Monthly Archives: August 2011

Photos of Marilyn Monroe with her books

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Photos of Paris flood, 1910

The 1910 Great Flood of Paris was a catastrophe in which the Seine River, carrying winter rains from its tributaries, flooded Paris, France, and several nearby communities. In late January 1910, following months of high rainfall, the Seine River flooded … Continue reading

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US Bikini Laws,1922

‘June 30, 1922. Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrell, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above … Continue reading

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Korean War

The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from … Continue reading

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Early summer in Oxford, 1924

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Antikamnia Chemical Company Calendars 1899 and 1900

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Ireland in Color Pictures, 1920s

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