Children Picking Cotton, Alabama c. 1920's

Children Picking Cotton, Alabama c. 1920's

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

Noirs enlevés de leurs maisons en Afrique, traînés par les chaînes et chargés sur les navires négriers. Des dizaines de millions d'Africains réduits en esclavage sont morts avant d'atteindre l'Amérique. Les conditions étaient terribles sur ces navires négriers; et pourtant ceux qui ont survécu le long voyage ont été vendus à des propriétaires de plantations pour la servitude permanente.

Noirs enlevés de leurs maisons en Afrique, traînés par les chaînes et chargés sur les navires négriers. Des dizaines de millions d'Africains réduits en esclavage sont morts avant d'atteindre l'Amérique. Les conditions étaient terribles sur ces navires négriers; et pourtant ceux qui ont survécu le long voyage ont été vendus à des propriétaires de plantations pour la servitude permanente.

The History of American Wars - Veterans Day Infographic-There are a couple things that should probably be tweaked on here (like we didn't just fight Nazi Germany during WWII) but overall interesting info graphic

The History of American Wars - Veterans Day Infographic-There are a couple things that should probably be tweaked on here (like we didn't just fight Nazi Germany during WWII) but overall interesting info graphic

Two Historical Events You Never Would've Guessed Happened Around The Same Time pictures creepy amazing historical unusual interesting history fact facts did you know

Two Historical Events You Never Would've Guessed Happened Around The Same Time pictures creepy amazing historical unusual interesting history fact facts did you know

Irish immigrants arriving in the United States in 1902. © John Simkin ...

Irish immigrants arriving in the United States in 1902. © John Simkin ...

In 1920, Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day. (Click through to the fascinating article from The New Yorker) ~Repinned Via Alison Fain http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2012/08/the-diary-of-opal-whiteley.html

Opal Whiteley’s Riddles

In 1920, Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day. (Click through to the fascinating article from The New Yorker) ~Repinned Via Alison Fain http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2012/08/the-diary-of-opal-whiteley.html

Des enfants amérindien arracher à leurs famille pour les assimilés à la société blanche. Probablement l'une des photos les triste et déchirante. Des enfants amérindiens arrachés à leurs familles, mis à l'école pour être assimilés à la société blanche....

Des enfants amérindien arracher à leurs famille pour les assimilés à la société blanche. Probablement l'une des photos les triste et déchirante. Des enfants amérindiens arrachés à leurs familles, mis à l'école pour être assimilés à la société blanche....

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago.  Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago. Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

Country Store on Dirt Road by Dorothea Lange, 1939

Country Store on Dirt Road by Dorothea Lange, 1939

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