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Henrietta Moritz, here at aged 22 years posing for Eisenmann cabinet card…

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Henrietta Moritz, here at aged 22 years posing for Eisenmann cabinet card performed for Barnum sideshows and circuses from the through early

In years long passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

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".

Cabinet Card Photo Circus Freak Performers Corsican Beauty Snake Handler 1890s

Cabinet Card Photo Circus Freak Performers Corsican Beauty Snake Handler 1890s

Antique Circus performer photograph with snake 1800s

Antique Circus performer photograph with snake

Abraham Lincoln with his family in the White House

This pin is a FAKE picture made to look like a Daguerreotype. This is actually a picture of Wax Statues of the Lincoln family on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum & Library.

Strange history facts  // funny pictures - funny photos - funny images - funny pics - funny quotes - #lol #humor #funnypictures

I don't know if these are actually true, but they're fun to read nonetheless // Strange history facts // funny pictures - funny photos - funny images - funny pics - funny quotes

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1857) - a great Victorian Engineer who constructed the first British Railway.

Isambard, hero of Bristol, and the man who taught me that you'll never be short in a tall hat. Isambard Kingdom Brunel against the launching chains of the Great Eastern at Millwall in

Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson, 1927. Her history of activism began at age 9 handing out leaflets for Women's Suffrage. A photo of her and another protester beaten unconscious in the street on Bloody Sunday circulated globally, calling attention to protests in Alabama. Ran for the Congress from Alabama in 1964, the 1st female African-American ever to do so & the 1st female of any race to run for the ticket of the Democratic Party in Alabama. As of today she is 101 years old.

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 | eBay

HAIR photo #2 - YOUNG CIRCASSIAN GIRL (Frieda Moritz?) by WENDT, 229 BOWERY, NY

Hair Photo 2 Young CIRCASSIAN Girl Frieda Moritz by Wendt 229 Bowery NY | eBay

Mary Ellen Wilson, or, sometimes, Mary Ellen McCormack, born in 1864 and died in 1956. She was an American child whose severe case of child abuse at age 8 by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly, led to the creation of the New York Society Prevention of Child Abuse and Cruelty to Children.

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.

Enfermera y celador llevando un peque al quirófano (Hospital for Sick Children, 1915)

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 (1867-1934) with Albert Einstein (1879-1955). Can you imagine the conversation?

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.

"But as limited an overview as these paragraphs present, they should still be sufficient to make one very simple point: that even in highly prejudicial settings supposedly based on real human societies, trying to to argue that women, POC and/or LGBTQ persons can’t so much as wield even small amounts of power in the narrative, let alone exist as autonomous individuals without straining credulity to the breaking point, is the exact polar opposite of historically accurate writing."

PSA: Your Default Narrative Settings Are Not Apolitical

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 - c. 1900s

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 last photo of Lincoln during his funeral.

Pictures of Abraham Lincoln and His Family

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.

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