1. Croatian “Licitar” ornaments (biscuits made of sweet honey dough)
2. A Love letter from 1913 that opens up into an art gallery
Alfred Joseph Frueh to Giuliette Fanciulli, found in the Smithsonian Archives.
3. The work of Marguerite Zorach, an early exponent of modernism in America
Found on Daily Art.
4. Snow Drawings
By Sonja Hinrichsen.
5. Pysanka: Ukranian Easter Eggs
As in many ancient cultures, Ukrainians worshipped a sun god, Dazhboh. The sun was important – it warmed the earth and thus was a source of all life. Eggs decorated with nature symbols became an integral part of spring rituals, serving as benevolent talismans.
Found on Wikipedia.
6. On the set of The Incredible Shrinking Man, 1957
Found on the LIFE Archives.
7. Robert “Curly Bill” E. Maschak, 16, and his accomplice after being arrested in Brooklyn as holdup men
Photo by Charles Payne, found on Historical Pix.
8. World War II Parachute Riggers
The Parachute Rigger was absolutely vital to the safety of the wartime Navy’s tens of thousands of pilots and aircrewmen. WAVES were trained for this function at Lakehurst, New Jersey, and subsequently stationed at a great many Naval Air Stations. There had apparently been an belief that WAVES would be “naturals” in this function, since the sewing machine was one of their inherent tools. Though it was found that ninety percent of women recruits did not know how to use a sewing machine, this discovery did not hinder the training of WAVES as parachute riggers and their subsequent success in the job.
9. World War II Duffle bag made with burlap and felt appliqués
Found on the Fashion History Museum.
10. This Sweater, providing all the Nostalgia
11. How to check your email in 1984
12. Soviet Spy High definition Camera Rings
The ring date from the 1970s and were used by KGB agents during the Soviet Union era. They are believed to be the only ones of their kind in the world.