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    23 Beautiful Color Photos of Native Americans in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries

    As a filmmaker, Paul Ratner is drawn to images. His first love of film came from old black and white movies by world cinema auteurs like the jarring works of Bergman, Eisenstein, Bunuel, Lang, Dreyer, Ozu and other great masters.

    “For a while in college, it felt almost like cheating to watch a film made in color,” he said. “As I grew older, I accepted color and now find it hard to stick to a monochrome diet. Life seems too resplendent for just one tone.”

    While making Moses on the Mesa, a film about a German-Jewish immigrant who fell in love with a Native-American woman and became governor of her tribe of Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico in the late 1800s, Ratner developed a passion for researching old photographs of indigenous people.

    “Many of the photographs I found were colored by hand, as color film was only the domain of experimentalists until 1930s (thanks, Kodachrome!) Painting on black and white prints was an art in and of itself, and many of the colorized photos exhibit true talent which preserved for us the truer likeness of the people many a hundred years ago thought were vanishing. Of course, Native Americans have not vanished despite the harrowing efforts of so many. They are growing stronger as a people, but a way of life they left behind is often only found in these photos.”

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    Minnehaha. 1904. Photochrom print by the Detroit Photographic Co. Source - Library of Congress.

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    Amos Two Bulls. Lakota. Photo by Gertrude Käsebier. 1900. Source - Library of Congress.

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    A medicine man with patient. Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. 1905. Photo by Carl Moon. Source - Huntington Digital Library.

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    Chief James A. Garfield. Jicarilla Apache. 1899. Photo by William Henry Jackson. Source - Montana State University Library.

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    Bone Necklace. Oglala Lakota Chief. 1899. Photo by Heyn Photo. Source - Library of Congress.

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    Charles American Horse (the son of Chief American Horse). Oglala Lakota. 1901. Photo by William Herman Rau. Source - Princeton Digital Library.

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    Acoma pueblo. New Mexico. Early 1900s. Photo by Chicago Transparency Company. Source - Palace of the Governors Archives. New Mexico History Museum.

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    Cheyenne Chief Wolf Robe. Color halftone reproduction of a painting from a F. A. Rinehart photograph. 1898. Source - Denver Public Library Digital Collections.

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    Eagle Arrow. A Siksika man. Montana. Early 1900s. Glass lantern slide by Walter McClintock. Source -Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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    Chief Little Wound and family. Oglala Lakota. 1899. Photo by Heyn Photo. Source - Denver Public Library Digital Collections.

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    Strong Left Hand and family. Northern Cheyenne Reservation. 1906. Photo by Julia Tuell. Source - Buzz Tuell, Tuell Pioneer Photography.

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    A Crow dancer. Early 1900s. Photo by Richard Throssel. Source - University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center.

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    Thunder Tipi of Brings-Down-The-Sun. Blackfoot camp. Early 1900s. Glass lantern slide by Walter McClintock. Source -Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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    Handpainted print depicting five riders going downhill in Montana. Early 1900s. Photo by Roland W. Reed. Source - Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

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    Old Coyote (aka Yellow Dog). Crow. Original photo circa 1879 (color tinted circa 1910). Source - Denver Public Library Digital Collections.

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    Piegan men giving prayer to the Thunderbird near a river in Montana. 1912. Photo by Roland W. Reed. Source - Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

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    Arrowmaker, an Ojibwe man. 1903. Photochrom print by the Detroit Photographic Co. Source - Library of Congress.

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    Northern Plains man on an overlook. Montana. Early 1900s. Hand-colored photo by Roland W. Reed. Source - Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

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    "Songlike", a Pueblo man, 1899. Photo by F.A. Rinehart. Source - Boston Public Library.

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    Geronimo (Goyaałé). Apache. 1898. Photo by F.A. Rinehart. Omaha, Nebraska. Source - Boston Public Library.

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    Blackfeet tribal camp with grazing horses. Montana. Early 1900s. Glass lantern slide by Walter McClintock. Source -Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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    Handpainted print of a young woman by the river. Early 1900s. Photo by Roland W. Reed. Source - Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

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    "In Summer". Kiowa. 1898. Photo by F.A. Rinehart. Source - Boston Public Library.

