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Hairdryer, 1920s

All this woman wanted was dry hair and to experience the feeling her dog gets when he sticks his head out the car window.Although the blow dryer was invented by Alexander F. "Beau" Godfrey in a French salon in .

Chester E. McDuffee’s patented diving suit

Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911 Is this the inspiration for Robbie the Robot (Return to the Forbidden Plant)?

The Gernsback Isolator. Today, we know them as "earbuds" and they are particularly effective in combination with "cell phones."

1925 The Isolator is a bizarre helmet invented in 1925 that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit. The Isolator was invented by Hugo Gernsback,.

Shrek is gebaseerd op een echt persoon: de Franse worstelaar Maurice Tillet. Hij kreeg op zijn 17e de zeldzame ziekte acromegalie die gepaard gaat met een buitenproportionele groei van lichaamsdelen. 1941.

Photographed by Irving Penn, Elvie saw a signed vintage silver print of this 2014 for Euro. all you Shrek fans! Professional wrestler Maurice Tillet, aka The French Angel, was the inspiration for Shrek’s character design.

Cerrahi Arşivi

Vintage medical photo with Vincenz Czerny and Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College by Stanford Medical History Center.

Young Mother Teresa

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a girl. She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.

1920's face mask to preserve the perfect complexion.  It was a REAL date-getter.

So creepy! Full Face Swimming Mask Designed to protect the wearers face from the harmful effects of the sun.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.

Each of these women were the first women to become doctors in their respective countries.

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia (now known as Drexel University College of Medicine).

A baby is restrained for an x-ray at Provident Hospital in Chicago, 1942 The advances we've made are amazing.

A baby is restrained for an x-ray at Provident Hospital in Chicago, 1942 [1024x1353]

A baby is restrained for an X-ray at Provident Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Jack Delano, March, 1942

Young mine worker, Utah or Colorado, late 1800s

Miner Boy working in a coal mine… and kids think they have it tough today. Before the Child labor laws were put into effect.

Radiographer during the First World War: Is a doctor who wears an outfit made of lead during  sessions of x-ray-ing  the wounded.  Doctors spent their days in the halls of radios and was the radio chain and at the time they knew already the risk of overexposure to radiation.

[Mystère #9] Radiographe pendant la première guerre mondiale

guns-gas-trenches: Radiology Nurse Technician in protective gear WWI France 1918 Not a gas mask, but PPE is PPE.

Prohibition:  Without female support, such as that of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, Prohibition could never have been passed

Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.

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