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American Soldiers with Photographer

Photograph of a Soldier Holding an American Flag

Ceremonies - Independence Day, 1918 - Portugese Float in Fourth of July Parade at New York City, N.Y

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - American Flag Formation by high school girls of New Orleans, LA., during the Red Cross campaign, May 1918

Ceremonies - Independence Day Parades (All States) - Independence Day Parade 1918, Philadelphia, PA. Girls carrying a large American flag

George Washington Carver, Chemist

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER - ONE OF AMERICA'S GREAT SCIENTISTS

Eleanor Roosevelt Chatting with Injured Naval Man

[Benjamin Franklin's Statue, US Embassy in Paris]

Eleanor Roosevelt Visits U.S. Information Center in Stockholm, Sweden

Eleanor Roosevelt and United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Lake Success, New York

Photograph of Jackie Robinson, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Comedian Joe E. Brown at the White House

President Kennedy Views the Liberty Bell prior to his Independence Day Address in Philadelphia

Photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addressing the crowd during the 1957 Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, D.C.

A Large Audience of White House Staff Members Watch Fourth of July Fireworks from the Grounds at the White House, the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial are Visible in the Background

060805-N-3271W-008 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) Sailors from the Navy Operational Support Center Indianapolis and Navy Recruiting Command display a huge American Flag during opening ceremonies for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Kroger 200 at O'Reilly Raceway Park, Indianapolis (IN). The Sailors are present in Indianapolis in conjunction with Navy Week. Twenty-six such weeks are planned in cities throughout the US arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO). NAVCO is a unit tasked with enhancing the Navy brand image in areas with limited exposure to the Navy.U.S. Navy official photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST Gary Ward (RELEASED)

060805-N-3271W-006 (Aug. 5, 2006)US Navy (USN) Sailors from the Navy Operational Support Center Indianapolis and Navy Recruiting Command unfurl a huge American Flag during opening ceremonies for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Kroger 200 at O'Reilly Raceway Park, Indianapolis (IN). The Sailors are present in Indianapolis in conjunction with Navy Week. Twenty-six such weeks are planned in cities throughout the US arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO). NAVCO is a unit tasked with enhancing the Navy brand image in areas with limited exposure to the Navy.U.S. Navy official photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST Gary Ward (RELEASED)

A night scene of the Marine Corps War Memorial with the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol in the background

Night scene of the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol with high beam spotlights pointed at the sky. This scene brought the Inauguration Day celebration to a close

Night scene of the fireworks on the mall that brought the Inauguration Day celebration to close. In this scene you can see the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol

Night scene of the fireworks on the mall that brought the Inauguration Day celebration to a close. In this scene you can see the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol

Presidential helicopter in flight to Camp David, with the Lincoln Memorial in the background

An aerial view of the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the Capitol Building

MARTIN LUTHER KING CLIP REEL

MARTIN LUTHER KING CLIP REEL
MARTIN LUTHER KING CLIP REEL

A night scene of the Washington Monument with Fourth of July fireworks exploding in the background

A night scene of the Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial with Fourth of July fireworks exploding in the background. The U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial can also be seen in the background

Veterans display an American flag and a POW-MIA flag during the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Troops wearing Revolutionary War uniforms charge during the Cessation of Hostilities Bicentennial Celebration at the Pentagon River Plaza honoring the issuance of a Continental Congress proclamation at Newburgh, N.Y., that announced a cease-fire between American and the British forces of King George III. The units are (r-l) 2nd Penn. Reg., 1ST Md. Reg. and the 3rd U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard). The flag of the ceremonial 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment, Corps of the Continental Line, is in the background

The Indian National Satellite (INSAT), attached to a payload assist module, emerges from the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle Orbiter Challenger (STS-8). Also visible are the Payload Flight Test Article (PFTA), displaying the American flag, and the Canadian-built Remote Manipulator System (RMS), on the right

A view from across the Potomac River of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and United States Capitol

Second Lieutenant Alonzo Babers, US Air Force, waves an American flag from the victory platform after receiving the gold medal for winning the 400 meter race at the 1984 Summer Olympics. Babers is flanked by silver medalist Gabriel Tiacoh, left, of the Ivory Coast and bronze medalist Antonio McKay, right, of Atlanta, Georgia

