Explore Bubonic Plague Mask, 16th Century Fashion and more!

The costume of a butcher - the robe and the mask - is strongly associated with horror. The costume of the so-called Plague Doctor used to terrify people even more. A person dressed as the Plague Doctor was an unmistakable sign of imminent death....

We have rounded up some rare historical photos that you probably have not seen before.

We have rounded up some rare historical photos that you probably have not seen before.

Old snaps you have to see. Part 7

Old snaps you have to see. Part 7

Not completely American, but worth the look at these historical photos.

Plague doctor...the "beak" would contain herbs that would help to protect the Doctor from contracting the disease. It was basically useless...of course they didn't realize how disease was spread and the different methods of cross contamination, etc...

Plague doctor...the "beak" would contain herbs that would help to protect the Doctor from contracting the disease. It was basically useless...of course they didn't realize how disease was spread and the different methods of cross contamination, etc...

"Antibiotic Resistance Poses 'Catastrophic Threat' To Medicine, Says Britain's Top Health Official" -- Factory farming has its drawbacks...

Britain's Top Health Official Issues Dire Warning On Antibiotic Resistance

"Antibiotic Resistance Poses 'Catastrophic Threat' To Medicine, Says Britain's Top Health Official" -- Factory farming has its drawbacks...

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