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a Tiffany stained glass window right on the Ole Miss campus. Hiding in plain sight. It cost $500 in 1891, a gift from Delta Gamma sorority girls and generous alumni to honor the University Greys, a company of the 11th Mississippi Infantry in the Civil War – almost all of whom were students at the university when war began. Ole Miss had to close for the duration of the war, by the way; all the students were male and only four showed up that first year. The fact that most of the donations that pai

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Welcome Home, November 24, 1945.... These women were true heroes! No phone calls, no email, no video chat, weeks or months between letters, no idea when their soldier would be home.... They sucked it up, drove on and got the job done! I don't know how I would have done it, had I been in their position. It's already so hard just being apart.

Vintage Photos: Surging this Week

21 Victorian Slang Terms It’s High Time We Revived. I'm serious. I'm saying this every time now

21 Victorian Slang Terms It's High Time We Revived

Miner Boy: Children were cheap labor in the mines. This boy spent 10 hours a day in that outfit with only the light from that tallow wick lamp. He cleaned & played the part of a "canary" (kids were easier to replace than good miners). He was probably Finnish or Swedish & indentured to the company for the purpose of paying his fathers debts. The unions fought bloody battles to get these children out of the coal mines. This little guy worked (& likely died) in Utah or Colorado mines / Scott Cooper


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Princess Victoria Alice (Alice) of Battenberg (1885-1969) became a religious mystic. She was placed in a mental institution by her husband, Prince Andrew of Greece, in 1930. After three years she gained her release but understandably did not return to Prince Andrew. She lived in Athens during WWII working with the poor. Alice later established an order of Greek Orthodox nursing nuns.

Evening dress, Nanna Bagge, Stockholm, ca. 1890s. Two-piece pink silk rep embroidered in white and yellow. Hallwyl Museum via Wikimedia Commons

1930s Summer - I found a picture similar to this in a thrift garage sale in New York a few years ago, it was a photo of about 4/5 girls stood next to one another on a beach in the lush retro swimwear and they just looked so classic! I love these two eras so much.

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A Japanese woman awaits treatment, her back scarred by the patten of the dress she was wearing when the world’s first atomic bomb used in warfare fell on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Since white colors repelled the bomb’s heat and dark colors absorbed it, fabric designs were burned into the skin.

Girl in the Woods with Apparition that seems to be casting a light by WonderfullyStrange, via Flickr dated1910...interesting photo postcard

Man in the Woods – “A friend of a friend was going through his photos from last year’s hunting season and found this pic. He says the trail cam is activated by movement yet there were no pics of the entity anywhere else except in this photo. “

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Coca Cola. My parents own a vintage metal wall hanging with this on it. So cute!

This man died from drowning in the tsunami right after this picture was taken.

Massive Wave, Brazil

November 1910. Birmingham, Alabama. "Donnie Cole. 'Our baby doffer,' they called him. This is one of the machines he has been working at for some months at the Avondale Mills. Said, after hesitation, 'I'm 12,' and another small boy added, 'He can't work unless he's twelve.' Child labor regulations conspicuously posted in the mill." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine

Donnie Cole: 1910

Fair Oaks, Virginia Lieutenant James B. Washington, a Confederate prisoner, with Captain George A. Custer of the 5th Cavalry, U.S.A.

A scientific look at the bodies of Catholic saints that do not corrupt. The oldest incorruptible is St. Cecilia who was martyred in 177 A.D. Her body remains much as it was 1700 years ago when it was discovered. These bodies defy the natural order and 5 of the 8 stages of natural death. Click here to read more about this phenomena!

The Incorruptibles | A Heart for GOD

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