Britain's child slaves: They started at lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. - Childhood and Child Labour in The British Industrial Revolution by Professor Jane Humphries
"He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future. Indoctrinating children is easy because they're not at a level where they can properly think for themselves, but what excuse can the adults of Nazi Germany use?
A Victorian street vendor selling ‘halfpenny ices’. Ice cream had first been made in the late century but it was only in the when reliable refrigeration methods had been developed, that it became a commercial success.
- Hunger Winter in Amsterdam. With no food and coal or wood to burn in their stoves people are removing wood blocks from the tram tracks. More than people lost their lives in Amsterdam and the western part of the Netherland during the winter of