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    When Jimi Hendrix Rented Ringo’s Apartment. Amazing Photographs Capture His Life at 34 Montagu Square, London

    Jimi Hendrix became friends with members of The Beatles when he sublet Ringo Starr’s apartment at 34 Montagu Square, in Marylebone, London, in 1966. He lived with his girlfriend, Kathy Etchingham, and also with his manager, Chas Chandler, and his girlfriend, Lotta Null. The monthly rent was £30.

    It was a seminal time in Jimi's career. He released "Purple Haze" in March 1967, the same year he played at the Monterey Pop Festival after Paul McCartney recommended him. It was at this festival that Jimi famously set his guitar on fire at the end of his performance.

    Unfortunately, Jimi's time at 34 Montagu Square came to an abrupt end in 1967, when Ringo evicted him for throwing whitewash over the walls while on an acid trip.

    These amazing photographs, from photojournalist Petra Niemeier, capture Jimi Hendrix’ life at 34 Montagu Square.

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    Incredible Photographs That Show World War II in Brilliant & Immersive Color As You've Never Seen Before

    A new book has showcased an extraordinary collection of rare color photographs of the Second World War. The publication from the Imperial War Museums (IWM) includes color images, many of them published for the first time.

    The Second World War in Colour illustrates the most destructive war in history through rare color photographs from IWM's unparalleled archive. The vivid hues of flames and fabrics, the intense blue skies, the sun-tanned faces and the myriad colors of military camouflage bring an immediacy rarely felt through black and white photography. Striking and powerful, these images take away its remoteness and bring the Second World War to life.

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    1944 – Lieutenant Vernon R Richards of the 361st Fighter Group flies his P-51D Mustang, nicknamed ‘Tika IV’, during a bomber escort mission.

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    A German heavy cruiser abandoned in a dry dock at Kiel in May 1945.

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    April 22, 1944 – British paratroopers prepare for a practice jump from an RAF Dakota based at Down Ampney in Wiltshire.

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    August 1943 – Nurses and convalescent aircrew at Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Hospital at Halton in Buckinghamshire.

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    c. 1941 – An Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warden inspects damaged buildings in Holborn, London.

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    December 1942 – An Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) ‘spotter’ at a 3.7-inch anti-aircraft gun site.

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    July 1944 – The RAF’s top-scoring fighter pilot, Wing Commander James ‘Johnnie’ Johnson, with his Spitfire and pet Labrador ‘Sally’ in Normandy.

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    Local children crowding aboard a Sherman tank of the 3rd County of London Yeomanry in Sicily, August 1943.

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    Local workers helping RAF fitters change the engine of a Lockheed Hudson at Yundum in the Gambia in April 1943.

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    March 1944 – Private Alfred Campin of the 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry during battle training in Britain.

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    May 1943 – A crew from the 16th:5th Lancers, 6th Armoured Division, clean the gun barrel of their Crusader tank at El Aroussa in Tunisia.

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    October 1944 – British soldiers admire the Caryatids on the Acropolis while sightseeing in Athens.

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    October 1944 – Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery explains Allied strategy to King George VI in his command caravan in Holland.

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    September 1943 – A 5.5-inch gun crew from 75th (Shropshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery, in action in Italy.

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    September 1944 – Dutch civilians dance in the streets after the liberation of Eindhoven by Allied forces.

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    February 1944 – General Dwight D. Eisenhower and his senior commanders at Supreme Allied Headquarters in London.

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    1943 – Lancaster bombers nearing completion in Avro’s assembly plant at Woodford near Manchester.

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    B-24 Liberator bombers of the 491st Bomb Group, US Eighth Air Force, en route to a target in Germany, 1944.

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    A Churchill Crocodile flamethrower tank in action, August 1944.

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    Land Army girls saw larch poles for use as pit props at the Women's Timber Corps training camp at Culford, Suffolk, 1943.

