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Catholic Worker crusader Dorothy Day with her prison dress [covered with autographs!] On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate. Arriving at a rural workhouse, the women were roughly handled. The women responded with a hunger strike. Finally they were freed by presidential order.

Catholic Worker crusader Dorothy Day with her prison dress [covered with autographs!] On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate. Arriving at a rural workhouse, the women were roughly handled. The women responded with a hunger strike. Finally they were freed by presidential order.

This part of American History cannot be forgotten nor ignored. There has been compensation and conversations in reguards to the Native Americans, Jewish, and Japenese people that America felt responsible for it's poor actions (or lack there of) and mistakes, feeling obligated to award financial benefits. Why is this "The Black Holocaust" and it's decendents not properly recognized?

This part of American History cannot be forgotten nor ignored. There has been compensation and conversations in reguards to the Native Americans, Jewish, and Japenese people that America felt responsible for it's poor actions (or lack there of) and mistakes, feeling obligated to award financial benefits. Why is this "The Black Holocaust" and it's decendents not properly recognized?

Victoria, Australia 1960s: 1967: Family day at the Royal Melbourne Show. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

Victoria, Australia 1960s: 1967: Family day at the Royal Melbourne Show. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

1952: Myer's cafeteria packed in the crowds. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ ARGUS

1952: Myer's cafeteria packed in the crowds. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ ARGUS

Federation 1901: Roses Stereoscopic Views Duke of York Celebrations, Melbourne 1901 Chinese Procession and the Queenss Arch, Collins Street, Melbourne Vic Australia

Federation 1901: Roses Stereoscopic Views Duke of York Celebrations, Melbourne 1901 Chinese Procession and the Queenss Arch, Collins Street, Melbourne Vic Australia

1953: Swinging high above a street, rigger Jack Farley directs his invisible crane driver

1953: Swinging high above a street, rigger Jack Farley directs his invisible crane driver

Federation 1901: Roses Stereoscopic Views Duke of York Celebrations, Melbourne 1901 The Australian Stockmen and the Dukes Arch Bourke Street Melbourne Vic Australia

Federation 1901: Roses Stereoscopic Views Duke of York Celebrations, Melbourne 1901 The Australian Stockmen and the Dukes Arch Bourke Street Melbourne Vic Australia


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1952: Myer's cafeteria packed in the crowds. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ ARGUS

1952: Myer's cafeteria packed in the crowds. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ ARGUS

More great photos from Melbourne's past, this time from the 1950s, in the Herald Sun.  http://www.news.com.au/national/victoria/s-melbourne-photos-give-a-revealing-insight-into-everyday-life-in-melbourne-in-the-1950s/story-fnii5sms-1226955225651    1953: Swinging high above a street, rigger Jack Farley directs his invisible crane driver

More great photos from Melbourne's past, this time from the 1950s, in the Herald Sun. http://www.news.com.au/national/victoria/s-melbourne-photos-give-a-revealing-insight-into-everyday-life-in-melbourne-in-the-1950s/story-fnii5sms-1226955225651 1953: Swinging high above a street, rigger Jack Farley directs his invisible crane driver

The smell of the leather seats in the old ''Red Rattler'' Trains, Melbourne.

The smell of the leather seats in the old ''Red Rattler'' Trains, Melbourne.

Collins St Melbourne Australia 1950's. Love the frocks! (comment courtesy previous pinner )

Collins St Melbourne Australia 1950's. Love the frocks! (comment courtesy previous pinner )

Block Arcade, Collins Street – Mark Strizic , 1967. State Library of Victoria Collection

Block Arcade, Collins Street – Mark Strizic , 1967. State Library of Victoria Collection

Trams and Streetscapes : Melbourne Photos - Melbourne, Victorian & Australian Architecture Topics 1960's

Trams and Streetscapes : Melbourne Photos - Melbourne, Victorian & Australian Architecture Topics 1960's

Old Flinders Street Station Melbourne Vic. Australia.  (no date given, but pre 1900 when work on now station began)

Old Flinders Street Station Melbourne Vic. Australia. (no date given, but pre 1900 when work on now station began)