Cabbage - [kab-ij] Chiefly British 1. a. cloth scraps that remain after a garment has been cut from a fabric and that by custom the tailor may claim. 2. slang - verb. To steal; pilfer: He cabbaged whole yards of cloth.

Cove - (kəʊv) Brit, Austral 1. old-fashioned , slang - a fellow; chap.

Cabbaging Cove: A scoundrel keen on pilfering [from the annals of not-so-distant history]!

About the Cabbaging Cove

  1. hoodoothatvoodoo:

Members of the Venice Beach Girls Dare Club, a group of bathing beauties who do a new stunt every Sunday, playing tightrope basketball.
Venice, California, 1929.

    hoodoothatvoodoo:

    Members of the Venice Beach Girls Dare Club, a group of bathing beauties who do a new stunt every Sunday, playing tightrope basketball.

    Venice, California, 1929.

  2. Suffragette posed in police uniform to illustrate woman police concept, Cincinnati, Ohio - 1908

    Bain Collection at the US Library of Congress Archives via Retronaut

  3. "The First Tear" by Norbert Goeneutte, 1884.
  4. Отказ сватам — подношение тыквы. Малороссийский обычай. Дореволюционная открытка.
[Unsuccessful Matchmakers - Pumpkin Offering]
In Ukraine and Ukrainian Russia, there was long a custom of offering a hollow item, such as a hollowed-out pumpkin, teapot, or kettle, from a woman’s family to the matchmakers who set up an unsuccessful pairing between her and a man who employed them.
The male who was unsuccessful in wooing a woman seen as a good match was disparagingly called “Chainik”, which has made a comeback as a derogatory term towards technological “newbies”.

    Отказ сватам — подношение тыквы. Малороссийский обычай. Дореволюционная открытка.

    [Unsuccessful Matchmakers - Pumpkin Offering]

    In Ukraine and Ukrainian Russia, there was long a custom of offering a hollow item, such as a hollowed-out pumpkin, teapot, or kettle, from a woman’s family to the matchmakers who set up an unsuccessful pairing between her and a man who employed them.

    The male who was unsuccessful in wooing a woman seen as a good match was disparagingly called “Chainik”, which has made a comeback as a derogatory term towards technological “newbies”.

  5. Wedding in Aldony, Hungary, 1822.
  6. ancientart:

Human-headed winged bull and winged lion (lamassu). Neo-Assyrian, ca. 883–859 B.C. Nimrud (ancient Kalhu).

The so-called Standard Inscription that ran across the surface of most of the reliefs described Ashurnasirpal’s palace:
"I built thereon [a palace with] halls of cedar, cypress, juniper, boxwood, teak, terebinth, and tamarisk [?] as my royal dwelling and for the enduring leisure life of my lordship." 
The inscription continues: “Beasts of the mountains and the seas, which I had fashioned out of white limestone and alabaster, I had set up in its gates. I made it [the palace] fittingly imposing.” 
Such limestone beasts are the human-headed, winged bull and lion pictured here. The horned cap attests to their divinity, and the belt signifies their power. The sculptor gave these guardian figures five legs so that they appear to be standing firmly when viewed from the front but striding forward when seen from the side. These lamassu protected and supported important doorways in Assyrian palaces. (met)

Courtesy of & currently located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, via their online collections. Accession Number: 32.143.1–.2

    ancientart:

    Human-headed winged bull and winged lion (lamassu). Neo-Assyrian, ca. 883–859 B.C. Nimrud (ancient Kalhu).

    The so-called Standard Inscription that ran across the surface of most of the reliefs described Ashurnasirpal’s palace:

    "I built thereon [a palace with] halls of cedar, cypress, juniper, boxwood, teak, terebinth, and tamarisk [?] as my royal dwelling and for the enduring leisure life of my lordship."

    The inscription continues: “Beasts of the mountains and the seas, which I had fashioned out of white limestone and alabaster, I had set up in its gates. I made it [the palace] fittingly imposing.”

    Such limestone beasts are the human-headed, winged bull and lion pictured here. The horned cap attests to their divinity, and the belt signifies their power. The sculptor gave these guardian figures five legs so that they appear to be standing firmly when viewed from the front but striding forward when seen from the side. These lamassu protected and supported important doorways in Assyrian palaces. (met)

    Courtesy of & currently located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, via their online collections. Accession Number: 32.143.1–.2

  7. feministwerewolf:

    girljanitor:

    Lost silent film with all-Native American cast found

    The Daughter of Dawn, an 80-minute feature film, was shot in July of 1920 in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge near Lawton, southwest Oklahoma. It was unique in the annals of silent film (or talkies, for that matter) for having a cast of 300 Comanches and Kiowas who brought their own clothes, horses, tipis, everyday props and who told their story without a single reference to the United States Cavalry. It was a love story, a four-person star-crossed romance that ends with the two main characters together happily ever after. There are two buffalo hunt sequences with actual herds of buffalo being chased down by hunters on bareback just as they had done on the Plains 50 years earlier.

    The male lead was played by White Parker; another featured female role was played by Wanada Parker. They were the son and daughter of the powerful Comanche chief Quanah Parker, the last of the free Plains Quahadi Comanche warriors. He never lost a battle to United States forces, but, his people sick and starving, he surrendered at Fort Sill in 1875. Quanah was the son of Comanche chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker, the daughter of Euro-American settlers who had grown up in the tribe after she was kidnapped as a child by the Comanches who killed her parents. She was the model for Stands With a Fist in Dances with Wolves.

