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old things that are awesome. especially for the History major. ;)

Abandoned tower on old Route 25, north of Bowling Green, OH. This was built to house water tank for livestock & people. Brick walls 18" thick helped to keep the water from freezing. The 1st floor had a boiler heated with natural gas piped from a well on the farm. There was a bathroom on the 2nd floor and an additional water tank on the 3rd floor, which caught runoff from the roof when it rained. There are many of these in NW Ohio. Often the rest of the farm is long gone but the towers remain.

Wtf guys... you had one job

Dinosaurs on the Hudson being transported to the New York World’s Fair, 1964

Men waiting in a line for an opportunity at a job during the Depression, 1930.

On Sep 13, 1944, a princess from India lay dead at Dachau concentration camp. She had been tortured by the Nazis, then shot in the head. Her name was Noor Inayat Khan. The Germans knew her only as Nora Baker, a British spy who had gone into occupied France using the code name Madeline. She carried her transmitter from safe house to safe house with the Gestapo trailing her, providing communications for her Resistance unit.

"The Peacemakers" (painted 1868 by George P.A. Healy) - Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, President Abraham Lincoln, and Rear Adm. David D. Porter.

Jackie Robinson holding his contract to play with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

Keep Calm and Roosevelt

its actually really informative...

Evening Dress Jeanne Paquin, 1904 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

I'd love to re-learn how to write shorthand. :-) It's would be a way to send almost-secret messages, since no one can read it nowadays. Texting got nothing on shorthand!

Opening the Mona Lisa after World War II.