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Simeon Hicks - Revolutionary War veteran who was a Minuteman from Rehoboth, Massachusetts. The day after the Battles of Lexington and Concord, he immediately joined thousands of others in sealing off the enemy garrison in Boston. He served several short enlistments and fought in the Battle of Bennington on August 16, 1777. He was the last living survivor of that battle. Photographed ca. 1840s, history collected by Joseph M. Bauman.

SIMEON HICKS - A Minuteman from Rehoboth, Massachusetts. Hicks mobilised with his unit and helped seal off a British garrison in Boston after the Battle.

19th century prostitute

Victorian-Era Prostitute ‘Graben’ nymphs: Viennese prostitute posing while drinking tea.

Imagine if someone had told these girls back then that in 2012 they would be on the internet and being seen all over the world.     |   >>c.1936-1938 like this :)

vintage black&white photograph of sitting on a tree branch over the swimming hole

Three Men with Chicken Carte de Visite

Three Men with Chicken Carte de Visite: No one knows what's up with the chicken, but a revenue stamp on the back of the carte dates to the Civil War. Notable for hairstyles and clothing (as well as the expression on the face of the guy in the middle).

All In The Family 1850 1/6 plate daguerreotype of a family from the early 1850's.

All In The Family 1850 plate daguerreotype of a family from the early more gorgeous black lace mitts

Dayton, Ohio - c. 1920s - (Via)

keep their feet protected from sunburn (bathing beauty with umbrella, rolled hose, and high-top shoes: Dayton, Ohio,

Young Agatha Christie (1890-1976), 1914

Young Agatha Christie - She is best known for her detective novels, short story collections, plays and famous detective sleuths Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.

European quarter plate daguerreotype, horizontal view of a young man and woman taken 1844. Resealed in original octagonal paper mount, inscribed on backing board "Le 20 Août 1844 / de [Holder?]".

European quarter plate daguerreotype, horizontal view of a young man and woman taken Resealed in original octagonal paper mount, inscribed on backing board "Le 20 Août 1844 / de [Holder?

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