La Mona Lisa está sin envolver al volver a casa al Louvre en junio de Estaba oculto en la campiña francesa por 6 años por lo que los Nazis no pudieron robar durante WWII. Su inclinación por el robo de arte está bien documentada.
"Geraldine Hoff Doyle smiles and poses for a photo with the WWII Rosie the Riveter poster that was made with her likeness." "Geraldine Doyle, who as a 17-year-old factory worker became the inspiration for a popular World War II recruitment poster that evoked female power and independence under the slogan “We Can Do It!,” died Dec. 26 2010 in Michigan. She was 86."
unpacking the Statue of Liberty, 1885 - see these six galleries of interesting historical photos: Part 1: http://imgur.com/gallery/SJdoT Part 2: http://imgur.com/gallery/1v3so Part 3: http://imgur.com/gallery/IKApr Part 4: http://imgur.com/gallery/rJhag Part 5: http://imgur.com/gallery/aA5E7 Part 6: http://imgur.com/gallery/inhwo
I thought this was quirky and cute…then I read the caption. For real?! . Via weirdvintage: Sending a child through the post, 1900 “After parcel post service was introduced, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.” - Smithsonian
Sacajawea. Stolen, held captive, sold, eventually reunited the Shoshone Indians. She was an interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark in 1805-1806 with her husband Toussaint Charbonneau. She navigated carrying her son, Jean Baptiste, on her back. She traveled thousands of miles from the Dakotas the Pacific Ocean. The explorers, said she was cheerful, never complained, and proved to be invaluable. She served as an advisor, caretaker, and is legendary for her perseverance and resourcefulness.