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After a 1920 bomb blast, Wall Street, NYC. More than 30 people were killed and hundreds injured. Though there are some theories, the cause is still a mystery.

Terrorism is nothing new to the United States. Wall Street Bombing in 1920

Le carrefour Barbès-Rochechouart en 1938. 'Dubo, Dubon, Dubonnet..." (source : Le Paris d'antan)

Le carrefour Barbès-Rochechouart en 1938. 'Dubo, Dubon, Dubonnet..." (source : Le Paris d'antan)

The Coney Island Elephant was a hotel and brothel built in the shape of an elephant, and located on Coney Island. In 1885, the Elephant Hotel, also known as the Elephantine Colossus, was built by James V. Lafferty and was 122 feet high with seven floors and had 31 rooms. The hotel became associated with prostitution. This lead to the phrase “going to see the elephant” being created, to mean going to see a prostitute.

Vintage Hotel Friday: The Coney Island Elephant Hotel& Brothel

Paris-3rd-June-1906 by E.Sambourne

June 1906 Two fashionable women cross the same boulevard, skirts lifted to avoid the dusty surface of the street, seemingly unaware of Sambourne’s camera

The Cruel History of Eugenics in America: An Interview with Adam Cohen

Carrie & Emma Buck, Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feeble-Minded

La place de la République vers la rue du Faubourg du Temple vers 1900 - Paris 3ème/10ème/11ème

La place de la République vers la rue du Faubourg du Temple vers 1900 - Paris 3ème/10ème/11ème

The Original Family Feud: Hatfields Versus McCoys

The Original Family Feud: Hatfields Versus McCoys

William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield~ The patriarch of the Hatfield clan during the Hatfield-McCoy feud. Devil Anse himself survived & agreed to end it in He ran a logging operation. He's seated second from the left w/ his family.

Unrecognizable Paris: The Monuments that Vanished | Messy Nessy Chic

The Exposition Universelle of 1889 was a World's Fair held in Paris, France from 6 May to 31 October

BBC documentary which tells the fascinating and poignant story of the closure of Britain's mental asylums. In the post-war period, 150,000 people were hidden away in 120 of these vast Victorian institutions all across the country. Today, most mental patients, or service users as they are now called, live out in the community and the asylums have...

Mental: A history of the Mad House pt. 1 BBC documentary which tells the fascinating and poignant story of the closure of Britain's mental asylums.