It was the habit to hold the viewing and wake at home in the front parlor -- it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".
History: Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson, Ran for the Congress from Alabama in the female African-American ever to do so & the female of any race to run for the ticket of the Democratic Party in Alabama. As of today she is 101 years old.
HAIR photo #2 - YOUNG CIRCASSIAN GIRL (Frieda Moritz?) by WENDT, 229 BOWERY, NY
Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.
Awakening from Keto-acidosis: "The scientists went to a hospital ward with diabetic children, comatose and dying from diabetic keto-acidosis. This is known as one of medicine’s most incredible moments. The scientists went from bed-to-bed and injected.
Marie Curie with Albert Einstein. Now that is a conversation I would love to listen to. Speaking of Marie Curie, could someone in Hollywood do a movie about her that really told her amazing story. Not all glamed up, but the real Marie Curie.
One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel. >> Whoa - a gang of female toughs.
Suffragette, Britain Women of Britain & the democratic world, never waste your right to vote. These women fought, died and starved for a right we now take for granted. Vote because you can. It's a right still denied to millions of women around the world.
The photo of Lincoln lying in an open coffin is the only one that exists. It was taken by photographer Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., on April as the president’s body lay in state in City Hall in New York. It was immediately confiscated by Secretary.
When Skinny Dames Made Men Vamoose... #ThrowbackThursday