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thehystericalsociety:

A group of young girls who worked at a cotton mill together in Georgia, circa 1909. Knowing the awful conditions in the mills, it’s surprising to see these girls pull off smiles. It’s a truly beautiful photo.

thehystericalsociety:

A group of young girls who worked at a cotton mill together in Georgia, circa 1909. Knowing the awful conditions in the mills, it’s surprising to see these girls pull off smiles. It’s a truly beautiful photo.

(via vintage-impressions)

If you want to be a doormat you have to lay yourself down first.

—Oscar Wilde (via observando)


Triple portrait of Alexander H. Phillips, Hugh W. Henry and William Wallace Phillips Ca 1850s. Half-plate Daguerreotype

Triple portrait of Alexander H. Phillips, Hugh W. Henry and William Wallace Phillips Ca 1850s. Half-plate Daguerreotype

(Source: uconstruction, via daguerreotypeimages)

Visualize this thing you want. See it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin.

—Robert Collier (via observando)

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.

—Maya Angelou (via larmoyante)

Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.

—Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel (via observando)