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My Granny has told me stories about flour sack clothes. Depression era: when they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, the mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out. Dust Bowl, Foto Real, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, Faith In Humanity, Pretty Outfits, Pretty Clothes, Old Photos, Rare Photos

Old Photos: Kansas Wheat | | Kansas City With The Russian Accent

Contrary to what some people believe I don't own the idea of posting old photos from the Life Magazine Archives, but I do enjoy doing it, so here comes another

baby blanket on ravelry. I would like to crochet a blanket like this Loom Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Baby Knitting, Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns, Charity Knitting, Knitting Bags, Knitted Afghans, Knitted Baby Blankets, Diy Blankets

haraseiram's Baby Blanket

I like the texture at the color change: K1 P1 across on first row of each color.

19 Facts of British History.that you probably could have lived without BUT enjoy! I love British history Wtf Fun Facts, Weird History Facts, Strange History, Crazy Facts, Random Facts, Funny Facts, Random Things, Random Stuff, Cultura General

19 Facts of British History

14,300 points • 6 comments - 19 Facts of British History - 9GAG has the best funny pics, gifs, videos, gaming, anime, manga, movie, tv, cosplay, sport, food, memes, cute, fail, wtf photos on the internet!

The Mad Hatter has a basis in real history. In the and centuries, mercury was used to treat felt used in the production of hats. Workers in hat factories were exposed to toxic levels of the heavy metal and often led to the onset of dementia. John Tenniel, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Rare Photos, Doug Funnie, 19th Century England, Lewis Carroll, Interesting History

“Mad as a hatter” In 18th and 19th century England mercury was used in the production of felt, which was used in the manufacturing of hats common of the time. People who worked in these hat factories were exposed daily to trace amounts of the metal, which accumulated within their bodies over time, causing some workers to develop dementia caused by mercury poisoning. Thus the phrase “Mad as a Hatter” became popular as a way to refer to someone who was perceived as insane.

 This stunning image of a 69 year old shows the effects of sun exposure on premature aging of skin. The man was a truck driver for 28 years during which the sun predominantly shined onto his face through his left window. Photo Choc, Operation, Eyes On The Prize, Natural Lifestyle, Wear Sunscreen, Stay In Shape, Going To The Gym, Gym Time, Stay Fit

What Sun Damage Looks Like - YouBeauty.com

Here's why you need to wear sunscreen. This is what sun damage looks like.

Who doesn& love a good mystery? It& even better when you can actually solve the mystery. Most people like to think that anything can be figured out or solved& but that& just not true. These 7 unexplained mysteries have been & Creepy Stories, Ghost Stories, True Stories, Supernatural, Mysteries Of The World, Unexplained Mysteries, Mystery Of History, Bizarre, After Life

In 1957, 11 year-old Joanna and 6 year-old Jacqueline Pollock were killed in a car accident. A year later, their mother gave birth to twins Jennifer and Gillian. The younger twin, Jennifer, had birth marks on her body in exactly the same place as Jacqueline had. The twins then started requesting toys belonging to the deceased girls which they had no prior knowledge of. The twins even asked to go to a park they have never been to before (but their deceased sisters have).

Barbara Forrest and Mary Ashford, both raped & murdered in Birmingham. 150 years apart yet so many bizarre coincidences! Scary Creepy Stories, Creepy Facts, Wtf Fun Facts, Ghost Stories, Creepy Stuff, Creepy Things, Strange Things, Random Facts, Creepy Pasta Stories

Top 10 Most Remarkable Coincidences in History

Of course, coincidences happen all the time: we were just thinking of someone when they call us on the phone, or we have this song in mind when it

Two Sets Of Biracial Twins! These proud twins welcome another set of twin siblings! Their mother wanted them to pose with the newborn babies of opposite color to emphasize their skin differences. Then we have grown up biracial twins… Beautiful Children, Beautiful Babies, Beautiful Family, Precious Children, Biracial Twins, Biracial Children, Biracial Couples, Cute Kids, Cute Babies

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Yuzen kimono by Japanese National Living Treasure, Hiroshi Tajima Stunningly beautiful & if I hadn't been seen the date I would have tipped that this piece of clothing must have come from a much newer collection ; Traditioneller Kimono, Kimono Fabric, Vintage Kimono, Japanese Textiles, Japanese Fabric, Traditional Kimono, Traditional Dresses, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Fashion

染織 – 日本工芸会東日本支部

北海道、東北、関東、甲信越の会員が在籍する日本工芸会東日本支部。陶芸、染織、漆芸、金工、木竹工、人形、諸工芸の活動を紹介

Past Lives Reincarnation- The True Story of The Children Who Have Lived Before. whoa man says the jyotish told him he died setting fire of former lover + her guru + his bedroom in apt next to bldg. electrical room why I dont sleep there. Creepy Stories, True Stories, Ghost Stories, Haunting Stories, Tornados, Paranormal, Reincarnation Story, Past Life Regression, Unexplained Mysteries

Reincarnation Stories: Children Who Remember Their Past Lives

Here are some true tales of children who believe they have lived before, along with documented proof of reincarnation. Read on and you will never doubt again.

Did you know.the lion used in the original MGM movie logo killed its trainer and two assistants the day after the logo was filmed The More You Know, Good To Know, Did You Know, Useless Knowledge, Wtf Fun Facts, Random Facts, Random Trivia, Random Stuff, Funny Stuff

Sky Q review: Worth the money? - Pocket-lint

Sky has created an amazing TV experience that is now available for reasonable prices. The 4K Ultra HD content for the 2TB box will attract many.

Our parents worried we would contract Polio. cases of Polio resulted in deaths. Iron lungs breathed for many Polio patients. Jonas Salk's Polio vaccine, which was judged safe in went into production. Vintage Nurse, Vintage Medical, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Stuff, Vintage Photographs, Iron Lung, Camping 3, Medical History

Salk, Sabin and the Race Against Polio

As polio ravaged patients worldwide, two gifted American researchers developed distinct vaccines against it. Then the question was: Which one to use?

Japanese Embroidery Kimono Fire Vortex )by the Late Japanese textile artist Itchiku form the exhibition,Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota, Canton Museum of Art in Canton, Ohio (February - Japanese Textiles, Japanese Patterns, Japanese Fabric, Japanese Design, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Fashion, Japanese Clothing, Traditioneller Kimono, Kimono Style

Fire Vortex (2006) )by the Late Japanese textile artist Itchiku Kubota(1917-2003) form the exhibition,Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota, Canton Museum of Art in Canton, Ohio (February 8-April 26, 2009).