Tuesday, November 10, 2020

1906 - The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, is manufactured.

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1855 - CATASTROPHE BY FIRE.
The Cordasville Manufactory, near Worcester, Massachusetts, was burned on the 1st inst. There were between eighty and one hundred operatives in the Factory, and so rapid was the flames, that all... Read MORE...

The Weekly Portage Sentinel -  Ravenna, Ohio -  November 10, 1855
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1909 advertisement
Carr's Ice Cream

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

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1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, is manufactured.
Splendid Talking Machine.
The Victor Victrola, a splendid new talking machine, is being exhibited by Wharton Brothers. This is the costliest and by far the most nearly perfect ever seen here. It has ... Read MORE...

Daily Industrial News -  Greensboro, North Carolina -  November 10, 1906
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Asheville, North Carolina, USA

1888 - George H. Vanderbilt, of New York, purchased one thousand acres of mountain lands near Asheville, N.C.,
where it was said on the 2d he would build a large industrial institute for the free education of poor white children, who would be taught how to work in wood and metals and thus become skilled... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 10, 1888
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fried Pumpkin - Peel a small, tender pumpkin; cut it in slices half an inch thick and two...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 5, 1881

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

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Queens, New York, USA

1902 - BOILER EXPLOSION KILLS TWO MEN
Pumping Station on Shore Road in Queens Destroyed.

Trees Broken Off - Windows Shattered Half a Mile Away - Steel Plates Had Been Worn Thin - Story of an Eye Witness.

Two men were killed and one ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 10, 1902
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Duluth, Minnesota, USA

1907 - BIG FIRE AT DULUTH. Damage Figured at $2,268,000 and One Life Believed Lost
DULUTH, Min., Nov. 9.- Fire which started in the Great Northern elevator, at Superior, Wis., about 9 o'clock last night, was brought under control early today, after having destroyed the elevator,... Read MORE...

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  November 10, 1907
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Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

1915 - ONE MAN IS KILLED. When Upper Section of Construction Tower Collapses This Morning
One man was injured so badly that the died within an hour at the St. Joseph's hospital and another was painfully hurt at 10 o'clock this morning when the upper thirty feet of the 156-foot... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  November 10, 1915
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid carefully any allusion to the age or personal defects of your companion, or any one who may...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
Milledgeville, Georgia, USA

1897 - GEORGIA ASYLUM ON FIRE. NEGRO SECTION OF THE MILLEDGEVILLE INSTITUTION DESTROYED - NO LIVES LOST OWING TO EXCELLENT DISCIPLINE.
Milledgeville, Ga., Nov. 9. - The negro section of the Georgia Insane Asylum burned today. There were within the walls at the time the fire broke out inmates and all over 700 persons, but the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 10, 1897
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1888  At Montreux, on the lake of Geneva, in Switzerland, a reservoir used to work and electric railway burst on the 6th, destroying numerous houses and drowning many persons.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1898  November 10 - Race riot in Wilmington NC (8 blacks killed)

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Elspeth Deir et al., Canada: The story of our heritage, Grade 7 (Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000)
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1927 advertisement

A Bit of New England in New York
Prince George Hotel
Fifth Ave. & 28th St.
A. M. Gutterson, Mgr.
1000 Rooms with Bath $3.0 and up
A Home in the Heart of Things

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