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I found this colorized photo of Houdini in cuffs and shackles....

PEOPLE ¥ Houdini before his near fatal jump & escape from the icy water below the Queen Street bridge in Melbourne, Australia, Feb. Houdini’s dive into the Yarra River, Feb 1910

A world's record 384-pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California, on August 17, 1900.

World's Record 384 pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California on August

Linda Lawson wearing the Atomic Bomb Crown in 1955. - Vegas

50 Surprising Photos From The Past That Show How Different Life Used To Be: The winner of the 1950 "Miss Atomic Bomb" Pageant

Steal a Pencil for Me...on Netflix. A Holocaust Survival Film

Jack Ina Polak sparked a love affair while in the same concentration camp, exchanging love letters over the course of being held captive. They married after being liberated, and have stayed together over 60 years. the-holocaust

These are the first three women to become physicians. Pictured at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, snapped at a Dean’s reception, in 1885.

Meet The Three Female Medical Students Who Destroyed Gender Norms A Century Ago

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).

This is a REAL ad from the Carter Plantation in Kentucky 1855 to sell Slaves

slave sale poster - Makes me sad that this happened. How can one human think that another can be owned and sold like a piece of furniture.

Dorian Leigh & Maurice Tillet by Irving Penn 1945

Photographed by Irving Penn, Elvie saw a signed vintage silver print of this 2014 for Euro. all you Shrek fans! Professional wrestler Maurice Tillet, aka The French Angel, was the inspiration for Shrek’s character design.

Be a leader not a follower!

The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.

1901 first person to survive going over Niagra Falls in a barrel

Annie Edson Taylor - On October 1901 Annie Taylor became the first person and the first woman to go over the falls in a barrel and survive. Ms Taylor, a 63 year old school teacher from Michigan

Lady in trousers: a disgrace! | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A woman wore trousers in public for the first time, near Paris, summer of at the races in Auteuil. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Police men had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd.

Harry Houdini -- born Erik Weisz, March 24, 1874. Passed away October 31, 1926 at the age of 52

A Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor and film producer, as well as a skeptic and investigator of spiritualists. He became world-renowned for his stunts and feats of escapology even more than for his magical illusions.

She Personally Taught 15,000 Women How To Shoot.  http://ekkoforever.com #news

She Personally Taught 15,000 Women How To Shoot

Throughout her career, it is believed that Annie Oakley taught upwards of women how to use a gun. Oakley believed strongly that it was crucial for women to learn how to use a gun, as not only a.

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Vintage medical photo with Vincenz Czerny and Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College by Stanford Medical History Center.


Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.

"Cow shoes" worn by moonshiners during the 1930's prohibition to hide their tracks from prohibition agents were worn by many in rural West Virginia counties. wem

Here's a clever photo from the past! Prohibition bootleggers wanting to disguise the location of secret distilleries would wear these "cow shoes" to hide their tracks - instead of footprints they would leave cow hoofprints behind!

The first woman to run the Boston marathon, and the men trying to pull her off the course.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.