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Two little girls read a board advertising carrots instead of ice lollies due to wartime shortages of chocolate and ice cream, 1941.   Getty

Black and white - Two little girls read a board advertising carrots instead of ice lollies. Wartime shortages of chocolate and ice cream made such substitutions a necessity, April Photo: Fox Photos/Getty Images via

This makes me even more proud to be a successful working woman in 2015. Can't believe our ancestors actual dealt with this crap!

Women At Work In The 1940′s

"Give every girl an adequate number of rest periods during the day. You have to make some allowances for feminine psychology." Wow, this WWII guide for getting more 'efficiency' out of women employees is FUNNY.


American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, Note the look on the girls face and the concern of the GI's

"Girl at the train window, Budapest, Hungary", by Werner Bischof (1947)

Werner Bischof Girl at the train window, Budapest, Hungary, 1947 From Werner Bischof Pictures Thanks to liquidnight

Big wheels. vintage bike. sepia picture. A couple man and woman riding their bike, old fashion bike. Quite a coup for a tweed ride.

Are they having fun? :) <> How'd you like to have to wear that lady's get-up when you jump on your bike? (vintage tandem bike, bicycle, whew) To those bike riding pioneers who worked the kinks out for us - hats off!

Robert McGee. 1890. Scalped by the Sioux as a child and survived.

Old Picture of the Day: Old West Today we feature a picture of Robert McGee. The picture was taken in As a child, Robert McGee was scalped by Indians. He is the only person I am aware of who survived the horrific experience of being scalped.

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Anatomy Clip Art

I can DEFINITELY see the little boy being Ralph Waldo Emerson's son. Yes, Emerson did have a child, and being the smart and philosophical man that Emerson was, I'm sure his son turned out something like the child in this photo.

The graves of a husband and wife, one Protestant and the other Catholic, connected above a wall that divides a religiously segregated graveyard.

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.