A young spectator with a miniature American flag attends the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) at Shipway 12 of the Newport News Shipbuilding shipyard

An actor portrays Benjamin Franklin during a parade celebrating the bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution

Members of the Joint Service Ceremonial Guard rehearse at the Lincoln Memorial prior to the inaugural opening ceremony for President-elect George H.W. Bush

The Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol are ablaze with light for the opening inaugural ceremonies in honor of George H. W. Bush, 41st president of the United States

Fireworks provide the backdrop for the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol during the opening inaugural ceremonies in honor of George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States

The statue of Abraham Lincoln overshadows the Joint Ceremonial Honor Guard during the inaugural opening ceremonies at the Lincoln Memorial in honor of George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States

US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team members perform during Inauguration Day opening ceremony held at Lincoln Memorial in honor of George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States

An American flag flies on the stern of the frigate USS TRUETT (FF 1095), as officer and sailors, back in home port with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67), battle group, wait for visitors

His wife's tears of joy greet a returning aviator of Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). In his other arm he holds his baby with a small American flag

A child reaches for the American flag during a ceremony honoring LT. Robert Wetzel, LT. Lawrence Slade, and LT. Jeffrey Zaun. The three Navy pilots' aircraft were shot down over Iraq during Operation Desert Storm and the men held as prisoners of war until their release on March 4th

A child clutches the American flag during a ceremony to welcome home LT. Robert Wetzel, LT. Lawrence Slade, and LT. Jeffrey Zaun. The three Navy pilots' aircraft were shot down over Iraq during Operation Desert Storm and the men held as prisoners of war until their release on March 4th

A child clutches the American flag during a ceremony to welcome home LT. Robert Wetzel, LT. Lawrence Slade, and LT. Jeffrey Zaun. The three Navy pilots' aircraft were shot down over Iraq during Operation Desert Storm and the men held as prisoners of war until their release on March 4th

A large American flag made of balloons is hoisted over the crowd gathered on the pier to welcome the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV-60). The SARATOGA and its battle group are returning to Mayport following their deployment to the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Sailors set up a large American flag made of balloons on the pier to welcome the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV-60). The SARATOGA and the ships of its battle group are returning to Mayport following their deployment to the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

American Reunion on the Mall. Washington monument enhanced by fireworks as part of the festivities for the American Reunion on the Mall

Sailors and members of the Marine detachment aboard the aircraft carrier USS RANGER (CV-61) stand in formation with the American flag as a backdrop following the vessel's arrival in port. The RANGER has just returned from deployment in the Persian Gulf during OPERATIONS SOUTHERN WATCH AND RESTORE HOPE, the carrier's final mission prior to its decommissioning

SGT. Johnnie Luper from the 1ST Combat Communications Squadron uses a compass to set direction and elevation of a satellite communications antenna that he has set up on the roof of the 5th Allied Tactical Air Force building during Operation Deny Flight, the enforcement of the United Nations-sanctioned no-fly zone over Bosnia and Herzegovina

SGT. Johnnie Luper from the 1ST Combat Communications Squadron uses a compass to set direction and elevation of a satellite communications antenna that he has set up on the roof of the 5th Allied Tactical Air Force building. The equipment is being set up ih support of Operation Deny Flight, the enforcement of the United Nations-sanctioned no-fly zone over Bosnia and Herzegovina

An aerial view of historic Fort McHenry guarding the harbor entrance. It was here, in August 1814, that Francis Scott Key wrote the National 'Anthem at dawn's early light after he had watched British naval forces bombard the fort all night long without forcing its surrender. The American defends unfurled a large American flag and the British Admiral in charge gave up and sailed home

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Entering James Webb's Cabin

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Leverton Safe House

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Choptank Settlement Plaque

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Running Through Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Headstones

Great Lakes Seaway Trail - Harriet Tubman

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway - Francis Scott Key Monument at Mount Olivet Cemetery

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Standing Before the Harriet Tubman Organization Mural

Great River Road - The Montgomery Bus Where Rosa Parks Sat

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Dorchester County Courthouse

