Friday, May 15, 2020

1889 - A TACOMA BUILDING COLLAPSES. A NUMBER OF PEOPLE KILLED AND SEVERAL BADLY INJURED.


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Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Whitestown, New York, USA (Whitesboro)

1858 - Dreadful Railroad Accident!
Morning Herald Office.

UTICA, May 12. - A frightful Railroad accident occurred this morning at 6 ½ o,clock, on the Central Railroad, by the crushing of a bridge over the Saquoit Creek, some 3 ½... Read MORE...

The Erie Observer -  Erie, Pennsylvania -  May 15, 1858
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Celery Soup - This, perhaps is the daintiest of all the thicker cream soups. Take...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

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Carr's Ice Cream

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Hallowell, Maine, USA

1886 - Emmaline Prescott, of Hallowell, is one of the characters of Maine.
She is over fifty years old, and for more than twenty-five years has peddled pins and needles, and such small wares, from house to house through the country. She wears the bloomer costume, a full... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 15, 1886
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Responsibilities of Wealthy Women
Tacoma, Washington, USA

1889 - A TACOMA BUILDING COLLAPSES. A NUMBER OF PEOPLE KILLED AND SEVERAL BADLY INJURED.
Tacoma, May 14. - About 6 o'clock last evening a wind storm struck a building which was being constructed for a hotel. The structure collapsed, burying about twenty workmen in the debris. One hundred ... Read MORE...

Salt Lake Daily Tribune -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  May 15, 1889
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1718  May 15 - James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun

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1862  May 15 – U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signs a bill into law creating the U.S. Bureau of Agriculture (later renamed U.S. Department of Agriculture).

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1869  One hundred and fifty acres of woodland in Wenham, Mass., belonging to Mr. White, were burned over lately. Two thousand cords of hard wood ready for market were also destroyed.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A three-year-old son of George Curtis, of Marblehead, Mass., was burned to death the other day in trying to run through a bonfire, in imitation of some larger boys.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A lady in Salem, Mass., recently lost about a dozen yards of velvet, which took fire from the rays of the sun passing through a globe of water.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1873  Another deposit of brown hematite iron ore has been found in South Shaftsbury, Vermont, near an iron furnace.


The Indiana Progress
Indiana, Pennsylvania

1886  John C. Carr, of West Newbury, Mass., having for fifty-two years served as town clerk, absolutely refuses re-election. - Boston Herald.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? Self-emptying Lake George (Alaska) is the best known curiosity of its kind. A dam of ice forms each ...Read MORE...



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


 Quebec - Did you know? The seigneur was endowed with his rank and estate to the sole end that he should become an active...Read MORE...



The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of "The Chronicles of Canada"] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922
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Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


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What Shall We Have for Dessert?
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Lewiston Journal
Lewiston, Maine
October 1, 1900

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