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WJLA, October 04, 2012

PHOTOS: Halloween images and origins

Witches, black cats, bats and monsters – all of these things scream Halloween! But why? Brush up on your haunted history skills as you click through the holiday’s most iconic images.

 

Trick or Treating

“Souling” was a tradition in Great Britain and Ireland when children would sing for the dead, and in return would receive cakes and goodies.

(Photo: “Halloween 6995” © 2011 by vdrgdansschool via Creative Commons/WJLA) of fullscreen mode

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