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Cool stuff from long ago

This WW2 worker in a Van Nuys CA factory in 1944 soon started calling herself Marilyn Monroe...

Biloxi Shrimps: March 1911. Biloxi, Mississippi. "View of the Gorenflo Canning Co., taken at 7 a.m. Many tiny workers here, some of whom began to arrive at the factory as early as 5 o'clock, an hour before they were allowed to begin work, and long before daylight on a damp foggy day.(Lewis Wickes Hine.)

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Biloxi Shrimps: 1911

Marilyn Monroe aka Norma Jean, betcha didn't know she was a natural redhead huh?! :)

Embraceable Ewe: May 1936. "Farmer of Franklin County, Kansas." Medium format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

Embraceable Ewe: 1936

pic of the 1st harley davidson motorcycle | harley-davidson-1903-04-motorcycles-harley-davidson

Harley Davidson Motorcycles | BACKFIRE ALLEY

Smooth Elvis Presley and a date on his Harley.

Elvis Motor Photo by kkvasquez | Photobucket

Random Pictures Of The Day - 67 Pics

Henry Ford poses on the first car he built, the Ford Quadricycle, 1896

Joseph Velcich?, seven years old. Beginning to pick shrimp for Peerless Oyster Co. Location: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Date Created/Published: 1911 March. LOC original medium: 1 photographic print. Picture of child labor by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Johnny Cash and his older brother, Jack, in 1936. Jack died at age 15 in a sawmill accident. Johnny Cash's name was plain J.R. until he enlisted in the air force. They didn't allow plain initials, so he chose the name John.

Jack And Johnny Cash - Picture From 'House Of Cash'

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Paul Slade, 1959.

1956. A young Elvis Presley at home in Memphis with mom Gladys, and an impressive assortment of stuffed animals.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive | Vintage Fine Art Prints

Elvis and Little Lisa-Marie...For a Moment, Just A Loving Dad and Not The "King of Rock 'N Roll"--What A Special Shot...

"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond." – Mae West

Mae West in She Done Him Wrong, 1933

Alabama Crimson Tide football ca. 1910s

Five Alabama Greats You've Probably Never Heard Of