17 Historical Pictures Showing the Past in a New Light

Olive Oatman’s parents were killed in 1859 when she was only 14 years old. She herself was kidnapped by Indians and then sold into the slavery of the Mohave. After 5 years spent in the tribe, the young woman managed to return to American society. Perhaps the Mohave treated Olive not as a slave but as an equal because they made her tattoos they themselves wore.

3. The first known photograph of an obscene gesture, 1886

17 Historical Pictures Showing the Past in a New Light

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