Monday, March 9, 2020

1884 - THE LEVEES GIVING WAY. A SERIOUS BREAK THREATENED AT NEW ORLEANS.


The Munsing
Plated Underwear
The Northwest Knitting Co., Minneapolis

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

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Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

1872 - Earthquake
The vicinity of Knoxville, Tenn., was visited a few mornings ago by a very heavy earthquake shock. Buildings were caused to creak and strain, and much alarm was created. It was accompanied by a heavy ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 9, 1872
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Delicious Strawberry Dumplings - Put one pint of flour into a bowl; add to it half a...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Barnard, Vermont, USA

1881 - March 9 - Probability of a Terrible Crime.
ROYLTON, VT., March 9. - On Saturday the dwelling of Mrs. Levi Belknap, East Barnard, Vermont, was burned and her body found in the ruins. There are suspicious circumstances strongly indicating... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis News -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  March 9, 1881
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Pillsbury's Vitos The Ideal Wheat Food for Breakfast
Pillsbury-Washburn Flour Mills Co., Ltd., Minneapolis, Minn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1884 - THE LEVEES GIVING WAY. A SERIOUS BREAK THREATENED AT NEW ORLEANS.
New Orleans, La., March 8. - The water in front of this city rose 5 inches to-day, and now marks 8 inches under the high-water mark, which is the top of the levees. Two days more of a rise like that... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 9, 1884
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Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)

1888 - THE SPRINGFIELD FIRE. DONOHUE, THE COMPOSER, IS DEAD, MAKING SEVEN VICTIMS IN ALL.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 8. - There is little to add to the story of the fire which wrecked the Daily Union office and building yesterday. A great deal of adverse criticism is heard on all sides... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 9, 1888
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Hartford, Connecticut, USA

1898 - FIRE STOPS MASQUERADE BALL. Eight Persons Severely Burned at Germania Hall, Hartford, Conn.
HARTFORD, Conn., March 8. - At a fire in Germania Hall, corner of Main and Morgan Streets, last night, while the tableux were being prepared to open the masquerade ball of the Hartford Maennerchor... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 9, 1898
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never criticise a companion"s dress, or indeed make any remark whatever upon it. If a near friend,...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
Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1906 - Origin of the U.S. Valentine
Miss Esther A. Howland of Worcester, Mass., was the first person in this country to manufacture valentines. Before she began in 1840, all these missives were imported. Miss Howland was a graduate of... Read MORE...

Pawtuxet Valley Gleaner -  Phenix, Kent, Rhode Island -  Friday, March 9, 1906
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1840  March 9 – The Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad is completed from Wilmington, North Carolina to Weldon, North Carolina. At 161.5 miles (260 km), it is the world's longest railroad.

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1841  March 9 – Amistad: The Supreme Court of the United States rules in the case that the Africans who seized control of the ship had been taken into slavery illegally.

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1872  Meeting
The colored people of Covington, Ky., held a mass-meeting on the night of the 29th ult. and passed a resolution favoring general amnesty.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1872  Enterprising Yankee
A Yankee has a street stand in London for the sale of pop-corn and roasted peanuts.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? (Alaska) Juneau"s gold made prospector Joe Junea wealthy, but he felt that he had to spend all his...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


 Quebec - Did you know? In Quebec, it is regarded unlucky to present a gift of 13 flowers. Avoid giving chrysanthemums and...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
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Milton Shoe Co.

Embroidery Lessons with Colored Studies for 1899
The Brainerd & Armstrong Co.
No. 6 Union Street, New London, Conn.

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September 1898

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Died March 9

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