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Billy Graham
Evangelist Billy Graham, in Washington to attend the 19th annual National Prayer Breakfast, speaks to a group of newsmen at the National Press Club, Feb. 1, 1971. The unusual lighting effect is caused by a movie light on the opposite side of the room and the use of a starlight filter on the camera. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)

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Langston Hughes

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LANGSTON HUGHES
Langston Hughes, foreground, shown in his boyhood hometown of Lawrence, Kan., circa 1914. Hughes left Lawrence a year later to live with his mother in Lincoln, Illinois. He eventually moved to New York where he became the literary stalwart of the Harlem Renaissance cultural movement of the 1920s. Man in background is unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Langston Hughes
Author Langston Hughes in 1954. Portrait by photographer Fred Stein (1909-1967) who emigrated 1933 from Nazi Germany to France and finally to the USA. Photo by: Fred Stein/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

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LANGSTON HUGHES

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MCCARTHYISM LANGSTON HUGHES
Poet and author Langston Hughes of New York City speaks before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in Washington, D.C., March 26, 1953. Hughes testified before the Senate investigations subcommittee that he formerly had been sympathetic to the Soviet form of government, but never had he joined a Communist party. Hughes did not name names. (AP Photo)

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PANAMA CANAL CONSTRUCTION
The Panama Canal is shown under construction in this view looking north at Gatun Upper Locks and Forebay in Panama on Feb. 1, 1911. (AP Photo)

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William Desmond Taylor

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William Desmond Taylor
William Desmond Taylor is shown in this photo taken at the peak of his fame as a motion picture director, shortly before he was killed on Feb. 1, 1922. Taylor was found shot through the heart. (AP Photo)

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FRANCE ROMANIA QUEEN MARIE
Queen Marie of Romania stands with her nephew Grand Duke Vladimir at the Villa Arnigode at St. Briac in Brittany, France on Feb. 1, 1929. Queen Marie is in France visiting her exiled relatives living there. (AP Photo)

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Queen Marie

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FRANCE ROMANIA QUEEN MARIE
Queen Marie of Romania walks around the Villa Arnigode at St. Briac in Brittany, France on Feb. 1, 1929. Queen Marie is in France visiting her exiled relatives living there. (AP Photo)

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Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein at Concert
Professor Albert Einstein wearing his skull cap during a concert in the great Synagogue in the Oranienburger Street in Berlin, Germany on Feb. 1, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Dillinger Guards
Unidentified armed guards keep a careful watch at the entrance to Crown Point, Ind., jail where John Dillinger, notorious bank robber is confined while he awaits trial on charges of murdering an East Chicago, Ind., policeman during a bank hold-up, one of many robberies, Feb. 1, 1931. (AP Photo)

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NYPD Radio Communications 1932
Police department officials from New York broadcast test messages to a fleet of 66 police cars patrolling the streets of Manhattan on Feb. 1, 1932. A high pitched note was the signal to the police patrol that a message was to be broadcast. (AP Photo)

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Man-Powered Flight
Inventor Willard E. Blain, harnessed to his man-powered ornithopter, is shown before he attempted to take off against a 25 mph wind in a trial of his contraption, in New London, Conn., Feb. 1, 1932. The ornithopter weighs 40 pounds and and has a wingspan of 22 feet. The wing movements are controlled by extended arms and the tail by the legs. When in flight, the pilot is horizontal, like a flying bird. (AP Photo)

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Kane Hoffman Wed 1933
Helen Kane, stage and screen star, is shown with movie actor Max Hoffman, in Washington, Feb. 1, 1933, after they were married. (AP Photo)

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Earl Carroll

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Earl Carroll
Famed Broadway producer Earl Carroll is shown at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, on Feb. 1, 1934 during selection of 11 beauties from among 2,000 for roles in his forth coming motion picture “Murder at the Vanities.” (AP Photo)

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HELENE MAYER

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FENCING HELENE MAYER
Fencing champion Helene Mayer, right, of Germany, practices with Mrs. Robert Belcher of the Los Angeles Athletic Club at Scripps College, Claremont, Ca., for her 1934 Battles at Arms, Feb. 1, 1934. Mayer, twice an Olympic champion, is majoring in international law at the institution. (AP Photo)

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Hitler Julius Schreck

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Germany Adolf Hitler
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler being driven by his friend, SS Julius Schreck, in Germany, Feb. 1, 1934. (AP Photo)

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Dillinger
The criminal court building in Crown Point, Ind., pictured Feb. 1, 1934, where John Dillinger, notorious bank robber, will stand trial for the murder of Patrolman Patrick O'Malley, whom he and accomplices are accused of killing while escaping after robbing an East Chicago, Ind., bank. (AP Photo)

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HOOVER DAM CONSTRUCTION
This is a view of the Hoover Dam from upstream as construction continues near Boulder City, Nev., Feb. 1, 1935. The crack in the upper center of the dam is a space left open for cooling and settling of the concrete and will be filled as work progresses. (AP Photo)

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Hoover Dam Construction 1935
A three million pound gate of tunnel no. 4, shown above at left, was ready to close, Feb. 1, 1935, stopping flow of the Colorado River at the Boulder Dam, thus starting filling of a huge reservoir. The above photo taken just before the gate stated closing shows a coffer dam built across the entrance of tunnel no. 3, which has been diverting the river through the canyon walls and around the dam on the Arizona side. (AP Photo)

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Lindbergh Kidnapping and Trial
C. Lloyd Fisher, left, associate defense counsel, inclines his head to converse with Bruno Richard Hauptmann, right, as defense continued to present its witnesses at Flemington, New Jersey courthouse on Feb. 1, 1935. Hauptmann is fighting to escape the electric chair on charges of killing the son of Col. Charles A. Lindbergh. (AP Photo)

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Hauptmann Trial
J.M. Trendley, defense handwriting expert, looks over charts in the Flemington, N.J., courthouse, Feb. 1, 1935, after testifying for Bruno Richard Hauptmann on trial on charges of kidnapping and killing the Lindbergh baby. (AP Photo)

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DR. FRANCIS E. TOWNSEND

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FRANCIS TOWNSEND
Dr. Francis E. Townsend poses in Long Beach, Calif., on Feb. 1, 1936. Dr. Townsend is the originator of the old age pension plan. (AP Photo)

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OCEAN LINER QUEEN MARY
The liner Queen Mary, weighing 73,000 tons, is shown at her berth in Clyde Bank, Glasgow, Scotland, Feb. 1, 1936. The luxury liner is structurally complete, needing interior fittings and public rooms which will be added before the initial runs set for March 24. (AP Photo)

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Hugh Ruttledge

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England Hugh Ruttledge
Hugh Ruttledge on board the SS Ranchi at Southampton, England prior to leaving on an Everest Expedition around Feb. 1, 1936. (AP Photo)

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