Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome (1854-1921)  was one of three pretty daughters of financier Leonard Jerome and his wife Clara.  She married Lord Randolph Churchill, second son of the Duke of Marlborough.  She had two children, Winston Churchill, the future prime minister, and John.  She had many affairs during her marriage, including with King Edward VII.  After her husband died, she married a man as young as her sons, which was very shocking for the time. She subsequently married an even younger…

Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome (1854-1921) was one of three pretty daughters of financier Leonard Jerome and his wife Clara. She married Lord Randolph Churchill, second son of the Duke of Marlborough. She had two children, Winston Churchill, the future prime minister, and John. She had many affairs during her marriage, including with King Edward VII. After her husband died, she married a man as young as her sons, which was very shocking for the time. She subsequently married an even younger…

This is why I say history is so important to know. To appreciate what we have, we have to know where we've been.

This is why I say history is so important to know. To appreciate what we have, we have to know where we've been.

Lillian Russell. A plus size beauty in the late 1800s. She was around 200 lb at the peak of her career. She was considered "The American Beauty."

Lillian Russell. A plus size beauty in the late 1800s. She was around 200 lb at the peak of her career. She was considered "The American Beauty."

Eleanor Roosevelt - The young girl whose mother told her she wasn’t pretty so she would never land a husband. She went on to become a driving influence for good in the mid 1900s. Where would FDR have been without her?

Eleanor Roosevelt - The young girl whose mother told her she wasn’t pretty so she would never land a husband. She went on to become a driving influence for good in the mid 1900s. Where would FDR have been without her?

Jennie Jerome Churchill - c. 1870  ~ Winston Churchill's mother, another mistress of Edward VII when he was Prince of Wales (the royal roving eye has passed down from generation to generation).

Jennie Jerome Churchill - c. 1870 ~ Winston Churchill's mother, another mistress of Edward VII when he was Prince of Wales (the royal roving eye has passed down from generation to generation).

There are 4 common types of German surnames. Enter your last name to learn its meaning and origin.

There are 4 common types of German surnames. Enter your last name to learn its meaning and origin.

The Mad Hatter has a basis in real history. In the 18th and 19th centuries, mercury was used to treat felt used in the production of hats in England. Workers in hat factories were exposed to toxic levels of the heavy metal and often led to the onset of dementia.

The Mad Hatter has a basis in real history. In the 18th and 19th centuries, mercury was used to treat felt used in the production of hats in England. Workers in hat factories were exposed to toxic levels of the heavy metal and often led to the onset of dementia.

Young Girl Child Labor Workers Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Young Girl Child Labor Workers Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Young Girl Child Labor Workers Vintage Reprint Of Old Photo Young Girl Child Labor Workers Vintage Reprint Of Old Photo Here is a historic collectible of a group of girls who toiled as child

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