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Dr. Elizabeth Bruyn, sitting in the back of a horse drawn ambulance. Dr. Bryun was an ambulance surgeon in New York City in the early 1900's. On her first day at work in 1910, she saved the life of an 18 month old baby who had been overcome by gas from a leak in an apartment. Find out more about this courageous woman at www.strangecosmos...

Elizabeth Bruyn (sitting in the back of a horse drawn ambulance) was an ambulance surgeon in New York City in the early On her first day at work in she saved the life of an 18 month old baby who had been overcome by gas from a leak in an apartment.

The ambulance that responded to the call after William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY in September 1901. In keeping with the theme of the Exposition, it was electrically powered.

The Assassination of President William McKinley, 1901 - this is the ambulance that responded to the call after William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY, in September

Vivien Thomas, cardiac surgery pioneer, 1940's, http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0386792/?ref_=nv_sr_1 . OP: Saw the movie about this guy. Really good. It was Severus Snape and Mos Def fighting hate by fixing hearts. Good watch.

Vivien Thomas, cardiac surgery pioneer. 1940's.

Vivien Thomas, cardiac surgery pioneer, He first developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome

Historical photos of Lynnewood Hall via Save Lynnewood Hall Facebook groupLynnewood Hall in Elkins Park is another Philadelphia-area building—like PMLIB, actually—that you've likely driven by and...

Rare Video of the Interior of Lynnewood Hall Emerges

Historical photos of Lynnewood Hall via Save Lynnewood Hall Facebook groupLynnewood Hall in Elkins Park is another Philadelphia-area building—like PMLIB, actually—that you've likely driven by and...

A Brief History of the Bedroom

A Brief History of the Bedroom

Poor home, NYC tenement (New York City Slums & Slum Life series), 1910 – Lewis Hine

Einstein at 5 years old. . .The three affective foundations underpinning neophilia — surprise, curiosity, and interest — are referred to as “knowledge emotions,” Gallagher says, because they resemble thoughts in how they spur us to learn.

Why We Like the New and Shiny: A History and Future of Neophilia

Albert Einstein was very slow to speak and his parents feared he wasn’t too bright. One day, when he was sick in bed, they gave him a compass to him occupied. The new plaything made him wonder about magnetic fields, which got him interested in physics.

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

Arriving at Ellis Island ... c. 1900-15

Picture Id: An immigrant boy carries luggage at Ellis Island. Location: Ellis Island, New York City, New York, USA. Photographer: PAUL THOMPSON/National Geographic Stock See More Images by this Photographer

Inspiring

Elizabeth Ann Grier, the first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia. She was an emancipated slave who alternated every year of her medical education with a year of picking cotton in order to pay for her training.

Boardwalk at the Jersey Shore, c.1905 - Imgur

Boardwalk at the Jersey Shore, c.1905

The Jersey Shore, USA circa Boardwalk at Asbury Park. S) back when jersey shore was actually a respectable place

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