Dangers of Hypnosis

The last post on memento mori photography was pretty dark, so here is the brighter counterpart! When hypnosis became popular, Victorians were eager to try it but they also saw the humorous potential. These images, circa 1900, warned of the dangers of hypnotism!

100 Years Ago, Woodrow Wilson Made a Decision that Shaped our World

One hundred years ago this month, President Woodrow Wilson plunged the United States into World War One. Wilson’s choice to push for war still baffles scholars and historians.  U.S. interests were not at risk, and the country still felt a strong aversion to dealings with other countries. Influential citizens like Henry Ford and feminist Jane … More 100 Years Ago, Woodrow Wilson Made a Decision that Shaped our World