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DECEMBER 6

1898 Alfred Eisenstaedt (German Photographer) Alfred Eisenstaedt Photography Journalism
1901 Eliot Porter (Illinois-born Photographer) Illinois Artists and Photographers Photography
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1851 U.S. Government Lets the Contract for Construction of the Port Isabel, Texas Lighthouse Texas Lighthouses Texas State Historical Association
1884 The Capstone Is Placed Atop the Washington Monument Washington Monument George Washington Library of Congress
1955 Volkswagen U.S. Trademark Is Registered Autombiles Trademarks & Patents USPTO

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