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She’s resolute, charming and forward-thinking — and has been known to feed her chickens while wearing a ball gown. (Our kind of girl.) Meet The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, née Deborah Mitford. This reminds me of me, I would wear a ball gown

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The History of Grandma's Apron. Sarah Canon, Wearing a White Apron, Watching the Chickens Eat Their Feed by George Rodger

Joey was extremely proud of his cock and was always showing it to people.

Children should be holding chickens, running barefoot in the grass catching tadpoles, not on computers video games :-/

Women and child feeding chickens, c.1905. Photograph by Emil King. Minnesota farm families worked together to survive on the land. They also worked with hired hands, community members, animals, and machines. Minnesota Historical Society

Women and child feeding chickens, Photograph by Emil King. Minnesota farm families worked together to survive on the land. They also worked with hired hands, community members, animals, and machines.

Marina, muse of Slovak poet Andrej Sladkovic (1820 - 1872)

woman riding side-saddle on an austrich. antique photograph of a woman riding an ostrich.

crinoline shop 1880 by Eugene Atget

A Crinoline shop. A crinoline is a stiffened petticoat or skirt-shaped structure designed to support the skirts of a woman's dress

Female firefighters at Pearl Harbor (1941).

Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.

1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of 6d per hour (£1.50 per week)

Typical England 1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of per hour per week)

thesassyswingdancer:  Girls being kicked out of school for wearing slacks; 1946

Original caption: "Girls being sent home from McKinley High School in Chicago for wearing 'dungarees' and 'slickers' "

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Far from the usual straight laced images of Victorians posing, unsmiling, in the studio, this seriously charming image captures a young woman as she leaps off the ground outdoors.

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