Missed in History
by Gary Clark
The progression of photographic formats in the 1800s. Nearly all consumer photographs in the 19th century were produced by one of these technologies. #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree
What Our Ancestors Had | FamilyTree.com
What Our Ancestors Had| By combining some history you can create quite an interesting review of the events, fashions and especially the inventions your ancestors born at the dawn of the 1900s would experience during that century. #history #familyhistory #genealogy #ancestors #vintage #familytree
The Time Napoleon Was Attacked by Rabbits
"But something strange happened. The rabbits didn’t scurry in fright. Instead, they bounded toward Napoleon and his men."
Fun fact: Doll’s houses weren’t really intended for children way back when. Rather, they represented decorative conversational objects of play things for adults to admire or boast about. They were off-limits to children because they represented works of art, serving as centre pieces, and objects of beauty. Doll’s houses represented trophy collections owned by a few affluent women living in the major cities of Europe, who were wealthy enough to afford them. A complete and fully furnished doll ...
Keep Calm and Carry On - Wikipedia
Original Keep Calm and Carry On Poster from WWII. Keep Calm and Carry On was a motivational poster produced by the British government in 1939 several months before the beginning of the Second World War, intended to raise the morale of the British public in the aftermath of widely predicted mass air attacks on major cities. Rediscovered in year 2000.
Esther Howland, the Mother of the American Valentine | Amazing Women In History
Artist Esther Howland (1828–1904) was the first to publish and sell Valentine cards in the United States. Before Esther, many Valentine cards were hand made with paper, lace, and ribbons and handwritten poetry. By the end of the 19th century, most Valentines were mass-produced by machine, many based off Esther’s designs.
The Niagara Movement was a black civil rights organization founded in 1905 by a group led by W. E. B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter. It was named for the "mighty current" of change the group wanted to effect and Niagara Falls, the Canadian side of which was where the first meeting took place in July 1905.