A portrait of a Mother and her seven daughters don't often see people in these old photos that are beautiful by modern standards. These girls are unusually beautiful. Hard to guess which one is the mother.
In February Geronimo was thrown from his horse while riding while riding home, lay in the cold all night before a friend found him. He died of pneunomia as a prisoner of the U. at Forth Sill, OK in the Apache Indian Prisoner of War Cemetery.
American pacifist James Zwerg after being beaten by a mob in Montgomery, Alabama in 1960 as part of the freedom riders. Zwerg volunteered to leave the bus first upon arriving in Montgomery, knowing he’d bear the brunt of the violent crowd’s aggression.
William Gedney Boy standing on washtub and drinking by kitchen sink. Kentucky, From William Gedney Photographs and Writings Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. Let's not forget, it's not that long ago.
Family of sharecropper Bud Fields of Hale County Alabama in the Summer of Fortune Magazine had sent James Agee and Walker Evans to cover conditions of American sharecroppers during Dustbowl years in the South.
Have you taken your once a day dose of Bayer Heroin, today? A bottle of Bayer's 'Heroin'. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine. It was also used to treat children suffering with a strong cough.
From 1908 to Lewis Hine collected visual evidence of the nation's youngest workers. Hine described this young mill worker, Addie Card, as an "anemic little spinner." She was photographed in 1910 at the North Pownal Cotton Mill in Vermont.