Old Picture of the Day: Old West Today we feature a picture of Robert McGee. The picture was taken in As a child, Robert McGee was scalped by Indians. He is the only person I am aware of who survived the horrific experience of being scalped.
A Victorian "hidden mother' memento mori / post mortem photo / photograph. In the Victorian Era, women holding infants were often covered; because the photograph is meant to be cropped to show only the infant.
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.
Let's never forget this travesty, this shameful page in our history book. Genocide American Indians, 100 Million Native American Indians the biggest genocide in human history didn't occur in Nazi, Germany, but on American Soil
The Burns Archive-Historical Medical Photos This is why we vaccinate. SMALLPOX NY CITY EPIDEMIC, 1881 Victims of the smallpox epidemic in More people died from smallpox than any other disease in history.
Famous people of New Mexico "Geronimo"(one who yawns) was born in 1829 in what is now western New Mexico. He was a leader of the Apache Indians and fought against U. and Mexico for their expansion into Apache tribal lands during the Apache Wars.
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ¥ Probably the most famous photograph of General Robert E. This photograph was taken just days after his surrender at Appomattox by the famous Matthew Brady behind General Lee's home in Richmond, VA.