By Richard Barons
Kerriann Flanagan Brosky Thomas Decker Studio
Left, the hanging of Capt. William Kidd in England. Right, a portrait of Charles G. Kelsey, famously tarred and feathered — and worse — in 1872. East Hampton Library Long Island Collection, Huntington Historical Society Archives

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Bill Henderson
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Golda Meir opening the Tel Aviv-Netanya road in Israel in 1950. Rudi Weissenstein, Photo House
Golda Meir as the Statue of Liberty in an Americanization pageant held in Milwaukee in 1919 to welcome new citizens. Wisconsin Historical Society
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Ann Sandford Kathryn Szoka
The Ezekiel Sandford house in Bridgehampton was built circa 1680 by Nathan Sanford’s great-grandfather. Sally Spanburgh
Kay Eldredge Salter

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Lou Reed and Robert Quine at the Beacon Theater in Manhattan in 1984. Ebet Roberts
The Velvet Underground at the Trip in Los Angeles in 1966.Lisa Law