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"Queen Alexandra in a yachting dress, 1884"

Photograph of Alexandra of Denmark wearing a gorgeous nautical style dress. It was taken in while she was still Princess of Wales. It’s hard to believe she was 40 years old in this picture! Alexandra retained a youthful appearance well into her old age.

Matilde Moisant, 1911. Moisant was the second woman in the United States to receive a pilot's license. She flew in aviation meets throughout the US and Mexico until the early spring of 1912, often flying at higher altitudes than most male pilots. She is pictured here, wearing a (pre-WWII) swastika brooch as a good luck charm.

Matilde Moisant, was the second woman in the United States to receive a pilot's license. She flew in aviation meets throughout the US and Mexico until the early spring of Pictured here, wearing a (pre-WWII) swastika brooch as a good luck charm.

Washington, D.C., circa 1912. "S.M. Frazier trucks." Samuel Frazier, dealer in coke and lime, and his fleet of "Wilcox Trux" at his business on Monroe Street in Anacostia.

Washington, D., circa "S." Samuel Frazier, dealer in coke and lime, and his fleet of "Wilcox Trux" at his business on Monroe Street in Anacostia. Via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive

Frances Densmore records Mountain Chief, 1916.

Frances Densmore recording chief Mountain Chief for the Bureau of American Ethnology, Feb. "This 1916 image of Frances Densmore and Blackfoot leader Mountain Chief listening to a cylinder recording has become a symbol of the early songcatcher era.