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My Granny has told me stories about flour sack clothes. Depression era: when they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, the mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out. Dust Bowl, Foto Real, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, Faith In Humanity, Pretty Outfits, Pretty Clothes, Old Photos, Rare Photos

Old Photos: Kansas Wheat | | Kansas City With The Russian Accent

Contrary to what some people believe I don't own the idea of posting old photos from the Life Magazine Archives, but I do enjoy doing it, so here comes another

A rescue worker finds a baby in a an air raid shelter during the Blitz c. - A rescue worker finds a baby in a an air raid shelter during the Blitz c. (X-Post from Am - Old Pictures, Old Photos, House Of Pain, The Blitz, Foto Real, Interesting History, World History, World War Ii, Vintage Photographs

Homefront - London Hero

A volunteer saves a young baby after a German bombing of London

Cupboard air raid shelter at a day nursery in the East End of London. World war 2 Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, World History, World War, History Pics, East End London, The Blitz, Air Raid

Long-gone East End London

WWII Cupboard Shelter | December 1943 A day nursery in the East End of London shelters children in a linen cupboard during an air raid.

Black and White Vintage Photography: Take Photos Like A Pro With These Easy Tips – Black and White Photography Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Unique Vintage, Vintage Girls, Vintage Postcards, Vintage Children Photos, Old Images

Evacuee children, London ca.1940

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LIFE Magazine A representative of Max Factor paints cream stockings onto a woman’s leg as a solution to the unavailability of nylon during World War ll; Vintage Stockings, Nylon Stockings, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Rockabilly, Looks Vintage, Women Legs, Interesting History, Mode Vintage

A representative of Max Factor paints cream stockings onto a woman’s leg as a solution to the unavailability of nylon during World War ll; May 25, 1940.

A British Postman on his rounds, London Blitz The Keep Calm and Carry On posters were never actually issued in the war, because the British don't need a poster to tell them to do that. London History, British History, World History, Ww2 History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Fosse Commune, Post Bus, The Blitz

WWII (c.1941) A postman emptying the pillar box the morning after a heavy bombing raid in London.

American soldiers attend mass in a bombed cathedral in photo by war correspondent Margaret Bourke-White.] Makes today's excuses for not going to/offering Mass pretty shallow. World War I, World History, History Museum, Martin Gropius Bau, Life Magazine Archives, Army Chaplain, Margaret Bourke White, Catholic Mass, Catholic Priest

Picture by war correspondent Margaret Bourke-White some American soldiers attend Mass in March 1945 in the bombed cathedral of Cologne.

susan b anthony beating for trying to vote. Never forget. Thank you to Susan B Anthony and to each and every suffragette. Women In History, World History, Black History, History Pics, Susan B Anthony, Right To Vote, Night Terror, Interesting History, Before Us

Susan B. Anthony attempting to vote. Seems like we haven't come all that far...women, unite!!

World War II Russia Worth saving - cats in war and history Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, World History, World War Ii, Women In History, Ancient History

Photos From Soviet Russia - English Russia

Interesting news from Russia in English language.

Members of the British Ambulance Corps arrive after a rocket strike on London, WWII War England London History, British History, World History, World War Ii, Uk History, Ancient History, American History, Native American, Non Plus Ultra

Victories have many father, catastrophes are orphans.

itsjohnsen: “ Members of the British Ambulance Corps arrive after a V2 rocket strike on London, 1945. Francis Reiss ”

"A youngster, clutching his soldier father, gazes upward while the latter lifts his wife from the ground to wish her a 'Merry Christmas.' The serviceman is one of those fortunate enough to be able to get home for the holidays." December World War Two Christmas Past, Vintage Christmas, Christmas Photos, Christmas History, Vintage Love, Vintage Photos, Vintage Couples, Vintage Beauty, Soldiers Coming Home

World War II Photos

General Douglas MacArthur wades ashore during initial landings at Leyte, P.I., October, 1944. Cropped from Select List number 150. National Archives Identifier: 531424 The Second World War was documented on a huge scale by thousands of photographers and artists who created millions of pictures. American military photographers representing all of the armed services covered the

London readers continue to browse at Holland House Library after an air raid. bombed-out library, WWII. Photographed in (Full historic record shows Fox Photos Limited as the copyright holder. Old London, West London, Kensington London, Blitz London, Vintage London, London City, London Bus, Retro Vintage, London Bookstore

Keep Calm and Read On

I was introduced to this amazing photograph by James R. Benn , a fellow World War II novelist and author of the Billy Boyle World War II se...

An American soldier in Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, France - 16 June Photo by Robert Capa. An American soldier in Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, France - 16 June Photo by Robert Capa. Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Fukushima, Military Photos, Military History, World History, World War Ii, Omaha Beach, First Indochina War

An American soldier in Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, France -16 June 1944. WWII. What's strange about this picture? He looks exactly like my father. Who fought in France and Germany during the War. Hhhmmmm. Found a random shot of him on Pinterest? Now THAT would be strange.

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