Monday, March 23, 2020

1898 - An Afternoon Tea

Hinesburg, Vermont, USA

1868 - Loss by the Fire in Hinesburg, Vt.
From the Burlington Free Press, March 20.

The woolen mill of DOW & BOYNTON, Hinesburg, was destroyed by fire yesterday. The fire broke out while all hands were gone to dinner, and in very few... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 23, 1868
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Cohoes, New York, USA

1878  A firm of cotton brokers which supplies two-thirds of the raw material used in the knitting mills of Cohoes, N. Y.,

report an excess of sales of $200,000 for the past nine months over the entire last year's trade, showing the prospects of the manufacturers to be most flattering.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 23, 1878
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Dover, New Hampshire, USA

1889 - THE CITY HALL AND PUBLIC OFFICES THEREIN DESTROYED.
DOVER, N. H., March 22. - At 2:30 o'clock this morning fire was discovered near the furnace under the court room in the City Hall building. The flames spread rapidly, enveloping the entire building,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 23, 1889
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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
Montpelier, Vermont, USA

1900 - TO-DAY'S FIRES. Langdon Block, Montpelier, Gutted Early This Morning. IGNITED FROM AN ELECTRIC WIRE.
Was Ready for Occupancy of Savings Bank and Insurance Company.
(Special to the Messenger.)

Montpelier, March 23. - The new brick and granite block, at the corner of Main and State streets, that... Read MORE...

Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  March 23, 1900
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1890s
Charles E. Hires Root Beer

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Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

1907 - FOUR FROZEN TO DEATH IN BLIZZARD IN EAST.
Bathurst, N. B,, March 23. - Word was received here yesterday of the loss of four lives in the severe blizzard which swept over the eastern provinces Wednesday night. Mrs. John Comeau and three of... Read MORE...

Duluth MN Evening Herald -  Duluth, Minnesota -  March 23, 1907
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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1908 - KILLS HERSELF AND TWO SMALL CHILDREN
Mother Turns on Gas in Kitchen of Home While Husband is Asleep Up Stairs.

FALL RIVER, Mass., March 22. - Mrs. Joseph Terrien, twenty-five years of age, killed herself and her two small children... Read MORE...

The Scranton Republican -  Scranton, Pennsylvania -  March 23, 1908
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Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1913  Tornado

March 23, 1913 - Devastating tornadoes marched across east, northeast and west Iowa. The deadliest tornado struck Omaha, Neb., killing 94 and injuring 350. More than 600 homes were lost.

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March 23, 1913
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

An Afternoon Tea - A card should be left for or sent to each lady receiving. No after call...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Augusta, Georgia, USA

1916 - MILLIONS GO UP IN FLAMES AT AUGUSTA AS BUSINESS DISTRICT IS BURNED. WIND MAKES FIREMEN HELPLESS. SEVEN HUNDRED HOMES ARE DESTROYED. MILITIA PATROLS STREET.
FIRE IS CONTROLLED WHEN DIES OUT - COMPANIES FROM OTHER CITIES HELP OVERWORKED FIREMEN IN AUGUSTA

Augusta, Ga., March 23. - Twenty blocks in the residence section of Augusta in charred ruins, the... Read MORE...

The Newark Advocate -  Ohio -  March 23, 1916
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1839  March 23 – The Boston Morning Post first records the use of "OK" (oll korrect).

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1857  March 23 – Elisha Otis' first elevator is installed (at 488 Broadway, New York City).

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1880s
Bogards Fine Shoes
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