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John Lewis Interview -- Academy of Achievement

8-year-old Helen Keller (1880-1968) with Anne Sullivan (1866-1936) vacationing at Cape Cod in July 1888. Both Keller and Sullivan indicated later in their journals that “doll” was the first word Helen learned in sign language in March 1887. This photograph is believed to be the only known photo of Helen holding one of her dolls.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Holton-Arms Leading Ladies (Colorized): 1927

Winston Churchill - The Battle of Britain, WW2. #quotes #vintage #1940s #WW2

A Manticore is a legendary creature similiar to a sphinx but described as a lion with the head of an old man, rows of incredibly sharp teeth and a tail that can fire deadly quills at its victim. A Manticore is often seen as dangerous and predatory, using its quills to poison or paralyse a victim before devouring them with its many rows of teeth - many people used to blame missing people on this beast.

WTH One of the first machines used for permanent wave hairstyling back in the 1920’s and 1930’s!!!

A man's world?

  • Linda Thompson

    Well try that today... And she would probably take the tie from around your neck and strangle you with it!..... Lol.

Vintage 8-Piece Wood and Cork Coaster Set..Had one of these when I was little

Joalland Needle-fire pistol - This all-metal Louis Joalland pistol was made in Bourges, France and like the Dreyse rifle, this handgun is a single shot design, opening by twisting to the right and pulling back to insert a cartridge into the chamber. The engraving on this pistol includes stylized griffins amidst the raised scroll embellishments. The blackpowder propellant of that period was fairly corrosive. This .40 caliber handgun, on display in the National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, VA.

The Dead Sea Scrolls: Ancient Aliens ? the scrolls talk of turning wheels where angels come and go.

10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London. Former residence of prime minister William Gladstone, between Admiralty Arch and Buckingham Palace, is now home to the British Acadamy

Election Day, 1872... Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote. She was fined US 100 dollars...

Dinner Dress 1879, American, Made of silk

ModelCrafters American Civil War Era Dioramas • A.C.W. 13" Coastal Mortar Battery No.4, Yorktown, VA • Historic photo reference.

Iconic photos colorized

Above we show a remarkable photo of Major General (as of Apr. 15, 1865) George A. Custer, USA. It was made between 1860 and 1865 by Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.).

Eerie underwater sculptures off the Caribbean island of Grenada