Monday, January 18, 2021

1885 - Men of Brains - Some of the Distinguished American Inventors


F. Dickman, Butcher and Dealer in Groceries and Provisions, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco...
Cor. Smith and D Streets
Virginia City, 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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H.S. Crocker & Company, 1873

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Southwick, Massachusetts, USA

1872 - OLD APPLE TREES. - The New England Homestead says:
An old apple tree, more than a hundred years old, is standing on the farm of L. A. Lamson, Southwick, which produced apples for more than seven barrels of cider, last year. This tree is fifteen feet... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 20, 1872
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1909 - FIRE WIPES OUT A LANDMARK.
Parkinson's in Whitehall Street Destroyed and Several Persons Burned.

An aged scrubwoman was seriously burned and three men, one a fireman, were slightly injured yesterday in a fire which... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 20, 1909
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Westport, Massachusetts, USA (Westport Point)

1864 - A LONG ABSENCE
Nathaniel Woodell, of Westport, Massachusetts, who mysteriously disappeared in 1816, has returned after an absence of forty seven and a half years looking hale and rugged though more than eighty... Read MORE...

Semi-Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  January 20, 1864
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Spencer, Massachusetts, USA

1885 - Men of Brains - Some of the Distinguished American Inventors
Elias Howe, inventor of the modern sewing machine; born at Spencer, Massachusetts, in 1819; died in 1867; machinist; sewing machine patented in 1846. From that time to 1854 his priority was... Read MORE...

The Daily Republican -  Monogahela, Pennsylvania -  January 20, 1885
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pie Crust Shortened with Beans - Boil white beans until soft, rub through a sieve and mix as ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 29, 1881

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
Front Cover
H.S. Crocker & Company, 1873

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Morning Dress — The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, ...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
1954 January 20, 1954 - The temperature at Rogers Pass, MT, plunged to 70 degrees below zero to establish a new record for the continental U.S.

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 America - Did you know? 1831 - William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the Liberator, a weekly paper that advocates the...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In France of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the chief officials of state, the seigneurs,...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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The Village Pancake House, Rowley, Mass.

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
Front Cover
H.S. Crocker & Company, 1873

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