Drifts in the Attic

small things forgotten

maudelynn:

Ziegfeld Beauty Hazel Jennings 

maudelynn:

Ziegfeld Beauty Hazel Jennings 

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brackishbitch asked: hey you

Hey you! How was the boat?

Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water!
Eleanor Roosevelt (seen here, at the 1956 Democratic Convention)
k-a-t-i-e-:

Family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee.
Winter Haven, Florida
January, 1937
…dinnertime, Tifton, Georgia, 1909….
…jeepers, creepers…
hoodoothatvoodoo:

Photo by Louise Dahl-Wolf, 1939

hoodoothatvoodoo:

Photo by Louise Dahl-Wolf, 1939

(via hollyhocksandtulips)

…sideshow geek chewing head of a snake…
Louisiana, 1938
…Newsboy selling the Austin Statesman, Austin, Texas, October, 1913…
…’twas beauty that killed the beast…
…Prince Albert in his hand…
Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.
Grace Abbott
I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
Charles Baudelaire