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The Day Sweet (Candy) Rationing Ended! 5 February a crowd of children rush to get into a sweetshop in north Acton as it opens its doors on the day sweet rationing ended.

Iconic photograph: "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father. (H/t Jodi P)  Via: vancouverhistory.ca

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.

The woman who posed for the famous poster! ~~~~March is Women's History Month

The ‘we can do it’ lady…

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

evacuation children

Two thousand WWII children evacuees reunite 70 years later - Families were split up as three million children were given their rations and sent on trains out of the cities and, hopefully, to safety as the Second World War began.

Pea souper that killed 12,000: So black you couldn't see the screen in cinemas. So suffocatingly lethal they ran out of coffins. How the Great Smog choked London 60 years ago this week | Mail Online

Pea souper that killed 12,000: So black you couldn't see the screen in cinemas. So suffocatingly lethal they ran out of coffins. How the Great Smog choked London 60 years ago this week

Pea souper that killed So black you couldn't see the screen in cinemas. So suffocatingly lethal they ran out of coffins. How the Great Smog choked London 60 years ago this week Mail Online

Need a primary historical print for a project or prose? This Library of Congress online catalog offers millions of primary sources including photographs, paintings, cartoons, drawings, posters, and much more. Search using names, subjects, formats, time periods, places,

Western High School Girls’ Basketball, Washington, DC, (Courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division)

A proud dentist

[hand-tinted tintype portrait of a proud dentist with a pulled tooth of his bloodied patient] via Be-Hold, Photographic Gallery

Old Downtown Franklin, Tenn. photo!

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Old Downtown Franklin, Tenn.

Goodbye

Goodbye at Pennsylvania Station, 1944 photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

Children admiring the display in a sweetshop window, as WW2 rationing ends in the United Kingdom.

The day Britain got its sweets back

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How times have changed...

Vintage Weight GAIN Ads from how times have changed. bkuschova Vintage Weight GAIN Ads from how times have changed. Vintage Weight GAIN Ads from how times have changed.

Secretaries on a smoke break - 1950s

History In Pictures on

I love looking at old photographs.love this time periosd.the style is amazing. Fashion models rest on a street corner, by Milton Greene, Italy, 1951

family photos // love this idea!

One Family, Thirty Years. This is really amazing. Wish I had thought of this 30 years ago!

W. Robert Moore - Hong Kong , late 1940s

natgeofound: “ Vendors and pedestrians along a steep staircase in Hong Kong, November by W. Robert Moore, National Geographic ” There’s so much about this picture that makes it.

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