Selkup Christian graves with communication holes, normally the hole in the wooden dead humans house for contacts with other world is closed by special wooden stopper (cork), it can be opened when communication is needed and then closed again.
In the late one suffering from impotence, addiction to morphine, or belly aches might be prescribed John Pemberton’s French Wine of Coca. The wine concoction contained caffeine and 8 milligrams of cocaine. After 1903 you know it as Coca Cola.
A Knocker-up ’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - S)
A most beautiful suicide – 23 year old Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from an observation deck floor) of the Empire State Building, May She landed on a United Nations limousine… Photography by Weegee ( Robert Wiles)