1900: Sending a child through the post. “After parcel post service was introduced, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.” - Smithsonian
Depression 1931 when they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, the mills in West Virginia, Kentucky & Ohio started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out. If not for this many people wouldn't have had clothes or quilts Courtesy of Life Magazine
Here is a Georgia State Trooper in riot gear at a KKK protest in a north Georgia city back in the 80s. The Trooper is black. Standing in front of him and touching his shield is a curious little boy dressed in a Klan hood and robe.