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Popular Science Monthly circa 1923. Thanks to an English invention, babies are given fresh air in metal cages which are designed to attach to the outside window of a high-rise building with (only) the help of two iron poles.
hip mom, hip baby by Robert Barone, via Flickr..april 1953 in morris park,ny..awesome pic!
Jane Bielawski and her doll 'Missy'. Following the suspicious deaths of some of her playmates in a New York tenement, police attempted to interview Jane. According to reports, the young girl went 'crazy' and accused her doll of the murders, before throwing the doll out of her apartment window while screaming, "Bad dolly! Naughty dolly!" Jane was taken to Bloomingdale Asylum to be treated for 'hysteria'. She was never to leave the institution, dying there an old woman in 1968.