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The ancestor of the cultivated beet is the wild sea beet, which grew in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Beets have been around as longer than civilization. Their leaves have been eaten since prehistoric times, and we have records of them being grown in ancient Mesopotamia.

chubachus: A group posing probably during an …

chubachus:

A group posing probably during an Independence Day parade on 4th Street in Steubenville, Ohio, c. 1880′s. By photography firm D. Filson and Son.

Source: New York Public Library.

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40 fascinating color photographs that capture everyday life on…

40 fascinating color photographs that capture everyday life on the banks of the Seine River, Paris in 1941.

onceuponatown: Buffalo, New York. The Horticu…

onceuponatown:

Buffalo, New York. The Horticulture Building and Temple of Music from the Pan American Exhibition, 1901. 

The Temple of Music was the scene of President McKinley’s assassination on September 6, 1901. one of the few reminders that the  fair ever existed is a small plaque about McKinley on the traffic median of a subdivision. 

chicagohistorymuseum: The view looking north…

chicagohistorymuseum:

The view looking north at the O’Brien’s Restaurant
clock

at 1528

North Wells Street in Chicago’s

Old Town neighborhood, September 27, 1981. The sign for 
Redamak’s, a hamburger restaurant, can be seen on the left.

Photograph by
John

McCarthy,

ICHi-067203

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historium: Young couples rejoice outside the …

historium:

Young couples rejoice outside the White House during the broadcast of President Nixon’s resignation speech. August 8, 1974

Lakedaimon: An Eternal Truth is the first book…

Lakedaimon: An Eternal Truth is the first book in the epic, six-part story of the Spartans and centers around the Spartan Dienekes and the monumental Persian Wars. It is a resurrection, and history’s greatest will rise.

Pre-order here: https://trulyspartan.com/index.php/lakedaimon-an-eternal-truth/ 

theroyalhistory: Queen Maud of Norway (bo…

theroyalhistory:

Queen Maud of Norway

(born Princess Maud of Wales), Haakon VII of Norway, and their son Crown Prince Olav (Olav V of Norway) at the

Bygdoy Royal Estate, 1911

oldschooltulle: Broadway from Bowling Green b…

oldschooltulle:

Broadway from Bowling Green by Arthur Rothstein, December 1941 [2539 x 1900]