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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

Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force.

Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force. At one point there were night watchmen employed by the City of London.

“TWA mechanics at La Guardia Field resemble men from space after donning metal propeller hubs. 1941”

“TWA mechanics at La Guardia Field resemble men from space after donning metal propeller hubs.

Surgical Mask Made From Transparent Material (Jun, 1938) | Modern Mechanix.

Surgical Mask Made From Transparent Material - Mechanix Illustrated (Jun,

14th, September, 1940: People with their furniture and belongings in a street in the London area; their damaged homes are in the background (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

WWII September 1940 People in the street with their furniture and belongings in the London area, with their damaged homes in the background. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

A child wearing a so-called Mickey Mouse gas mask during World War Two. I’ve never seen anything resemble Mickey Mouse less. They were red to make it more attractive to children but children aren’t stupid. This one is far more convincing:    I could be wrong but the impression I get is that the top picture was of a European unofficial Mickey Mouse gas mask whilst the second picture was genuinely designed by Disney when war broke out in the USA.

A child wearing a so-called Mickey Mouse gas mask during World War Two. We had similar in Israel in the Golf War, only young kids had one with a motor to increase airflow.

Children in bombed building  Bermondsey London 1954

Children in Bombed Building, Bermondsey, 1954 (Roger Mayne) - Still in ruins 10 years later. Southampton was in a similar state.

Due to insufficient dowry this young girl’s husband lacerated her face with a razor blade, Gwalior, India,

Every time someone says we don’t need feminism anymore, things like this come to mind. Due to insufficient dowry this young girl’s husband lacerated her face with a razor blade. (Gwalior - India, photo by Adrian Fisk) Still beautiful.

London during the Blitz | Old Pics Archive | Page 12

London after WWII - I worked for Balfoyr Beatty in Quen Street in 1947 and remember London like this.

People asleep on the platform at Piccadilly Tube Station, London during an air raid, 1940  <b>From the Victorian era through to World War Two - featuring tube strikes, carriage redesigns, passenger complaints, ticket machines and air raid shelters.</b>

People asleep on the platform at Piccadilly Tube Station, London during an air raid, 1940.

People asleep on the platform at Piccadilly Tube Station, London during an air raid, 1940 (Click through for fantastic pics of the Underground - never seen any of them before!

1943- Girl of the GSO (Girl's Service Organization) shown sewing shoulder insignia on the uniform of a soldier at YMCA clubhouse in New York.

WWII GSO Girl Sewing Insignia on Uniform of U.S. Soldier Original Press Photo

Girl of the GSO (Girl’s Service Organization) shown sewing shoulder insignia on the uniform of a soldier at YMCA clubhouse in New York.

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35 Vintage Creepy Photos You Just Can't Explain. nurse and a new born baby pose in their gas masks.

The child of a KKK member approaches a black state trooper in 1992. This proves racism is a learned trained emotion.

A small white boy touches the riot shield of a black state trooper at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992 Hard to believe this was taken Raising children in hate.

A Spirit-of-the-Blitz milk bar in London, where there had been a dairy until bombing destroyed it.

Keep calm & carry on: a spirit-of-the-Blitz milk bar in London, where there had been a dairy until a Blitz-bombing raid destroyed it

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