"Vampire" skulls were found in Venice, Italy. The thing that stood out was a stone lodged in the skull's mouth. Why? Bodies that were decomposing had liquid in stomach, it came out of the nose and the moist from the fluid tore the burial shroud. When people dug the same spots, they were terrified the shroud looked "bitten" and assumed that the bodies were vampires that spread the plague. They lodged stones in their mouth to keep them from spreading the plague.
The Invisible Mother, 1800s the Mother would sit under cover to keep children still.
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Conjoined twins Josefa & Rosa Blazeh with Rosa's son, 1910. They lived from…
It used to be legal to send kids in the mail.When domestic parcel post service was introduced in the United States in 1913, Americans were finally able to send packages across the country at an affordable rate. Early on, some people chose to abuse this new service. At least two people sent their stamp-covered children through the mail before the Postmaster General was able to issue new regulations banning the practice. The National Postal Museum still has this humorous picture on display.