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Louisville Flood Victims ● African-American flood victims line up to get food and clothing from a Red Cross relief station in front of billboard ironically extolling The American Way in January (Margaret Bourke-White/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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Brazilian ad agency Moma Propaganda has a brilliant series of vintage-style propaganda posters for social media.

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Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

Run for your dream even when others want to pull you back!

Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.

We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone. Humanity is truly incredible.

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Space solar system meme - Funny and True! We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone!

Last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon circa 1930's. This hilarious image was taken at the Merry Garden Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois,1931. Believed to be the longest recorded dance marathon in history. This particular contest began on August 29th 1929, and didn’t stop until April 1st 1931!  Mike Ritof and Edith Boudreaux claimed first prize of $ 2,000 cash, and the marathon record. Unbelievably they danced for a total of 5,152 hours and 48 minutes!

Last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon, ca. Dance marathons started as a popular fad in the and when organized dance endurance contests attracted people to compete to achieve fame or win monetary prizes.

Same place, different time. This is amazing. Hauntingly beautiful.

Never Forget Ghost's And Tyrants Of History Past, Same place, different time. will history repeat?

lmao....it might be the only way these women would get a kiss

Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.

Before alarm clocks there were knocker-upper's. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows.

Before alarm clocks there were knocker-upper's. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows. x Undated. Photograph from Philip Davies' Lost London: 1870 -

Women use your vote! 1920

27 Badass Ladies Who Secured Your Right to Vote

Women were reviled, kicked, beaten, ostracized and battled so women could vote. Don't disrespect their sacrifice by not exercising your vote -- every time you have the chance. -- "An American suffragette proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa "

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