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The movements of a child being study during the research of child deveolpment at Columbia University, 1940. Photo: Hansel Mieth / Time Life Pictures / Getty Images

1945 VE (Victory in Europe) Day TIMES SQUARE vintage photo Times Tower Toffenetti Restaurant NYC

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.

Hampstead 1943 - mothers protest to demand day nurseries for their children so that they could engage in war work.

From the MutterMuseum - the deformed ribcage of a woman who wore corsets vs a normal ribcage