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30 de junho de 1922: Bill Norton, policial de Washington, medindo a altura entre o joelho e os trajes na praia de Tidal Basin, depois que o coronel Sherrill, superintendente da Public Buildings and Grounds, emitiu a ordem de que os trajes de banho não poderiam estar seis polegadas acima do joelho.

June Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrill, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee.

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

Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie And Clyde's Death Told In 13 Gruesome Pictures (GRAPHIC CONTENT)

The real Bonnie & Clyde - Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Clyde Barrow was from Oak Cliff in West Dallas.

Historic WTF

TYWKIWDBI ("Tai-Wiki-Widbee"): WWI German soldier wearing his night shirt, armed with a bayonet, standing in front of a latrine with. a cat on his head. Well all righty then. kitten soldier ww ii ww i

1914 - xmas truce

1914 - xmas truce

Napoléon (1769 - 1821) - la 1ère photo date de 1826 !!! parJoseph Nicéphore Niépce - Cet enfant est déguisé !!!

Preserved Moments of Historical Sass (Vol.2)

First photo of Napoleon Bonaparte aged - Who writes these captions? There are no photographs of Napoleon Bonaparte because photography wasn't invented until after his death.

Sometimes history can inspire

Sometimes history can inspire

WWI British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914 This isn't world war 2 but it's a great picture regardless.

Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan, and Alexander Graham Bell. Photo from 1894

Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell. This is a famous, intensely evocative photo, taken in of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her famous teacher when Helen was a child.

Brothers Michel and Edmond Navratil Survivors of the Sinking of RMS Titanic Portrait Bain News Service 1912

New York." Brothers Michel ("Lolo") and Edmond Navratil, ages 4 and whose father perished when the RMS Titanic sank 100 years ago today, and were known as the "Titanic orphans" until their mother was located in France.

WW11

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.

American soldier with French child after the Liberation

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

In this 1957 picture, Elizabeth Eckford of what became known as "The Little Rock Nine" is seen being followed and threatened by an angry white mob on her way to class, as one of the first African-American students to ever attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

In this 1957 picture, Elizabeth Eckford of what became known as "The Little Rock Nine" is seen being followed and threatened by an angry white mob on her way to class, as one of the first African-American students to ever attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

1920s swimsuits.... There might be fewer girls out there with eating disorders if swimsuits till looked like this.

Bathing Beach Babes, Seven Women in Bathing attire at the beach, photographed by the National Photo Company on glass plate negative in

Laura ("Bess", as Almanzo called her) and Almanzo Wilder (or "Manly", Laura's name for him) in 1940.  Laura would have been 73 years old here, and Almanzo would have been 83.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

ca Laura ("Bess", as Almanzo called her) and Almanzo Wilder (or "Manly", Laura's name for him). Laura would have been 73 years old here, and Almanzo would have been

Respect.

Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.

Life Magazine Cover Muhammad Ali

LIFE Magazines That Never Were

Life Magazine Cover Muhammad Ali Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stands over fallen challenger Sonny Liston on May 1965