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    Women producing bullets and cannon shells in an underground munitions factory on the Wirral, Merseyside, 1945.

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    A wounded British soldier being given a blood transfusion at an advanced dressing station in Italy, October 1944.

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    30 Awesome Photos of Famous People Hanging Out Together

    Here's a collection of 30 rare and awesome photos of famous people hanging out together you might have never seen before...


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    Montserrat Caballé and Freddie Mercury, 1987.

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    Orson Welles and Charlie Chaplin having a lunch together at the Brown Derby in Hollywood in March 1947.

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    Harvey Milk and Jane Fonda, 1978.

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    John Wayne and Marlene Dietrich, 1940.

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    David Bowie and Iggy Pop in Moscow, 1976

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    Neil Young and Patti Smith

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    Howard Cosell and John Lennon in October of 1974 at the New York headquarters of ABC Radio.

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    Judy Garland, Jack Warner and Lauren Bacall, 1954

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    Joan, Debbie, David, Joey, 1977.

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    John Wayne and Gary Cooper take a stroll, 1960.

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    Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger traveling to Bangor, 1967.

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    Drew Barrymore and Billy Idol, 1984.

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    Joan Baez and Jimi Hendrix chat between acts at a Biafran Relief Benefit show in Manhattan in August 1968. Both Baez and Hendrix performed free of charge.

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    Paul Morrissey, Andy Warhol, Janis Joplin and Tim Buckley, 1969.

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    Robin Williams, Richard Pryor and Burt Reynolds goof around in The Original Room of The Comedy Store on The Sunset Strip, ca. 1970s.

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    Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart, 1944.

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    Vincent Price and Alfred Hitchcock

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    Amiri Baraka and Maya Angelou dance on the 89th birthday of the poet Langston Hughes at the The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, Feb. 22, 1991.

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    Eartha Kitt and James Dean, 1954.

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    Yves Montand watching Marilyn Monroe who’s watching Arthur Miller who’s watching Simone Signoret who’s watching Yves Montand, 1960.

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    John Cale, Lou Reed, Patti Smith and David Byrne, NYC, 1976.

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    The Brady Bunch meets the Jacksons, 1971.

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    Nancy Sinatra shares a moment with her father's third wife actress Mia Farrow during a break at a recording studio, 1967.

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    Marlon Brando and Haile Selassie, 1954.

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    Spencer Tracy and Ernest Hemingway spend time together during filming of The Old Man and the Sea, 1958.

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    Mick Jagger and Andy Warhol, NYC, 1976.

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    James Dean and Ronald Reagan, 1954.

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    Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan, Newport Folk Festival, 1964.

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    Mike Nichols and Orson Welles, 1970.

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    30 Amazing Photos of Militia Women during Spanish Civil War in the 1930s

    The Spanish Civil War, widely known in Spain simply as The Civil War or The War, took place from 1936 to 1939. The Republicans, who were loyal to the democratic, left-leaning and relatively urban Second Spanish Republic, in an alliance of convenience with the Anarchists, fought against the Nationalists, a Falangist, Carlist, and largely aristocratic conservative group led by General Francisco Franco.

    Although the war is often portrayed as a struggle between democracy and fascism, some historians consider it more accurately described as a struggle between leftist revolution and rightist counter-revolution. Ultimately, the Nationalists won, and Franco then ruled Spain for the next 36 years, from April 1939 until his death in November 1975.

    A photo collection shows the strength of Republican militia women during Spanish Civil War from 1936 to 1939.

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    20 Behind-the-Scenes Photos from the Making Film 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas in 1955

    Giant is a 1956 American drama film, directed by George Stevens from a screenplay adapted by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat from the novel by Edna Ferber. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean...

    Giant was the last of James Dean's three films as a leading actor, and earned him his second and last Academy Award nomination – he was killed in a car accident before the film was released. Here's a collection of 20 interesting photos of James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, and Rock Hudson filming Giant in Marfa, Texas in 1955.

