Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.
A Ku Klux Klan member dangles a hangman's noose from a car as a warning to blacks to stay away from polling places in the municipal primary in Miami on May 3, 1939. Despite the threats, 616 blacks voted. [777x1000]
A mother holds her newborn baby in the Kovno (Lithuania) Ghetto hospital. A Jewish star is sewn onto the child's blanket. Of the original residents of the Kovno Ghetto, established in the summer of less than survived.
Charred corpses lie along the electrified fence at Erla Camp No. a subcamp of Buchenwald. These corpses are probably those of would-be escapees, though the lethal charge in the fence was an easy and relatively painless option for suicide.
Post with 8601 views. US military authorities prepare to hang Dr Klaus Karl Schilling at Landsberg, Germany, on May In a Dachau war crimes trial he was convicted of using concentration camp prisoners for malaria experimentation.