Holocaust hero

Remember this lady?

Irena Sendler -- brave and compassionate hero that should have been the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Let me not get started with Obama getting a Nobel Peace Prize for absolutely nothing!

40 of the Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

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“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.” that's why this is the coolest thing ever.

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

Here is a 1900 family from the Comanche Nation. The elder man is Ta-Ten-e-quer and his wife, Ta-Tat-ty. Their niece is Wife-per or Frances Wright. Her father was a Buffalo Soldier who deserted and married into the Comanches. Henry (left) and Lorenzano (right) are the sons of Frances. Within the fabric of American identity is woven a story that has long been invisible—the lives and experiences of people who share African  and First Nation descent, their double heritage is truly indivisible.

mixedfreckle: “African American and Native American families and lives. IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas “Within the fabric of American identity is woven a story that has.

Not sure if this is true.. But its a cool story nonetheless! "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. On the journey, the family were ambushed by a Native American tribe, who killed all but Olive, her Sister (who lated died of starvation) and her Brother (who escaped). After being sold to another tribe, as a slave, she was tattooed (tattoo)  and taken in…

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.

scotch tape ad from 1950s....wow lol

fringe trim scotch tape ad This must be the ad my mom saw when she cut my bangs. The tape slipped and my bangs were NOT even and way short.

Babies strapped in seats in 747 Jumbo jet enroute Clark AB to LAX. Photo: Robert Stinnett / Oakland Tribune, April 12, 1975.    This was part of the orphan airlift, called “Operation Babylift” from Vietnam to the US that took place in 1975, primarily by World Airways.    Via The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California

Some random historical pictures for you guys, enjoy!

Operation Babylift (referred to as Operation Babysnatch in some media): mass evacuation of orphans from South Vietnam ca. In 1975 Gerald Ford approved Operation Babylift using military planes to transport orphans out of Vietnam for adoption in t

Eartha M.M. White and her mother Clara White, 1910. A former opera singer, Eartha helped create the first school for black children in the Bayard neighborhood of Jacksonville. Eartha lived frugally on a teacher's wages, so she could support philanthropic causes. In 1904, she founded the Clara White Mission to honor her mother, a former slave who ran a soup kitchen in her home. Founded to serve blacks in segregated Jacksonville, the Clara White Mission now serves people of all races.

Eartha M. White and her mother Clara White, Jacksonville, Florida, A former opera singer, Eartha was instrumental in the construction of the first school for black children in the Bayard neighborhood of Jacksonville.

Collapse of the WTC. The South Tower collapsed at 9:59 a.m. The North Tower collapsed at 10:28 a.m.

Collapse of the World Trade Centre, New York City, USA, September 11 The South Tower collapsed at a. The North Tower collapsed at a.

Shirley Temple 1946

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Starvation Experiments at University of Minnesota          Five of the 36 participants in the University of Minnesota's starvation experiments lie and rest on blankets on the university's campus, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1945. The participants were all conscientious objectors during WWII and volunteered for the experiments as an alternative to military service.

The Minnesota Starvation Experiments, undertaken at the time of WWII, taught us a lot fo what we know today about the effects of undereating, and about the development of binge eating.

1940  From National Geographic: Mrs. E. Kenneth Hoyt, of Havana, Cuba, acquired the gorilla in 1932 when  he was three months old. Mr. Hoyt had just shot Toto’s father in the  French Congo. African villagers, without the knowledge of the Hoyts,  then killed the mother. Mrs. Hoyt, unwilling to see the baby die,  procured an African nurse for the gorilla and he thrived on human milk.

Kenneth Hoyt, of Habana, Cuba, acquired the gorilla in 1932 when he was three months old. Hoyt had just shot Toto’s father in the French Congo. African villagers, without the knowledge of.

Friends Cemetary (Quaker Cemetary) in Leicester, Massachusetts  - graves here date back to the early 18th century  - the further you venture into the grounds, the more activity you will experience  - phantom voices are heard telling poeple to leave or get out when they are just past the third gate, people have been shoved and pushed backwards, a teenage boy who hung himself here is still seen by the tree in the cemetary, a young girl is seen by a nearby cave, odd noises come from the forest

Quaker Cemetery Worcester, Massachusetts Called Spider Gates because it has eight gates, this cemetery is said to be very dangerous. Starting at the first gate it is said that one will hear whispers.

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