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Alcohol, cannabis, chloroform and morphine for your cough. - Kohler's One Night Cough Cure manufactured in 1888 by Kohler Medicine Company, Baltimore, Maryland. (*THAT should cure my cough)

May Pierstorff became the only child in history to be mailed.  In 1914 the parents of 4-year-old May Pierstorff needed to send their daughter to stay with her grandmother in Idaho, 100 miles away. The couple took the little girl to the post office and told the clerk they wanted to mail their daughter.  The clerk thought they were crazy, but finding no policy, rule, or law against it, he accommodated the family.

TIL after the USPS began offering parcel post, numerous poor families used the service to mail their children to relatives. One girl was mailed to her grandmother 73 miles away for just 53 cents.

Vintage Child by Art & Vintage, via Flickr

Vintage Rose Album ~ What a beautiful little girl. This is a vintage Polish website, but Chrome will translate for you.

Presidents of the United States of America. To quote the movie "American President" the presidency has everything to do with character. There are some real characters here.

Home is where your own president doesnt *&^% you over when you are innocent. The Presidents of the United States of America. Reminds me of grade when I had to memorize all of them to pass history class.

Abraham Lincoln Ghostbuster - La boite verte

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa 1864

1941: Some say the Kennedy “curse” begins when Rosemary Kennedy, 23, undergoes a botched prefrontal lobotomy. The operation is “a disaster and left her permanently disabled, paralyzed on one side, incontinent and unable to speak coherently,” Nellie Bly writes in “The Kennedy Men: Three Generations of Sex, Scandal, and Secrets” (1996).

Rosemary Kennedy - before her father Joe forced her to have a lobotomy. She passed away at the age of She had the 'surgery' at age 23 - her family never spoke of her again (including her brother President John F.

Charles Ingalls and Caroline Quiner Ingalls are shown in an undated photo, most likely taken shortly after their marriage in 1860. Records show Charles Ingalls spent at least part of his boyhood in Kane County.

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s parents, Caroline and Charles Ingalls. Little House On The Prairie I loved this show so much as a child. Life was crazy for me then Now I named by business after that show Prairie House Yarns and Fibers

Victorian portraits .... I don't know what he said to her, but it sure got a reaction! I just love this - puts a smile on my face!

Victorian photo booth

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

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at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US ships

"It was the summer of 1905. At the races in Auteuil (near Paris) a woman appeared wearing trousers in public for the first time. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Police men had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd. "

A woman wore trousers in public for the first time, near Paris, summer of at the races in Auteuil. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Police men had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd.

Rose Wilder Lane was the only surviving child of Laura and Almanzo. She grew up to become a prolific writer like her mother.    [The State Historical Society of Missouri, Photograph Collection (01261)]

Explore the best Rose Wilder Lane quotes here at OpenQuotes. Quotations, aphorisms and citations by Rose Wilder Lane

Almanzo Wilder, 1894.

Almanzo Wilder, 1894 (the year he and Laura moved to Mansfield and bought Rocky Ridge), 37 years old.

Kate Warne. First female detective, master of disguise. She once saved President Lincoln from assassination on the way to Washington. She is buried next to Allen Pinkerton.

This is probably the only picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. She went on to save the life of president elect Abraham Lincoln after uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D. to take office.

President Kennedy has a breakfast conference with his daughter Caroline in the residence area of the White House in 1961.

President Kennedy has a breakfast conference with his daughter Caroline in the residence area of the White House, 1961

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