“Mad as a hatter” - In and century England, mercury was used in making felt for hats. Workers in hat factories were exposed daily to trace amounts of the metal, which eventually caused mercury poisoning in some, resulting in dementia.
Jack Ina Polak sparked a love affair while in the same concentration camp, exchanging love letters over the course of being held captive. They married after being liberated, and have stayed together over 60 years. the-holocaust
'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983
'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image taken just five years before her death in FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.