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The Kiss, WWII. Fun Fact: the young man pictured was in fact drunk out of his mind at the time, and just grabbed the nurse and started kissing her. One of the most iconic images of love in our culture is, in fact, a picture of sexual assault. Day Ruiner...

The Kiss, WWII. Fun Fact: the young man pictured was in fact drunk out of his mind at the time, and just grabbed the nurse and started kissing her. One of the most iconic images of love in our culture is, in fact, a picture of sexual assault. Day Ruiner...

Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.

LOOK: Women Weren't Allowed To Do This -- But She Did It Anyway

Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.

PEOPLE ¥ Maurice Tillet  (1903 – August 4, 1954)  a French wrestler with acromegaly known as The French Angel. He spoke 14 languages and was also a poet and actor. "Perfect example of 'Never judge a book by its cover'."...he was also used as the inspiration for the movie Shrek.

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PEOPLE ¥ Maurice Tillet (1903 – August 4, 1954) a French wrestler with acromegaly known as The French Angel. He spoke 14 languages and was also a poet and actor. "Perfect example of 'Never judge a book by its cover'."...he was also used as the inspiration for the movie Shrek.

In the early 1900s, children were sometimes send by parcel post, since postal stamps were cheaper than train tickets

In the early 1900s, children were sometimes send by parcel post, since postal stamps were cheaper than train tickets

How that cop doesn't pick that kid up and give him hugs, I don't know....I guess he's just not a woman lol

How that cop doesn't pick that kid up and give him hugs, I don't know....I guess he's just not a woman lol

The FIRST Black Senator; a RARE photograph and great portrait by Mathew Brady - a cabinet card photograph of Hiram Rhoades Revels (1822-1901). Of mixed African and Indian descent, he was a Methodist minister and later the first Black Senator (Mississippi) during Reconstruction, later the President of Alcorn University.

The FIRST Black Senator; a RARE photograph and great portrait by Mathew Brady - a cabinet card photograph of Hiram Rhoades Revels (1822-1901). Of mixed African and Indian descent, he was a Methodist minister and later the first Black Senator (Mississippi) during Reconstruction, later the President of Alcorn University.

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans -  thus many later became classified as Black Indians

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

a young chap is caught hearing sound for the first time

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a young chap is caught hearing sound for the first time

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