mind blow.

Funny coincidence history about John Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln. But Lyndon B. Johnson was president upon Kennedy's assassination, not Andrew Johnson.history repeats itself in a weird way.

silhouettes of our past.

The Shape of the Times

Victorian to Edwardian fashion silhouettes. Now this would make a great print vintage fashion style history

Child Workers before labor laws..such a sad but powerful picture.

Young oyster shuckers, Port Royal, S. - Child workers before Child Labor Laws. Thank God for child labor laws!

Gods And Mythology Of Vikings #infographic #norse #vikings #mythology #myth #religion

Gods And Mythology Of Vikings

This shows how the Vikings viewed their Gods and their ideas of Heaven and Hell. The Vikings believed that they would one day join their Gods in Valhalla, much as the Christians believed they would join Jesus and God in Heaven.

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia. - October 10, 1885

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia. - October 10, 1885 [550x864]

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia (now known as Drexel University College of Medicine).

Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanova of Russia

Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna Romanova of Russia in full court dress. Note, this is not the famed Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova, but a distant cousin

Plantagenet Family tree - this explains everything!!!  But seriously, it's impossibly confusing, but awesome!!!

*House of Plantagenet Family Tree (relating to the English royal dynasty that held the throne from the accession of Henry II in 1154 until the death of Richard III in

John Smith called Gah-bay-bi-nayss: Forever-Flying-Bird. He lived to be 137 years old. The man who lived in 3 Centuries!

Kay-bah-nung-we-way (aka Sloughing Flesh, aka Old Wrinkle Meat, aka John Smith) - Ojibwa - picture say his age was 128 years old!

Titanic Child

'Unknown Child' no longer nameless. He was an English passenger named Sidney Leslie Goodwin.

This picture is from the TV show 'Vikings', but it's based on history: The "Shieldmaiden" was a woman who had chosen to fight as a warrior in Scandinavian folklore and mythology. They are often mentioned in sagas such as the 'Hervarar' saga and in 'Gesta Danorum'. Shieldmaidens also appear in stories of other Germanic nations: Goths, Cimbri, and Marcomanni. The mythical Valkyries may have been based on the shieldmaidens.

This picture is from the TV show 'Vikings', but it's based on history: The "Shieldmaiden" was a woman who had chosen to fight as a warrior in Scandinavian folklore and mythology.

The Luxembourg Princesses

The daughters of the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg. Back: Hereditary Grand Duchess Marie-Adelheid, Princess Hilda, Princess Charlotte. Front: Princess Antonia, Princess Elisabeth and Princess Sophie.

This is Sigmund Sobolewski. He was the 88th prisoner to enter into Auschwitz. Born to a Catholic family in Poland, Sobolewski was an officer in the Polish Army when Germany invaded the country. He would survive the initial invasion only to be arrested for his father’s anti-Nazi activities. Only 17 years old when he arrived at Auschwitz on the very first transport to the fledgling camp in June of 1940, he would spend the next four and a half years there, until the camp’s liberation in January…

This is Sigmund Sobolewski the prisoner of Auschwitz. He arrived on the first train and survived for five years before the camp was lib.

The Marriage of Henry Tudor (Henry VII) and Elizabeth of York united the feuding houses of York and Lancaster (for the most part).

The Marriage of Henry Tudor (Henry VII) and Elizabeth of York united the feuding houses of York and Lancaster.

Akhenaten

Neues Museum Berlin Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung Berlin Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin Room Below the rays of Aton - The Royal Family in Amarna Amenhotep IV - Akhenaten

Elizabeth Woodville Queen of Edward IV, mother of Elizabeth of York, and maternal grandmother of Henry VII close to end of war of the roses, mother of the 2 princes in the tower

Elizabeth Woodville - – Queen consort of King Edward IV during the Wars of the Roses; mother of Elizabeth of York (who became the Queen Consort of King Henry VII, the first Tudor queen and mother of Henry VIII); and mother of the 2 Princes in the Tower.

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