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    Anti-Japanese hostility in America

    Anti-Japanese hostility in America

    Anti-Japanese hostility in America

    Anti-Japanese hostility in America

    J. Marion Sims is called “the Father of Gynecology” due to his experiments on enslaved women in Alabama who were often submitted as guinea pigs by their plantation owners who could not use them for sexual pleasure. In Montgomery, Alabama, Sims experimented on three Alabamian women who were held captive as slaves – Anarcha, Betsy, and Lucy – From 1845 to 1849 he experimented on them, operating on Anarcha 30 times

    Dorthy Counts-Charlotte NC was actually the first black in America to step foot in an all white school. in 1957 she was treated so badly she had to leave the school after 4 days. That's 3 years before Ruby Bridges or any other integration story. She was bullied and hit with stones. The harassment started when the wife of John Z. Warlick, the leader of the White Citizens Council, urged the boys to "keep her out" and at the same time, implored the girls to spit on her.

    The US government came to the conclusion that interning Japanese-American citizens was the best of a number of bad options. Roughly a hundred thousand Japanese-Americans ended up in camps. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9066 on February 19, uprooting Japanese Americans on the west coast to be sent to Internment camps. The order led to the internment of Japanese Americans or AJAs (Americans of Japanese Ancestry) in which some 120,000 ethnic Japanese people were held in

    Soldiers in housedresses...indeed they truly were. #vintage #mother #homemaker #WW2 #housewife #1940s

    TIL an 18 year old marine, Guy Gabaldon, singlehandedly persuaded 1,500 Japanese soldiers at the battle of Saipan to surrender. He was only able to do this because his Japanese foster parents had taken him in off the streets when he was 12 and taught him their language.

    Now, More Than Ever. #nurse #vintage #WW2 #1940s #propaganda #posters

    A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one year old. 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

    1940s Japanese baby

    23 Dec 1948: Japan's wartime Prime Minister Hideki Tojo is executed by hanging for war crimes. In his final statements, he apologizes for the atrocities committed by the Japanese military and urges the American military to show compassion toward the Japanese people.

    First Picture of the White House, 1865.

    Czech citizens having to greet invading German troops, October 1938. A picture says a 1000 words

    The Presidents of the United States of America

    Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she was a member of the Polish Underground and the Żegota Polish anti-Holocaust resistance in Warsaw. She helped save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto by providing them with false documents and sheltering them in individual and group children’s homes outside the ghetto. Despite being tortured and imprisoned, she continued to do all she could to help Jewish children in Warsaw. She survived and lived to old age.

    Black in White America, New Orleans, 1965

    This picture was taken in 1917, and shows a woman at a suffrage protest. The women were protesting the recent arrest and incarceration of some of their fellow protesters.

    Aerial photograph, taken by a Japanese pilot, of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a Japanese bomber in lower-right foreground.