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Grover Cleveland date-raped a woman and got her pregnant. He then had her put the child up for adoption and forced her to be treated at a mental asylum.

21 Shocking Facts About U.S. Presidents

# Grover Cleveland date-raped a woman and got her pregnant. Cleveland reportedly sexually assaulted Maria Halpin, who later discovered she was pregnant. Cleveland then had her child put in an orphanage and forced her to be treated at a mental asylum.

Al Capone and his attorney in 1929. Photograph by Jun Fujita.

Al Capone and his attorney in Photograph by Jun Fujita. Want a copy of this photo? > Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and give them this number: Connect with the Museum

Peter Schiff, Anne Frank's childhood crush. He died at Auschwitz. Peter Schiff 1939, discovered 2008.

Discovered: 2008 Taken: 1939 In Anne Frank’s Diary Anne called Peter Schiff her “one true love.” In 1940 at the age of 11 she writes ‘Peter was the ideal boy: tall, slim and good-looking, with a serious, quiet and intelligent face.

John Clem - as a 12 year old Sgt in 1863 ! He was a hero known as Johnny Shiloh or the Drummer Boy of Chickamauga...

Newark, Ohio native Johnny Clem was a United States Army general who served as a drummer boy in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He gained fame for his bravery on the battlefield, becoming the youngest noncommissioned officer in Army history.

Prohibition:  Without female support, such as that of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, Prohibition could never have been passed

Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.

Francis Ferdinand's blood spattered coat. From @History_Pics

BEGINNING OF WWI in 1914 (bloodstained coat of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, assassinated in triggered WWI, from this one man and traveled down a thousand veins of alliances, to millions dead, frozen and starved. It's one hell of a coat)

RFID = This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps and they were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. Remind you of anything?

Nazi concentration camp identification tattoo - holocaust survivors flexing their arms & showing off the tattoos 'we shall never forget'!

World War ll soldier found after 70 years and returned to US for burial.

70 years later, a soldier returns home

Fallen Heros ~ World War ll soldier found after 70 years and returned to US for burial. We are one of the only countries that pays this kind of tribute to our fallen warriors.

For more than twenty years the governments in the west make it easier & easier to seize people without warrant or process of law. — Political abuse of psychiatry is the purpoted misuse of psychiatric diagnosis, detention and treatment for the purpose of obstructing the fundamental human rights of certain "undesirable/waste" groups and individuals.

In 1954 Jean-Philippe Charbonnier documented French Psychiatric hospitals and this photograph was a part of that series

31 Things We Learned From Laura Ingalls Wilder  For those who didn't grow up in America in the Olden Days, the Little House books were rife with fascinating information.    19. Almanzo Wilder was the perfect man. Even if he was a lot older than Laura, she called him "Manly" because that is what he was.

31 Things We Learned From Laura Ingalls Wilder

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 It wasn't just the workers who put their lives on the line. The Pathé camera men had to have a head for heights as well. a clip http://www.britishpathe.com/video/905-feet-high

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 - Vertigo: Nerves of Steel - Stills Galleries - British Pathé

Nikolai II oli viimeinen hallitsija (tsaari) Romanovien yli kolmesataa vuotta hallinneessa dynastiassa, joka kaatui helmikuun vallankumouksessa 1917. Suomessa hänet tunnetaan helmikuun manifestin kirjoittajana ja venäläistämistoimenpiteiden aloittajana. Nikolai II:n isä ja edeltäjä oli Aleksanteri III. Vuonna 1918 Nikolai perheineen vietiin Jekaterinburgiin, jossa koko perhe teloitettiin heinäkuussa 1918.

The Last Russian Royal Family: Tsarina Alexandra, Tsarevich Alexei, Tsar Nicholas II and Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Marie and Anastasia

Grand Princess Xenia Alexandrovna ca.1910/15.     She was the daughter of Maria Feodorovna and Tsar Alexander III.

Grand Duchess Xenia, sister of Nichollas II. She fled Russia in settling in the UK

Henry Ford, an American hero and icon. He changed the lifestyle of the middle class and made owning an automobile possible for everyone. I think he would be proud to know The Ford Motor Company is still (and the only) US auto company following his business model.

Henry Ford, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, leaving the White House after calling on the president.

Typical guys..

The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.