11 Jobs That Technology Made Obsolete

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Anna Coleman Ladd Masks Worn by French Soldiers With Mutilated Faces, 1918

World War I caused the death of millions of combatants and civilians, while countless soldiers suffered from injury and disfigurement. These men worried about their homecoming — how would strangers react, but more importantly...

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52 Historical Photos from the NYC Municipal Archives

These photos from the New York City Municipal Archives give us a glimpse of what New York was like throughout the 20th century. Their subjects include daily life, construction, crime, city business, aerial photographs, and...

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5-Year-Old Girl Gave Birth and Became the World’s Youngest Mother, 1939

Back in 1939, Lina Medina gave birth to a healthy baby boy. She was only five-years-old. Born in Ticrapo, Castrovirreyna Province, Peru, to silversmith Tiburelo Medina and Victoria Losea. She was brought to a hospital by...

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The Story of the Walker Sisters in the Smoky Mountains

The seven Walker Sisters – Margaret, Polly, Martha, Nancy, Louisa, Sarah Caroline, and Hettie – spent their entire lives in a cabin in Little Greenbrier Cove that was built by their grandfather in the 1840s. The...

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27 Vintage Portraits of Victorian Nuns in the 1890s

These glass plate negatives,taken from Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, show everyday life of Victorian nuns in the 1890s.

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Here’s Some of the Most Romantic Love Letters From Famous People in History

Here’s some of the most romantic love letters from famous people in history… 1. Johnny Cash wishes wife June Carter Cash a happy 65th birthday (1994) Happy Birthday Princess, We get old and get use to each other....

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The Johnstown Flood, A Calamity of Biblical Proportions, 1889

On the morning of May 31, 1889, after a night of heavy rain the artificial reservoir of Lake Conemaugh appeared to be on the verge of overwhelming the notoriously leaky South Fork Dam impounding it. Elias Unger, the president...


Harrowing Photos Showing The Reality of The Death Camps at The End of WWII

In the spring of 1945, photos and witness accounts from the liberation of camps like Bergen-Belsen provided the disbelieving world outside of Europe its first glimpse into the abyss of Nazi depravity. The photos below were...

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The Dark Side of Rome: Baby Skeletons Found Under Roman Bathhouse

The Roman Empire is often heralded as one of the greatest societies to ever exist. Roads, bound books, concrete, and sewers are just a few of the wonderfully essential things that the Romans contributed to society. Some aspects...

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