In the old days, Santa Claus would gather up bad children, toss them in his basket, and whisk them away to the North Pole to serve as his slaves. That's where the legend of Santa's elves came from. (Photo from Holland) Have a creepy Christmas!
Skördegille eller skördefest. En skördefest var ett större kalas som man hade för att fira att skörden var klar. 1904. Fotograf: M. Klinteberg
These four children had their photograph taken during their school holidays at their home North Berwick. The family were the children of a general practitioner; the elder boys have been dressed in matching costumes and the younger boy and girl wear s
17 Things Girls Need from their Mothers I love this! I'm reading it with my 5 month old daughter asleep in my arms and am tearing up. I love being her mom and look forward to all the memories ahead. These are good things to remember as she grows up.
Spitalfields nippers: London's poorest children in the early 1900s – in pictures
Spitalfields Nippers: Annie, seven, and one-year-old Nellie, sit sad and hungry on sacking outside their house in Spitalfields. They were among ten children born to single mother Annie Daniels. Five of their siblings died in childhood
Dignified and characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock and produced by The Fleetway House in the nineteen-twenties.
Typical England 1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of per hour per week)