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In this AP file photo, the ticketing and waiting area of New York’s Grand Central Terminal was shown on Friday, Jan. 30, 1988. The nation’s biggest rail terminal, which had undergone a cleaning and partial restoration, was to celebrate its 75th birthday in February.

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Concert-goers sit on the roof of a Volkswagen bus at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair at Bethel, N.Y., in mid-August 1969. The three-day concert attracted hundreds of thousands of people, and became a landmark cultural event of the late ‘60s.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shakes his fist during a speech in Selma, Ala., Feb. 12, 1965. King was engaged in a battle with Sheriff Jim Clark over voting rights and voter registration in Selma.

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President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Jose A. Bonilla Atiles, foreign minister designate of the Dominican Republic, shake hands at the White House after a conference, Jan. 12, 1962. The Dominican visitor asked for U.S. aid under the Alliance for Progress program an also sought a Peace Corps miss…

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Three U.S. Air Force F-4C Phantom Jet Fighters fly past the snow-capped Mt. Fuji, the symbolic mountain of Japan, in a formation flight, Jan. 9, 1968.

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Over the last several years the Experimental Aircraft Association has brought a number of historical and educational programs to the Morristown Regional Airport. This year’s program featured a World War 2 B-25 bomber and several distinguished veteran guests. Among those was Major Gerald Lay,…

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King Baudouin of Belgium shakes hands with President Jimmy Carter after the King’s welcoming address at Brussels’ Zaventem Airport on Jan. 6, 1978.

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Placard-carrying representatives of veteran, labor and civic groups picket outside 37 Wall Street, where the Hungarian Consulate formerly had offices in New York City on Jan. 5, 1949, in protest of the imprisonment of Cardinal Mindszenty by the Hungarian government recently.

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A group of Spahis, famous French Colonial cavalrymen, start out on patrol duty in the dunes of the Egyptian desert , Jan. 3, 1941. This mounted desert troops are said to be among the French forces which remained allies of Great Britain after the armistice between France and the Axis powers. 

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In this AP file photo, Concorde 001, the first prototype, takes off on a test flight from Toulouse, France, on Dec. 30, 1969. In the flight test program to date, 001 had flown at speeds up to Mach 1.53 and at altitudes up to 47,000 feet.

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This photo of West Main Street in downtown Morristown made the rounds on social media Monday evening, Dec. 26, soon after the snowfall.

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Back in 1933 a midwife came to Grainger County’s Indian Creek home of Burley and Delta Coffey Jackson to deliver their daughter Frances. Burley had run a grocery store in Thorn Hill and would later manage a tobacco warehouse in Morristown. After two years, Burley and Delta would split up wit…

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South Korean president-elect Kim Dae-jung acknowledges supporters Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, as he leaves the South Korean National Assembly in Seoul. Kim told lawmakers he would abide by the terms of the IMF bailout.

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Elston Howard, left, and Yogi Berra hold Yogi’s new, and old, Yankee uniform in New York, Dec. 5, 1975. Berra, who had been manager of the New York Mets, was named as a coach of the Yankees. Howard is also a Yankee coach. Both Howard and Berra were most valuable league players as Yankee catc…

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Hunger marchers are shown en route to Washington, in Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 1, 1932.

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A Cherokee woman points to the rugged Smokey Mountains of North Carolina on Nov. 30, 1942. She is a graduate of a modern school and the granddaughter of a Cherokee Chief.

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In this AP file photo, the Ulster Peace Rally in Trafalgar Square, London, on Nov. 27, 1976, which is being led by Mrs Betty Williams, co-founder of the Peace Movement.

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“Good food, good service, and a clean restaurant, you know, that’s the secret, and it takes a little luck, too,” Jamie Lambert, the owner of the Little Dutch says.

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For over 70 years the earlier citizens of the present Hamblen County had to cross the Holston River or travel out the Dandridge Pike to do formal business at the Grainger, Hawkins or Jefferson County courthouses. With the formation of Hamblen County in 1870 those arduous trips would no longe…

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Queen Elizabeth II walks through the streets of Spanish Town, Jamaica, with Gov. Sir Hugh Foot, after leaving cathedral for parade and reception on Nov. 25, 1953. Spanish town was one of the stops made by the Queen and her entourage during drive from Montego Bay to the capital at Kingston. T…

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U.S. President George H. Bush and Syrian President Hafez Assad meet in Geneva, Friday, Nov. 23, 1990 to discuss the Gulf crisis. It is the first meeting between a U.S. and Syrian president since Jimmy Carter met Assad in Geneva in 1977.

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American actress-singer Lena Horne, wearing a veiled Henley Boater, arrives to address a meeting of American students, organized by the West African National Secretariat, in London, England, Nov. 21, 1947.

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This is the torch run of the National Women’s Conference March in Houston, Texas, where 20,000 women convened to debate the issues that effect them, Nov. 18, 1977. Former Congresswoman Bella Abzug (D-N.Y.), wearing her trademark hat, and Betty Friedan (left, in red coat) marches along in fro…

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt and members of his party proceed towards the Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson, during the Roosevelts visit to Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 17, 1934. With the president and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt is Tenn. Gov. Hill McAlister and Congressman Joseph W.…

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