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Bonnie & Clyde

The real "Bonnie and Clyde" Bonnie Parker, born October photographed here in 1933 with Clyde Barrow.

Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August 18th, 1944: Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.  During the middle ages, this mark of shame, denuding a woman of what was supposed to be her most seductive feature, was commonly a punishment for adultery. Shaving women's heads as a mark of retribution and humiliation was reintroduced in the 20th century and was widespread post WW2.

Such retaliation only perpetuates evil. Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.

France, WWII.  This is one of the most beautiful photographs I have ever seen in my entire life.

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

Mt Rushmore!  The workers who carved Mt Rushmore had to climb 506 steps every day to get to the top!

Mount Rushmore was started in It took 14 years and around 400 workers to finish the head carvings. The sculpture of Abraham Lincoln’s face got completed in

Credit: William C Beall Faith and Confidence (1957) … William C Beall, of the Washington Daily News, won in 1958 for this p...

Photographs that stunned the world: vintage Pulitzer winners

1958 Pulitzer Prize-winning photo: 'Faith and Confidence', showing a policeman patiently reasoning with a two-year-old boy trying to cross the street during a parade (photo by William C. Beall of 'Washington [DC] Daily News')

Amici?

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

WW11

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.

Abraham and Tad

Thomas "Tad" Lincoln poses on April 1865 with his father President Lincoln in the Whitehouse. Tad outlived his father, but died of heart failure at the age of 18 on July Lincoln always looks so unreal in photographs to me.

Abraham Lincoln with Col. Alexander S. Webb, Chief of Staff, 5th Corps and Gen. George B. McClellan. Photo by Alexander Gardner Oct 3, 1862

President Abe Lincoln meets General George McClellan on the battlefield of Antietam in Maryland, 1862

Bonnie & Clyde, 1933

The real Bonnie & Clyde - Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Clyde Barrow was from Oak Cliff in West Dallas.

Rare Wyatt Earp Lawman Sheriff Tombstone AZ O.K. Corral Historic Photos [20492]

Rare Wyatt Earp Lawman Sheriff Tombstone AZ O.K. Corral Historic Photos [20492]

Peter Schiff, Anne Frank's childhood crush. He died at Auschwitz

Discovered: 2008 Taken: 1939 In Anne Frank’s Diary Anne called Peter Schiff her “one true love.” In 1940 at the age of 11 she writes ‘Peter was the ideal boy: tall, slim and good-looking, with a serious, quiet and intelligent face.

In 1890, a former slave named Nancy Green was hired to be the spokesperson for Aunt Jemima brand food products. Nancy Green was born into slavery in 1834 in Montgomery County, Kentucky. In 1889 the creators of Aunt Jemima, Charles Rutt and Charles Underwood, sold the company to R.T Davis, who soon found Nancy Green in Chicago.  Davis combined the Aunt Jemima look with a catchy tune from the Vaudeville circuit to make the Aunt Jemima brand.

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.

Reminds me of my 'Indian Captive' historical fiction days in Junior High.   The true story of Olive Oatman, captive white girl in the Old West.

Olive Oatman: More Than the Girl with the Chin Tattoo

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

It wuld be awesome to recreate this for engagement photos!

Caption: "My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war." <<< Not my grandparents, but a sweet picture nonetheless

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