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    Pictures of German Female Prisoners of War in 1945

    Despite many "wild rumors" about how the Allies treated their prisoners, some Germans were pleased to be captured by the British or Americans—fear of being captured by the Soviets was widespread—because they disagreed with Nazism or their nation's conduct of the war.

    Life for the Germans in British POW camps was reportedly "firm but fair". These photographs below were taken by a member of the forces during their active service duties, documented everyday life of German female prisoners of war in 1945.

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    German female prisoners of war knitting in a camp for SS, Luftwaffe and civilian women prisoners at Vilvoorde on the outskirts of Brussels.

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    Lance Corporal E J Burck talking to German female prisoners of war during morning parade at a camp for SS, Luftwaffe and civilian women prisoners at Vilvoorde on the outskirts of Brussels.

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    German female prisoners of war outside their tented accommodation in a camp for SS, Luftwaffe and civilian women prisoners at Vilvoorde on the outskirts of Brussels.

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    British guards check on prisoners in a barrack block at a camp for SS, Luftwaffe and civilian women prisoners of war at Vilvoorde on the outskirts of Brussels.

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    Lance Corporal Jean Burck of New Malden, Surrey, applies first aid treatment to a prisoner at a camp for SS, Luftwaffe and civilian women prisoners of war at Vilvoorde on the outskirts of Brussels.

    (Photos © Imperial War Museum)

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    30 Amazing Black and White Photographs of Vietnamese Bar Girls during the War

    During the late 1960s, about thirty-two establishments in Saigon were houses of prostitution, ranging from modest apartments to elegant three-story establishments. A good deal of the sex business was in the hands of the Vietnamese underworld, like the "Yellow Pang Society." In the French as well as in the American period, the "Flower Boats" or sampans plied their trade. They were frequently family operations, with the daughter(s) working as prostitute(s) while the brothers pimped on dry land. Some of the larger junks, however, were professionally run, often by the Saigon underworld. Prior to 1975, statistics from the Ministry of Society of the Saigon government reported about 200,000 professional prostitutes. In Saigon alone in 1968, there were about 10,000 professional prostitutes. By 1974, the figure had reached 100,000.

    During the Vietnam War, one million soldiers from the United States were stationed throughout Southeast Asia. Most of these host countries signed agreements to provide their services as "Rest and Recreation" centers for United States military and aid personnel. Their presence contributed to the proliferation of commercial sexual intercourse. Although the U.S. Army was not officially involved in providing sex workers to cover itself against congressional reaction at home, it is known that some of the brothels kept by the Vietnamese Government and the ARVIN (Army of Vietnam) were exclusively reserved for GIs.

    It was to be the model for other "recreation centers," including several within the Saigon area: The Pleiku brothel has twenty rooms, whitewashed and pleasantly furnished. The girls are all carefully selected on the basis of good looks, personality and knowledge of English. (U.S. Army Intelligence also runs a security check on each girl to make sure she is not a Viet Cong agent out to pick up useful information from her trusting bedmates.) The girls are closely supervised by a matron under contract to the Pleiku Administrative Council. An American GI pays 300 piastres ($2.50) for a ticket, allowing him up to three hours with any given girl. Between 100 and 300 GIs visit the house each day, passing through a sandbagged guard post where they are required to show their ticket and have it stamped by a Vietnamese soldier. Fifteen percent of the girl’s earnings are deducted to pay for expenses at the center, but a hard-working and a popular prostitute can earn between 8000 to 15,000 piastres ($66 to $125) a month, a good salary in today’s Vietnam. The main reason for the U.S. Army to provide those establishments was the alarmingly high venereal disease rate among U.S. enlisted men. However, most of the soldiers preferred to look for prostitutes themselves in bars catering to GIs.

    "A prostitute earned as much as $180 per month. The average government civil servant earned roughly $30 a month, and even cabinet ministers and Assembly members had fixed salaries of $120. A special form of prostitution was the "mistress," i.e., a paid steady girlfriend. GIs considered this a "safer" alternative to the brothels and bar girls. There existed rumors about an incurable strain of syphilis, called "Black Clap," and Viet Cong girls who were able to put razor blades into their vaginas to castrate or even kill clients (Gulzow & Mitchell 1980). The latter rumor is without doubt a reflection of the ability of some trained girls to use their vaginas to smoke cigarettes, shoot arrows, or to put razor blades or other sharp materials in them without getting hurt.

