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...Her picture taken after death, look closely you can see the stand holds her up.

Pregnant woman and child's remains

A man pretended his wife was alive for a full month after her death. They are pictured here on day two.

Prison Garb 1924. Belva Annan murderess whose trial records became the musical "Chicago."

A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale. Chicago, 1948.

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

Drought in Texas exposes forgotten cemeteries and towns usually hidden under 20-30 feet of water.

A Creepy Medical Tour Of The Past

The oldest footprint ever found, Kenya, one million five hundred thousand years old!

There are a number of fossils that just don't make geological or historical sense. A fossil of a human handprint, for example, was found in limestone estimated to be 110 million years old. What appears to be a fossilized human finger found in the Canadian Arctic also dates back 100 to 110 million years ago. And what appears to be the fossil of a human footprint, possibly wearing a sandal, was found near Delta, Utah in a shale deposit estimated to be 300 million to 600 million years old.


Left to Right: Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, Jesse James & Charlie Bowdre. Photo believed to have been taken in New Mexico in 1879.

Jesse James (hopefully Ryan and I can find a JJ drop point over spring break!!)

Plague doctor approaches possible plague victim. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, some doctors wore a beak-like mask which was filled with aromatic herbs. The masks were designed to protect them from the stench of the dead and dying since noxious or putrid air (also called a miasma) was considered to be the cause of infection. Being a plague doctor was unpleasant, dangerous and difficult. Their chances of survival in times of a plague epidemic were slim.

Mummified infant in the crypt of the Monastery of Santa Maria della Pace, (Palermo, Sicily, Italy)

Johnny and June Cash buried in Tennessee


Well said...

August 1936. Oklahoma farm family on highway between Blythe and Indio.

1810-1850, American

Diana, Princess of Wales (deceased) ex wife of Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. Mother to Princes William and Harry.


School safety patrol....I was one!

Roll down the window...

Red Rover, Red Rover send _____ right over!