Two Calgary Highlanders stand by the banks of the Bow River, Calgary, before departing for the war. They are humourously depicting Canada's equipment shortages at the beginning of the war... too many volunteers, not enough uniforms!

Canadian Forces - Two Calgary Highlanders on guard duty

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Children Play Wearing Gas Masks, 1941.

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U.S. soldier posing with dead Viet Cong during the Tet offensive. January 1968. No comment

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Les équipes suédoise et britannique de curling.

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1915: Deep sea diver entering the water

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Women who worked in the factories testing the guns they made for the war.

News

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New York's Gopher Gang by Unknown Artist 1910

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ca. 1890, [police force a woman to have her mugshot taken]

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Scottish Immigrants ready to leave their homeland for Canada, circa 1920. Such courage... but like all economic migrants, born out of desperate necessity.

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Women convicted of witchcraft in China

Not found.

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Survivors of the Titanic are taken on board the Carpathia, 1912.

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victorian prisoners

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Queen Victoria crocheting

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by Ralph Crane Watching the Apollo 11 launch, July 16, 1969.

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KU KLUX KLAN....Terrifying sight: The phantom-like figures out in numbers on Pennsylvania Avenue pulled off a show of force that shocked and frightened the nation

The Ku Klux Klan unmasked: Extraordinary images from a divisive era capture a day of reckoning when 50,000 white supremacists marched on Capitol Hill

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Minneapolis women lining up to vote for the first time in a presidential election, 1920

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Women of the Russian Revolution, 1917

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Matchbox Heritage Classics Series #1 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser Station Wagon Green, Wood Panel Finish With Dogs 3 Lug Wheels Detailed Diecast Scale 1/64 Collector by Mattel. $16.49. Detailed Diecast. 1:64 Scale. Matchbox Heritage Classics Series #1 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser Station Wagon Green, Wood Panel Finish With Dogs 3 Lug Wheels Detailed Diecast Scale 1/64 Collector

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Allied forces, mainly the Australian 6th Division, captured Tobruk from Italian forces on 22 January 1941. Tobruk was a small town on the Libyan coast that became central to the fighting in the Western Desert campaign as the town had a sheltered deep water harbor (Bettmann/Corbis)

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Afghan Women in 1950 vs. 2013

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Kim Phuc was pictured in a world-famous and iconic photograph from the Vietnam war, running naked from an airborne attack, horribly burned with napalm, in June of 1972. Since then, Kim has found peace, and a message she can offer, borne of her suffering. She runs The Kim Foundation International, and she acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO. She has transformed into a viable, visible symbol of peace and hope. Her's is an important story of resilience, courage, and forgiveness.

The KIM Foundation International

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In 1961, Leonid Rogozov, 27, was the only surgeon in the Soviet Antarctic Expedition. During the expedition, he felt severe pain in the stomach and had a high fever. Rogozov examined himself and discovered that his appendix was inflamed and could burst at any time. With a local anesthesia, he operated himself to remove the appendix. An engineer and a meteorologist assisted surgery.

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[Y a-t-il rien de plus horrible et de plus lâche que l’action des prêtres de l’évêque Cyrille, que les chrétiens appellent saint Cyrille ? Il y avait dans Alexandrie une fille célèbre par sa beauté et par son esprit ; son nom était Hypatie ; élevée par le philosophe Théon son père, elle occupa la chaire qu’avait eue son père, et fut applaudie pour sa science autant qu’honorée pour ses mœurs ; mais elle était païenne.]

Hipatia - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

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