Caption from the August issue of LIFE. ”In the middle of New York’s Times Square a white-clad girl clutches her purse and skirt as an uninhibited sailor plants his lips squarely on hers.” Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt
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.
Gisela Perl was a Jewish gynecologist forced to work at the hospital at Auschwitz. Ordered to turn over pregnant women to be experimented on, she instead performed thousands of abortions, saving those women from deadly Nazi “scientific” torture. Dr Perl defied the Nazis in hopes that the women she saw would survive to have children in freedom in the future and many did. Dr Perl survived too, and emigrated to NYC and had a thriving practice at Mt Sinai Hospital. She was a hero.
Eyes of the Great Depression Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley. Near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie. Photograph by Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee in December
FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians
Quentin Roosevelt, youngest son of Theodore Roosevelt, and one of his "White House Gang" playmates, Roswell Pinckney, Quentin Roosevelt later joined the Army Air Service and was killed during combat in WWI.