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Tassels in Marie Antoinette's bedroom

The Ledo Road (from Ledo, Assam, India to Kunming, Yunnan, China) was built during World War II so that the Western Allies could supply the Chinese as an alternative to the Burma Road which had been cut by the Japanese in 1942. It was renamed the Stilwell Road (named after General Joseph Stilwell of the U.S. Army) in early 1945.

This is the original gravesite of John F. Kennedy. in Arlington National Cemetery. On the left is the headstone of his son Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, on the right is the cross headstone of his still-born daughter Arabella. JFK assassination, November 22, 1963; funeral Nov 25, 1963; children reburied December 5, 1963; all three moved to permanent gravesite March 15, 1967.Photo David C Cook '64

Coretta Scott King...

Scooby-Doo and Scrappy Doo

The Glastonbury Grace Cup is pictured at Glastonbury Abbey. The carved oak tankard, which is said to have been saved from King Henry VIII's looters during the Dissolution, has returned to its historical home for the first time in 125 years.

pathetic . . . first thing I thought when I saw this picture . . . "Iwe. I bed their hair was so germ-ridden, I can't believe I used to run my fingers through it all day while it sat on top of my pencil. #lame #old

Coin saver bank books. In school they passed these out. After a couple weeks of collecting, we actually went on a small field trip to the town bank. They showed us how to open up an account with these.

RAM - Horseback soldier

Harlem residents in front of shop listening to the radio, 1930s

1390–1353 BCE. Egyptian-Blue Ware Amphora with Ibex excavated at the palace of Amenhotep III, Malqata in western Thebes. Red clay, cream colored slip, blue, red, and black paint.

UNDERWATER: Alexandria Egypt, the City of Alexander the Great and what are believed to be the royal headquarters of Cleopatra. It is believed an earthquake over 1500 years ago was responsible for casting this into the sea

Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1906. "The Old Witch House." In the best Early American tradition, a blending of history and retailing: The Witch House Parlors (enter through the antique store) and Witch House Trial Room (right this way through the pharmacy). 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing

So beautiful. Antique yellow jingle dress with red velvet beadwork.

Lady Bird Johnson's dictated diary and notes about her talk with Jackie Kennedy aboard Air Force One flying back from Dallas after Pres. John F. Kennedy's November 22, 1963 assassination. #JFK50

In 1919, the Bisto Kids (created by illustrator Will Owen (1869–1957), appeared in newspapers and soon became popular. Bisto is notable both for the age of its brand and for the advertising campaigns it has used. Although the Bisto Kids have not been included in Bisto advertising for many years, many people still recognise them; the Bisto Kids, a boy and girl in ragged clothes, would catch the odor of Bisto on the breeze and exhale longingly, "Aah, Bisto!"

1940s JANTZEN Advertisement Swimsuits

Lady Jane Grey on her way to the scaffold.

1992 McDonald's Happy Meal Mini Miniature Barbie Doll Figurine Glittery Ruffle Princess Dress Pearls 1990's Toy 1980's Toys Mattel McDonalds by RustBeltRelics, $5.00

The Golden Gate Bridge’s opening day: May 27, 1937. Taken by an unknown photographer.

I remember playing with one of these when I was a kid.

1955 Lana Lobell catalog, Oooh I like the harlequin one too!