FC: Photos of Historical and Personal Significance
3: The photo on the left was taken for National Geographic in 1984 by Steve McCurry. Sharbat Gula was found in a refugee camp in 2002 in Pakistan and is pictured on the right. This photo can be found at http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2002/04/afghan-girl/mccurry-photography | The photo on the left was taken for National Geographic in 1984 by Steve McCurry. Sharbat Gula was found in a refugee camp in 2002 in Pakistan and is pictured on the right. This photo can be found at http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2002/04/afghan-girl/mccurry-photography
5: This photo was taken from the moon by the crew of the Apollo 8 mission in 1968. It is the first image of the earth from space.There is some debate over which astronaut was responsible for the photo. It can be found at http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_102.html
7: This photo was taken by Nick Ut on June 8, 1972 in Vietnam. It shows a nine year old girl, Kim Phuc running naked down the street after her village was bombed with napalm. It is representative of the first time Americans could watch what was happening in a war from their television set at home. It can be found at http://www.famouspictures.org/mag/index.php?title+Vietnam_Napalm_Girl
9: This photo is called East and West Shaking Hands. It was taken on May 10, 1869 at Promontory Point, Utah. It is representative of Manifest Destiny and the end of the civil war. It was taken by Charles R. Savage and can be found at http://cprr.org/Museum/index.html
11: This is a photo of Vivian Malone entering the University of Alabama on June 11,1963. It is an iconic photo of the civil rights movement and school integration. It can be found at http://aftoamhistory.about.com/od/schoolintegration/ig/School-Integration/University_of _Alabama.htm
13: This is a photo of my mother and my daughter on the day of her high school graduation. We have all been through some tough times together and this was one of my proudest moments. I love them both dearly.