Strange but true?

Collection by Marie Dillon

Marie Dillon
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 is one of my heroines. Great Women, Amazing Women, Dorothy Day, By Any Means Necessary, Interesting History, Before Us, Women In History, Human Rights, Women's Rights

Dorothy Day with prison dress

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Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, South-Eastern Netherlands, (This still happens today in N. America, where cemeteries have a "Catholic only" section. Foto Picture, Post Mortem, Cemetery Art, Powerful Images, Nikola Tesla, Interesting History, Interesting Photos, Monuments, Old Photos

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888

Oldest Footprint Ever Found. This fossil footprint found near Ileret, Kenya and is million years old. These footprints are the oldest ever found of the human genus Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Unexplained Mysteries, Anthropologie, Post Mortem, Art Ancien, Mystery Of History

Homo erectus - Homo ergaster

Homo erectus was probably the first early human species to form part of a hunter-gatherer society, and used more diverse and sophisticated tools than its predecessors. Homo erectus was the first to use fire in a controlled manner.

Toxic fog - London bus makes its way along Fleet Street in heavy smog, December 1952 Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Des Photos Saisissantes, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, London Photos, Vintage Photography, Street Photography, Art Photography, Artistic Photography, Insect Photography

A Proper Pea-Souper – The Terrible London Smog of 1952

. A nether sky of fog... On Saturday 6 Dec...

Staying outside playing all over the neighborhood until after dark, and hearing mom yelling out the door that it's time to come home. THE BEST My Childhood Memories, Great Memories, My Generation, Thing 1, I Remember When, All Family, My Youth, Thats The Way, My Memory


Summer is here in the Colbert home.... well almost :)! Jacob has 2 1/2 days of school left and then it will officially be here, but these la...

The Tassili N'Ajjer rock carvings as early as 8000 years old and wall paintings in Algeria depict Saharans harvesting the fruit of date-palm trees, a village with a herd of cattle, and defense of a flock of sheep from a lion. Ancient History, Art History, Paleolithic Art, Art Rupestre, Cave Drawings, Art Ancien, Arte Tribal, Art Premier, Ancient Artifacts


Prehistoric paintings in the central Sahara, some as old as eight thousand years.

Apollo 11 bootprint One of the first steps taken on the Moon, this is an image of Buzz Aldrin's bootprint from the Apollo 11 mission. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon on July Photo Credit: NASA Neil Armstrong, Mission Apollo 11, Apollo Missions, Michael Collins, Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Mars Landing, Buzz Aldrin, One Small Step, Nasa Astronauts

15 Incredible Historical Photographs - Listverse

This is a selection of photographs of some of the most important or famous historical events that have occurred since photography was invented. In 1884,

This Spruce tree in Sweden is years old. It is older than every religion, which should serve to tell you that there was no "Great Flood". Old Tjikko, Losing My Religion, Spruce Tree, Religious People, God Is, Lol, Good To Know, In This World, Sweden

National Geographic News and Latest Stories

Read the latest news and stories on science, travel, adventure, photography, environment, animals, history, and cultures from National Geographic.

Who remembers frozen milk on the doorstep ? That was one of my best memories 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Childhood Toys, Sweet Memories, Do You Remember, My Memory, The Good Old Days, Happy Day, Just In Case

who remembers frozen milk ? my mum used to put teacups out for the milk man to cover the bottles with