After the Civil War, popular prints and doctored photographs played on the idea that Confederate president Jefferson Davis had been arrested wearing women’s clothes.
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Is this the most heartbreaking cotton sack in history?
A centuries-old 20-sided die might have been used for divination—or ancient tabletop games.
Children at London's Foundling Hospital were left with a tiny token that often served as the only clue to their identity.
In the 1880s, nobody was excluded from elaborate mourning rituals.