• Black and WTF
    Black and WTF

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  • via billyjane.
    via billyjane.

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  • Black and WTF
    Black and WTF

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    Black and WTF
    Black and WTF

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  • 1930s  The back of  the photo says: &8220;Mary, Myrtle  and Miss Manning.  Manning very sick&8221; (via clotho98)
    1930s The back of the photo says: &8220;Mary, Myrtle and Miss Manning. Manning very sick&8221; (via clotho98)

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  • 1980 Christian demonstrators protest outside a punk rock show at the Starwood in Los Angeles. (via)
    1980 Christian demonstrators protest outside a punk rock show at the Starwood in Los Angeles. (via)

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  • Date unknown &8220;Found in a box of my grandpa&8217;s WWII memorabilia. Not a very significant photo, but a great early example of photobombing.&8221; (via Wurlitzer Heart)
    Date unknown &8220;Found in a box of my grandpa&8217;s WWII memorabilia. Not a very significant photo, but a great early example of photobombing.&8221; (via Wurlitzer Heart)

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    Date unknown &8220;My Great Aunt Nancy and her brother John took these photos.  Nancy&8217;s photos appeared occasionally in the New York Times, and now the majority of her collection resides in the North Dakota State Heritage Center in Bismarck, ND.  She
    Date unknown &8220;My Great Aunt Nancy and her brother John took these photos. Nancy&8217;s photos appeared occasionally in the New York Times, and now the majority of her collection resides in the North Dakota State Heritage Center in Bismarck, ND. She

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  • Date unknown Another photo from Great Aunt Nancy. (via Tamara)
    Date unknown Another photo from Great Aunt Nancy. (via Tamara)

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  • Date unknown &8220;Window head men&8221; (via bloomfield and george)
    Date unknown &8220;Window head men&8221; (via bloomfield and george)

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  • 1899 &8220;Hallow e&8217;en Party, Bobbing for apples.&8221; (via otisourcat)
    1899 &8220;Hallow e&8217;en Party, Bobbing for apples.&8221; (via otisourcat)

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  • Date unknown &8220;Hungover pooches postcard.&8221; (via WonderfullyStrange)
    Date unknown &8220;Hungover pooches postcard.&8221; (via WonderfullyStrange)

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  • October 25, 1918 Kids take pictures before a Halloween dance. (via Jessi)
    October 25, 1918 Kids take pictures before a Halloween dance. (via Jessi)

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  • Date unknown Beauty device to shape the nose - $6.00. (via Carabaas)
    Date unknown Beauty device to shape the nose - $6.00. (via Carabaas)

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  • 1870s Clowns. (via livejournal)
    1870s Clowns. (via livejournal)

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  • 1910 Postcard of one man grabbing another man&8217;s ear. (via Bob)
    1910 Postcard of one man grabbing another man&8217;s ear. (via Bob)

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  • 1890s Charles B. Tripp the armless man and Eli Bowen the  legless man. Both men traveled with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circuses.
    1890s Charles B. Tripp the armless man and Eli Bowen the legless man. Both men traveled with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circuses.

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  • 1955 &8220;Blondie the pet lion looks up as her owner, Charles Hipp, places his baby granddaughter Karen on her back.&8221; (via LIFE)
    1955 &8220;Blondie the pet lion looks up as her owner, Charles Hipp, places his baby granddaughter Karen on her back.&8221; (via LIFE)

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  • 1950 &8220;A  baby bear drinks a bowl of honey in a cafe as a waitress watches in  1950.&8221; (via LIFE)
    1950 &8220;A baby bear drinks a bowl of honey in a cafe as a waitress watches in 1950.&8221; (via LIFE)

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  • 1955 &8220;Kiba, a South American puma, sleeps as her family watches television in  1955.&8221; (via LIFE)
    1955 &8220;Kiba, a South American puma, sleeps as her family watches television in 1955.&8221; (via LIFE)

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  • 1954 (via iloveoldmagazines)
    1954 (via iloveoldmagazines)

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  • 1959 Governor Collins&8217; daughter Darby with the Thanksgiving turkey at the governor&8217;s mansion in Tallahassee, Florida. (by Florida Memory)
    1959 Governor Collins&8217; daughter Darby with the Thanksgiving turkey at the governor&8217;s mansion in Tallahassee, Florida. (by Florida Memory)

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  • Date unknown A woman with a rifle disguises herself with Spanish moss. (via Florida Memory)
    Date unknown A woman with a rifle disguises herself with Spanish moss. (via Florida Memory)

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    1934 Young women make fun of sign at a beach in  Miami, Florida requiring full bathing suits. (via Florida Memory)
    1934 Young women make fun of sign at a beach in Miami, Florida requiring full bathing suits. (via Florida Memory)