    While under French rule, marriages of French soldiers and Vietnamese women were prohibited. American soldiers, on the other hand, could marry. A U.S. Army study of sixty-four GIs who had filed applications to marry Vietnamese girls between June 1964 and November 1966 concluded that a high proportion of GIs who married Vietnamese women were divorced, sexually inhibited, fearful of American women, or disenchanted with some aspects of American life.

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    Striking Colorized Photographs Show Soldiers from Both Sides of the American Civil War in Their Military Attire

    The battle-weary soldiers who fought on both sides in the American Civil War have been painstakingly brought back to life in 21st century color. These stunning photographs offer a glimpse into the everyday lives of men who fought in the bloody conflict between 1861 and 1865, either for the survival of the Union or a strike out into independence for the Confederates.

    Some 150 years since Abraham Lincoln outlawed slavery in the US, graphic artist Frédéric Duriez has injected color to historic shots from that era. They depict notable figures like George Armstrong Custer, a fearless leader who was promoted to General at the tender age of 24.

    Civil war broke out in 1861 when the South had seceded from the United States over slavery and its expansion into the western territories. War erupted when the Union soldiers at Fort Sumter in South Carolina were attacked by the Confederate Army on April 12, 1861.

    The Northern states, led by President Lincoln were known as the Union, while the Southern states, the Confederates of America, marched behind Jefferson Davis.

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    Surgeons of the 4th Division of the 9th Corps are pictured in Petersburg, Virginia in 1864.

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    General Aldred Torbert and his staff during the American Civil War on the vine-covered veranda of a Virginia mansion occupied as their headquarters.

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    A group of officers relax away from the battlefront at the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac Date circa 1863.

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    Major General George Armstrong Custer (1839 –1876) was a US Army officer and cavalry commander in the Civil War and the American-Indian Wars.

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    Brig. Gen. Joseph R. Anderson, of the Confederates (1813–1892) was a civil engineer and industrialist.

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    A very stern-faced Lieutenant Colonel A.B. Elder of the 10th New York Infantry.

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    This portrait shows a General posing sternly against a sombre grey backdrop.

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    George Edward Pickett (1825 -1875) was a career United States Army officer who became a major general in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War.

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    An unidentified African American woman is pictured in 1861 in this stunning framed photograph.

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    An unidentified soldier in first lieutenant’s uniform, red sash, leather gauntlets, and spurs with cavalry sword circa 1861.

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    A confederate sergeant in uniform and Company B hat with sabre – sometime between 1861 and 1865.

    (Images © Frédéric Duriez/Exclusivepix Media, via Daily Mail Online)

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    Tatted Up in Victorian Times: Fascinating Photos Show the Work of One of Britian's First Tattoo Artists Sutherland Macdonald

    Victorian pictures always show stern-looking faces with people covering their bodies from head to toe in long clothes. But vintage images have revealed how some people living in 19th century Britain had a love of huge tattoos covering their entire chests and arms. And all of the pictures from the Victorian era show the inkings carried out by one of the first ever tattoo artists – Sutherland Macdonald.

    Sutherland Macdonald was considered by many to be one of the greatest artists in the history of tattooing. It is said that his first exposure to tattooing was in the British Army in the 1880s. Already being an accomplished artist, Macdonald picked up the tattoo needles with ease. It was after getting out of the army that he started tattooing professionally. He worked first with hand tools, and in 1894 received a British patent for his electric tattooing machine. An 1897 Strand Magazine article written by Gambier Bolton stated, "that for shading or heavy work Macdonald still used Japanese tools, ivory handles and all".

    Macdonald's first shop was located in Aldershot, England. He later moved to London and set up shop at the #76 Jermyn Street, upstairs from a Turkish bath. He spent the rest of his career at this location.

