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Here's a major historical WTF ... This was in 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. ~~~ Gee, wonder why this practice didn't keep? Yikes!
Pinned by indus® in honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow. Black Elk (Oglala), 1937
children on their way to school - Dade County, Florida, 1937. The boys are sure scowling at the photographer - wonder who was taking the picture? They are barefoot, and their overalls were bought long so they could grow into them - may be early in the school year. The older girl has shoes and very stylish socks
Faces of the Depression- January, 1937 Looking closely at the full size photo, I'm amazed by the large muscular fingers and hands of the boy. His eyes show concern with a serious glare and his mother, with bruised leg, recognizes him with her extended arm. The children of the depression had to grow up faster than any other generation in recent history. Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida." by Arthur Rothstein