Tag: American history

[Amazing pics from 1900s] Can you imagine your 5-year-old child doing this on the streets in Washington D. C?

It is hard to believe that children as young as five were allowed to roam the streets of Washington D. C. and help sell newspapers. The young boy in the photograph below could not even talk well.  This is why child … Read More

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[old film & pictures] The Ohio River Flood of 1937 surpassed all prior floods during the previous 175 years – great historic films

The Ohio River flood of 1937 took place in late January and February 1937. With damage stretching from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Illinois, one million people were left homeless, with 385 dead and property losses reaching $500 million ($8 billion in … Read More

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