    You can watch the first ten minutes of the film here. It is over 90 years old, and was produced by, directed by, and stars only Native American people.

    Always reblog when this crosses my dash!

    (Source: a-spoon-is-born, via dressthesavage)

  8. biomedicalephemera:

Veterinary X-Ray Procedure - 1918
Dog having radiographs taken at veterinary hospital in Dijon, France.
Dijon was one of the first hospitals outside of Roentgen’s own labs to integrate x-ray technology as a regular part of diagnostic testing. Though the first x-rays of humans were taken in 1895 and x-ray therapy was used (in the most crude form) since the early 1900s, the diagnostic value of the imaging procedure was not widely regarded in the United States until well into the 1930s.
From National Museum of Medicine Archives.

    biomedicalephemera:

    Veterinary X-Ray Procedure - 1918

    Dog having radiographs taken at veterinary hospital in Dijon, France.

    Dijon was one of the first hospitals outside of Roentgen’s own labs to integrate x-ray technology as a regular part of diagnostic testing. Though the first x-rays of humans were taken in 1895 and x-ray therapy was used (in the most crude form) since the early 1900s, the diagnostic value of the imaging procedure was not widely regarded in the United States until well into the 1930s.

    From National Museum of Medicine Archives.

    (via biomedicalephemera)

  9. darksilenceinsuburbia:

    Riding the Hate Bus, 1961

    Joe Scherschel

    Before it was synonymous with hippies, peace and love, one infamous VW Combi van was riding across America to brazenly spread a message of hate. Pictured at a gas station in 1961 by LIFE photographer Joe Scherschel, the iconic vintage vehicle suddenly loses its charm …

    The “Hate” Bus was the disturbing idea of George Lincoln Rockwell, whose name is proudly plastered all over the bus. He was the founder of the American Nazi Party, calling for “white power” and racial segregation.  In the early 1960s, he acquired a Volkswagen van and decorated it with messages of hate, white supremacy and anti-semitic slogans. Rockwell personally drove it with a band of party members around the deep south, organising rallies and speaking at Ku Klux Klan meets. These photographs were taken on May 23rd, three days after the Freedom Riders were infamously assaulted at the Greyhound Station in Montgomery.

    To further spread his shameful message, Rockwell even founded a small record label, named Hatenanny Records, based on the word “hootenanny”, traditionally referring to folk music performances. With artists including country singer Odis Cochran & The 3 Bigots, the label released several singles that were sold mostly through mail order and at the party’s rallies.

    Lincoln Rockwell is pictured above, third from the left, amongst this sad group of men.

    An FBI report on the American Nazi Party had this to say of Rockwell:

    George Lincoln Rockwell is an egocentric and a chronic failure who created the shabby, small-time enterprise which he named the American Nazi Party in order to abate his tormenting ambitions to achieve fame. Carrying the war-tattered banner of a vanquished enemy the world would like to forget, Rockwell leads his heterogeneous “army” against an imaginary “Zionist conspiracy.” Distasteful costumes, contemptible slogans, and disruptive tactics have brought national attention to Rockwell, inflating him and his group far beyond their due.

    Despite his white supremacy beliefs, Rockwell made confusing attempts to form friendly associations with the Nation of Islam, openly praising its leader Elijah Muhammad as the “Black people’s Hitler,” for promoting integrity and pride among his people. The two extreme figures shared pro-separation views and an end goal for a segregated community and  in 1961, Rockwell showed up with a dozen of his neo-Nazi soldiers in full garb to a major Nation of Islam rally in Washington D.C. They were seated near the center stage and Rockwell gave $20 in donations.

    Rockwell even admired Malcolm X, the controversial human rights activist, who for many years, also advocated the separation of black and white Americans. Rockwell believed he was the true leader of Black America. The admiration was not mutual however, and in 1965, after Malcolm X had grown disillusioned with the Nation of Islam he sent this telegram to Rockwell while he was touring the South on another “Hate Bus” campaign:

    This is to warn you that I am no longer held in check from fighting white supremacists by Elijah Muhammad’s separatist Black Muslim movement, and that if your present racist agitation against our people there in Alabama causes physical harm to Reverend King or any other black Americans who are only attempting to enjoy their rights as free human beings, that you and your Ku Klux Klan friends will be met with maximum physical retaliation from those of us who are not hand-cuffed by the disarming philosophy of nonviolence, and who believe in asserting our right of self-defense – by any means necessary.

    To add to his list of hate, Lincoln Rockwell was also a Holocaust denier and in a 1966 interview with Playboy, he toldjournalist Alex Haley, “I don’t believe for one minute that any 6,000,000 Jews were exterminated by Hitler. It never happened.”

     I sure hope that mechanic left a spanner in the works or punctured a hole in their fuel tank…

    In 1967, George Lincoln Rockwell was shot and killed outside a shopping center in Arlington, Virginia. One of his own party members was arrested and convicted for his murder.

    As for the van, according to the FBI report, the van was repossessed after a loan default.

    All images via the LIFE archives.

    (text by messynessy)

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