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Living Conditions of Mary Ellen Wilson 1864-1956 - America's First Recognized Child Abuse Case. She was never allowed out of this apartment in Hell's Kitchen. As an eight-year-old, Mary Ellen Wilson was severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly. Her case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

Two officials of the New York City Tenement House Department inspect a cluttered basement living room, ca. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

Mary Ellen Wilson-America's First Recognized Child Abuse Case

Mary Ellen Wilson-America's First Recognized Child Abuse Case

History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at  Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / 2004; D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / 2004; Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / 2004; Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004

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En los últimos años se están desarrollando nuevas formas de comunicación gracias a la irrupción de la red de redes en nuestras vidas. Hoy la información está al alcance de cualquier persona del mun…

Brothers and 4 years old. Selling newspapers from first to last daily addition. San Antonio, Texas Photographer Lewis Hines photographs of child labors in the United States during the Depression helped to create the Child Labor Laws. Library of Congress

Real life haunting in Indiana? Speaking to Mail online, the town's veteran police chief, Charles Austin, says he became too afraid to enter the home at night and saw objects moving and recorded scary whispers

Watch the video of inside the ‘hell portal’ basement of haunted home

Police and medical staff document America's real-life possession: Official reports claim boy, nine, walked backwards up hospital wall and police captain was too scared to enter family's 'haunted' house

The Croton Distributing Reservoir fitted out for use as a Reviewing Stand in September, 1899. The view is north on Fifth Avenue from 40th Street. The occasion was the great land parade honoring Admiral George Dewey on Saturday, September 30, 1899. Notice the additional covered gallery seating atop the parapet of the Reservoir. At the NW corner of 42nd Street is the Bristol Hotel - and further in the distance is the spire of the Universalist Church of the Divine Paternity at the SW corner of…

This Massive Reservoir used to be on Avenue and Street, at the site of the New York Public Library.

Pregnant in Auschwitz: Toronto Holocaust survivor recalls split-second decision that saved her and unborn son

A moving story Pregnant in Auschwitz: Toronto Holocaust survivor recalls split-second decision that saved her and unborn son

Jessie Bardwell death: Jason Lowe gets 50 years in death of girlfriend - CBS News

Jessie Bardwell death: Jason Lowe gets 50 years in death of girlfriend

Dallas-area man sentenced to 50 years in prison after being found guilty in the death of his girlfriend

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