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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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Unused Vivid Vintage 1940's Exemptions Draft WWll Witty Post Card

Unused Vivid Vintage 1940's Exemptions Draft WWll Witty Post Card | Herstory | Scoop.it
A vivid vintage world war 2 unused propaganda post card from 1941. The witty card reads Never mind the subtile implications, what ARE your boy
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1902's Women of the Future Trading Cards

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JF Ptak Science Books Quick Post Again from the interesting and charming La Boite Verte website I've found an interesting suite of French photographic postcards. This set concentrates on the possible occupations of women in the future ("avenir"/"future"), and printed...
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The Posters that Warned against the Horrors of a World with Women’s Rights

The Posters that Warned against the Horrors of a World with Women’s Rights | Herstory | Scoop.it
At first glance, this illustration looks like the depiction of a rather cool Victorian hangout. The image was commissioned in 1908 for a political magazine
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The Halloween Tradition Of Romantic Tricks & Treats

The Halloween Tradition Of Romantic Tricks & Treats | Herstory | Scoop.it
Halloween was once steeped in the tradition of belief that the veil between this world and the next was thinnest at this time of year and so was considered a time when fortunes could be best told. ...
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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, October 27, 2014 3:50 PM

I also wrote an in-depth article on Halloween doll history for the Dolls By Diane newsletter; if you aren't a subscriber, and would like to read it, I can get you a copy :)

Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, October 27, 2014 3:46 PM

I also wrote an in-depth article on Halloween doll history for the Dolls By Diane newsletter; if you aren't a subscriber, and would like to read it, I can get you a copy :)

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How the Robin Rogers School Became Marimor School ~ Vintage Lima Ohio Postcard

How the Robin Rogers School Became Marimor School ~ Vintage Lima Ohio Postcard | Herstory | Scoop.it
About the Robin Rogers School, Lima, Ohio, named after Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Rogers daughter who had Down Syndrome. Vintage photos.
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Antique Photos & Postcards of Women

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Antique Saucy Novelty Chicago Postcard with Miniature Pennant Souvenir Divided Back

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This fabulous antique postcard reads: Somebody is waiting for you in Chicago -- Theres a Reason. The word Chicago is on an actual miniature felt pennant

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Women of the Future, 1902

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Generals, marines, lawyers, coach drivers, politicians, and even artists!  These were “Les Femmes de l’Avenir,” or “Women of the Future,” as imagined in a series of 20 postcards from the turn of the last century. 

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I’m Wishing You A Happy New Year Early — With Old Women In Watery Graves

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I never can wait to share things, and this time of year is difficult enough for me — so you get this gem weeks early. Reading simply, “With Good Wishes,”...
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War on Women, Waged in Postcards: Memes From the Suffragist Era

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"Do hormones drive women's votes?" That headline is not from a newspaper published in 1892 or 1922, but from CNN online in 2012. Posted just...
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Vintage sexiness — 22 exotic dancers from the 1890′s

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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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