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Olive Oatman, given facial tattoo by Native Americans who abducted her in the 1850s - This is the very same tattoo represented on AMC's Series "Hell on Wheels" !! my thoughts exactly

Two Serbian children holding a puppy at Sukovo train station, 1950

7. Christopher Columbus was awful…

Insane: White People Wake Up. Vote for and Help Elect Willis Smith for Senator. "He will uphold the traditions of the South"

The 1950 Senate campaign - North Carolina Digital History

learnnc.org

1913 | Tumblr Union and Confederate veterans shake hands at Gettysburg in 1913. I don't know - they still look kinda pissed to me. :)

History of the Middle Finger

'i am a man' - American civil rights protest, 1960s

This is a photo of Susan B. Anthony in 1872 getting beaten and arrested for trying to vote when it was illegal for women to do so.

May God bless those for whom this was the way to heaven - 1970s print advertisement for the World Trade Center

WTF-fun-facts : funny (lol,summer,beach,funny,meme,comic,girl,quotes,love,sexy)

Great overview page of all things Medieval life.

1910 French Silk Corset

1961: The same any way you look at it.

Iconic Pictures of the World. Made me tear up. There is so much power in a single image.

Diary of an acid trip.

this photograph intrigues me so much! why isn’t this the most famous photo from 9/11 instead of the falling man? isn’t 2 people holding hands after jumping more significant than 1 man? it makes me wonder what the story is behind this photo, were they friends or lovers? or just strangers who were too scared to jump alone? it shows that people need a helping hand even in their final moments

German Pows forced to watch Concentration Camp footage

Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote.

On November 24, 1963, two days after Kennedy's assassination, suspect Lee Harvey Oswald is escorted to the Dallas city jail as Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby approaches with gun drawn. Bypassing a cordon of police officers, Ruby shot Oswald in the abdomen, an act inadvertently captured on live television by reporters filming the prisoner transfer. Ruby was convicted of Oswald's murder and spent his remaining days in prison.

the 50's

On May 24, 1987, as part of the 50th anniversary celebration, the Golden Gate district closed the bridge to automobile traffic and allowed pedestrians to cross. However, this celebration attracted 750,000 to 1,000,000 people, and ineffective crowd control meant the bridge became congested with roughly 300,000 people, causing the center span of the bridge to flatten out under the weight.

"It was the summer of 1905. At the races in Auteuil (near Paris) a woman appeared wearing trousers in public for the first time. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Police men had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd. "

"February. Thursday 14. 1884." Teddy Roosevelt’s diary the day his wife Alice died from Bright’s disease. He was 25, she 22.

In 1956, on the game show I've Got A Secret, host Garry Moore brought on 96-year-old Samuel Seymour. Here's his secret: He was sitting in Ford's theater the night Lincoln was shot. He was 5 years old and remembered John Wilkes Booth bounding from Lincoln's box onto the stage. Here he is on television, describing what he saw.