credit: Library of Congress, Wikimedia Commons. Discover more on Day in History.
The Foundation’s focus is on the histories of the United States and the Holy Land, with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Its extensive holdings range from American presidents – especially Abraham Lincoln – to diverse figures such as Mark Twain; Albert Einstein; Theodor Herzl; and even to George Custer and the Little Big Horn.