"In 1906, a massive magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured the entire San Andreas Fault in Northern California." A visible tear in the earth...
1956. No seat belts, no child car seats.
Dora Carrington, Barbara Hiles, and Brett: the "Cropheads"
Black Tuesday on Wall Street; Financial District of New York City. October 29, 1929.
Christmas in wartime: Sandbags are placed outside the shop window at Selfridges to protect it during the first Christmas of World War II in 1939
Women drivers of horse-drawn Mail vehicles, a job until the War reserved for males. by November 1916 over 35,000 women were employed in temporary positions within the Post Office. The appearance of female postal workers made many uncomfortable but without them the postal service could not have continued. When the men returned after the war most of these women and girls lost their jobs, but their performance had added strength to the growing campaign for equal rights for women