Pink, pungent, and often used. Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in 1925.

Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in

Thames frozen 1963. Snow on streets of Bristol to my birthday in March.

Walking on the Thames: 1963's big freeze in pictures

He was unembarrassed to have been caught out. “Kingdom Hastings.”  “You -!”  “After Brunel, before you ask.”   “The railway man?” I found myself enquiring.  “Believe me, it could have been ten times worse. My father’s an engineer. He was set on calling me Isambard, but my mother insisted on the final say.”  (I Stopped Time, www.jane-davis.co.uk)

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

"the 20 classic films every child should watch to understand the history of cinema"

The 20 classic films every child should watch to understand the history of cinema

Classic: Silent movie star Charlie Chaplin with Jackie Coogan in the 1921 film The Kid

"Eat Me" dates from childhood Christmas' ...remember the twig that you had to eat them with?

Childhood Christmas dates which used to come attached to their twig. The box often bore an illustration of date trees basking beneath a hot Tunisian sun.

1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of 6d per hour (£1.50 per week)

1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of per hour per week)

I pinned this to my Americana board because I think this represents American culture and history because America was the one to pioneer into the fashion world and come up with jeans for the working man and its also funny to see how much jeans have evolved in America back then they were for working men like farmers, miners, ect and they were so cheap, you could get them for a dollar and some cents but now famous people wear them now and now they can cost up to hundreds of dollars.

I think this represents American culture and history because America was the one to pioneer into the fashion world and come up with jeans for the working man and its also funny to see how much jeans have evolved in America.

Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette. We take our right to vote today for granted. Get out there and vote and prove to those women who fought so hard to make it so that we could have a voice that it was worth fighting for.

suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst founded the ‘women’s social political union, crucial in obtaining women’s suffrage - arrested 12 times in spending 30 days in prison

A poverty stricken East End family: c.1900

Booktopia has The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State, Penguin Classics by Friedrich Engels. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

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'Never Forget - The Native American Genocides

Let's never forget this travesty, this shameful page in our history book. Genocide American Indians, 100 Million Native American Indians the biggest genocide in human history didn't occur in Nazi, Germany, but on American Soil

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