American soldiers escort a group of Dutch children dressed up in traditional costume for a concert after the liberation in February, 1945 - this is just the sweetest picture ever. These big tall soldiers and those little doll babies!
Chinese foot binding is a now ancient tradition of wrapping the feet of young girls. This tradition died out, thankfully, about 100 years ago. The idea was, the smaller the feet, the more beautiful & feminine the girl.
In this Oct. 1914 photo provided by the New York City Municipal Archives, painters are suspended from wires on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. Image by New York City Municipal Archives, Department of Bridges/Plant Structures, Eugene de Salignac / AP