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Dionne Quintuplets born at their home in Canada, 1934.

Dionne Quintuplets born at their home in Canada, 1934 and exploited by the doctor who attended. Their lives were tragic and they were treated as zoo inmates. A truly sad story.

Dionne Quintuplets Today | dionne quintuplets

The Dionne Quintuplets 1937 «When Oliva and Elzire Dionne of Corbeil, Ontario were expecting their sixth child they were fairly certain that Elzire was carrying twins. They would turn out to be abo.

Tenements were poor living quarters that immigrants often lived in. Jacob Riis illuminated them through his muckraking practices. These small homes only encouraged the poverty cycle in industrial cities. This had a negative effect on American Society.

What life was like in a rundown city tenement

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

Shooting the MGM mascot.  Next day the lion killed the trainer and his 2 assistants.  True story.

Shooting the MGM logo... carefully

Shooting the original MGM logo. The first lion used for the logo was named Slats. He was used on all black and white films from 1924 to The lion was a tribute to logo designer Howard Dietz's alma mater Columbia University, whose mascot was the lion.

In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the 20th century.

In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the century. i think holland slept in similar 'bunk' box beds?

Little Dutch girls escort American soldiers to a dance, 1944

42 emocionantes momentos en que la compasión humana venció a la violencia

American soldiers escort a group of Dutch children dressed up in traditional costume for a concert after the liberation in February, 1945 - this is just the sweetest picture ever. These big tall soldiers and those little doll babies!

Portrait of Captain T. Shorey and family, Oakland, CA 1898 #black_history #african_american

William T. Shorey – was a century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the and

One of my favorites

Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.

Helen Keller .... She was deafblind and an American author, political activist, and lecturer She succeeded to become one of the most inspirational figures ...

Helen Adams Keller (June 27 1880 – June 1 was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Se soigner n'a pas toujours consisté à aller chez le médecin de votre quartier -celui qui a des grosses mains poilues et une montre grosse comme une boule de pétanque- pour qu'il vous prescrive du "Pr

Top 15 des photos flippantes de la médecine d’autrefois, ça fait mal, c’est normal

A baby is restrained for an X-ray at Provident Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Jack Delano, March, 1942

Little House on the Prairie The real Laura and Almanzo Wilder circa 1940 - laura-ingalls-wilder photo

Little House on the Prairie~The real Laura and Almanzo Wilder circa 1940 - laura-ingalls-wilder photo, awesome pic!

A fascinating story about 5 West Virginia children who mysteriously vanished on Christmas Eve, 1945.

The Children Who Went Up In Smoke

A fascinating story about 5 West Virginia children who mysteriously vanished on Christmas Eve, 1945 after a fire in their home.

In 1920, Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day. (Click through to the fascinating article from The New Yorker) ~Repinned Via Alison Fain http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2012/08/the-diary-of-opal-whiteley.html

Opal Whiteley’s Riddles

In Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day. The Diary of Opal Whiteley

Mary Ellen Wilson (1864–1956) or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. As an eight-year old, she was severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.

Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.

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...

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.

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