Wednesday, December 9, 2020

1881 - White Mountain Rolls

Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

1909 - MILLION DOLLAR FIRE DESTROYED PART OF A CITY. KALAMAZOO, MICH., VISITED BY AWFUL CONFLAGRATION LAST NIGHT - ONE MAN BURNED.
[By Associated Press.]
Kalamazoo, Mich., Dec. 9. - A million dollars worth of property was destroyed and the city was saved from destruction only after an all night fight by the combined forces of... Read MORE...

Janesville Daily Gazette -  Wisconsin -  December 9, 1909
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Hatch Bros., Dealers in Game, Eggs, Butter, Cheese, Family Groceries and California Produce
20 C Street
Between Union and Taylor
Virginia, Nevada

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The Virginia and Truckee Railroad Directory, 1873-74: Embracing a General Directory of Residents of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Dayton, Carson, Franktown, Washoe City and Reno, Together with a Business Directory, Also an Appendix, Giving Statistics of State and Storey, Lyno, Ormsby and Washoe Counties
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Casper, Wyoming, USA

1909 - Engineer killed by exploding boiler.
Casper. - One man was killed and two injured, one probably fatally, by the explosion of the boiler of a Burlington locomotive twelve miles west of here. The dead man is B. H. MILLER, an engineer, a... Read MORE...

Alamosa Journal -  Alamosa, Colorado -  December 9, 1915
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Thetford Mines, Qu├ębec, Canada (Saint-Alphonse-de-Thetford)

1938 - DEATH PIT. 7 QUEBEC MINERS DIE IN ROCKSLIDE.
Thetford Mines, Que., Dec. 8. (CP) - A rock-slide two hours after a dynamite blast in the Bell asbestos mine here brought death last night to seven miners who were buried alive. Early today three of... Read MORE...

Winnipeg Free Press -  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada -  December 9, 1938
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

1946 - HOTEL FIRE IN CANADA KILLS ELEVEN PERSONS. EIGHTEEN INJURED AS FLAMES SWEEP 3-STORY BUILDING.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Dec. 9 (UP) - Authorities attempted today to complete identification of 11 persons killed early Sunday by a spectacular fire which virtually destroyed the three story Barry... Read MORE...

Middlesboro Daily News -  Kentucky -  December 9, 1946
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

White Mountain Rolls - Sixteen cups of flour, half cup of sugar, cup of butter, cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 26, 1881
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA (Tiverton, Massachusetts)

1882 - Many Fish
The catch of menhaden by boats of Tiverton, R. I., for the season of 1882, was 141,000 barrels. The menhaden fish have been on the coast in unusually large quantities since the 1st of July, and had... Read MORE...

The Coffeyville Weekly Journal -  Coffeyville, Kansas -  December 9, 1882
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International Hotel, (Open day and night), Corner C, Union & B Streets, Virginia, Nevada
The Best Hotel in Nevada

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The Virginia and Truckee Railroad Directory, 1873-74: Embracing a General Directory of Residents of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Dayton, Carson, Franktown, Washoe City and Reno, Together with a Business Directory, Also an Appendix, Giving Statistics of State and Storey, Lyno, Ormsby and Washoe Counties
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Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA

1895 - BUSINESS DISTRICT IN FLAMES
Disastrous Fire Prevails in the Town of Ridgefield, Conn. - Buildings in Rutherford Burning.

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Dec 8. - The business district of this town is threatened with destruction by fire.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 9, 1895
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1851  December 9 – The first YMCA in North America is established in Montreal, Quebec.

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 America - Did you know? Punkin Chuckin: Each year, as corn stalks tower toward the sky and leaves turn yellow, orange and...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? 1840s - As American factories in New England offered good jobs, thousands of French Canadians...Read MORE...



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Union Street

All Kinds of Private Diseases Cured
Dispensary of Dr. J. B. Lefever, of Paris, Physician, Surgeon and Accoucheur
French Drug Store
No. 204 Sout C Street, Virginia

All Kinds of French, English and American Medicines...

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The Virginia and Truckee Railroad Directory, 1873-74: Embracing a General Directory of Residents of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Dayton, Carson, Franktown, Washoe City and Reno, Together with a Business Directory, Also an Appendix, Giving Statistics of State and Storey, Lyno, Ormsby and Washoe Counties
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