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Robert McGee photograph from 1890. As a child, McGee was scalped by Indians. Very few people survived the horrific experience of being scalped. Read more here..

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.

Una joven mujer indígena, Texas EEUU, ca. 1900.

Portrait of Kaw-u-tz, a young Cado woman. Photograph by George Bancroft Cornish, Source: Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library

“Hidden Mother” was a 19th century portrait trend where mothers, who were basically dressed a “ghost,” would hold their young children still while being photographed. The end result was, well… haunting and creepy.

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.

Dos mujeres muestran sus piernas desnudas por primera vez en Toronto. [1937]

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.

This land is your land, this land is my land and it always will be soaked with the blood of our ancestors

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

“ Olive Oatman - “The first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States.” ”

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

1881 New York Smallpox victim Wonder if it hurt??? They'd give him some strong narcotic like Heroin cause they used it as such back in the day.

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.

Cómo nos mintió el cine!

Cómo nos mintió el cine!

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.

The last photo of General Robert E. Lee in his confederate uniform, after his surrender to General Ulysses S. Grant in Appomattox, VA.

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.