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  • 1940 Jesse Dixon and his flying automobile. Accompanying note: &8220;Built by Jess Dixon of Andalusia, Ala. Can fly  forward, backward or hover in the air. Runs on road or  flys across country. 40&160;H.P. motor, air cooled, speeds to 100&160;m.p.h.&8221;
    1940 Jesse Dixon and his flying automobile. Accompanying note: &8220;Built by Jess Dixon of Andalusia, Ala. Can fly forward, backward or hover in the air. Runs on road or flys across country. 40&160;H.P. motor, air cooled, speeds to 100&160;m.p.h.&8221;

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  • 1865 From La Bohème [The Staging of Artists in photography of the 19th and 20th century] exhibition at Museum Ludwig Köln.     (via billyjane)
    1865 From La Bohème [The Staging of Artists in photography of the 19th and 20th century] exhibition at Museum Ludwig Köln. (via billyjane)

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  • 1935 A man makes his own protest sign against unemployment.
    1935 A man makes his own protest sign against unemployment.

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  • Early twentieth-century &8220;French, early twentieth-century.  Non-postcard back. Probably needs no further description&8230;&8221; (via cardboy1)
    Early twentieth-century &8220;French, early twentieth-century. Non-postcard back. Probably needs no further description&8230;&8221; (via cardboy1)

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  • 1915 &8220;Vintage real photo postcard, c.1915, uncirculated, divided back with AZO stamp box, photographer unknown, United States.&8221; (via Ana y Esteban)
    1915 &8220;Vintage real photo postcard, c.1915, uncirculated, divided back with AZO stamp box, photographer unknown, United States.&8221; (via Ana y Esteban)

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  • FLood
    FLood

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  • 1908 Postmarked on the 28th of February 1908 from Washington, addressed to Miss Carol of Richland, Iowa. It is signed T.L.B.On the front below the picture is the title: &8220;The Smile That Won&8217;t Come Off.&8221;T.L.B. added this: &8220;Thats the kind
    1908 Postmarked on the 28th of February 1908 from Washington, addressed to Miss Carol of Richland, Iowa. It is signed T.L.B.On the front below the picture is the title: &8220;The Smile That Won&8217;t Come Off.&8221;T.L.B. added this: &8220;Thats the kind

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  • 1910 Postcard from Paris, France. (via Ana y Esteban)
    1910 Postcard from Paris, France. (via Ana y Esteban)

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  • Date unknown Postcard from Aberdeen, Scotland. (via upload)
    Date unknown Postcard from Aberdeen, Scotland. (via upload)

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  • February, 1955 Lena Horne feeds her pug named Nellie. (via Simply A Midwestern Girl)
    February, 1955 Lena Horne feeds her pug named Nellie. (via Simply A Midwestern Girl)

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  • Late 1880s Baby with pug in Iowa City, IA. (via _kristin_)
    Late 1880s Baby with pug in Iowa City, IA. (via _kristin_)

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  • 1910 Kindergarten in France. (via turnofthecentury and liquidnight)
    1910 Kindergarten in France. (via turnofthecentury and liquidnight)

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  • Date unknown Witch hats and a dozing pug. (via WonderfullyStrange)
    Date unknown Witch hats and a dozing pug. (via WonderfullyStrange)

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    All available sizes  tudor rose  Flickr - Photo Sharing!
    All available sizes tudor rose Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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  • Date unknown The Powdered Hair Girls. (via WonderfullyStrange)
    Date unknown The Powdered Hair Girls. (via WonderfullyStrange)

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  • 1911 The 7 Corners Bowling Club of St. Paul: The heaviest bowling team in America. (via Michael Donovan)
    1911 The 7 Corners Bowling Club of St. Paul: The heaviest bowling team in America. (via Michael Donovan)

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  • Date unknown The Snake Charmer. (via WonderfullyStrange)
    Date unknown The Snake Charmer. (via WonderfullyStrange)

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  • 1925 Dogcarting in style. (via Ana y Esteban)
    1925 Dogcarting in style. (via Ana y Esteban)

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  • 1945 Photograph by German artist and photographer, Edmund Kesting.  (billyjane)
    1945 Photograph by German artist and photographer, Edmund Kesting.  (billyjane)

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  • Date unknown (via WonderfullyStrange)
    Date unknown (via WonderfullyStrange)

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  • 1932-1934 The above is a cigarette card from 1932-1934 that would have been found in a pack of De Reszke Army Club Cigarettes.  (via nypl)
    1932-1934 The above is a cigarette card from 1932-1934 that would have been found in a pack of De Reszke Army Club Cigarettes. (via nypl)

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  • 1910 Postcard. On the back it says:  &8220;This is a picture that M had taken in November.  I thought I [would]  send it along it might help some.&8221; (via cardboy1)
    1910 Postcard. On the back it says: &8220;This is a picture that M had taken in November. I thought I [would] send it along it might help some.&8221; (via cardboy1)

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  • 1951 A student &8216;studies&8217; in her dorm room. (Via Vassar College)
    1951 A student &8216;studies&8217; in her dorm room. (Via Vassar College)

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  • Date unknown (via annette62)
    Date unknown (via annette62)

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