The Most Famous Photographs Taken In Each State

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California

Florence Owens Thompson was photographed during the Great Depression in Imperial Valley, California. A photographer saw her and her children in a temporary camp. She is considered the face of the Depression-era.

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Colorado

In 1899, Colorado Springs, a famous inventor known as Nikola Tesla sits next to his voltage generator. He has over 300 patents on different inventions in 26 different countries.

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The More You Know

  • Pilots and their co-pilots are required to eat different meals before flights so that they don’t both end up with food poisoning.
  • The average golf ball has 336 dimples.
  • The designer of the current United States flag was 17 at the time, and created it for a high school project. He received a B-.
  • Saint Patrick's Day began as a "feast day". To honor him, Christians could put aside their Lenten restrictions on food and alcohol consumption, which is why excessive drinking has become linked to the celebration.
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