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Rebeka Knott

Rebeka Knott

Writer

Rebeka grew up in the 1960’s & 1970’s and has always subscribed to the theory that a positive attitude will take you far! She is a wife and mother of 3 with a fun-loving spirit, believing that family and relationships are invaluable.

The Sultana Disaster: The Titanic Of The Mississippi

April 9, 2019

The Sultana Steamboat. Source: (maritimequest.com) The Sultana was a large...

Ida Tarbell: The Mother Muckraker!

April 8, 2019

(Original Caption) 9/20/1921- Ida M. Tarbell at her desk. She was the investigative journalist...

How The Paper Bag Was A Victory For Women!

April 2, 2019

Inventor Margaret E. Knight. Source: (pinterest.com) Born an InventorOk, so Margaret...

The Gilded Age Of America

March 26, 2019

NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, UNITED STATES - 2010/08/27: The Breakers mansion located along the Cliff Walk. S...

Olga Kiev: The Princess Who Buried People Alive

March 25, 2019

Olga's avenge to the Drevlians, before 1839. Artist: Bruni, Fyodor Antonovich (18...

Unusual Funeral Rituals

March 21, 2019

Death Of A Viking. Circa 800 AD, The Funeral Of A Viking around 800AD from a painting by Frank Dicksee ( ...

Get Your Kicks On Route 66

March 19, 2019

1957 Chevy Welcomes travelers to Barstow California and old Route 66. (Photo by: Visions of America/UI...

The Legend Of Lady Godiva

March 15, 2019

A painting of Lady Godiva riding through town nude while a peeping Tom watches. Source: (Photo by Mark ...

Pele: The Goddess Of Fire

March 13, 2019

PAHOA, HI - MAY 12: Street art depicts Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of fire, in the aftermath of eruption...

Surprising Facts About Laura Ingalls Wilder

March 12, 2019

Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) as schoolteacher, 1887. Found in the collection of L...

H.H. Holmes: The Master Of Murder

March 11, 2019

Two portraits (one a profile) of American pharmacist and convicted serial killer Herman Webster...

Life Of The Geisha

March 8, 2019

Geisha playing traditional musical instruments, Japan, 1880. Source: (The Print Collector/Print Collector/Gett...

Australia's Convict Colonies

March 6, 2019

The arrival of the first prisoners at the Botany Bay penal colony, Port Jackson. The day has become ...

Queen Mary I: Bloody Mary

March 4, 2019

Sir Thomas Wyatt dictating terms to Queen Mary in the White Tower, c1553 ( 1840). Artist: George Cruiks...

George Washington Carver: More Than Just The Peanut Man

March 1, 2019

George Washington Carver Conducts Experiments. (Original Caption) 1/25/19...

Living In The Dust Bowl

February 28, 2019

Dust storms affecting Cimarron County, Oklahoma, USA, April 1936. The Dust Bowl was a series of devastati...

Mae West: Come Up And See Me Sometime!

February 27, 2019

1932: Dressed in a sequined gown, Mae West (1893 - 1980) lounges with a cigarette in her f...

The Cruelty Of Irma Grese: The Beast Of Belsen

February 22, 2019

Irma Grese, a German guard at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, was noted for her ...

Circus Sideshow Acts: Who Were They?

February 14, 2019

The Bearded Girl. Circa 1875, Portrait of Annie Jones, the Bearded Girl (1865-1902), who was...

The Transcontinental Railroad: Chinese Immigrant Railro...

February 13, 2019

Montana: Chinese laborers during building of Northern Pacific Railroad...

Belle Gunness: The Killer Known As Lady Bluebeard

February 12, 2019

Suspected murderer Belle Gunness with her children Lucy Sorensen, Myrtle Sorens...

Sonora And Her Diving Horse

February 7, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NY - CIRCA 1977: The Diving Horse Attraction at the Steel Pier circa 1977 in Atlantic ...

Who Were The Vikings?

February 6, 2019

The landing of the Norsemen on the coast of North America in the 11th century. From The History of Our Coun...

Nellie Bly: Exposing A Madhouse

February 4, 2019

(Original Caption) Here is a formal portrait of Nellie Bly (1867-1922), an American journalist an...

Gladiators: Who Were They?

February 2, 2019

History Gladiators fighting against wild animals in ancient Rome. From Ward and Lock's Illustrated His...

Will The Real Calamity Jane Please Stand Up?

February 1, 2019

Portrait of Calamity Jane (May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903) sitting on her horse. She w...

Superstitions: Are They Just Old Wives Tales?

January 31, 2019

A black cat crosses the path of Chicago Cubs player Ron Santo as he waits his turn ...