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The Boardwalk's famous "rolling chairs" are powered by the person pushing them. The carts are made of wicker.

The Boardwalk's famous "rolling chairs" are powered by the person pushing them. The carts are made of wicker.

vintage everyday: 40 Interesting Vintage Photos Capture Everyday Life in Atlantic City from the 1900s

The Jersey Shore circa "Along the beach, Atlantic City, N." Note the radio mast at right on Young's Pier. - I'm guessing there was a lot of fist pumping back in those days.

Atlantic city beach, 1898

Women at Atlantic City Beach by William M Vander Weyde, ca 1905 US (NJ), the George Eastman House Collection

1910 Bathers at Atlantic City, The Jersey Shore, NJ, USA - not a G string in sight!

The 'Original' Jersey Shore! The Jersey Shore circa "Bathers at Atlantic City." Many of them gamely striking a pose for the camera as they peer into the existential void.

American Pie, Candy Shop, Retro 4, Rock Roll, Vintage Style, Sunglasses, Rock N Roll, Vintage Type, Vintage Fashion

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“I could stay in Atlantic City forever.” A Kodak moment circa 1912 at the New Jersey resort. glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co also from Shorpy [for all Boardwalk Empire fans;

Covent Garden Flower sellers, ca.1890

Street Life in London in 1877 - in pictures

Flower Women Victorian flower women selling bouquets at Covent Garden market. Original Publication: From 'Street Life In London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images).

Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1904. "On the beach." Someone pass the Coppertone, please. 8x10 dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co

Atlantic City, New Jersey, "On the beach." Someone pass the Coppertone, please. dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co

Mother of cats

Mother of cats

July 1925 New York City a policeman stops traffic so a mother cat carrying her kitten can cross a busy street

Civil War soldier from California. Probably perished in battle. Close examination shows a barely-visible stand holding him up. Left hand is in unnatural position, and face is devoid of expression.

Civil War soldier from California. always found that odd. My brain always associates the Civil War with the South.

But it really does not sink in until you see how young she looks today, that you realize that the Civil Rights movement did not happen that long ago.

Ruby Bridges, the Little Black Girl Who Desegregated New Orleans Schools, Is Only Let That Sink In.

Day out.

The Edwardian working class maybe could not afford a week's holiday but they still managed a day at the seaside.

A kickass photo from the Normandy landings you might not have seen. Women of the Red Cross landing at Omaha Beach pic.twitter.com/7dE7e31Wv0

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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.

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