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Monowheel, 1933. Walter Nilsson inside the wheel.

Invented by M. Goventosa de Udine in the one wheeled motorcycle. Little is known about de Udine (not shown), even if he was the sole inventor. What is known is that this one wheeled motorcycle could reach speeds of How's that for scary steampunk!

1920 Gun Girl

Gun moll: A gun moll (aka gangster moll) is the female companion of a male professional criminal. In some contexts, 'gun moll' more specifically suggests that the woman handles a firearm.


Women were reviled, kicked, beaten, ostracized and battled so women could vote. Don't disrespect their sacrifice by not exercising your vote -- every time you have the chance. -- "An American suffragette proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa "

washing machine

I remember using one like this with my Mother in the when we lived in AZ. This machine was in a laundry mat. As a child I helped my Mother with the laundry and we had wringer washers and rinse tubs!

from the 60's

Opposition to war was a big part of counterculture.This poster not only shows the anti-war sentiment of the decade, but also contains aspects of the hippie culture with the phrase "Make Love" and the peace symbol.