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FEBRUARY 14

1912 Oliver Harrington (New York-born African-American Cartoonist) Oliver Harrington Cartoons and Comics Famous African Americans
1926 Moneta Sleet, Jr. (Kentucky-born African-American Photographer Awarded the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for Photography) Moneta Sleet, Jr. Photography African American Artists, Designers and Architects 1969 Pulitzer Prize for Photography
1953 Paul O. Zelinsky (Chicago-born Children's Author, Illustrator Awarded the 1998 Caldecott Medal for Rapunzel) Paul O. Zelinsky American Artists 1998 Caldecott Medal for <I>Rapunzel</i> Official Web Site
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1849 James K. Polk Is First President Photographed in Office James K. Polk The American Presidency Photography Historic Firsts Americanheritage.com
1931 In Juneau, Alaska, the Federal and Territorial Building (Now the State Capitol) Is Formally Dedicated Juneau, Alaska Buildings and Architecture Alaska Historical Society
1975 Statue of U.S. Senator Richard B. Russell Is Unveiled on the Grounds of the Georgia State Capitol U.S. Senate Georgia Georgia State Capitol University of Georgia
1990 NASA's Voyager 1 Takes First Photograph of Entire Solar System NASA The Solar System Photography Historic Firsts NASA

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