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17th Aug - On this day: Bridget Driscoll becomes the first pedestrian to be killed by a motor vehicle in Britain 1896.  (Source: Castelli 2016 corporate diary/2016 diaries feature facts every day)

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 (top hat) "driving" a car was taken on June 11, 1905, at the Miller brothers’ 101 Ranch, located southwest of Ponca City, Oklahoma

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, born in 1864 and died in 1956. She was an American child whose severe case of child abuse at age 8 by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly, led to the creation of the New York Society Prevention of Child Abuse and Cruelty to Children.

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.

Arrival at Ellis Island. Photo via NatGeoStock

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 time in a presidential election, 1920” (via MinnPost)

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.

indypendenthistory: “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...

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” is a fascinating non-fiction account of fourteen pioneer women traveling west in the 1840’s. The book was edited and compiled by historian Kenneth L. Holmes. It is a remarkabl...

“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.

TENDERNESS: This is an Invitation to observe a shared board called  WHAT WOMEN WANT.    U can check it out via my BOARD with that title, but you'll see what a number of us have contributed to the board. Interesting mix of "wants"! ;)

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

brothers and the dog

That bike . Two boys, a dog and a bicycle in edwardian era

This is a pretty cool picture from 1912. It shows a Mail Man on a little motorized card. The cart looks to perhaps be a 3 wheel type device. At first I thought he was delivering mail, but upon closer inspection it looks like the cart is designed to receive mail from mail boxes. It looks like their is a chute, and the mail from the mailbox dumps down into the cart.

Post Office Department motorcycle postman collecting mail, Photo by Harris & Ewing.

#1961 #mauerbau

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 | History | Smithsonian

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!

Susan B Anthony-  Suffergette

“Hey ladies, Susan B. Anthony suffered a beat down so you could have the right to vote.

Henry Ford with his first automobile, 1896

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…

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 22, 1843, the first major wagon train headed for the American Northwest sets out with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri on the Oregon Trail.

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)

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