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Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII and other historic photographs

Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

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:::::::::: Vintage Photograph :::::::::: Adore this photo of three happy boys by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe Laughter, happiness

Writing Prompt: Historical photos

Writing prompt for upper elementary. May be controversial but helps teach real history and gets them to www their point of view to create lasting impact

A volunteer saves a young baby after a German bombing of London, 1940s via reddit [[MORE]] Sweetest picture!! Soldier comforting a very small child. I just broke down.

A volunteer saves a young baby after a German bombing of London, [[MORE]] Sweetest picture! Soldier comforting a very small child. I just broke down.

American soldier sharing his christmas package with children in Italy

My dad saved his chocolate bars for the Italian children while he was there in WWII. An American soldier sharing his Christmas package with children somewhere in Italy

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken(18)

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken(18)

Aug. 3, 1927 - Mar. 9, 2014  U.S. Navy veteran Glenn Edward McDuffie  was the sailor kissing the nurse (Edith Shain) in the famous end of World War II celebration of V-J Day photo taken Aug. 14, 1945 in Times Square, New York City, New York. The kiss was captured by famous Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt on V-J Day.

Glenn McDuffie - A man became known for claiming he was the sailor kissing a woman in Times Square in a famous World War II-era photo taken by a Life magazine photographer has died. Glenn McDuffie was

first white women in U.S. was tattooed by Indians after be captured by Indians. The tattoo is called "dirty mouth" meaning she slept around    name Olive Oatman, 1858. After her family was killed by Yavapais Indians, on a trip West in the eighteen-fifties, she was adopted and raised by Mohave Indians, who gave her a traditional tribal tattoo. When she was ransomed back, at age nineteen, she became a celebrity. Photograph courtesy of the Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, 1927.

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

American soldier with French child after the Liberation

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February


Vintage photo-soldier feeding tiny kitten Vintage Kitty - Korea, ca 1953 - Sergeant Frank Praytor adopts Miss Hap, an abandoned kitten. Sergeant Praytor named her Miss Hap "Because she was born in the wrong place at the wrong time.


Leaping horse while riding side saddle and wearing a corset. That woman is amazing.

Mugshot of François Bertillon.  Age: 23 months.  Crime: Gluttony; nibbling all the pears from a basket. October 17, 1893.  (François's father was the inventor of the mugshot.)

Mug shot for gluttony. French Mug shot of François Bertillon, 23 months. Crime: Gluttony, nibbling all the pears from a basket, by Alphonse Bertillon, October