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Skeeters Branch Newsies: 11 a. Monday, May "Newsies at Skeeter’s Branch, Jefferson near Franklin, St." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Writing Prompt: Historical photos

Writing prompt for upper elementary. May be controversial but helps teach real history and gets them to www their point of view to create lasting impact

Nancy Wake "the white mouse" the SS most wanted woman and one of the greatest heroines of WW2

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis

Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.

Holocaust survivors from the illegal immigrant ship Exodus . . . Can't help but notice the girl facing the camera and the hope in her eyes . . .

livefromjerusalem: Holocaust survivors from the immigrant ship Exodus. In spite of all the brutalization she’s suffered, she retains her humanity, her inner beauty shines like light from her eyes.

A U.S. soldier mocks Hitler for the camera, World War II.

Soldier life: U. soldier mocks Hitler for the camera, World War II. The soldiers still have humor through the war

Brothers Michel and Edmond Navratil Survivors of the Sinking of RMS Titanic Portrait Bain News Service 1912

New York." Brothers Michel ("Lolo") and Edmond Navratil, ages 4 and whose father perished when the RMS Titanic sank 100 years ago today, and were known as the "Titanic orphans" until their mother was located in France.

Paper boys, 1910

Colorizing Photoshoppers Put a New Spin on Old Historical Photos

Teen ID - Rebels - 1910 - Newsies at Skeeter's Branch, St Louis, Missouri. By Lewis Hine

#1961 #mauerbau

Two little girls in a West German street chat with their grandparents in the window of their home in the eastern zone, separated only by a barbed wire barricade. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images).

Milkman at work after a German raid, London, 9 October 1940. (Photo by Fred Morley)

The real meaning of "Keep Calm and Carry On"

A milkman delivering on a London street devastated during a German bombing raid. My Grandfather was a milk man in London at this time.

Women protesting in their bathing suits eating pizza.

In early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men.it was a custom at the time… (what really? I want to hang out with my girls in my bathing suit and eat pizza)

Female firefighters at Pearl Harbor (1941).

Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.

Ellen Woodman age 11 sentenced to 7 days hard labour for stealing iron in 1870's

At the young age of Ellen was ordered to do 7 days hard labour after being convicted of stealing iron when caught with Mary Catherine Docherty, Rosanna Watson and Mary Hinnigan. These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 -

Depression family

Dorothea Lange - People living in miserable poverty, Elm Grove, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, August 1936 [via Shorpy]

1955 ... Civil Defense: dog-tags for children! | by x-ray delta one

School children in the wore dog tags for identification in case of Nuclear Armageddon.

Susan B Anthony-  Suffergette

“Hey ladies, Susan B. Anthony suffered a beat down so you could have the right to vote.