When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out. When I was a kid our clothes were made out material from Chicken feed sacks.
Rare photograph of an Onna-bugeisha, female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.
Welcome to the lobotomy ladies. Men had the right to demand their wives or daughters be lobotomized against their will, that will teach you to be cheerful while you scrub the floors. Joseph Kennedy, father of JFK, had his daughter lobotomized.
Hibakusha: That's what survivors of the nuclear bomb are called. The photo is "blind girl' taken in Hiroshima in 1963 by Christer Strömholm. Eyes that have seen a nuclear blast, brighter than a thousand suns. This girl had a hard life.
Ching Shih was a female pirate who lived in the the death of her pirate husband Shih took command of several hundred ships, extorting money throughout the South China Sea. Her Red Flag Fleet was feared from the Chinese coast to Malaysia.
关帝 by China Postcard Collectors in the early liked to exchange postcards through the mail, affixing the stamp on the picture side. The huge demand for early Chinese cards gives the “Chinese Monkey Player” a value early collectors couldn’t have imagined.
World Map Century Description: The Catalan Atlas produced in 1375 by the Majorcan cartographers Abraham and Jehuda Cresques is the most important Catalan world map of the Middle Ages. The world map originally consisted of various leaves.
‘Le Café de L’Enfer was a Hell-themed café in Paris’ red light district (aka Pigalle, the neighborhood of the Moulin Rouge), created in the late century and operating until sometime around the middle of the The Cafe From Hell