fewthistle:

Behind the wheel. Paris. 1920s.
Photographer: Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Me and my sister driving.

fewthistle:

Behind the wheel. Paris. 1920s.

Photographer: Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Me and my sister driving.

howtobeterrell:

todayinhistory:

August 28th 1955: Emmett Till murdered

On this day in 1955, the 14-year-old African-American boy Emmett Till was murdered in Mississippi. While visiting family in the state, Till allegedly flirted with the young white shopkeeper Carolyn Bryant while buying candy. Bryant told her husband and a few nights later he and his half-brother abducted Till and brutally tortured and murdered him. His mutilated body was found three days later in the Tallahatchie river; Till’s face was unrecognisable, but he was identified by the ring he wore engraved with his father’s initials that his mother gave him before he left for Mississppi. The viciousness of this unprovoked, racially-motivated crime sent shockwaves throughout the nation. The case drew attention to the oppression of African-Americans throughout the nation and provided a name and a face to the threat of lynching. Till’s mother Mamie, a highly educated woman who went on to become a devoted fighter for African-American equality, insisted on an open-casket funeral in order to show the world what was done to her young son. Thousands attended the funeral and thousands more saw the horrific images of Till’s body. Due to the fierce reactions the murder had engendered it was a particularly painful, but sadly expected, outcome when the all-white jury in Mississippi acquitted Till’s killers, despite Till’s great-uncle openly identifying them in court. A few months later the killers, now protected by double jeopardy laws, sold their story to Look magazine and openly confessed to the murder in chilling detail. Taking place a year after the Supreme Court outlawed school segregation in Brown v. Board of Education, the outrage over the murder galvanised the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement. 100 days after Emmett Till’s murder Rosa Parks, on her way back from a rally for Till hosted by the then-unknown Martin Luther King Jr., refused to give up her seat for a white man on an Alabama bus. This sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, thus beginning the movement that would result in the dismantling of the system of Jim Crow segregation and win successes in promoting African-American social and political equality.

This is super depressing in light of Mike Brown

Youtube is suggesting Amnesia and player piano songs.

Damn, does it know me.

onlyoldphotography:

Hiroshi Sugitomo: Movie Theatre -Trylon Theatre, NYC, 1976.

onlyoldphotography:

Hiroshi Sugitomo: Movie Theatre -Trylon Theatre, NYC, 1976.

itmovesmemorelol:

The Norns spinning the thread of Destiny (by Arthur Rackham)
The Fates~ The Norns in Norse mythology are Goddesses who rule the destiny of Gods and men. The Norns spin the threads of fate at the foot of Yggdrasil, the tree of the world. Whereas the origin of the name norn is uncertain, it may derive from a word meaning “to twine” and which would refer to their twining the thread of fate. The Pagan Poppet

itmovesmemorelol:

The Norns spinning the thread of Destiny (by Arthur Rackham)

The Fates~
The Norns in Norse mythology are Goddesses who rule the destiny of Gods and men. The Norns spin the threads of fate at the foot of Yggdrasil, the tree of the world. Whereas the origin of the name norn is uncertain, it may derive from a word meaning “to twine” and which would refer to their twining the thread of fate.
The Pagan Poppet

bearwax:

largecoin:

she has a framed photo of herself walking through her door

the framed photo has a framed photo in the photo of herself walking through her door

PUFFCEPTION.

bearwax:

largecoin:

she has a framed photo of herself walking through her door

the framed photo has a framed photo in the photo of herself walking through her door

PUFFCEPTION.

jasta11:

British soldiers in gas masks in a look-out post at the front, where they communicate with radio, 1917.

jasta11:

British soldiers in gas masks in a look-out post at the front, where they communicate with radio, 1917.

constella:

probably one of my favorite quotes

constella:

probably one of my favorite quotes

titan