Aug - On this day: Bridget Driscoll becomes the first pedestrian to be killed by a motor vehicle in Britain (Source: Castelli 2016 corporate diaries feature facts every day)
Photograph of Geronimo driving a car was taken on June at the Miller brothers’ 101 Ranch, located southwest of Ponca City, Oklahoma
Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.
Picture Id: An immigrant boy carries luggage at Ellis Island. Location: Ellis Island, New York City, New York, USA. Photographer: PAUL THOMPSON/National Geographic Stock See More Images by this Photographer
Minneapolis women lining up to vote for the first...
Minneapolis women lining up to vote for the first time in a presidential election, 1920 Women were opposed to slavery. That included their own enslavement.
Awakening from Keto-acidosis: "The scientists went to a hospital ward with diabetic children, comatose and dying from diabetic keto-acidosis. This is known as one of medicine’s most incredible moments. The scientists went from bed-to-bed and injected.
“Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849,” by Kenneth L. Holmes
“Covered Wagon Women” Fascinating, first person narratives (letters, diaries) written by pioneer women heading west in the Read this book! The role of women pioneers has been ignored for too long by history and Hollyweird.
Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.
That bike . Two boys, a dog and a bicycle in edwardian era
Post Office Department motorcycle postman collecting mail, Photo by Harris & Ewing.
Two little girls in a West German street chat with their grandparents in the window of their home in the eastern zone, separated only by a barbed wire barricade. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images).
For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II
For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of WWII In Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga- amazing story!
“Hey ladies, Susan B. Anthony suffered a beat down so you could have the right to vote.
Henry Ford with his first automobile, 1896
A horse omnibus in London late 19th century. Before the advent of motorized buses and subways buses like these took care of much of the short-distance commuting within American and British cities. The first British bus with a fixed route (as opposed to a stagecoach for hire) was established in 1824. Many of these lines were eventually outfitted with tracks on which the carriages would ride to make pulling easier for the horses. By the turn of the century the horse-drawn buses were fading…
On May the first major wagon train headed for the American Northwest sets out on the Oregon Trail with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri (western, wild wild west, migration, history)