Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.     HOW could we let this happen???

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.

The 'Afghan Girl'. Her iconic photo (by Steve McCurry) appeared on the cover of National Geographic in 1985. The image of her face, with a red scarf draped loosely over her head and with her piercing sea-green eyes staring directly into the camera, became a symbol both of the 1980s Afghan conflict and of the refugee situation worldwide. The image itself was named "the most recognized photograph" in the history of the magazine. McCurry and National Geographic found and rephotographed her in…

The 'Afghan Girl'. Her Iconic Photo Appeared On The Cover Of National Geographic In Her Piercing Sea-Green Eyes - Became A Symbol Both Of The Afghan Conflict & Of The Refugee Situation Worldwide. She Was Finally Found & Rephotographed In

'I’ve asked myself again and again whether it wouldn’t have been better if we hadn’t gone into hiding, if we were dead now and didn’t have to go through this misery, especially so that the others could be spared the burden. But we all shrink from this thought. We still love life, we haven’t yet forgotten the voice of nature, and we keep hoping, hoping for…everything.'     - Anne Frank at age 11, 1941

We still love life, haven’t forgotten the voice of nature, & we keep hoping, hoping for… everything.' - Anne Frank at age 11

Boys who became men upon a sandy beach...and forever changed the world.

American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942 (Imperial War Museum)

Grace Kelly's Wedding to Prince Rainier III

Grace Kelly's Wedding to Prince Rainier III-how nice would it be to replicate a photo like this on your wedding day.

The Statue of Liberty, flanked by the twin towers of the World Trade Center, Dec. 5, 1983. Photo by Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

The Statue of Liberty, flanked by the twin towers of the World Trade Center, Dec. Photo by Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times. Love this photo so. I remember when the twin towers were being built, the sky line has just never been the same :(

Child workers in the industrial revolution.

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

Britain's child slaves: They started at lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. - Childhood and Child Labour in The British Industrial Revolution by Professor Jane Humphries

Mount Rushmore was started in 1927. It took 14 years and around 400 workers to finish the head carvings. The project cost almost $1,000,000. In 1934, the face of George Washington was unveiled to the public. Jefferson’s sculpture was unveiled in 1936. The sculpture of Abraham Lincoln’s face got completed in 1937. Theodore Roosevelt’s face was the last to be unveiled in 1941.

Mount Rushmore was started in It took 14 years and around 400 workers to finish the head carvings. The sculpture of Abraham Lincoln’s face got completed in

Crayola Crayons, 1903 by Binney & Smith: Inspired by her students who longed for color, Alice Binney and Harold Smith mixed small batches of hand-mixed pigments, paraffin, talc and other waxes. Paper labels were rolled by hand and pasted onto each crayon which were then hand packed into individual boxes and shipped in wooden crates. Eight Crayons sold for 5 cents: red, yellow, orange, green, blue, violet, black, and brown. 'Crayon' came from 'craie' (chalk ) and, oleaginous (oily). aoghs…

Vintage Crayola - The box and paper wrappers around the crayons are so much more charming (in my opinion) than the ones made today. I think if this box were remade, Crayola would see great results.

The youngest female partisan fighting against the fascists in Bulgaria in WWII. This picture is from October 1944.  Elena Lagadinova was only 14-years-old.  The chain around her neck was connected to her pistol so she would not lose it.  She joined her father and three brothers fighting against the German-allied Bulgarian government when she was 11, running messages to the partisans while also trying to finish school.

This is a photo of Elena Lagadinova, the youngest female partisan fighting against the Nazi-allied Bulgarian monarchy in WWII. She was 14 when this photo was taken in

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