chalk holders

Teachers used chalk holders before dry erase markers came along. One of the best days was when my mom bought me a chalk holder so I could better play school. I was the best teacher.

Dress1905-1910Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Arketektur, og Design

Dress1905-1910Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Arketektur, og Design (OMG that dress!)

Dress 1905 - 1910 Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Arketektur

Marie Antoinette’s actual shoe collection

Marie Antoinette’s actual shoe collection. Wish my shoe collection was as big . shoes international language of its own

Bonnie and Clyde's car that they died in. It is now located inside of a casino in Nevada.

Bonnie and Clyde were ambushed in this car by Texas Ranger Mike Hammer and his posse. This car is on exhibition at the Ranger Museum in Waco, Texas next to Baylor University.

On September 12, 1953, U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier.

On September U. Senator John F. Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee them

Bravest of the brave: U.S. Marshals escorting Ruby Bridges, one of the first African Americans students to attend a white school. by batjas88

Ruby Nell Bridges Hall is known as the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. She attended William Frantz Elementary School at 3811 North Galvez Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

1890's bustled gown by Debra A. Deaton

bustled gown Beautiful and I love the way the fabric drapes

Romanov history

The Last Russian Royal Family: Tsarina Alexandra, Tsarevich Alexei, Tsar Nicholas II and Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Marie and Anastasia

Very fine Antique lace w/ soft pink silk under dress .

Vintage Victorian Tambour Lace Gibson Girl Ball / Wedding Gown would be pretty for bridesmaid


Vintage lace wedding dress - Trained Irish Crochet Gown, c. 1908 -- Dang man, that would be heavy! But it's oh so gorgeous!

Charlie Chaplin and Helen Keller. Seriously one of the coolest photos EVER

Retronaut New capsule: Helen Keller meets Charlie Chaplin, 1919

Olive Oatman's family were Mormons that followed James Brewster... at 13 she and a sister survived the murder of the rest of their family and were captured and traded to the Mohave Indians... they were tatooed on the chin and arms as part of the tribe's puberty ritual... the character Eva on AMC's Hell on Wheels is loosely based on Olive

Olive Oatman: More Than the Girl with the Chin Tattoo

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

First Nations

Native American Indians Cayuse Indian Mother and Child, 1910 by Edward S.

Loving biracial family back in the day. Robert and Mildred Loving , who helped change America for the better.

The Loving family. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history.

Unidentified African-American settler family on the American prairie, 1880s

Unidentified African-American settler family on the American prairie,

Vitnage Fashion: A divine, silk taffeta and organza Edwardian party dress with embroidered flowers. Circa 1909-11. Photo Credit: Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden

Fripperies and Fobs Evening dress, From the Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens