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Phineas Gage, holding the tamping iron that was blown through his brain in He survived the accident but the reported effects on his behavior and personality stimulate thinking about the nature of the brain and its functions.

...The "Swedish Nightingale"...Jenny Lind...and maybe the first "superstar"....! As much as $1000...in gold...for a ticket to her first American tour...

Johanna Maria Lind October 1820 – 2 November better known as Jenny Lind, was a Swedish opera singer, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale".

Empress Alexandra Feodorovna and Grand Duchesses Tatiana and Anastasia with wounded soldiers, 1916 - Maria's crush, Nicholas Demenkov, is standing behind Tatiana

Empress Alexandra and Grand Duchess Tatiana, both in their nurse uniforms, and Grand Duchess Anastasia with wounded soldiers during WWI. The soldier sitting in front of Anastsasia looks extremely young.

Einstein at the age of three years, 1882.

Young Albert Einstein, 1882 Unmistakable eyes, those are definitely his eyes.

Lobotomy. The act of severing connections between the frontal lobes and the rest of the brain. This specific psycho surgery developed as a means of reducing behavioral dysfunctions. First practiced on a pair of chimpanzees who showed positive results; they became pacified. However when the results were drastically opposite for humans, the act was still practiced for more than two decades despite obvious side effects.

The act of severing connections between the frontal lobes and the rest of the brain. This specific psycho surgery developed as a means of reducing behavioral dysfunctions. First practiced.

1901 first person to survive going over Niagra Falls in a barrel

Annie Edson Taylor - On October 1901 Annie Taylor became the first person and the first woman to go over the falls in a barrel and survive. Ms Taylor, a 63 year old school teacher from Michigan

Young boy sitting, post mortem

This is a beautifully staged post mortem picture. Sad, but it was probably the only picture they would ever have to remember their beloved child. <----- Yeah, most people could only afford post mortem pictures or pictures of the dying person.

Women at work inside the K-25 uranium enrichment facility in Oak Ridge

Manhattan Project: Calutron operators at their panels, in the plant at Oak Ridge, TN during World War II.

This cast is used in the Artists studio plaster cast room.She is beautiful to draw and paint.

L’Inconnue de la Seine, death mask of 16 year old girl pulled from the Seine. apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face.

Mrs. Keyte of Blockley, Gloucestershire had a pet trout that would eat worms from her hand. When it died in 1855, she erected a tombstone in its honor. That tombstone remains one of the most popular tourist attractions in Blockley. And it's perhaps the only tombstone for a trout in the world. [National Geographic, 1917]

Keyte of Blockley, Gloucestershire had a pet trout that would eat worms from her hand. When it died in she erected a tombstone in its honor. That tombstone remains one of the most popular tourist attractions in Blockley.

louis zamperini: former olympian, world war II prisoner of war, and true american hero.

Louis Zamperini: former olympian, world war II prisoner of war, and true american hero. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption is a 2010 non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand.

Cowgirls by proteamundi

Wild West Cowgirls ready for a fight Guns Drawn Photograph (Annie Oakley outfit on the left spats and all) Great Clothes Check out the Chaps on the girl on the right Note Same Neck Scarves Studio Photographer Unknown

Antique Daguerreotype Mourning Photo of Beautiful Woman / Antique Photograph / Pre-Civil War Photo / Victorian Photograph. $250.00, via Etsy.

Antique Daguerreotype Mourning Photo of Woman / Antique Photograph / Pre-Civil War Photo / Victorian Photograph

Regina Atabe | Remember Me: Displaced Children of the Holocaust

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has undertaken a remarkable and poignant task: identify the more than children in these photos, and find out what happened to them: Regina Atabe

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