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1898 - THE PORTLAND SUNK; 118 LIVES LOST. STEAMER FROM BOSTON WRECKED SUNDAY OFF CAPE COD. WENT DOWN IN THE STORM.


Curtice Brothers Blue Label Soups
Curtice Bothers Co., Rochester, N.Y.

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April 1898

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Southeast, New York, USA (Brewster) (Doanesburgh) (Dykemans) (Tilly Foster) (Milltown)

1895 - BURIED UNDER A HUNDRED TONS OF ROCK.
Brewster, N.Y., Nov. 29 - This afternoon about thirty men were at work on the 400-foot level breaking ore and loading the cars sent down by the cable. About 3:30 o'clock the entire northwest wall,... Read MORE...

The Sun -  New York -  November 30, 1895
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Lynn, Massachusetts, USA

1889 - Accidentally Shot Dead
LYNN, Mass., Nov. 27. - William F. Sartelle, of Worcester, Massachusetts, a performer in a dime museum here, was shot dead last night. He was performing a trick with a rifle, which he apparently... Read MORE...

Tyrone Daily Herald -  Tyrone, Pennsylvania -  November 30, 1889
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1857 - Toilet paper is invented (Joseph Gayetty, United States)
Really a Capital Production!
The celebrity of Gayett's Medicated Paper for the water-closet is rapidly being extended throughout the United States. It is one of the best articles ever put before the ... Read MORE...

The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer -  Wheeling, West Virginia -  November 30, 1858
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Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1942 - November 28 - Cocoanut Grove fire: A fire in the Cocoanut Grove night club in Boston, Massachusetts, kills 491.
DEATH TOLL JUMPS TO 477 IN COCOANUT GROVE DISASTER. BOSTON HOLOCAUST ONE OF NATION'S WORST FIRES - MORE THAN 300 OF THE DEAD NOW IDENTIFIED.

Boston, Nov. 30 (AP) - A tiny match flame in the hands... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  November 30, 1942
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Plum Pudding - Boil and mash well one pound potatoes, one-half pound carrots; when cold and...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 14, 1880
Truro, Massachusetts, USA

1898 - THE PORTLAND SUNK; 118 LIVES LOST. STEAMER FROM BOSTON WRECKED SUNDAY OFF CAPE COD. WENT DOWN IN THE STORM.
THIRTY-FOUR BODIES OF PASSENGERS SO FAR RECOVERED.
NEWS TAKEN TO BOSTON BY A SPECIAL COURIER, TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION BEING IMPOSSIBLE.

Boston, Mass., Nov. 29. - The steamer Portland, bound... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 30, 1898
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Sen-Sen
Throat Ease
Breath Perfume

Sen-Sen Co., Rochester, N.Y.

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May 1898

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Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN LOWELL.
A portion of Whipple's Mill, Lowell, was destroyed by fire on Thursday night. The fire broke out in the card room of of Messers. A. & J. Cowley, manufactures of cotton and woolen goods, and the... Read MORE...

The Farmers' Cabinet -  Amherst, New Hampshire -  November 30, 1860
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Concord, New Hampshire, USA

1920 - $150,000 FIRE AT CONCORD, N.H.
WHITE'S OPERA HOUSE BLOCK PRACTICALLY DESTROYED THIS MORNING.

BULK OF LOSS FELL UPON E. J. GALLAGHER, PUBLISHER OF CONCORD DAILY PATRIOT.

Concord, N. H., Nov. 30. - Fire early this morning,... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  November 30, 1920
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1894 - DEADLY RAILROAD CROSSING. TWO KILLED OUTRIGHT AND MANY ARE INJURED.
WORCESTER HAS ANOTHER ARGUMENT AGAINST THE GRADE CROSSING.

Worcester, Mass., Nov. 30. - The most horrible accident which ever occurred in Southbridge happened there yesterday morning, and turned... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun  -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  November 30, 1894
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Storm Dresses — A lady who is obliged to go out frequently in bad weather, will find it both a...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
Meriden, Connecticut, USA

1906 - Train Wreck
MERIDEN, Conn., Nov. 29.- Two light coupled engines, north-bound from New Haven on the main line of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, crashed into a stalled freight train above Yalesville... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 30, 1906
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1896  November 30 - 'St. Augustine Monster': A large carcass, later postulated to be the remains of a gigantic octopus, is found washed ashore near St. Augustine, Florida.

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 America - Did you know? February 22, 1819 - Spain agrees to cede Florida to the United States.

 Quebec - Did you know? French Canadians have their own way of speaking French. That’s something that sets them apart from...Read MORE...



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Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, N.Y.

Utica (N.Y.) Conservatory of Music

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July 1898

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