Monday, October 26, 2020

1888 - September 4 – George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a patent for his camera which uses roll film.

1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ... Read MORE...

The Evening Post -  New York, New York -  October 26, 1825
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Name Suspenders
Sawyer & Wolf
Easthampton, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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1888 - September 4 – George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a patent for his camera which uses roll film.
Wannamaker's
Philadelphia, Friday, October 26, 1888.
The Kodak Camera is the latest photographic novelty; 100 pictures without a stop. Anybody can do it. To-morrow (Saturday) from 2 to 5 P.M. we... Read MORE...

The Times -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  October 26, 1888
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1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express Company at this place to stop the running of the Pony Express as soon as the California line is... Read MORE...

Daily Nashville Patriot -  Nashville, Tennesee -  October 26, 1861
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Farnham, Québec, Canada (Saint-Romuald-de-Farnham)

1916 - HOSPITAL FIRE FATAL TO ELEVEN. ST. ELIZABETH'S HOSPITAL AT FARNHAM, QUEBEC, DESTROYED. FIRE ESCAPES INADEQUATE.
INVESTIGATION WILL START IMMEDIATELY TO DETERMINE RESPONSIBILITY - TWENTY-FIVE CHILDREN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN LEAPING FROM THE BUILDING.

Farnham, Quebec, Oct., 26. - (AP) - Six adults and five... Read MORE...

Sheboygan Journal -  Sheboygan, Wisconsin -  October 26, 1916
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cooking Chickens - A new way of cooing chickens is to parboil them and then drop them into...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Burlington, Vermont, USA

1852 - Fire at Burlington, Vt.
BURLINGTON, Monday, Oct. 25. A fire broke out here at 12 o'clock last night, destroying Weaver's clothing store, Barrow's dry goods store, Stephens & Durkee's drug store, and S. M. Weed's dwelling.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 26, 1852
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Williams' Jersey Cream Toilet Soap
The J.B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

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Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Esmond) (Georgiaville)

1853 - Steam-Boiler Explosion - Two Lives Lost, Several Wounded.
Special Correspondence of the N. Y. Daily Times.

PROVIDENCE, Tuesday, Oct. 25.- The steam-boiler in SCHROEDER'S Print Works, in Smithfield, burst about 8 o'clock this morning, with a terrible... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 26, 1853
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Milford, New Hampshire, USA

1865 - Drowning
Mr. Ephraim Crosby, a son of Rufus Crosby of Milford, was drowned last week. He was subject to fits, and having gone out for chestnuts, stopped at a brook, and probably in a fit fell in and was... Read MORE...

New-Hampshire Sentinel -  Keene, New Hampshire -  October 26, 1865
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1881  October 26 – The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral occurs in Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona, USA.

www.wikipedia.org

 America - Did you know? July 7, 1898 - U.S. annexes Hawaii by an act of Congress.

 Quebec - Did you know? The life of the French-Canadians in Quebec was largely agrarian. It was a system where each...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.woonsocket.org)
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Pinecrest Lakes Club, Avon Park, Florida

The Olympia Self-Playing Music Box
F. G. Otto & Sons
Jersey City, N.J.

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November 1898

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Died October 26

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