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18 Vintage Photos of Very Cranky Kids

This man is 40 years old but is the size and has the mental age of a 10 year old.  He has an unknown condition that makes him grow 1 year for every 4.  He is blind but it is unknown whether it's related to his condition.

Is this syndrome x? This man is 40 years old but is the size and has the mental age of a 10 year old. He has an unknown condition that makes him grow 1 year for every He is blind but it is unknown whether it's related to his condition.

Mary Pearcey (1866 –1890) was an English woman who was convicted of murdering her lover's wife, Mrs. Phoebe Hogg, and child, Phoebe, on 24 October 1890 and executed for the crime on 23 December of the same year. The crime is sometimes mentioned in connection with Jack the Ripper, and Pearcey has been posited as a Ripper candidate.

Mary Pearcey was an English woman who was convicted of murdering her lover's wife, Mrs. Phoebe Hogg, and child, Phoebe, on 24 October 1890 and executed for the crime on 23 December of the same year.

Read about this lady! A midwife at Auschwitz, something you don't think about....."During her time at Auschwitz, Leszczynska delivered over 3,000 babies.  Half of those were murdered and another thousand died from the horrible conditions in the camp.  But those with blond hair and blue eyes, about 500, were sent to be raised as Germans, and another 30 survived the camp."

Stanisława Leszczyńska (May 1896 – March was a Polish midwife who was incarcerated at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II, where she delivered over children.

ca. 1888, handwritten note on the back: “Aunt Velma, she never married.” Oh, dear.

The handwritten note on the back of this 1888 photo reads, "Aunt Velma, she never married.oh Lord please I pray don't let me end up like aunt Velma!

12 Common History Myths, Debunked. These will really make you think.

12 Common History Myths, Debunked

12 Common History Myths, Debunked (I surprised that people believed some of these in the first place.

Rhinoplasty.  Loss of nose due to an injury, and replacement by a  finger in 1880.  Surgery by Dr. E. Hart, photo by OG Mason, both of  Bellevue Hospital, NY.

The before /Rhinoplasty. Loss of nose due to an injury, and replacement by a finger in Surgery by Dr. Hart, photo by OG Mason, both of Bellevue Hospital, NY.

John Williams, in his own words: "I am known as...the Human Alligator or Crocodile Boy. I was born [in] 1884, in the condition you see me now...The doctors find by X-Ray examination that my heart, liver, & lungs are located nearly 4 inches lower in my body than the ordinary person; you can see my heart beating way down in the pit of my stomach. My skin all over my body is heavily scaled like that of an alligator. I generally shed my entire skin every 3 months."

Pitch card for John Williams c. 1930 John, the Human Alligator or Crocodile Boy born near Elwood, Ind.

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+   Young African American woman with a steady loving gaze, tenderly holding her charge.  ca. 1850

Nurse and Child: An American Story

Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan (1930 Newsreel Footage)  This is amazing!  I remember being amazed at the story of Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller.  This footage is wonderful. @A Lifetime Legacy

Rare Footage of Helen Keller speaking. Anne Sullivan explains how she taught Helen.

http://tess45.hubpages.com/hub/Freaks-Human-Oddities-Freak-Shows-and-Side-Shows-Part-I-Famous-Freaks

Freaks, Human Oddities, Freak Shows and Side Shows: Part I - Famous Freaks

Geisha 1910 - a maiko and her older sister sit for a photo. The maiko who is standing is making her debut, the two silver flutters are signal to that. Onesan means "older sister", they weren't actually sisters. The older one was a mentor to the younger apprentice and taught her everything she needded to know.

Geisha 1910 - a maiko and her older sister sit for a photo. The maiko who is standing is making her debut

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