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Lewis Hine: Cigarmakers, Tampa, Florida, 1909 by trialsanderrors, via Flickr

migrant workers, Florida, ca. 1940

Children on their way to school - Dade County, Florida, 1937.

January 1937. “Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida.” 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

Some Orphan Train children were not so fortunate, and their lives became more miserable as they found themselves in homes where they were used chiefly for slave labor.1927, Nebraska and Kansas still allowed indenture of children. case. Many of the children still had parents, but they could not care for them and put them into state run homes, until they could get back on their feet. The official transporting of children was ended in 1930, the migration of these children encompassed 47 states

Antique photo of little girl sucking her thumb and holding her doll circa 1870 - 1890.

Robert Todd Lincoln with son Jack Lincoln

Group portrait of Jewish children in the Warsaw ghetto posing around a baby in a carriage.

The Loving family. Just 45 years ago, 16 states deemed marriages between two people of different races illegal. But in 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history.

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago. Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

Marathi women in Gagra Choli, c.a. 1872. From The India collection at the International Exhibition.

Vintage Postcard

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grocery store 1920



Irish travellers

From The Book Irish Tinkers: A Portrait of Irish Travellers in The 1970s - Janine Wiedel

Cockle gatherers, Galway

Gypsy Camp ~Repinned Via Denise

Traveller Boy Ballinasloe Fair.

Irish Tinkers On the Road in the 1970s, Ireland by Janine Wiedel ~Repinned Via Carol Anne