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Jesse's Café Américain: On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943

Jesse's Café Américain: On the Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943

Pare Watene 1878 (you can see the introduction of the black Americans, some that fled from slavery to the Indian Nations, where they were accepted, lived free, married and had children)

Pare Watene 1878 Photographed by the Foy Bros in Thames, Coromandel.

Marine Sergeant Frank Praytor feeds his little kitten named Miss Hap, only two weeks old. She became an orphan after her mother cat died because of the war. According to the marine,.

Margaret Mitchell who wrote Gone with the Wind

"Gone with the Wind" author and journalist Margaret Mitchell Courtesy of Atlanta History Center. She was so much more than an author; she was also a secret philanthropist and humanitarian.

Opal Whiteley

In Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day. The Diary of Opal Whiteley

On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."

picsofhistory: “ Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she.

Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche (26 May 1886 – 15 April 1912) was a Paris-educated Haitian engineer. He was the only Afrakan passenger on the Titanic. Instead of saving himself, he put his pregnant wife and their two daughters onto a lifeboat; he told her he would meet her in New York. He stayed behind to help put all the women and children into the life boats, he perished risking his life and saving others. Joseph’s daughter, Louise Laroche was one of the last-living survivors.

Haiti History The Haitian Family on the Titanic

Diane Ackerman is the author of this book and she wrote this book off of a lot of research and the memoir of Antonina Zabinski. Antonina also interviewed the Zabinksis, too.  The Zookeeper's Wife is...

Diane Ackerman is the author of this book and she wrote this book off of a lot of research and the memoir of Antonina Zabinski. Antonina also interviewed the Zabinksis, too. The Zookeeper's Wife is.

Propaganda portrait of Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence, a Redeemed Slave child, 5 years of age.  1863  n order to garner sympathy - and funds - from rich northerners as they toured the country, organisers from New Orleans portrayed the slaves as white for a propaganda campaign, using four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions.

Redeemed in Virginia by Catherine S. Baptized in Brooklyn….by Henry Ward Beecher, May, Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence, a Redeemed Slave Child, 5 years of age.

A Brief History Of "Boston Marriages"

Here is an interesting collection of adorable vintage photos that captured ladies showing affection toward other ladies.

At only 17, Kate Lipner was hiding Jewish children in World  War II France, on high alert for two years, doing her best to stay a step ahead of the Gestapo. The children all survived. Kate Lipner is featured in our Ferro Fountain of the Righteous, along with others recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem.

Kate Lipner was only 17 when she was hiding Jewish children in World War II France, and trying to stay one step ahead of the Gestapo. Kate Lipner was recognised as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem.

Love these photos from women's suffragist movement. Great for primary source analysis.

An accidental martyr? The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Votes for women suffragettes

Harry Swaab. His diary was found during building activities on the Thorbeckeplein in Amsterdam. The diary was hidden behind boards and turned out to be personal notes and a diary from Harry Swaab, who hid there until 1943. Harry Swaab was murdered on June 11th, 1943 in Sobibor. The diary was found on May 12th, 1983.

Newspaper discovers Nazi-era diary of 12-year-old Jewish boy

Harry Swaab was murdered on June 1943 in Sobibor. His diary was found 40 years later, May during building on the Thorbeckeplein in Amsterdam.

Best 31 Picture Sophie Scholl: The German Student Who Leads the Anti-Nazi Movement of Resistance https://vintagetopia.co/2018/02/27/31-picture-sophie-scholl-german-student-leads-anti-nazi-movement-resistance/ Huber drafted the last two leaflets

31 Picture Sophie Scholl: The German Student Who Leads the Anti-Nazi Movement of Resistance

Best 31 Picture Sophie Scholl: The German Student Who Leads the Anti-Nazi Movement of Resistance https://vintagetopia.co/2018/02/27/31-picture-sophie-scholl-german-student-leads-anti-nazi-movement-resistance/ Huber drafted the last two leaflets

This day in history: Feb 18, 1943: Nazis arrest White Rose resistance leaders. Photo shows Sophie Scholl and White Rose group.

This day in history: Feb Nazis arrest White Rose resistance leaders. Photo shows Sophie Scholl and White Rose group.

Writing to her sailor

A heartwarmingly lovely photo of a young woman writing to her sailor beau, ca.

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