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Really Old Pictures #2

written by: thaibob
 
This is the second and last of this series. These are some pictures that were taken long, long ago. The picture shows newspapers selling for 1 cent. Will you be able to answer the question related to the pictures?

Question 1:

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This is a picture of Bobby Leach, who in 1911, survived a plunge over Niagara Falls in the barrel that he's sitting on. How did he die?
slipped on a banana peel
tried to duplicate the stunt 2 years later and didn't come out of it
failed in another attempt at Yosemite Falls in California causing his demise
slipped on an orange peel


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Question 2:

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This picture shows one of Mary Todd Lincoln's half-sisters who married a Confederate General, Benjamin Helm. After his death she snuck through the Union lines to visit Mary. Which half-sister was it?
Katherine "Kitty" Todd
Elodie "Dedee" Todd
Margaret Todd
Emily Todd


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Question 3:

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This picture shows the aftermath of the earthquake that hit San Francisco in 1906. What is the name of the main street in the picture?
Mission Street
Market Street
Union Street
Geary Boulevard


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Question 4:

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What are these ladies MAINLY promoting in this 1943 photo?
eye protectors
defective tool injuries
all of the above
breast protectors and safety garb for women


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Question 5:

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This is a 1874 picture of Mary Ellen Wilson aka Mary Ellen McCormack whose case of child abuse led to the formation of what organization?
American Humane Association
Child Welfare League of America
New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children


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Question 6:

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Here's a picture of a Native American woman whose husband was Toussaint Charbonneau and the child on her back is Jean Baptiste.
Queen Aliquippa
Sacagawea
Pocahontas
Mary – the “Empress of Creek Nation”


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Question 7:

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Zelda Bolden is probably unknown to most folks except experts in the arts. What was her specialty?
circus performer
exotic dancer
courtesan aka prostitute
actress


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Question 8:

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Name the lady who was the inspiration for this famous 'Rosey the Riveter' poster during World War II.
Geraldine Doyle
Geraldine Chaplin
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Geraldine Ferraro


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Question 9:

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What machine is pictured here?
Sewing Machine
Washing Machine
Baked Potato Cart
Cream Dispensing Machine


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Question 10:

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This is a picture of the riding of the first Tour de France. In what year was this?
1901
1900
1902
1903


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Question 11:

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Here we see Sergeant Stubby, the most decorated dog in World War I and the first dog promoted to Sergeant. Which statement about Stubby is FALSE?
America's first war dog, Stubby, served 18 months.
He participated in eleven battles on the Western Front.
He saved his regiment from surprise mustard gas attacks.
He once caught a German spy by the seat of his pants and held him until the Americans arrived.


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Question 12:

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This is a Life magazine picture of Chief Petty Officer Graham Jackson playing "Going Home" as the body of FDR passes him in Warm Spring, Georgia. On the day he died, what was FDR going to do in Warm Springs?
dedicate a monument
dedicate a building
receive treatment for his polio
attend a barbecue


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