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The ongoing fight for more, and better, prison food.

The ongoing fight for more, and better, prison food.The ongoing fight for more, and better, prison food.

Morgue at the Ohio State Fairgrounds with victims of the Ohio Penitentiary fire, April 21, 1930. The fire killed 322 inmates some of whom were stuck in their cells and injured another 130. This was the worst disaster in American prison history. The prison, which was built in 1834, was notorious for having horrible conditions. At the time of the fire, the prison was at over twice its capacity.

OH, Ohio State Penitentiary - Makeshift morgue at the Ohio State Fairgrounds, filled with victims of the Ohio Penitentiary fire. It claimed 320 lives, and severely injured at least 130 other inmates.

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Li Ching-Yuen was a Chinese herbalist, martial artist and tactical advisor who lived to the ripe old age of 256 and sired 200 descendants during his life span, surviving 23 wives. Ching-Yuen lived off a diet of herbs and rice wine inculding lingzhi, goji

The first anaesthetic in childbirth On 19 January 1847, the Edinburgh obstetrician, James Young *Simpson (1811-1870), delivered the first child born to a mother anaesthetised with chloroform (half a teaspoon on a rag applied to the nose). The child was named Anaesthesia. It was so successful that, within a week, he had given it to 30 mothers. There followed many protests from those who believed that women were intended to 'bring forth children in sorrow', and that the pain of childbirth was…

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Pessaries (300s BC - 1900s) A pessary is a vaginal suppository used to kill sperm and/or block their passage through the cervix. It's one of the oldest contraceptive devices, having been used for over 3,000 years in various cultures. Ancient pessaries were often made from  animal feces (crocodile in Egypt, elephant in India), along with a honey, ground up fruit and bark. Once inserted, the pessary would melt at body temperature and form an impenetrable covering on the cervix.

Pessaries BC - having been used for over years in various cultures. Ancient pessaries were often made from animal feces (crocodile in Egypt, elephant in India), along with a honey, ground up fruit and bark.

Horrifying Video: Prison Guards Callously Laugh as Mentally Ill Man Dies in Front of Them

Disturbing Video: Prison Guards Laugh as Mentally Ill Man Dies in Front of Them (VIDEO). Prisons are now housing for the mentally ill. You can thank Reagan and the GOP's "culture of life" for that.

Albert Cashier was born Jennie Irene Hodgers in 1843. In 1862, Hodgers disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the 95th Illinois Infantry Regiment under the name Albert Cashier. The regiment was under Ulysses S. Grant and fought in over 40 battles. Cashier managed to remain undetected as the other soldiers thought she was just small & preferred to be alone. Cashier was captured in battle but managed to escape back to Union lines after overpowering a guard. She fought through the war.

Albert D. Cashier (December 1843 – October born Jennie Irene Hodgers, was an Irish-born immigrant who served as a male soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Cashier was born female assigned at birth, but lived as a man.

Just look it up and it's another part of American history I did not know. So glad for these little bits of information...

There was another too, a man who I can't remember his name, who rode to warn of the approaching British; a MUCH longer ride than Revere.

Jimmy Carter Cuts Short Guyana Trip After Feeling Unwell

Jimmy Carter Cuts Short Guyana Trip After Feeling Unwell

Theodore Roosevelt-- Crowds gather for the second inauguration of President Theodore Roosevelt, March That year, telephone lines were installed for the first time at the U. Capitol for the inauguration.

Amityville House : What Really Happened. 112 Ocean Blvd. Amityville, New York. Christopher Lutz was just a child when the events occurred in his house in 1975. He says from the countless media portrayal the story has drastically changed however he claims the hauntings were definitely real and he believes had something to do with his stepfathers strange demonic rituals.

Amityville House : What Really Happened?

Amityville House : What Really Happened. Amityville, New York. Christopher Lutz was just a child when the events occurred in his house in He says from the countless media portrayal the story has drastically changed however he claims

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