STS085-353-005 - STS-085 - Curbeam poses for photograph in front of American flag

Marine Lance Corporal Heriberto C. Herrera, Heavy Equipment Construction Platoon, Marine Wing Support Squadron 374, 3d Marine Air Wing, creates a large scale map for the Operations Officer during exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Health workers from different walks of life lend their knowledge of helping people as well as giving a helping hand to the casualties of the Mass Casualty Drill that took aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma. Workers from the Branch Medical Clinic on MCAS Yuma, Crash Fire Rescue (CFR), as well as Yuma County Regional Fire Department, and student volunteers of Yuma High School, all played important roles on this day

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 266, presents the flags during the closing ceremonies at Operation STAND DOWN at Lighthouse Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Operation Stand Down was a five day drug, alcohol, and violence-free haven for homeless Veterans. More than 400 volunteers helped the participants with legal, dental, and medical services

Firefighters, in full proximity suit, 148th Fighter Wing (FW), 148th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), Minnesota Air National Guard (MNANG), start an electric fan to assist them in navigating through a smoke filled building. The airmen, activated in support of Operation NOBLE EAGLE, are conducting training exercises as part of a larger Search and Rescue/Structural Response Scenario

Firefighters, one in full proximity suit, 148th Fighter Wing (FW), 148th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), Minnesota Air National Guard (MNANG), repack the fire hose back onto their fire truck following a training exercise. The airmen, activated in support of Operation NOBLE EAGLE, are conducting training exercises as part of a Ventilation Exercise/Structural Response Scenario

Corporal (CPL) Joseph F. Berrios, S-4, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), places an early version of the American Flag among other American Flags from the country's history, during Flag Day at Fort Macon, Morehead City, North Carolina

United States Marine Corps (USMC), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Color Guard, presents the colors on Flag Day at Fort Macon, Morehead City, North Carolina

Mr. Jeff Arrington, Assistant Principal, Lester Middle School, and Tony Price, 8th grade Student and President of the National Junior Honors Society, lead the Pledge of Allegiance during a ceremony to commemorate the one year anniversary of the September 11th attacks, held at Camp Lester, Okinawa, Japan

US Air Force (USAF) Firefighters assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineers Squadron (ECES), rush across the flight line, during a simulated rescue exercise at Al Udeid Air Base (AB), Qatar. Pictured left-to-right are STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) SSgt Christopher Winters, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) AAron Hiscox, and A1C Jeffery KinKade

Children from Sterling Heights Elementary school recite the pledge of allegiance at the Drugs Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) graduation on Kadena Air Base (AB), Okinawa, Japan

Exercising their First Amendment right, patriotic civilians occupy a corner at the entrance to Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB), California (CA) in opposition to anti-war demonstrators

Susan LaChance (left), of the United States Postal Service (USPS) along with a representative from the Iowa Governors Office unveil one of three new stamps honoring US Army (USA) Captain (CPT) Meriwether Lewis and CPT William Clark, the leaders of the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark expedition. The stamps were simultaneously unveiled in 11 states along the trail of the expedition. Sioux City, Iowa is where Sergeant Floyd, the only person to die on the expedition, is buried

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the leaders of the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark expedition, begin a new journey when the United States Postal Service (USPS) issued three commemorative postage stamps honoring each adventurer and their joint command to map and explore the lands west of the Mississippi (MS)

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the leaders of the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark expedition, begin a new journey when the United States Postal Service (USPS) issued three commemorative postage stamps honoring each adventurer and their joint command to map and explore the lands west of the Mississippi (MS)

The sister of the Liberty Bell is being brought out to the runway to be rung as U.S. Marine Corps 1ST Force Service Support Group Marines disembark from an United Airlines 747-400 commercial airliner at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., on Sept. 2, 2004, as they return home after serving a seven-month tour in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance CPL. Samantha L. Jones) (Released)

[Hurricane Katrina] Baker, LA, September 29, 2005 -- Workmen with a plumbing company contracted to build a 47,500 gallons daily sewer system for a 550 unit travel trailer park measure a section of pipe to be used in the installation. FEMA is constructing several temporary housing sites to provide shelter for individuals and families left homeless by Hurricane Katrina. Win Henderson / FEMA

