Thursday, November 12, 2020

1923 - "Wooster Ain't Manchester"

Jamaica, New York, USA

1911 - Electric Train Wreck
A thick fog descended on the city early yesterday morning and tied up traffic on the railroads and in the harbor until shortly after 11 o'clock, when the sun dispelled the gloom and allowed... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 12, 1911

Who has the Oldest Sewing Machine?
A new "Singer" given in exchange for it

The Singer Manufacturing Co.
New York City

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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

Noblesville, Indiana, USA

1887 - Suicide
William M. Locks, a retired banker whose fortunes had become impaired by unfortunate speculation, committed suicide by shooting Thursday morning at Des Moines, Ia. He recently removed from... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 12, 1887

Plainfield, Connecticut, USA (Moosup) (Wauregan) (Central VIllage)

1907 - WOMEN CAUSE STRIKE - Cotton Mills in Plainfield, Conn. Practically Close Down - WOULDN'T JOIN UNION
Union Workers Demanded Girl's Discharge and the Company Promptly Refused

Plainfield, Conn., Nov. 11 - The employment of three daughters of Simon Coffee who it is said, will not join the weavers... Read MORE...

Meriden Morning Record -  Meriden, Connecticut -  November 12, 1907

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Rice Waffles - Beat together a pint of milk, the yolks of three eggs, two ounces of butter...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 5, 1881
Little Falls, New York, USA

1885 - A WEST SHORE TRAIN SINKS IN A SWAMP NEAR LITTLE FALLS. The Wife Of Assemblyman CHAS. PRATT of Rochester Killed - Three Other Passengers Seriously Injured.
A terrible and fatal accident occurred on the West Shore railroad shortly after midnight Monday, just above what is called "the Big Branch," situated 1 1/ 4 miles west of Little Falls station and near ... Read MORE...

Lowhill Journal & Republican -  New York -  November 12, 1885

Yellow Dock Root
put up by Allaire-Woodward & Co., Peoria, Ill.

Visit Peoria, Illinois, USA!

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1923 - "Wooster Ain't Manchester"
Diners in a Harrisburg restaurant last evening were treated to a real comedy. A gentleman, presumably from out-of-town, went to the telephone to put in a call.

"I want to speak to the City...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  November 12, 1923

1936  November 12 – In California, the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opens to traffic.

1927  November 12 - The Holland Tunnel opens to traffic as the first vehicular tunnel under the Hudson River linking New Jersey with New York City.

 America - Did you know? Presidential Turkey Pardons: Thanksgiving in general seems to mystify those not steeped in American ...Read MORE...

 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 (
 Picture of the Day

Visit Toledo, Ohio, USA!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

Bird's Eye View from Nicholas Building, Toledo, Ohio.

Burpee Farm Annual for 1898
The Leading American Seed Catalogue
W. Atlee Burpee & Co., Philadelpha

Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

Visit Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA!

Died November 12


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