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Fascinating photography; descendants of famous people pose to recreate a modern version of their ancestor’s portrait/photo. See site for more recreations.

descendants of famous people pose to recreate a modern version of their ancestor’s portrait/photo. See site for more recreations.

10 Female Gangsters You Should Know About | Mental Floss....How have I never heard of The Pretty Pants Bandit???

10 Notorious Female Gangsters

Daniel Waldo, age 102 in 1864. Survivor of American Revolutionary War.

Daniel Waldo, age 102 in Survivor of American Revolutionary War. He looks like the original Doctor Who.

Vietnam: from Albert Kahn's Archives of the Planet, circa 1909

The Dawn of the Color Photograph: Albert Kahn’s Catalog of Humanity

With three months to prepare for the shoot, O'Connor visited numerous museums and immersed himself in photographs from the time period. "To make one of those dresses, it involves quite a lot of people," he tells The News, noting that everything from the corsets to the shoes were custom made for the main characters.

Michael O'Connor for 'The Invisible Woman,' 2014 - Photos - Oscars picks for best costume design

Colleen Atwood for 'Into the Woods,' 2015 - Photos - Oscars picks for best costume design - NY Daily News

The Dawn of the Color Photograph:  Albert Kahn’s Archives of the Planet  David Okuefuna, Princeton University press

“An early colour image of Assuan, Egypt, January 1914 by Auguste Leon. From the Albert Kahn archive.

Patricia  Banks -- One of the first African American flight attendants. She and her fellow AA attendants faced daily racism and hatred from their coworkers, the pilots, their supervisors, and the passengers.

Patricia Banks -- One of the first African American flight attendants. She and her fellow AA attendants faced daily racism and hatred from their coworkers, the pilots, their supervisors, and the passengers. She paved the way for others.

People who don't read history books are unaware that a huge number of "cowboys" driving herds to the railheads in Kansas were Indians. And many don't know that some of "Indians" who raided the drives for beef in the the "nations" were runaway slaves and ex-slaves adopted into the tribes in the Oklahoma territory. Western movies don't tell you that. THE MOST FEARFUL RIDERS WERE THE BLACK "POSTAL" COWBOYS----ALL DELIVERED ON TIME ---

A huge number of the "cowboys" driving herds to the railheads in Kansas were Native Americans. And some runaway slaves and ex-slaves were adopted into the tribes in the Oklahoma territory. But western movies don't tell you that.

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