US Senator Daniel Inouye Democrat of Hawaii (HI), pauses for applause as he speaks at the farewell ceremony for the USN Los Angeles Class Attack Submarine USS HONOLULU (SSN 718). Attending are the US Navy (USN) Commander of the US Seventh Fleet Vice Admiral (VADM) Jonathan Greenert, Governor James Aiona and Commander of the US Pacific Fleet, Admiral (ADM) Gary Roughead and current crew members of HONOLULU

U.S. Navy Adm. Gary Roughhead (right), Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet and President and CHIEF Executive Officer (CEO) of the United States Navy Memorial and retired Rear Adm. Richard A. Buchanan, present Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) with the 2006 Navy Heritage Award at Lone Sailor Awards Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Chad J. McNeeley) (Released)

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Lake County, FL, February 14, 2007 -- Contractors install the sewer line to this FEMA travel trailer. FEMA is working to quickly place and lease trailers for use as temporary housing to residents who lost their homes in the central Florida tornadoes. Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Wildfires] Pauma, CA, November 9, 2007 -- La Jolla Indian Reservation, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Firefighters work with the Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team to clear branches and brush from culverts in an effort to reduce flood risk and control erosion following the Southern California Fires. The fires burned 92% of the La Jolla Reservation land. Susie Shapira/FEMA

West line excavation facing South - Mike Bischoff [Potential Release Site 7 - Abandoned Manholes and Sewer Lines]

Reroute of storm sewer facing West. Jim Roby and Gary Nolley. [Potential Release Site 7 - Abandoned Manholes and Sewer Lines]

West line completed excavation facing West to Great Miami River [Potential Release Site 7 - Abandoned Manholes and Sewer Lines]

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Douglasville, Ga. , October 21, 2009 -- At the Douglas County Dog River Reservoir FEMA Public Assistance Coordinator Pressly Beaver(left), County Water and Sewer Authority Project Engineer Kathy Macias, and FEMA Technical Assistance Contractor Frank Lockridge are reviewing areas of the dam which failed during the September severe storms and flooding. FEMA Public Assistance funds have been requested to pay a share of repair costs. George Armstrong/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 10, 2011 -- Firefighters who were first on the scene when an EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path in Joplin participated in the opening ceremony of the "I AM JOPLIN" event, a back-to-school gathering attended by thousands of school-aged children and their parents at Missouri Southern State University. FEMA is in the city to provide assistance to the disaster survivors. Elissa Jun/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 6, 2012 -- Members of West Virginia's Army and Air National Guard work together to unload a truck full of donated Pedigree dog food at Yeager Airport. The pet food will be distributed in areas of the state hard hit by Hurricane Sandy and the aftermath that dumped several feet of snow, caused heavy rain, and brought high winds to the area. FEMA is coordinating the delivery of food and other commodities in West Virginia with federal, state, and local partners. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Hoboken, N.J., Nov. 28, 2012 -- A fire truck sits outside the Hurricane Sandy damaged fire station. FEMA Public Assistance funds may reimburse a portion of municipal repair costs for storm recovery. George Armstrong/FEMA

Philadelphia, Pa. , July 31, 2012 -- Flat Stanley and Flat Stella visit the region III office in Philadelphia. While there they also took a tour of the city and saw the Liberty Bell.

Napa, Calif., August 29, 2014 -- The fire station in Calistoga, Calif., was unscathed after a 6.0 magnitude shook the region on August 24, 2014. Several years ago the building was retrofitted with the help of a FEMA Mitigation grant to improve the it ability to withstand future earthquakes

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Liberty Bell Center at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. Historic area was the site of a National Park System Advisory Board Scholars Forum, attended by Secretary Gale Norton, on the role of the National Park Service as civic educator

[Severe Storms and Flooding] Agency, MO, 6-23-07 -- FEMA Community Relations Specialist Luis Miranda talks with Dorothy Lavnick who received her FEMA housing check in 5 days, but now needs to fill out her SBA loan application to be considered for other FEMA aid. Community Relation Specialists are out in the flood damaged area to let people know about registering for FEMA aid that may be available to them under the Individual Assistance Program. Marvin Nauman/FEMA photo