February 1939. "Child of migrant sitting by kitchen cabinet in tent home near Edinburg, Texas." We are so fortunate.
Trauma experienced by Anna Mae Dickinson, at 102, oldest & last surviving victim of 1912 sinking of Titanic. Her story is told in the New York Intelligencer: She was 8 when she lost her father & narrowly escaped death herself on Titanic. 11 when she lost her Aunt Olivia in torpedoing of Lusitania. 31 when she lost her 1st cousin Alfred in Hindenburg explosion. 37 when she lost her nephew Thomas in Pearl Harbor & 97 when her tiny apartment was shaken & battered by collapse of twin towers on 9-11.
Anna Mae Dickinson was eight when she lost her father and narrowly escaped death herself on the Titanic. She was 11 when she lost her Aunt Olivia in the torpedoing of the Lusitania. She was 31 when she lost her first cousin Alfred in the Hindenberg explosion. She was 37 when she lost her nephew Thomas in the bombing of Pearl Harbor.And she was 97 when her tiny apartment was shaken and battered by the collapse of the twin towers on Sptember 11, 2001. Read more...
Callie Campbell, 11 years old, picks 75 to 125 pounds of cotton a day, and totes 50 pounds of it when sack gets full, 'No, I dont like it very much,' Oklahoma, by Lewis W. Hine 1916
Under the poverty line: Indian slum dwellers collect water for their homes from a sewage drain at Dharavi
Men waiting in a line for a job opportunity during the Depression,1930
Next time I want a bigger house, I'll try to remember this.