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HIroo Onoda, Japanese soldier who spent 27 years fighting WWII after the conflict had ended. He didn't know the war was over. World History, World War Ii, Ww2 History, Hiroo Onoda, Kings & Queens, Wtf Fun Facts, Random Facts, Awesome Facts, Strange Facts

The lone Japanese soldier fighting on for 30 years after WWII ended is true! ** Now That is loyalty, bless him. Fancy being stranded for all those years when he could have been home living a "normal" life.

1858 - Florence Nightingale is one of nursing’s most important figures. She gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers Florence Nightingale, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Crimean War, Vintage Nurse, Vintage Ladies, We Are The World, Medical History, Interesting History

1858, Florence Nightingale, photo not discovered until 2006. Florence Nightingale, one of nursing’s most important figures, gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers. Early photographs of Florence Nightingale are very rare because she was extremely reluctant to be photographed, partly for religious reasons.

Florence Nightingale - founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while s. - Florence Nightingale – founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse - Florence Nightingale, Maria Callas, Tilda Swinton, Iconic Women, Famous Women, Famous People, Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People

Parting Thoughts: 10 Lessons Learned from Florence Nightingale's Life - Off the Charts

Parting Thoughts: 10 Lessons Learned from Florence Nightingale's Life: 1. Never, Ever Stop Learning; 2. Ground yourself in facts and knowledge...

We have always known Mother Teresa as an old wrinkled woman. This is a pic of a beautiful 18 year old Mother Teresa. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa Great Women, Amazing Women, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Kings & Queens, People Of Interest, Portraits, Interesting History, Women In History

Young Mother Teresa

We have always known Mother Teresa as an old wrinkled woman. This is a pic of a beautiful 18 year old Mother Teresa.

machine found in an abandoned hospital. Anesthesia machine found in an abandoned hospital.Anesthesia machine found in an abandoned hospital. Abandoned Hospital, Vintage Nurse, Medical Science, Medical History, Medical Equipment, Instruments, Dental, Health Care, Antiques

Anesthesia machine found in an abandoned hospital.

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 1860 ear trumpet, silver with ivory earpiece. Not exactly discreet. Vintage Antiques, Vintage Items, Retro Vintage, Instruments, Medical History, Hearing Aids, Interesting History, Or Antique, Victorian Era

Alex Peck Antique Scientifica-Catalogue, P. 26

A sale catalogue of fine medical, surgical, dental, and Civil War related instruments and artifacts. All items are pictured and described in detail. Alex Peck has over 20 years experience in buying and selling medical antiques, and all items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic.

Florence Nightingale: an Icon in Nursing. Florence is credited for being the pioneer of incorporating data and statistics into nursing care. This was one of the first documented tangible forms of evidence based practice in nursing. Love You Flo! Florence Nightingale, Earl Nightingale, History Of Nursing, Medical History, Sandi Toksvig, Crimean War, Vintage Nurse, Brave Women, Great Women

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing

The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing is the preeminent history of nursing research center and archive.

Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in This changed the way everyone listened to music. - (vintage lady, victorian era, inventions) Old Record Player, Record Players, Vintage Records, Vintage Music, Radios, Windows Movie Maker, Music Machine, Victorian Life, Great Inventions

Koncert przez tubę

O muzyce z pudełka, czyli historia katarynki, pozytywki, szafy grającej i patefonu.

☤ MD ☞ ☆☆☆Vintage anesthesia machine from a doctor's office. Mary Kay Andrews, Medical Devices, Vintage Medical, Medicine Bottles, Old Bottles, Medical Field, Medical Science, Medical History, Medical Equipment

ether2 • Mary Kay Andrews

Vintage ether machine complete with scary gauges, tubes and dials.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 1882 – April commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the US President from 1933 until his death in 1945 Presidents Wives, Greatest Presidents, American Presidents, American History, American Life, Franklin Roosevelt, Mahatma Gandhi, President Fdr

FDR at Harvard - The FD Roosevelt Suite

He is also known as “Frank” during his Harvard years, FDR kept up quite a social whirl during his time at college. Franklin Roosevelt was a frequent correspondent with his parents during his Groton and Harvard years, often writing several times a week. His enthusiasm was infectious. As a senior at Groton, his son James… Read More »FDR at Harvard

HRH Prince George of Wales and Tsarevich Nicholas (later HM King George V & Tsar Nicholas II) royal cousins. European History, British History, World History, Adele, King George V, George Duke, Zar Nikolaus Ii, Tsar Nicolas, Imperial Russia

Prince George (later King George V) of England and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia…

Prince George later King George V of England and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia

Polio ward with iron lung respirators at Haynes Memorial Hospital in Boston, 1955 (Credit: The March of Dimes) Vintage Nurse, Vintage Medical, Medical History, Us History, Medical Art, History Timeline, Medical News, Iron Lung, March Of Dimes

1940s IRON LUNG WARD CHILDREN POLIO PHOTO

Next time someone talks about the danger of vaccinations, show them this picture. Iron lung ward, children with polio in the mid 1950s.