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A World Map with Locations Replaced with Their Original Meanings

LIbrary Cards looked just like this. You got to sign your name on it.

Reasons for admission to lunatic asylum, 1864-1889.

Reasons to get admitted to a 19th century mental asylum. Basically being a woman that your family wanted out of the way. And novel reading.

Cost Of Living — 1962 - I turned 9 in 1962. These prices should amaze my grandkids. I know my Mom always saying my Dad thought if he could just make $20,000 a year he'd be rich. Obviously he said it probably around this time. Notice income is at under $6000 per year.

Pictured is Marie Curie's experimental notebook - which after almost a hundred years, is still incredibly radioactive! All of her notes and books can only be handled safely using radiation gear and are stored in lead lined boxes.

Painter's Palette (c.1390-1353 B.C.) ivory with pigment, inscribed with the name of Amenhotep III.

A Snake Oil Liniment Bottle I believe what they called snake oil back then was actually cocaine