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Como un niño con zapatos nuevos

Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

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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.

An Italian woman shows her gratitude to an American soldiers following the liberation of Rome, via Getty Images (January 1945)

Italian Vintage Photographs ~ ~ Private First Class Elmer Sittion being kissed by overjoyed, aged Italian woman upon his arrival to the eternal city. Fifth Army, Rome area, Italy.

In the old days, Santa Claus would gather up bad children, toss them in his basket, and whisk them away to the North Pole to serve as his slaves. That's where the legend of Santa's elves came from. (Photo from Holland) Have a creepy Christmas!

Gorgeous Photographs of Exotic Dancers From the 1890s

Gorgeous Photographs of Exotic Dancers From the 1890s

Horse OR unicorn inspiration. Vintage burlesque dancer, "The Devil's Auction" (stage/theater).

rooster-man.

Is it a bird? is it a man? is it a plane? it's a chicken man! Incredibly bizarre vintage halloween costume/ I think I've seen it all.

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

The Lovings      Virginia

In honor of two American heroes, Richard and Mildred Loving, who asked only to be allowed to marry despite being of two races - and ultimately prevailed - here is a set of photos of them and their beautiful family.

This is my dad’s uncle, c. 1950, in Kokomo, IN, USA. The young victim of a family of pranksters, he luckily grew up to be a bit more handsome..

weirdvintage: “ This is my dad’s uncle, c. in Kokomo, IN, USA. The young victim of a family of pranksters, he luckily grew up to be a bit more handsome ” weirdvintage

July 1940. Berrien County, Michigan. "Migrant mother of family from Arkansas in roadside camp of cherry pickers."

July 1940 Berrien County, Michigan - "Migrant mother of family from Arkansas in roadside camp of cherry pickers.

Arrival at Ellis Island. Photo via NatGeoStock

Picture Id: An immigrant boy carries luggage at Ellis Island. Location: Ellis Island, New York City, New York, USA. Photographer: PAUL THOMPSON/National Geographic Stock See More Images by this Photographer

4 year old Istvan Reiner right after arriving at Auschwitz in 1944. At first, the boy was registered, as you can see he was given the prison uniform. But an hour later, the SS came after him and took him and his grandmother to gas chamber..

4 year old Istvan Reiner right after arriving at Auschwitz in 1944. At first, the boy was registered, as you can see he was given the prison uniform. But an hour later, the SS came after him and took him and his grandmother to gas chamber..

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