A Victorian "hidden mother' memento mori / post mortem photo / photograph. In the Victorian Era, women holding infants were often covered; because the photograph is meant to be cropped to show only the infant.
Child prisoners of Auschwitz concentration camp. None of them survived. Note the teary eyed child. :( This hangs on the wall at Auschwitz museum. *All children under the age of 15 were sent immediately to the 'showers', after getting off the trains.
Eve Arnold: School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face or her hair being pulled. Virginia, 1960 (no link, but a reminder to find out more about SNCC training)
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.
The reaction of German prisoner's of war, who were forced to watch footage of what happened in the concentration camps. WWII -- Why I'm convinced most of the soldiers had no clue what happened in the camps. Not that I'm defending them, you realize.
Remarkable sculpture by by Marie Uchytilová commemorating the 82 children from Lidice, Czechoslovakia who were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office and gassed to death at the extermination camp in Chelmno 70 km away in the July of
How Annie Oakley, "Princess of the West," Preserved Her Ladylike Reputation
Annie Oakley with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her. Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey (August 1860 – November was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.
Ex-US Marine and Civil rights activist William Lewis Moore. Traveling to Mississippi to hand-deliver a letter to its segregationist governor to change his racist views, he was shot to death April in Alabama. Likely suspect was not charged and bused away.
istvan reiner, before he was killed in auschwitz . other inmates convinced his mother to give him to his grandmother and go through selection alone . she was chosen for forced labor and survived the war . istvan and his grandmother were gassed