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    Depression era: when they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, the mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out.

    The famous ” Feed sack dress” – 1940s ration fashion -- when the flour companies learned that the poor in the dust bowl were sewing flour bags together to make dresses and other clothing for the children, they began selling their flour in different decorative bags with flowers and such things printed on them so that the "clothing" made would be a bit more attractive and fun.

    9/11/01 as the media doesn't want you to see it (WARNING: Very graphic; not antiseptic)

    A high school student was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 3.2 kilometers to the ground still strapped to her chair and lived!! However, she had to endure a 9-day walk to get to civilization. She was the sole survivor of 93 passengers and crew in the December 24, 1971, crash of LANSA Flight 508 in the Peruvian rainforest.

    An American GI tends to the wounds of a German soldier while waiting for a medic 1944

    Reaction from the man who saved over 600 children from the holocaust and finds out that he is surrounded by those he saved.

    A Japanese woman awaits treatment, her back scarred by the patten of the dress she was wearing when the world’s first atomic bomb used in warfare fell on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Since white colors repelled the bomb’s heat and dark colors absorbed it, fabric designs were burned into the skin.

    The Great Depression.

    The Breeding of American Slaves: True Stories of American Slave Breeding and Slave Babies. The reproduction of slaves to increase the wealth of slaveholders by coerced sex, sexual relations between master and slave to produce slave children, and favoring female slaves who produced large number of children. The purpose of slave breeding was to produce new slaves without incurring the cost of purchase and after termination of the Atlantic slave trade. Slaves were viewed as subhuman chattel.

    Depression Era Rag Rug in Checker Pattern

    In the 1730s, a seven-year-old English girl washed up on the shores of West Africa and was adopted by her rescuers. She became the wife of a Prince and started a dynasty that extends into many of today's Xhosa royal families. Due to her recessive gene, now and then a child is born in the area with bright blue eyes. The article that goes along with this photo is also quite interesting

    Officers digging for school bus full of children buried by 3 kidnappers July 1976, California. Driver (hero) and 26 children all survived.

    The Great Depression. This picture shows a man is jumping out of the window while the meeting is going on. This picture represents the Great Depression because people could not find a solution to slow down the depression, and people do not have enough money to live in the bad economy.

    Slavery Era photo. I have no words.

    Margaret Gibbs gets a kiss from her fiance while her conjoined twin sister Mary looks on, 1930s. Margaret's fiancé would only marry her if the women were separated, which they decided against as they were told they would probably be unable to walk afterwards. They both remained single until their deaths at age 55.

    “A little girl receiving tests gazes into pool containing baby ducks — an early use of animals as part of medical therapy, 1956.”

    'Rosemary Kennedy. Her father, Joe Kennedy, did not like her 'uncontrollable' behavior. Likely, she was struggling with depression, but was bright and vibrant too. Joe Kennedy secretly authorized a lobotomy. It left her paralyzed, unable to function, barely able to talk, and with the mental capacity of a 2-year old. She was NEVER talked about again EVER by her family. She lived at St. Calletta in WI, unable to do anything for herself; finally she passed away in 2005 at 86.'

    A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago. Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

    Ordinary people. The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowd, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized her father in this photo when it was published in a German newspaper in 1991. How proud she must have been in that moment.

    This photo inside the ghetto of a dying child was taken illegally by Wehrmacht Sergeant Heinz Joest on Sept. 19, 1941. He spent his 43rd birthday illegally inside the ghetto taking pictures. A documentary about his day was made in 1991 titled "A Day in the Warsaw Ghetto: A Birthday Trip in Hell."

    Sir Nicholas Winton organized the Kindertransport, an operation in 1939 that transported European Jewish children to safety in Britain.