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Historic Picture Archive: Detroit circa "Fountain of ice, Washington Boulevard.

Dog with gas mask, 1917.

WWI, French Red Cross dog with gas mask, 1917 - Dogs had a vital part to play in World War One.

1902: Prince Philip’s mother, Her Royal Highness Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1885-1969) Alice of Battenberg.

Born at Windsor Castle, Princess Victoria Alice Elisabeth Julie Marie of Battenberg, later Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.

Un baiat de origine austriaca primeste o pereche noi de pantofi in perioada celui de-al Doilea Razboi Mondial.

Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

// First day of integration at Clinton High School // Tennessee, 1956 // Robert W. Kelley //

First day of integration at Clinton High School, Tennessee, 1956 (photo by Robert W.

Муж – протестант, жена – католичка. Община не разрешила похоронить их на одном кладбище. Голландия, 1888 год.

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.


The History of Christmas at the White House 1850-1901

The first electrically lighted Christmas tree was displayed in the White House by First Lady Frances Cleveland. This event was instrumental in bringing the wonder of electric Christmas tree lighting to the general public's awareness.

The Great Blizzard of 1888 (March 11 – March 14, 1888) was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the USA. "The Great White Hurricane", paralyzed the East Coast, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Streets in New York City as the storm hit. Many overhead wires broke and presented a hazard to city dwellers.

Blizzard 1888 01 - Great Blizzard of 1888 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Map of The Underground Railroad

American History

Map of The Underground Railroad. My cousin had a very old house where down in a secret place in the cellar, was the underground railroad.

Aspecto del museo del Louvre durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial

The Grande Galerie of the Louvre, empty - How France Hid the Louvres Masterpieces During WWII

Mew York City parking circa 1930

Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.

Olive Oatman, given facial tattoo by Native Americans who abducted her in the 1850s:

The story of Olive Oatman. Her family was murdered Olive was sold to another tribe and it is they who tattooed her chin and arms. Olive was rescued when word of a white girl reached an army outpost. Her freedom bought with blankets and other trade items.

The American Venus, Miss America

Ideal American Venus, 1926 - Miss America ( Vintage Body Image / Illustration / ) Hopefully someday this nonsense will stop and women can see themselves as beautiful!