September 9 - California Statehood Day
On September 9, 1850, California was admitted as a free state as part of the Compromise of 1850, becoming the 31st state.
These photographs are from the EPA’s DOCUMERICA Program to document subjects of environmental concern in America during the 1970s.
One day, you will be my home, California. And you will like it. And we will frolic in the Redwoods and fight crime against litter together. My first love, my last love; if i could run away with you, I would.
August 29, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina makes landfall in the United States
These are just a few images of more than 3,300 images taken by FEMA in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
it’s amazing how things that are out of sight are out of mind…and how we can all care about such petty and insignifcant things when people are still suffering from this…