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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 an orange peel
failed in another attempt at Yosemite Falls in California causing his demise
tried to duplicate the stunt 2 years later and didn't come out of it
slipped on a banana 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?
Margaret Todd
Elodie "Dedee" Todd
Emily Todd
Katherine "Kitty" 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
Union Street
Market Street
Geary Boulevard


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Question 4:

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


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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?
New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Child Welfare League of America
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
American Humane Association


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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
Mary – the “Empress of Creek Nation”
Pocahontas
Sacagawea


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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
actress
courtesan aka prostitute
exotic dancer


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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 Fitzgerald
Geraldine Chaplin
Geraldine Doyle
Geraldine Ferraro


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Question 9:

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


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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?
1902
1900
1903
1901


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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?
He participated in eleven battles on the Western Front.
He once caught a German spy by the seat of his pants and held him until the Americans arrived.
America's first war dog, Stubby, served 18 months.
He saved his regiment from surprise mustard gas attacks.


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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 building
receive treatment for his polio
attend a barbecue
dedicate a monument


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