In 1913 it was legal to mail children. With stamps attached to their clothing, children rode trains to their destinations, accompanied by letter carriers. One newspaper reported it cost fifty-three cents for fare.
"Migrant Mother" The Great Depression and Dust Bowl era of American history captured some powerful images. This photo was taken of Florence Owens Thompson, a migrant worker mother, in California It has become an iconic image of that age.
In 1937 two women caused a car accident by wearing shorts in public for the first time. In 1937 a careless driver caused an accident when he took his eyes off the road to ogle 2 women wearing shorts in public for the first time.