So lovely – photographer Wilma Hurskainen and her three sisters recreate their childhood photos.
(↬ this isn’t happiness)
Book Lore - Canberra - Australia
© Chris Steele-Perkins, 1978, Falls road, Catholic West Belfast, Northern Ireland
Hijacked vehicle burns tin the background marking the anniversary of the British Policy of internment without trial.
Northern Ireland had been left relatively prosperous by World War Two. War production had favoured its heavy industries, with the boom continuing into the 1950s. But by the 1960s, as elsewhere in Britain, these were in decline. (…)
Violence finally erupted in 1966 following the twin 50th anniversaries of the Battle of the Somme and the Easter Rising - touchstones for Protestant and Catholic communities respectively. (read more)
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What organisations did the children belong to?
Hitler Youth members, 1933
London, 25th December 1940.
A poster distributed in Ireland to encourage enlistees for the war effort, circa 1915.
(by Bart King)
© Francis Meadow Sutcliffe, ca. 1890, Untitled
“Trouble with a milk cow is she won’t stay milked.” (proverb)
© AP Photo, Dec. 24, 1944, Infantryman, Bra / Belgium
An infantryman from the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division goes out on a one-man sortie while covered by a comrade in the background, near Bra / Belgium
County Wicklow, Ireland. If you ever needed a reason to find photos of the place your ancestors came from , this is it!
This Land (by Michelle in Ireland)
Click on the link to Flickr for a map showing where this photo was taken. http://www.flickr.com/photos/finbarro/2389616291