    Sutherland Macdonald was at the forefront of the early 1900s tattoo fad, and probably did his share of cosmetic tinting. Because of his years as a tattooing sergeant-major in the Royal Engineers, George Burchett felt that Macdonald had an advantage over him in the competition to tattoo the "leisured people of taste". George Burchett wrote about Macdonald in his book, Memoirs of a Tattooist.
    "He had already tattooed officers in many of the famous regiments, including the Brigade of Guards. One of his earliest clients, Lord Byng of Vimy, when a young officer in the 10th Hussare, introduced Macdonald to scores of young bloods in his circle. When Macdonald exchanged his sergeant-major's uniform for the white coat of a full-time tattoo artist he was already assured of a good following."Sutherland Macdonald's contributions to the tattoo world went farther than art and celebrity. As stated earlier, he was granted a British patent for a tattooing machine (patent #3035), although it may have had too many moving parts to be practical. He is also sometimes credited for adding blues and greens to the tattooist palate.

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    (Images: The National Archives, via The Sun)

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    From Punk to Glam to Disco, 17 Worst Fashion Trends That We All Wore in the 1970s

    Fur coats, over-the-top patters — yea, you're guilty too! From punk to glam to disco, these were the worst trends of the 1970s.

    1. Vinyl Jumpsuits

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    3. Wide-Collar Shirts

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    A great suit flatters any physique, but the super-large collars men rocked in the '70s looked a little more costume-y than chic.


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    The wide-collar shirt was only a means to an end: The reveal of chest hair. So much chest hair. Now, we're all in favor of a great shot of Tom Selleck, but this is quite a fluffy look for daily wear.


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    A great pair of jeans? Yes. A denim jacket? Absolutely, yes! Double denim? Double nooooo. The "Canadian tuxedo" (plus a satin shirt revealing tons of chest hair) just isn't a good look.


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    While they weren't quite as wild as their '60s counterparts, this type of futuristic garb remained popular in the '70s, leading to tons of all-white ensembles that undoubtedly required so much bleach.


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    Initially worn by punk rockers of the '70s and later adopted by Hot Topic-loving teenagers in the '00s, the studded belt has always been an odd accessory. Doesn't it catch on everything? Isn't it at least a little unpleasant when you put your arms at your sides? We have so many questions.


    13. Ultra Wide-Legged Pants

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    The big sister of the bellbottom, these pants looked pretty, but were so very impractical. All that fabric scraping the ground, collecting dust and dirt as you trip over your feet? No, thank you.


    14. Stripes, Stripes, Stripes

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    15. Tied Tops

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    As much as we love Cher, tied tops just look like bikini-shirt hybrids.


    16. Authentic Fur

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    As glamorous as fur looked on the rich and famous in the '70s, it's a cruel and outdated practice. Thankfully, nowadays you can wear this trend in faux materials — all with a clear conscience!


    17. Massive High Heels

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    See the heels in this photo? They're eight inches. Eight. Inches. How many ankles were broken by innocent people attempting to gain some height?

    (via Good Housekeeping)

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    M13 - Great Cluster in Hercules, a globular cluster. The cluster is around 25,000 light years away. The most noticeable small background galaxy is NGC6207, around 120 million light years away. From my backyard last Wednesday night. It is hard to fathom how many stars there are in such a small part of the sky.

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    27 Fantastic Colorized Photos of Classic American Automobiles of the 1910s and 1920s

    Perhaps no invention affected American everyday life in the 20th century more than the automobile.

    Automobiles have changed considerably since the 1920s due to the new cars developed. The car industry was thriving in the 1920s. There were many new types of cars.

    In the beginning of the 1920s, many of the soldiers returning from World War I bought automobiles. People started to see that having a car would make traveling much easier.

    Soon almost every American family had a car. Ford was the big car maker but other companies were also big at the time. Ford cars, such as the Ford Model T, were popular because they were cheap and reliable.

    These 27 incredible colorized photos were converted from black and white images give us a nostalgia glimpse into American life of the 1910s and '20.

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