Sunday, February 14, 2021

1856 - St. Valentine's Day

Detroit, Michigan, USA

1892 - Advice to Actresses
Fanny Davenport says that a woman, to win her way on the stage, must have a perfect storehouse of perseverance, application, energy, tact and, besides these, talent. I have found that patience, a... Read MORE...

Detroit Free Press -  Detroit, Michigan -  Sun, February 14, 1892
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The Larkin Factories, Buffalo, N.Y.
Over Fifty Acres of Floor Space. Visitors Welcome.

The Larkin Company are the World's Largest Manufacturers of Soaps and Toilet Preparations and are important Food Specialists. The entire output of the Larkin Factories goes direct from the Factory to Family, thus saving for customers the expenses and profits of wholesalers and retailers.

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Kemptville, Ontario, Canada

1908 - FREEZES WITH HELP IN SIGHT - Terrible Experience of Man Fastened in Snow.
Kemptville, Ont. - A sad occurrence is reported from Osgoode Township, Carleton county, as a result of the recent storm and severe cold snap, during which Thomas Crawford of Reid's Mills had his feet ... Read MORE...

The Wichita Daily Eagle -  Wichita, Kansas -  February 14, 1908
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1856 - St. Valentine's Day.
This is St. Valentine's Day, and if there has not been a wonderful reform in the general mind, since February last, a great many foolish lines will be written, and a great many bad ones sent to silly ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 14, 1856
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cider Cake - One cup sugar, half a cup of butter, one egg well beaten, one large cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
San Antonio, Texas, USA

1894 - FIRE RECORD. SAN ANTONIO BLAZE.
San Antonio, Tex., Feb. 13. - A destructive fire, resulting in a total loss of about $35,000 worth of property, occurred here early this morning. The flames started in the rear of the Central hotel... Read MORE...

The Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  February 14, 1894
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C.H. Clark & Co., Dealers in Groceries, Provisions, Liquors, Crockery and Tin Ware, Lime, Plaster, Hair and Cement...
Agents for Pioneer Borax Company
No. 186 South C Street, 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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Ogdensburg, New York, USA

1947 - 150 PERSONS FLEE OGDENSBURG FIRE.
Ogdensburg, Feb. 14 (AP) - One hundred and fifty persons fled to safety when a general alarm fire gutted the New Ogdensburg hotel last night, causing damage estimated unofficially at $150,000.

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Salamanca Republican Press -  Salamanca, New York -  February 14, 1947
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Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

1899 - Segelkes Pop Factory Burns
About 11 o’clock last night the brick building on the west side occupied by George Segelke as a pop factory, caught fire by the explosion of gas in a coal stove. Nearly all the fire plugs in the... Read MORE...

The Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  February 14, 1899
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Columbus, Georgia, USA

1900 - Electric Plant at Columbus is Under Water and Street Cars Stopped - No Electric Lights.
Columbus, Ga., February 13. (Special.) - The Chattahoochee river, after having risen several inches today, was at a standstill at 11 o'clock tonight. The rapid rise of the earlier hours today was not ... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  February 14, 1900
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

It is considered as the height of ill-manners to in
terrupt any person while speaking, by speaking ...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1914 - Severe Earthquake is Felt in Canada
Quebec, Feb. 14. - An earthquake shock was felt all over the city and district of Quebec at 5:40 a. m., to-day. The shock was violent enough to wake hundreds of citizens.

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Asheville Gazette-News -  Asheville, North Carolina -  February 14, 1914
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1940 February 14, 1940 - A "Saint Valentine's Day Blizzard" hit the northeastern U.S. Up to a foot and a half of snow blanketed southern New England, and whole gales accompanied the heavy snow stranding many in downtown Boston.

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1980  February 14 - 13th Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, NY

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 America - Did you know? The state of Rhode Island could fit into Alaska 425 times!

 Quebec - Did you know? Around 1825, La Cuisinière Bourgeoise, was written as a guide for those employed in the service of...Read MORE...



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Visit Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)!

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North Street, Pittsfield, Mass.

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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