Frontier Pioneer Life....middle woman is cording the wool or cotton, one on right is spinning to make yarn and the lady in the bonnet is knitting, what appears to me are socks. Long and tedious work and you treasured every piece of clothing that was made.
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People sit on the curb amongst the confetti, tickertape and paper from the parade celebrating the end of WWII in NYC on VJ Day. August 14, 1945. - Imgur
"In 1906, a massive magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured the entire San Andreas Fault in Northern California." A visible tear in the earth...
Dora Carrington, Barbara Hiles, and Brett: the "Cropheads"
Going through an opening in the wall in Berlin
Première évasion et première victime sur le mur de Berlin
Black Tuesday on Wall Street; Financial District of New York City. October 29, 1929.
Modeling a hard plastic 'safety bra' to protect female workers at war plants. USA 1943.
George Rodger GB. London. World War II. The Blitz. “Nippies” (Lyons teashop waitresses) remove protective shutters from windows in early morning. 1940.
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