An original photo bought in San Franciso about 15 years ago. It's a classic…

An original photo bought in San Franciso about 15 years ago. It's a classic…

This was a card given to men to advertise houses of prostitution. When men came into town, they were sneakingly given these kinds of cards at the train station up until the 1930s or so.All cities had houses of prostitution,the women were called "Soiled Doves" in the Victorian era.It was considered "normal" to have these brothels, they paid taxes etc. During the Civil War there was such a huge epidemic of venereal disease that in 1 town the army  quarantined the women on a river boat. Biddy…

This was a card given to men to advertise houses of prostitution. When men came into town, they were sneakingly given these kinds of cards at the train station up until the 1930s or so.All cities had houses of prostitution,the women were called "Soiled Doves" in the Victorian era.It was considered "normal" to have these brothels, they paid taxes etc. During the Civil War there was such a huge epidemic of venereal disease that in 1 town the army quarantined the women on a river boat. Biddy…

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Deadwood -- Joanie Stubbs

Deadwood -- Joanie Stubbs

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Evita, First Lady of Argentina. She grew up in poverty after her father abandoned her family. When she was 15 she moved to Buenos Aires to be an actress. Less than 10 years later Eva met & married Juan Peron who would eventually become the presdient of Argentina. Eva died of cancer when she was 33.

Evita, First Lady of Argentina. She grew up in poverty after her father abandoned her family. When she was 15 she moved to Buenos Aires to be an actress. Less than 10 years later Eva met & married Juan Peron who would eventually become the presdient of Argentina. Eva died of cancer when she was 33.

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Smoking Child

Smoking Child

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actress and philanthropist, Lotta Crabtree

actress and philanthropist, Lotta Crabtree

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Antique & Vintage Jewelry History: Victorian Jewelry....The Aesthetic Period..1885 to 1901

Antique & Vintage Jewelry History: Victorian Jewelry....The Aesthetic Period..1885 to 1901

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Emmeline Pankhurst, the founder of the Women's Social and Political Union and a leading light in the suffragette struggle to gain women the vote - Britain - 1903

Emmeline Pankhurst, the founder of the Women's Social and Political Union and a leading light in the suffragette struggle to gain women the vote - Britain - 1903

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∴ Trios ∴ the three graces & groups of 3 in art and photos - vintage photo

∴ Trios ∴ the three graces & groups of 3 in art and photos - vintage photo

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Laura Bullion was a female outlaw of the Old West. Most sources indicate Bullion was born of German and Native American heritage. Laura Bullion was a member of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch gang; her cohorts were fellow outlaws, including the Sundance Kid, "Black Jack" Ketchum, and Kid Curry.

Laura Bullion was a female outlaw of the Old West. Most sources indicate Bullion was born of German and Native American heritage. Laura Bullion was a member of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch gang; her cohorts were fellow outlaws, including the Sundance Kid, "Black Jack" Ketchum, and Kid Curry.

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