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Dr. Elizabeth Bruyn, sitting in the back of a horse drawn ambulance, 1900.

Elizabeth Bruyn, sitting in the back of a horse drawn ambulance, was an ambulance surgeon in New York City in the early On her first day at work in she saved the life of an 18 month old baby who had been overcome by gas from a leak in an apartment.

Chicago car elevator c. 1936

Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.

Baby Boomers, Today is our final stop on our "Crazy Cruise Tips" voyage.

1940 Nighties Mothers and Babies in Hospital Air Raid Shelter Early Vintage

Sheltering from the Blitz, October 5 1940 - Women, Girls and babies (lying on the shelf) wait in an air raid shelter run by the Salvation Army in Clapton, east London, during the Blitz

The Grey Pilgrim by TixieLix.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Trying something different from my usual subjects - in particular, face types to shake me out of my comfort zone. The Grey Pilgrim

Hard working coal miners - both human and equine!

“Pit ponies of the coal mines are easily the most controversial working horses in history. Here a mining horse poses with his coworkers. In the mechanization eliminated pit ponies altogether.” ~the horse: "ya, im a pit pony. whatcha gonna do?

Women’s Prison Uniform. Belva Gaertner murderess whose trial records became the basis for the musical Chicago. 1924.

Prison Garb Belva Annan murderess whose trial records became the musical "Chicago." It's so weird that even prison garb was slightly fashionable.

Teenagers on a date in the 1950s

Teen dates in the were usually at a diner such as in this picture. Other popular dates were drive-ins or picnics. The dates were simple and cheap. Couples would share a milkshake at the diner.

Lady Florence Norman a suffragette on her motor-scooter in 1916. Travelling to work at offices in London where she was a supervisor. The scooter was a birthday present from her husband, the Journalist and Liberal politician Sir Henry Norman.

1916 'Autoped' electric scooter made by Krupps in New York & Germany (shown here is English socialite & suffragette Lady Florence Norman, CBE, who used it to commute to her office in central London)

I chose this for reminisce because this is an old picture that these boys probably reminisce on now

Long Island kids in the at Jones Beach. We spent many summer days at Jones Beach. Love the bathing suits!

These are several vintage photos show how to wear a crinoline in the Victorian Era.     Delivering crinoline hoop skirts, 1858      Deliveri...

Woman wearing a crinoline being dressed with the aid of long poles to lift her dress over the hoops, 1860

I found a whole basket of late 1930s photos hidden away at a local antique store. This particular bunch of images all appear to be from the same group of friends and family--snapshots from...

vintage black&white photograph of sitting on a tree branch over the swimming hole

The Strange and Wonderful History of Diving Suits, From 1715 to Today

The Strange and Wonderful History of Diving Suits, From 1715 to Today

Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911 Is this the inspiration for Robbie the Robot (Return to the Forbidden Plant)?