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Napier Street school girls taking part in physical training exercises on Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath, London, September 11, 1937. photo by Harold Tomlin

Napier Street school girls taking part in physical training exercises on Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath, London, September 11, 1937. photo by Harold Tomlin

a policeman looking after children while their parents vote at Twickenham, England, September 16, 1932

a policeman looking after children while their parents vote at Twickenham, England, September 16, 1932

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March 16, 1930: Already a gold medalist at age 16, winning the first women’s Olympic 100-meter dash in 1928 in Amsterdam, Betty Robinson showed an interest in other sports, as well. In June 1931, she was injured in a plane crash, feared dead and taken to a morgue but found to be in a coma. She woke up 11 weeks later. Despite the insertion of a rod and pins into her leg and a lengthy confinement to a wheelchair and crutches, in 1932 The Associated Press reported that she might one day run again. She did, in 1936, winning a second gold medal in Berlin in the 4x100-meter relay. Photo: The New York Times
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March 16, 1930: Already a gold medalist at age 16, winning the first women’s Olympic 100-meter dash in 1928 in Amsterdam, Betty Robinson showed an interest in other sports, as well. In June 1931, she was injured in a plane crash, feared dead and taken to a morgue but found to be in a coma. She woke up 11 weeks later. Despite the insertion of a rod and pins into her leg and a lengthy confinement to a wheelchair and crutches, in 1932 The Associated Press reported that she might one day run again. She did, in 1936, winning a second gold medal in Berlin in the 4x100-meter relay. Photo: The New York Times
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livelymorgue:

March 16, 1930: Already a gold medalist at age 16, winning the first women’s Olympic 100-meter dash in 1928 in Amsterdam, Betty Robinson showed an interest in other sports, as well. In June 1931, she was injured in a plane crash, feared dead and taken to a morgue but found to be in a coma. She woke up 11 weeks later. Despite the insertion of a rod and pins into her leg and a lengthy confinement to a wheelchair and crutches, in 1932 The Associated Press reported that she might one day run again. She did, in 1936, winning a second gold medal in Berlin in the 4x100-meter relay. Photo: The New York Times

Joanne Scadding accompanies her father on the golf course while he plays to stimulate circulation in feet seriously injured in the Moose River Mine tragedy
photo dated September 10, 1938
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Joanne Scadding accompanies her father on the golf course while he plays to stimulate circulation in feet seriously injured in the Moose River Mine tragedy
photo dated September 10, 1938
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Joanne Scadding accompanies her father on the golf course while he plays to stimulate circulation in feet seriously injured in the Moose River Mine tragedy

photo dated September 10, 1938

The Nagles At Home - September 10, 1932. There are 12 children in John Nagle’s family. All of them are under 15. Their dining room table has to be the biggest obtainable

The Nagles At Home - September 10, 1932. There are 12 children in John Nagle’s family. All of them are under 15. Their dining room table has to be the biggest obtainable

Deering Davis, one of Chicago’s most eligible bachelors, aviators and polo stars who, it is reported, will marry Louise Brooks.  This is the first photo of them together (in 1933).  Chicago society has several former actresses of the legitimate stage now within its ranks but the future Mrs Davis will always be a movie star

Deering Davis, one of Chicago’s most eligible bachelors, aviators and polo stars who, it is reported, will marry Louise Brooks.  This is the first photo of them together (in 1933).  Chicago society has several former actresses of the legitimate stage now within its ranks but the future Mrs Davis will always be a movie star

The Mongolian Motif - predominates in a theatrical dance costume worn by Anna May Wong in Paramount’s Daughter of the Dragon.  A skirt created in the pagoda effect is of cloth of silver and mirrors.  Narrow ribbons of the same material and design form rhythmic lines
photo by Eugene Robert Richee, 1933

The Mongolian Motif - predominates in a theatrical dance costume worn by Anna May Wong in Paramount’s Daughter of the Dragon.  A skirt created in the pagoda effect is of cloth of silver and mirrors.  Narrow ribbons of the same material and design form rhythmic lines

photo by Eugene Robert Richee, 1933