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Writing Prompt: Historical photos

Writing prompt for upper elementary. May be controversial but helps teach real history and gets them to www their point of view to create lasting impact


17 Things Girls Need from their Mothers I love this! I'm reading it with my 5 month old daughter asleep in my arms and am tearing up. I love being her mom and look forward to all the memories ahead. These are good things to remember as she grows up.

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essentialisinvisible:  ohn F. Kennedy having a tea party with his daughter, Caroline.

JFK and Caroline Kennedy. Father and Daughter Having a Tea Party at the White House.Being A Father Seemed the Greatest Delight of JFK's Short Life.Especially Since He Came To The Job Late In Life.A Sweet Pic.

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Caroll) Amy Hughes 1863

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) Amy Hughes, 1863 Austin, The University of Texas, Harry Ransom Center, Gernsheim Collection

H.C. Andersen. Fotografi fra København, 1862.

Danish author of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen

ca. 1920's.  Mr. Henry Wenninger, blacksmith.  From the General Collection at the Delaware Public Archives.

From the General Collection at the Delaware Public Archives. My uncle paid a blacksmith to teach him the trade, after our grandfather forbade him to attend high school with his sisters.

Mary Ellen Wilson, or, sometimes, Mary Ellen McCormack, born in 1864 and died in 1956. She was an American child whose severe case of child abuse at age 8 by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly, led to the creation of the New York Society Prevention of Child Abuse and Cruelty to Children.

Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.

"Anandi Gopal Joshi (or Anandibai Joshi) (आनंदीबाई जोशी) March 31, 1865 - February 26, 1887) was the first Indian woman to obtain a medical degree through training in Western medicine." (from Wikipedia)

Dressing The Part

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia (now known as Drexel University College of Medicine).

Alice Pleasance Liddell and her sisters Lorina and Edith Liddell -photograph by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

First photograph of a ukulele. Taken by Lewis Carroll in 1858 and showing the Liddell sisters. Alice (Wonderland Alice) is on the left.

Carroll sent this photo of a young family friend Mary Hilton Badcock to illustrator Tenniel as a example of what Alice should look like.

Lewis Carroll sent this photo of a young family friend, Mary Hilton Badcock, to 'Alice in Wonderland' illustrator John Tenniel as an inspiration for Alice.

Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell taking a stroll, probably in Oxford.

Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell. Alice's father was the Dean of Christ Church in Oxford. When she was four, she met Carroll while he was photographing the cathedral. He soon became a close friend of the Liddell family.