The great depression Many people would make signs to find themselves work. This man has 3 kids to provide for. He is talking about how he has all these things but just wants one job. People were desperate for jobs.
Women were reviled, kicked, beaten, ostracized and battled so women could vote. Don't disrespect their sacrifice by not exercising your vote -- every time you have the chance. -- "An American suffragette proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa "
Looks like a real photo, but it's just dolls . Mark Hogancamp has created a fictional universe Marwencol. Marwencol is the name of the town that is the setting for a story populated by World War II soldiers, Nazis and Barbies.
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
Mugshots of civil rights activist Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961.
Amazing History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004
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.
Photograph of a “No White People Allowed in the Zoo Today” sign taken at the Memphis Zoo by Ernest Withers in the Even visits to the zoo were segregated. Blacks had only one day a week they could visit the zoo while whites could go on the other week days.
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)