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Russian children having a meal of molasses bread and coffee in a Displaced Persons Camp during World War II. Photograph by William Vandivert. Germany, April 1945.

Russian children having a meal of molasses bread and coffee in a Displaced Persons Camp, Germany, April 1945 - William Vandivert

In years long passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

In years long passed, it was the habit to hold a 's viewing and wake at in the front . During that it was referred to as "the room". The in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the " Room".

William Vandivert, A young Russian child getting something to eat in a Displaced Persons Camp during World War II, Germany, April 1945.

A young Russian child getting something to eat in a Displaced Persons Camp during World War II, Germany, April 1945 - William Vandivert

An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II.  (August 25, 1944). @Mark Kelty via Tein Traniello

An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II - August 25 1944

An 18-month-old Jewish boy, Chaim Leib, who was murdered at the Auschwitz extermination camp in Poland. Bukovina, Romania, 1942.

An Jewish boy, Chaim Leib, who was murdered at the Auschwitz extermination camp in Poland. Bukovina, Romania, The Jews are still God's chosen people.

Children in Cart at Farenwald Displaced Persons Camp | by Wisconsin Historical Images

Reprinted with permission from The Holocaust Encyclopedia (Yale University Press). At the end of World War II there were about seven to eight million .

Women of a small Russian village mourn over those killed by the Germans, 1943—the photograph was given the title “Victims of Fascist Terror” by its photographer.

Women of a small Russian village mourn over those killed by the Germans, 1943 the photograph was given the title Victims of Fascist Terror by its photographer.

A female air-warden carries a little girl after she had been rescued from her bombed home. England, The Second World War. IWM

A female air-warden carries a little girl after she had been rescued from her bombed home. England, The Second World War. The terror on this little girl's face breaks my heart!

Homeless children play a card game on a Paris sidewalk during World War II. Even the same thing is going on today right here in America as you set down to dinner, Something To Think About Americans before it happens to your children

France, WWII.  This is one of the most beautiful photographs I have ever seen in my entire life.

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

April 29th, 1945: The Liberation of Dachau.  How happy they must have felt to have it be over.

Polish prisoners celebrate their liberation from Dachau concentration camp. My Dad was a Liberator of Dachau.

vintage everyday: 100-Year-Old Photos of Destitute East End Children

1912 in Spitalfields England, poverty stricken children show the horrible existences they had to endure.

The woman who posed for the famous poster! ~~~~March is Women's History Month

The ‘we can do it’ lady…

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

British Paintings: Childhood And Child Labour In The British Industrial Revolution

Britain's child slaves: They started at lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. - Childhood and Child Labour in The British Industrial Revolution by Professor Jane Humphries

Oyster shuckers in South Carolina Josie 6, Bertha 10 and Sophie 6. 1909

Josie and Bertha, six years old, and Sophie all shucked oysters regularly at the Maggioni Canning Co. in Port Royal, South Carolina, Child labor laws were lax at that time. Photo by Lewis Hine.

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