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Shine, Nelson Mandela (by micea) - "To die completely, a person must not only forget but be forgotten, and he who is not forgotten is not dead" Samuel Butler ♥ ❣ ❤ ❥ ❦ ❧ ndmugs

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Live from the Trenches, c. WW1

TEACHING WOMEN A LESSON: In 1917 the warden at the Occoquan Workhouse in Virginia ordered his guards to teach a lesson to the suffragists imprisoned there because they dared to picket Woodrow Wilson's White House for the right to vote. For weeks, the women's only water came from an open pail. Their food--all of it colorless slop--was infested with worms. This is what some women had to endure in the fight for a woman's right to vote! This is WHY I VOTE!!!

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WW1 anti pacifist

Colonial soldier with German women, 1919. In the period following World War I, French colonial troops were used as part of the Allied occupation of the German Rhineland, in accordance with the Treaty of Versailles. Germ Hitler wrote about the Black Shame in Mein Kampf, decrying the "negrification" of Europe. His government would later sterilize 500 or so mixed-race children born of African servicemen and German women (the so-called "Rhineland Bastards"),

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A British World War I war effort poster that reads “Salvage! Every Little Helps”. #1910s #WW1 #propaganda #posters