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Moonshine spilled falling on Prohibition, Detroit, 1929.

Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit, 1929 - Alcohol, discovered by Prohibition agents during a raid on an illegal distillery.

Moonshiners cow shoes

The Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things Cow hoof-print shoes, worn by moonshiners during the Prohibition to disguise their footprints from authorities who might be tracking them.

A world's record 384-pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California, on August 17, 1900.

World's Record 384 pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California on August

Women Are Taking Back Beer: an excellent primer on the history of women in beer and their re-entry into today's craft beer market.

Women Are Taking Back Beer

Prohibition: flappers drink bootleg alcohol, 1925 Just the girls night out!

A Chernobyl Liquidator pushes an abandoned infant found while measuring radiation levels in a deserted village. 1986

One of the most haunting photos from Chernobyl- A liquidator recovers a baby abandoned in a village home during the evacuation. - Because I actually find the entire Chernobyl incident interesting. Sad, very sad.

Alice Roosevelt.  c.1902.February 12, 1884 – February 20, 1980) was the oldest child of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. She was the only child of Roosevelt and his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee. Longworth led an unconventional and controversial life

Alice Roosevelt Longworth: oldest child of Teddy's. She smoked cigarettes in public, rode in cars with men, stayed out late partying, kept a pet snake named Emily Spinach in the White House, and was seen placing bets with a bookie.

10 Female Samurai While strictly a masculine term, the Japanese bushi class did have women who received similar Samurai training. These were called “Onna-Bugeisha,” and were known to participate in combat with their male Samurai. Weapon of choice was usually the naginata, a spear with a curved, sword-like blade that was versatile, & relatively light. Battle site Senbon Matsubaru remains were DNA tested & 35 of 105 bodies were female.

Rare photograph of an Onna-bugeisha, female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.

Way cool, if any of you spend any time looking at old photographs you'll notice that people don't smile- So this is a treasure right here. Love the last one.   Don't underestimate the power of a smile- here, it shows us that photography trends of the day can't mask the happiness of true love.

A Victorian couple actually smiling in a photo…

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

Historical Pictures

Historic photographs from around the world…

Real History in real pictures - amazing. History is always about real people who experienced real events.

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