1913 : New York Female Giants baseball team
Dec 1970 : A nurse holds a baby in the maternity unit at St. Andrew’s Hospital, Dollis Hill, London, during an energy dispute of Three-Day Week
The Three-Day Week was one of several measures introduced in the United Kingdom by the Conservative Government(1970–1974) to conserve electricity, the generation of which was severely restricted owing to industrial action by coal miners.
A pet squirrel gets towel dried in the 1940’s
In the early 1940s, LIFE magazine reported that a Mrs. Mark Bullis of Washington, D.C., had adopted a squirrel “before his eyes were open, when his mother died and left him in a tree” in the Bullis’s back yard. Nina Leen took some amazing pictures of that squirrel.
1959 : Marilyn Monroe at the opening of the USA-Israel Football International, at Ebbets Field, New York
Feb 1922 : A woman demonstrating an ingenious Prohibition-era fashion accessory, the cane-flask in Washington, D.C
People drank more during Prohibition simply because they loved the cunning little gadgets and hidey-holes. Necessity is the mother of invention.
A Victorian Mother in the parlor with her children late 1800’s
A U.S. Seventh Marine carries a rescued puppy in his pocket. SW of Da Nang, Vietnam 1968.
1906 : Māori woman with a typewriter in New Zealand
1916 : Scottish piper in a Kilt on the battlefield, World War One
1961 : Firefighters lift a Citroën 2CV from a canal in Amsterdam
March 1943 : Times Square on a rainy day, New York
Edwardian socialite, and first wife of General Douglas MacArthur, Louise Cromwell Brooks in 1910
April 1945 : A Soviet soldier (left) and an American soldier (right) pose for a photograph after the Allied forces meet in Torgau. Saxony, Germany
Torgau is the place where the United States Army forces coming from the west met forces of the Soviet Union coming from the east during the invasion of Germany on 25 April 1945, which is now commemorated as “Elbe Day”.
1910’s : Vintage Portrait of a Native American Girl with her child, Arizona