Eight-year-old Freya Gibson looks at a doll's house created by miniaturist Jane Fiddick, at Newby Hall, Yorkshire.

Week in pictures: 22 - 28 July 2017

Eight-year-old Freya Gibson looks at a doll's house created by miniaturist Jane Fiddick, at Newby Hall, Yorkshire.

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his is a photo of Susan B. Anthony trying to vote in 1872, when it was illegal for a woman to vote in America. She was beaten and arrested for trying to do something we all take for granted today.

Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote. CORRECTION: Ada Wright, a British suffragette who was beaten by police on “Black Friday” in NOT Susan B.

I thought this was quirky and cute…then I read the caption.  For real?!  .  Via weirdvintage:    Sending a child through the post, 1900  “After parcel post service was introduced, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.”  - Smithsonian

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a

A pile of buffalo skulls; the US government tries to kill off the Indian's food supply.

Buffalo kill, America Military commanders ordered troops to kill buffalo-- not for food, but to deny Native Americans their own source of food & push them into reservation life. Where millions of buffalo once roamed, only a few thousand animals remained.

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

Child workers before Child Labor Laws )): Young Oyster Shuckers, Port Royal, South Carolina

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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 has always been a hero of mine.

Portrait of Istvan Reiner, taken shortly before he was killed in Auschwitz at the age of four.

istvan reiner, before he was killed in auschwitz . other inmates convinced his mother to give him to his grandmother and go through selection alone . she was chosen for forced labor and survived the war . istvan and his grandmother were gassed

Babies for sale   1940s

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History In Pictures ‏ Unwanted babies for sale in Italy. Probably from unwed mothers, poverty-stricken families, or prostitutes. ------ so apparently you didn't need the black market if you wanted to sell a baby in Italy

1950's newspaper clipping Should Women be Spanked? Yeah I would like to see what would happen to these men if they printed this in tomorrows paper!

Remember this when you hear people talk abut the good old days. Should A Woman Be Spanked? It was not a sexual question. Asked of four Brooklyn men by the now defunct “New York Daily Mirror.

Chimney Sweep, before child labor laws

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

Chimney sweep, before child labor laws outlawed the work of such young children. The men and women who worked tirelessly to pass the child labor laws allowed these children a chance to go to school.

West Point Academy's first African American graduate - plus a whole lot more revealed in the book -  Henry Flipper

Henry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in He was West Point’s first African American graduate and the first African American commissioned officer in the regular U.

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