Monday, February 1, 2021

1900 - Washing and Drying the Hair

New Haven, Connecticut, USA

1890 - Why They Were Not Married.
That the hand of the law extends over all the land dawned sadly but unmistakably on Fred N. Smith, aged eighteen and Miss Jennie Dean, aged sixteen of New Haven, last night. They left that city in... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  February 1, 1890

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Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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Norfolk, Virginia, USA

1902 - NORFOLK'S DISASTROUS FIRE - Virginia Town Suffered $500,000 Loss in Destruction of Main Hotel and Business Block
NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 31 — The Atlantic Hotel, the Columbia Office Building, which adjoined the hotel, the Albemarle Flats and a block of stores in the centre of the city were destroyed early this... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 1, 1902

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

1903 - Dear Miss Fairfax
Dear Miss Fairfax: – I am a young girl nineteen years old and met a young man of about twenty-two years old, six months ago, and had been keeping company with him until about a month ago, when I met... Read MORE...

Fort Worth Star-Telegram -  Fort Worth, Texas -  February 1, 1903

1900 - Washing and Drying the Hair
Once a month at the very least, the head should be washed. Borax makes the best cleanser. Plenty of warm water is needed after the process of cleansing has been gone through. The warm water should be ... Read MORE...

National Labor Tribune -  Pennsylvania -  February 1, 1900

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Corn Soup - Score down the grains and press out the pulp from six good-sized ears...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

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February 1898

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February 1, 1951 - The greatest ice storm of record in the U.S.
produced glaze up to four inches thick from Texas to Pennsylvania causing twenty-five deaths, 500 serious injuries, and 100 million dollars damage. Tennessee was hardest hit by the storm.... Read MORE...
February 1, 1951

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
1926  February 1 – Land on Broadway and Wall Street in New York City is sold at a record $7 per sq inch.

1913  February 1 – New York City's Grand Central Terminal, having been rebuilt, reopens as the world's largest railroad station.

1862  February 1 – American Civil War: Julia Ward Howe's Battle Hymn of the Republic is published for the first time in the Atlantic Monthly.

1868  A cow in West Brattleboro, Vt., recently lost a large portion of her tongue by it being bitten off by a horse standing in an adjoining stall.
The cow was accustomed to steal the hay of her neighbor, who showed his resentment by depriving the culprit of the "unruly member."

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1893  February 1, Thunder and lightning accompanied sleet and snow at Saint Louis MO during the evening hours, even though the temperature was just 13 degrees above zero.

The Weather Channel

 America - Did you know? When the laconic President Calvin Coolidge died, columnist Dorothy Parker wrote: "How could they...Read MORE...

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996

 Quebec - Did you know? In the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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February 1898

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