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Mother and nine children living in a field on U. Route 70 near the Tennessee River during the Depression - Photo by Carl Mydans for the Farm Security Administration Her skirt seems to be a feed sack.

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17 Things Girls Need from their Mothers I love this! I'm reading it with my 5 month old daughter asleep in my arms and am tearing up. I love being her mom and look forward to all the memories ahead. These are good things to remember as she grows up.

August 1936. "Migrant cotton pickers at lunchtime. Near Robstown, Texas." by Dorothea Lange

In From the Fields: August Migrant cotton pickers at lunchtime. Near Robstown, Texas. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange.

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A very rare picture of a beautiful young girl on the chair, who is being looked after by a nursemaid who only appears to be about 10 years old herself. This picture compels you to wonder about both their lives. How they lived, and what they did together.

In the old days, Santa Claus would gather up bad children, toss them in his basket, and whisk them away to the North Pole to serve as his slaves. That's where the legend of Santa's elves came from. (Photo from Holland) Have a creepy Christmas!

Rare to see such a funny expression in a picture from the 1800's.

Rare to see such a funny expression in a picture from the Cute. I think the reason old photos are so creepy is because no one had expressions. Expressions just make the photos more relatable.

Theodore Roosevelt's son Quentin and his friend Roswell Pinckney, 1902

The young sons of Roosevelt and the White House steward, 1902 [5 pics]

Quentin Roosevelt, youngest son of Theodore Roosevelt, and one of his "White House Gang" playmates, Roswell Pinckney, Quentin Roosevelt later joined the Army Air Service and was killed during combat in WWI.

Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August 18th, 1944: Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.  During the middle ages, this mark of shame, denuding a woman of what was supposed to be her most seductive feature, was commonly a punishment for adultery. Shaving women's heads as a mark of retribution and humiliation was reintroduced in the 20th century and was widespread post WW2.

Such retaliation only perpetuates evil. Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.

The prevalence of amputation during the Civil War created a need for prosthetic devices. Civil War veteran Samuel Decker built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat.

Civil War veteran Samuel Decker built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat. Date unknown.

Civil War veteran Samuel Decker built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat. Date unknown.--How did he build his own prosthetics AFTER losing his arms?

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Tendance Joaillerie 2017 – William C. Beall Faith and Confidence, 1958 A policeman speaks to a young boy … Tendance & idée Joaillerie Description William C. Beall Faith and Confidence,

1899...children born of slaves and the slave owner

White slave owner's children, conceived by enslaved Black women, posed for Porch Portrait in Georgia.

Survival Food Series: 3 Ways To Naturally Make Yeast : All Self-Sustained

Family of sharecropper Bud Fields of Hale County Alabama in the Summer of Fortune Magazine had sent James Agee and Walker Evans to cover conditions of American sharecroppers during Dustbowl years in the South.

Writing Prompt: Historical photos

Writing prompt for upper elementary. May be controversial but helps teach real history and gets them to www their point of view to create lasting impact

Child workers in the industrial revolution.

Britain's child slaves: They started at lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. - Childhood and Child Labour in The British Industrial Revolution by Professor Jane Humphries

Back row L-R: Tatatty (Comanche) with her niece, Wifeper or Frances Wright (Comanche/African American), and Tatatty's husband, Tatenequer (Comanche) Front row L-R: Henry Wright (Comanche/African American) son of Frances Wright, and his brother, Lorenzano Wright (Comanche/African American) - circa 1910

An Ancestry of African-Native Americans

Back row L-R: Tatatty (Comanche) with her niece, Wifeper or Frances Wright (Comanche/African American), and Tatatty's husband, Tatenequer (Comanche) Front row L-R: Henry Wright (Comanche/African American) son of Frances Wright, and his brother, Lorenzano Wright (Comanche/African American) - circa 1910

Brothers Michel and Edmond Navratil Survivors of the Sinking of RMS Titanic Portrait Bain News Service 1912

New York." Brothers Michel ("Lolo") and Edmond Navratil, ages 4 and whose father perished when the RMS Titanic sank 100 years ago today, and were known as the "Titanic orphans" until their mother was located in France.

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