Sunday, June 24, 2012

Cigar Holder Patent, 1901

Via Flickr:
C. L. Pullman Cigar Holder or Pipe Patent, Nov. 26, 1901

President Rutherford Hayes 1870 - 1880

Rutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was an American politician, lawyer, military leader and the 19th President of the United States (1877–1881). Hayes was elected President by one electoral vote after the highly disputed election of 1876. Losing the popular vote to his opponent, Samuel Tilden, Hayes was the only president whose election was decided by a congressional commission.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Ambrose Everett Burnside 1824 - 1881

Ambrose Everett Burnside was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island, serving as governor and a U.S. Senator. Wikipedia