Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.
"Women bring all voters into the world. Let Women Vote."- This pro-suffrage poster from the North Carolina Museum of History's collection, attempted to remind men (who already had the vote) where they came from. - (vintage lady, edwardian, women's rights)
September 1966 - An American warplane is shot down and the pilot ejects and opens his parachute near Vinh Phuc, north of Hanoi. The pilot of the aircraft was taken hostage and held in a Hanoi prison from 1966 to 1973
Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.
WWI: Massed German prisoners of war at a clearing station after the successful Allied offensive near Amiens in Northern France, which began on the August General Ludendorff described it as ‘The Black Day of the German Army’
WWII US Medal of Freedom Recipient: The White Mouse, Nancy Wake (1912 - 2011)
Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.