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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.

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 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

Priceless.

Date unknown- A portrait of a woman from around the turn of the century. This photo may have been taken mid-sneeze on accident or on purpose. Only history knows the story.

Loading trains on railway ferry Chief Wawatam, Mackinaw City, MI

Vintage postcard of "Loading trains on the railway ferry Chief Wawatam in Mackinaw City, Michigan"

Officer from the West Palm Beach police force measuring the bathing suit of Betty Fringle on Palm Beach to ensure that it conforms with regulations introduced by the beach censors .

Measuring bathing suits on Palm Beach to ensure they conform with regulations introduced by the beach censors. (“Smokey” Buchanan from the West Palm Beach police force measures the suit of Betty Fringle)

Dr. Elizabeth Bruyn (surgeon) of Brooklyn sitting in the back of a horse-drawn ambulance.

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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12 Photos Effrayantes d'Asiles Psychiatriques du Passé

[Patient in restraint chair at the West Riding Lunatic Asylum, Wakefield, Yorkshire], Henry Clarke There are some things that I am VERY happy that I am posting on my 'history' board.

Again...let me say, while we think of this as a morbid practice, this was likely the only visual memory they would have of their child.

In most Victorian post-mortem photography, the deceased was shown peacefully sleeping. In deaths involving children, post-mortem photography was especially precious since little or no pictures were taken before their death.

« Je n’ai jamais su me battre, que ce soit avec un pistolet ou avec une épée… Mais j’ai trouvé le moyen d'user de mes compétences pour flanquer une frousse terrible à l’occupant Allemand ». Voilà ce que raconte Eugene Lazowski, un docteur Polonais né en 1913, qui a réussi à sauver des milliers de juifs des camps de la mort… en fomentant une fausse épidémie de typhus, qui a permis de placer une ville entière en quarantaine. Ils furent ainsi protégés des griffes des soldats Nazis

Voici l'histoire méconnue du « Schindler Polonais », héros de l'ombre, qui a réussi à sauver plus de 8 000 juifs des camps de la mort grâce à... une fausse épidémie de typhus !

Eugene Lazowski - a Polish medical doctor who saved thousands of Jews during the Holocaust by creating a fake epidemic which played on German phobias about hygiene

Olive Oatman, kidnapped by the Apache Indians, sold to the Mojave Indians

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

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