New York, blizzard of 1888

Snowstorm A great blizzard (by some accounts a late-season hurricane that collided with a cold front) paralyzes New York under snowdrifts two stories deep in places; it will take the city nearly two weeks to recover. - New-York Historical Society

tandem bike

Are they having fun? Maybe it's a first date. :) <> How'd you like to have to wear that lady's get-up when you jump on your bike? (vintage tandem bike, bicycle, whew) To those bike riding pioneers who worked the kinks out for us - hats off!

Homesteaders

Real life inspiration: "A homesteader couple poses proudly in front of their sod home." My novel starts with my heroine, Sadie, losing her home made of sod.

WWII ration book

WWII Ration Book - Throughout the war, people received a ration-book for each…

The great depression 1930

The great depression Many people would make signs to find themselves work. This man has 3 kids to provide for. He is talking about how he has all these things but just wants one job. People were desperate for jobs.

Young man with a Kentucky rifle and Pepperbox pistol. ¼ plate daguerreotype, North Carolina.

[portrait of a well-armed gentleman with a pepper box pistol, Kentucky rifle and a top hat] via Live Auctioneers, Be-hold Notice the American differences!

“Smokey” Buchanan from the West Palm Beach police force, measuring the bathing suit of Betty Fringle on Palm Beach, to ensure that it conforms with regulations introduced by the beach censors. c.1925

'Smokey' Buchanan from the West Palm Beach police force, measuring the bathing suit of Betty Fringle on Palm Beach, to ensure that it conforms with regulations introduced by the beach censors, c. 1925 // (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)


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