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HistoryForSale - World Political Autographs WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS

Ever wanted to know how Irish people wrote before they adopted the Roman Alphabet? This is the 'Ogham Alphabet' and its how the pre-Irish used to write. This book, the "Book of Ballymote". Nobody knows how old it is but its at least from the 1st Century BC

Roman Roads The principle Roman road in Jordan is the famous Via Nova Traiana, which some milestones explain extended ‘from the borders of Syria as far as the Red Sea’. In fact, it ran from southern Syria, through the provincial capital of Arabia at Bostra, right down past Petra to Aila on the Gulf of Aqaba, a total of c. 350 km (from Ancient Jordan from the Air).

Tunisia- Sbeïtla - was once a flourishing ancient city, the spectacular remains of which are among the best Roman ruins in the world.

circa 50 AD Roman Colosseum in Arles ~ France

Evelyn Frechette, John Dillinger's girlfriend From: Dillinger the Untold Story: Anniversary Edition by G. Russell Girardin, William J. Helmer, and Rick Mattix

Drugstore soda fountain, Detroit. Robert Frank 1955.

identical eye: September 2009

Shelter on the water front, Coenties slip, Pier 5, East River, Manhattan. (May 03, 1938)

Clepsydra or water clock, faience. Egypt, 4th century BCE. One of the earliest known time-keeping devices, water clocks had inner markings which revealed time passed as water ran out of them.

My mom remembers her grandmother washing clothes this way...1930's, Oklahoma.... Housewife boiling clothes - Chicot Farms, Arkansas, January, 1939. Photo by Russell Lee, Farm Security Administration.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive | Vintage Fine Art Prints

Online: Circa 1900-1910. "Yard of tenement, New York City." Hung out to dry somewhere in Manhattan. Detroit Publishing Company glass negative. Click to view full size.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Online: 1900

Thus unfolded the 'Night of Terror' on Nov. 15, 1917, when the warden at the Occoquan Workhouse in Virginia ordered his guards to teach a lesson to the suffragists imprisoned there because they dared to picket Woodrow Wilson's White House for the right to vote. For weeks, the women's only water came from an open pail. Their food--all of it colorless slop--was infested with worms.