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Preschool Calendar Notebook 2015-2016 - weather, days of the week, months of the year, feelings, and more!

That’s the "Scold’s Bridle," a gruesome mask used as punishment for "rude, clamorous woman," who are considered to be spending too much gossiping or quarreling in the Medieval times. It came complete with a bell on top, no less: Time spent in the bridle was normally allocated as a punishment by a local magistrate. The custom developed in Britain in the 1500s, and spread to some other European countries, including Germany. When wearing the mask it was impossible to speak. This example has a b...

September 11,2001

*SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

The 69th Infantry Regiment Armory in Manhattan was framed with 343 flags, representing the FDNY members who died on Sept. 11, 2001, for FDNY Medal Day 2012.

25 Historical Images That Normalize Breastfeeding Proof that the “as-long-as-you-cover-up” mentality hasn’t been around for very long. Mother and Baby - c.1900

[Unidentified soldier in Union artillery uniform sitting in front of American flag]

*HARRIET JACOBS ~ Escaped slave, author, abolitionist, Civil War relief worker, reformer. Friends later convinced her to write an account of her life as a slave. The book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, was one of the first open discussions about the sexual harassment and abuse endured by slave women -- a topic that even made many abolitionists uncomfortable.

Joshua Chamberlain (September 8, 1828 - February 24, 1914), American college Professor from the State of Maine who volunteered during the Civil War to join the Union Army, reaching the rank of Brigadier General. For his gallantry at Gettysburg, he was awarded the Medal of Honor.

Major General George E. Pickett, C.S.A.

Patrick Ronayne Cleburne was born in Ireland, the son of a protestant physician. After serving for 3 years with the British army, he moved to Arkansas. During the American Civil War, Cleburne distinguished himself as a Confederate general leading troops at Shiloh, Perryville, Chickamauga, Atlanta and finally Franklin where he and 6 other Confederate generals were killed or mortally wounded. Cleburne also supported arming slaves to fight for the South, though the idea never took off.

Chinn House, Manassas Battlefield 1940s The historic farmhouse witnessed intense fighting during both First and Second Manassas. One of the earliest Civil War era homes to be acquired by Manassas National Battlefield Park, the building experienced rapid deterioration during World War II, when funding and manpower were unavailable for rehabilitation or stabilization. In 1950 the house was razed and its cellar was filled in, leaving only a stone foundation as a historic marker.

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15 Of The Rarest (And Most Mind Blowing) Photographs In History

Julia Child was an American spy during WWII for the Office of Strategic Services (precursor to CIA).

c. 1920 Suffrage Flyer MHS Collections. (via Missouri History Museum)

Times Machine is a wonderful database of New York Times articles that allows students to access exact digital copies of the famous newspaper dating back to 1851. With articles about everything from the sinking of the Titanic to death of President Lincoln, this is a valuable resource that can be used as source documents in history class or for many other classroom uses.

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