1961 - 'SPACE CHIMP LIVES - Paves way for Flight for Man' - Ham the space chimp hams it up for the camera soon after his successful space mission. (vintage lady, the sixties, space race, history, newspaper article)
"June Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrill, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee
Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924 It is not often that one sees a hippo-drawn carriage 90 years after this photo was taken. The Barnes circus had this hippopotamus named Lotus, who doesn't look all that happy to be harnessed to the cart behind her.