Monday, May 18, 2020

1893 - City Under Eight Feet of Water


Folding Bath-Tub with Heater
Diogenes Bath-Tub Co., Ionis, Mich.

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June 1898

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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1864 - May 18 - The Civil War Gold Hoax was an 1864 hoax perpetrated by two US journalists to exploit the financial situation during the American Civil War.
On May 18, 1864, two New York City newspapers, the New York World and the New York Journal of Commerce, published a story that President Abraham Lincoln had issued a proclamation of conscription of... Read MORE...

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Rockford, Illinois, USA

1877 - TERRIBLE DISASTER.
CHICAGO, May 11. - A Tribune's special from Rockford, Ills., says: A pall has fallen over what this morning was a happy community. The Winnebago county court house, which this morning when our... Read MORE...

Liberty Weekly Tribune -  Missouri -  May 18, 1877
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1893 - City Under Eight Feet of Water.
NEW CASTLE, Pa., May 18. — The water is eight feet deep and still rising in a large part of this city. Several planning mills have been washed away, houses have been moved from their foundations,... Read MORE...

The Marion Daily Star -  Marion, Ohio -  May 18, 1893
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Brown Bread Biscuit - One pound of coarse brown flour or oatmeal flour, two ounces of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., May 3, 1882
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

1910 - UTTER DESTRUCTION OF HOTEL ADAMS. ARIZONA'S MOST FAMOUS HOSTELRY WRAPPED IN FLAME AND SMOKE WAS THE TERRIFYING YET GORGEOUS SPECTACLE WHICH SMOTE THE EYE OF THE EARLY RISING CITIZEN.
GUESTS CALLED FROM THEIR BEDS TO ENCOUNTER A STIFLING ATMOSPHERE IN THE CORRIDORS WHICH TO THE LATER ONES HAD BECOME IMPASSABLE - THE ESCAPE OF ALL WAS BY SO NARROW A MARGIN THAT IT WAS FEARED FOR A... Read MORE...

The Arizona Republican -  Phoenix, Arizona -  May 18, 1910
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1854  Destructive Fire in Lower Canada
Montreal, Wednesday, May 17. The village of St. Hyacinthe was almost wholly destroyed by fire to-day.

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New York, New York

1896  May 18 – Plessy v. Ferguson: The U.S. Supreme Court introduces the "separate but equal" doctrine and upholds racial segregation.

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 America - Did you know? December 15, 1791 - First ten amendments to the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, are...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Tourtière is a traditional Quebecois meat pie. The filling varies from region to region, but it...Read MORE...



Top 10 Foods to Eat in Quebec (travel.nationalgeographic.com/ travel/ top-10/ foods-to-eat-in-quebec/)
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Church of the Sacred Heart

"Frozen Dainties" FREE
The White Mountain Freezer Co., Nashua, N.H.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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