These children were liberated from Auschwitz and were asked what their names were. The answer they gave was just lifting up their sleeve to show the numbers that was tattooed on them.

These children were liberated from Auschwitz and were asked what their names were. The answer they gave was just lifting up their sleeve to show the numbers that was tattooed on them.

Alone, in the dreary  pitiless street,  With my torn old dress  and bare cold feet,  All day I wandered  to and fro,  Hungry and shivering  and nowhere to go...  Nobody's Child,    A poem by P.H. Case    1867

Alone, in the dreary pitiless street, With my torn old dress and bare cold feet, All day I wandered to and fro, Hungry and shivering and nowhere to go... Nobody's Child, A poem by P.H. Case 1867

new york 1800's - lower east side tenements

The american dream: the store of my ancestors, by Katie Bolander

A mother hides her face in shame in Chicago (1948). Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke...

A mother hides her face in shame in Chicago (1948). Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke...

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983. FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.' Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2290879/I-lost-hope-Startling-interview-unearthed-woman-iconic-Great-Depression-image-talking-just-years-death-1983.html#ixzz3ClyaAXnU Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983. FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.' Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2290879/I-lost-hope-Startling-interview-unearthed-woman-iconic-Great-Depression-image-talking-just-years-death-1983.html#ixzz3ClyaAXnU Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Staff Segeant Edgar D. Bledsoe, of Olive Branch, Ill., carries a critically ill Vietnamese infant who was brought to Fire Support Base Pershing. Photo first published 1968. Charlie Haughey was drafted at 24 in 1967 and from March 1968 until May 1969, Haughey established an archive of more than 2,000 negatives, documenting the struggles of his brothers in arms. Photos rediscovered 2012.

PHOTOS: Rare Vietnam War Pics Rediscovered

Staff Segeant Edgar D. Bledsoe, of Olive Branch, Ill., carries a critically ill Vietnamese infant who was brought to Fire Support Base Pershing. Photo first published 1968. Charlie Haughey was drafted at 24 in 1967 and from March 1968 until May 1969, Haughey established an archive of more than 2,000 negatives, documenting the struggles of his brothers in arms. Photos rediscovered 2012.

U.K. Industrial Revolution, XIX Century. Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only 18in wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

U.K. Industrial Revolution, XIX Century. Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only 18in wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths

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