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Border Czechs, inventive methods used to escape the Iron Curtain, Photos Courtesy of the Security Services Archive, Police Museum Prague Archive

ufo-club:          The bride surnamed Li cut her wrists and tried to commit suicide after her boyfriend broke up with her just before the marriage.     Look at her face. She’s given up completely.    this is the most beautiful picture ive seen, honest    my favourite photo on tumblr.

The bride surnamed Li cut her wrists and tried to commit suicide after her boyfriend broke up with her just before the marriage. Look at her face. She’s given up completely. this is the most beautiful picture ive seen.

A series of photos of a woman committing suicide by jumping out her window. The photographer and date is unknown.

A series of photos of a woman committing suicide by jumping out her window. The photographer and date is unknown.

I can't relate to someone who would do this!!!

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Obviously this man has no fear of heights New York City Iron Worker

Séance c. 1912  Electric ectoplasm and a strange object on the head of the medium. Reproduced image.

medium Eva Carrière with a light manifestation between her hands and a materialization on her head. Carrière also performed under the names Eva C. Photograph taken in 1912 by German photographer Albert von Schrenck-Notzing –

Mary M. with umbrella ectoplasm by Thomas Glendenning Hamilton, 25 February 1934

"Photo of a spirit medium with Ectoplasm. Thomas Glendenning Hamilton, "Mary M. with umbrella ectoplasm", 25 February Gelatin silver print" Hoax? Many ectoplasm photos were faked.

Time travelling!

Time travel will be invented in the year How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year This debate was however rendered moot when, on New Year's Eve she simply disappeared.

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia, 1880s. (Image courtesy Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine Archives, Philadelphia, PA. Image #p0103)

Dressing The Part

1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania.

Images of pale mixed-race slaves used to drum up sympathy among wealthy donors in 1860s.   In some, the 'white' children are pictured with darker-skinned former slaves. Organisers hoped their skin would drum up sympathy from northerners  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2107458/The-white-slave-children-New-Orleans-Images-pale-mixed-race-slaves-used-drum-sympathy-funds-wealthy-donors-1860s.html#ixzz2JD25Tr1L

The 'white' slave children of New Orleans: Images of pale mixed-race slaves used to drum up sympathy among wealthy donors in 1860s

White and black child-In 1863 and eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions.

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