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(via Combat Fighters: 1941 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

September 1941. “Millworkers’ children. Holyoke, Massachusetts.” The planes look like fun, but we’ll take that comic book. Photo by John Collier. View full size. 

(via Combat Fighters: 1941 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

September 1941. “Millworkers’ children. Holyoke, Massachusetts.” The planes look like fun, but we’ll take that comic book. Photo by John Collier. View full size.
 

(via Lady of the Flies: 1936 [detail] | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

November 1936. “Children and home of migratory cotton workers. Migratory camp, southern San Joaquin Valley, California.” Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

(via Lady of the Flies: 1936 [detail] | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

November 1936. “Children and home of migratory cotton workers. Migratory camp, southern San Joaquin Valley, California.” Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

Children examining flowers at the Chelsea Flower Show in Brisbane, 1954 (by State Library of Queensland, Australia)

Children examining flowers at the Chelsea Flower Show in Brisbane, 1954 (by State Library of Queensland, Australia)

oldbookillustrations:

He was held by unseen hands, but sinking.

 Maria Louise Kirk, from The story of Hiawatha, adapted from   H. W. Longfellow by Winston Stokes,  New York, 1910.

(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

He was held by unseen hands, but sinking.

Maria Louise Kirk, from The story of Hiawatha, adapted from H. W. Longfellow by Winston Stokes, New York, 1910.

(Source: archive.org)

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1840-60, [daguerreotype portrait of young musician, tentatively identified as Irving Selden, in costume]
via Harvard University,  Houghton Library, Harvard Theatre Collection

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1840-60, [daguerreotype portrait of young musician, tentatively identified as Irving Selden, in costume]

via Harvard University, Houghton Library, Harvard Theatre Collection

(via Doll Bed: 1931 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

Washington, D.C., 1931. “Children in hospital bed with dolls.” Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

(via Doll Bed: 1931 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

Washington, D.C., 1931. “Children in hospital bed with dolls.” Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1858, [ambrotype portrait of a smiling young girl with a book]
via Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs, Skylight Gallery

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1858, [ambrotype portrait of a smiling young girl with a book]

via Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs, Skylight Gallery

(via Bugle Boy: 1943 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

August 1943. “Southfields, New York. Interracial activities at Camp Nathan Hale, where children are aided by the Methodist Camp Service. Mess call.” Photo by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full size.

(via Bugle Boy: 1943 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

August 1943. “Southfields, New York. Interracial activities at Camp Nathan Hale, where children are aided by the Methodist Camp Service. Mess call.” Photo by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full size.

balnibarbi:

“Janice In Tomorrowland” Front and Rear Covers by bcostin http://flic.kr/p/GHTWL

balnibarbi:

“Janice In Tomorrowland” Front and Rear Covers by bcostin http://flic.kr/p/GHTWL