Beginning in the mid-1800's, it was thought to mentally damage children to make them go into full mourning, so many families chose to just have children (boys under 16 and girls under 18) to just wear small black ribbons on their clothes or ribbon bands on their arms. -- The Thanatos Archive // Sisters wearing mourning bands.
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Vampire Hunter's Colt - Our GOTD just so happens to be the ultimate sidearm for any vampire hunter… This Colt .38 Special Detective revolver is fitted within a coffin-shaped ebony case that holds holy water, a mirror, a wooden stake, and essential silver bullets cast in the shape of miniature vampire heads. This silver plated revolver includes an elaborate gothic engraving by Francolini, featuring bats on the cylinder, a cross at the muzzle, and a rampant colt on a coffin. And vampires beware!
Claudette Colvin. Nine months before Rosa Parks’ famous bus boycott, Colvin at 15 refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. She was inspired to stand up for her rights after learning about African American leaders in school. Civil rights leaders didn't publicize her story because she became an unwed mother.
Picture-taker writes, "This photo was taken in the attic at my workplace (a restaurant which used to be a house and a theater). There are quite a few close encounters by the staff with ghosts in the last 10 years.....but now, finally, we have captured something on film. We believe this to be a shadow ghost that is haunting the restaurant where I work."