Sunday, February 16, 2020

1900 - Washing and Drying the Hair

Donaldsonville, Louisiana, USA

1848 - TERRIBLE STEAMBOAT DISASTER
The steamboat Yalabusha, CAPT. SCOTT, loaded with cotton, on her trip from Red River to New Orleans, on Tuesday the 25th alt., was burned to the water's edge, by which terrible disaster at least... Read MORE...

Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  February 16, 1848
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Daily Journal and Tribune
Tennessee
August 20, 1892


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Portland, Oregon, USA

1893 - ELECTRIC CAR RUNS AWAY. THREE MEN KILLED AND MANY INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT AT PORTLAND, ORE.
Portland, Ore., Feb. 16. - A frightful accident occurred on the City & Suburban Electric Railway Wednesday afternoon in which three persons were instantly killed and a dozen severely injured. A car... Read MORE...

Logansport Reporter -  Logansport, Indiana -  February 16, 1893
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Oneonta, New York, USA

1894 - A STATE NORMAL AND TRAINING SCHOOL BURNED.
Cooperstown, N.Y., Feb. 16. - The state normal and training school at Oneonta was burned yesterday morning.

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Decatur Daily Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  February 16, 1894
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White Plains, New York, USA

1895 - CHILDRENS' HOME DESTROYED. The 200 Inmates Get Out Safely Although Asleep When the Fire Breaks Out.
WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., Feb. 16. - The West Chester temporary home, about a mile from the county courthouse, was totally destroyed by fire last night. The building contained 200 children, ranging from 1 ... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  February 16, 1895
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

German Puffs - One pint of milk, four eggs; five spoonful of flour; bake in cups fifteen or...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
Columbia, South Carolina, USA

1900 - TRESTLES AND BRIDGES GONE - Flood Retarding Work of the Seaboard Air-Line
Columbia, S.C., February 15. - (Special.)
The connections of the Seaboard between Camden and Casey s, just across the Congaree river from Columbia, have been delayed by the freshet in the Wateree... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  February 16, 1900
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Washing and Drying the Hair

National Labor Tribune
Pennsylvania
February 1, 1900

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Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

1903 - SLEIGH NO MATCH FOR RAILROAD TRAIN - IS KNOCKED OFF THE TRACK AND ONE OF THE PARTY KILLED AND OTHERS HURT
(By Associated Press)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 16. - A large double sleigh containing a party of ten young people was struck by a Rio Grande Western passenger train here early today. The sled was... Read MORE...

Fort Worth Telegram -  Fort Worth, Texas -  February 16, 1903
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Toledo, Ohio, USA

1908 - SEVEN KILLED IN WRECK. BIG FOUR TRAIN HITS TROLLEY CAR AT WEST TOLEDO CROSSING.
Toledo, Ohio, Feb. 15. - Seven dead and eleven injured, two of whom probably will die, was the result of a crash on the West Toledo Crossing of the Michigan Central Railroad and the Toledo and... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 16, 1908
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

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Carbondale, Illinois, USA

1909 - 3 KILLED, 30 OR MORE INJURED. ILLINOIS CENTRAL TRAIN NO. 205 IN A BAD WRECK NEAR OAKLAND CEMETERY SHORTLY BEFORE NOON TODAY. CAUSE OF WRECK UNKNOWN.
MISS GRACE PERRY, OF CARBONDALE, ONE OF THOSE KILLED - AMONG THOSE SERIOUSLY INJURED ARE J. T. BENTLEY AND ED E. PATTERSON, OF THIS CITY - WORST DISASTER IN I. C. HISTORY IN THIS... Read MORE...

Daily Free Press -  Carbondale, Illinois -  February 16, 1909
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1889  Hanging
On the 8th James Ross (colored) was hanged at Brandenburg, Ky., for the murder of Benedict Rhodes, an old farmer, on April 6 last.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1903 February 16, 1903 - The temperature at Pokegama Dam MN plunged to 59 degrees below zero to establish a state record.

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 America - Did you know? June 25, 1876 - Lt. Col. George A. Custer"s regiment is wiped out by Sioux Indians under Sitting...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...



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Miss Agnes L Goddard, Principal, Ashland, Ky.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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