Montalona.com Descendants of James Rogers father of the Rangers
7 Centuries old Stone Houses in Iran
This is Private Joe Demler of the US Army, he was a guest of the Third Reich for barely 3 months before being liberated in April 1945. Dressed in his pajamas with his sleeves and pant legs rolled up he was photographed looking more like a skeleton wearing skin than a human being.
Bibb Mill teenage working Girls: 1909 interesting photo site
DC Swimsuit Pageant, 1919
Elm Grove. August 1936. "People living in miserable poverty. Elm Grove, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.
PLAID SILK CARACO JACKET, c. 1770. Narrow sea green vertical stripe over cream and tan horizontal bands, open neck, short angled sleeve, pleated peplum angled at front, all trimmed in wide self furbelows, looped silk cord and tiny tassels, lined in linen with adjustable lacing closure and front stays. B-33, W-24, L-21 (whitakerauctions)
March 1936. "Mother and baby of family of nine living in field on U.S. Route 70 near the Tennessee River." 35mm nitrate negative by Carl Mydans for the Farm Security Administration.
got a kick outta these
CRINOLINE HOOPS 1860s
Katie Halchishick – co-founder of Healthy is the New Skinny and the Perfectly Unperfected Project – holds a Barbie doll in the November issue of O. Dotted lines indicate what would have to be cut away in order for her to have Barbie’s body. Just in case I have to make a point to my daughters one day!
Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
Olive Oatman was 13 when she traveled with her family to California by wagon. Attacked by Indians who killed all of the family but Olive, her Sister (who later died of starvation) and her Brother (who escaped). Sold to the Mojave tribe as a slave, she was tattooed and taken in as "one of their own". She was rescued 5 yrs later. She married John Fairchild in 1860, moved to Sherman TX where she died in 1903 and was buried in West Hill Cemetery on Lamar St. in Sherman.
Army baking in the field bakery, Australian Army Service Corps ca.1943
Prohibition - These ladies really should have looked in the mirror before making such a threat.
Children sleep in hammocks on the rails of a London Underground station. (Of course, the electric rail is switched off.) November 1940
Street Life in London from the Victorian Era These incredible snapshots of life for Londoners in Victorian Britain were taken by photojournalist John Thomson in 1877.
A Short Skirt Is Not Always Enough
Lewis Hine: child labor photo. Mentioned in two different classes today. Amazing to think about how far American policies have come.
Lewis Hines child labor photo
Library of Congress photo collection from the National Child Labor Committee
actual Civil War photo...now that's spooky.
1861, two young girls, very adult clothing and hair style for such young children