Wednesday, March 24, 2021

1872 - Storm Dresses

1868 advertisement

Herring & Leyden
Clothing House

The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta, Georgia
July 5, 1868

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Memphis, Tennessee, USA

1907 - $65,000 LOSS AT MEMPHIS. Freight House and Twenty-Five Car Loads of Merchandise Burned.
Memphis, Tenn., March 21. - A freight house of the Illinois Central Railroad, situated at the corner of Shelby and Calhoun streets in the southern part of this city, together with twenty-five car... Read MORE...

The Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  March 24, 1907

Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1911 - EXPLOSION WRECKS COURTHOUSE. New Million-Dollar Structure in Omaha Shattered by Blast of Unknown Origin Early This Morning.
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Omaha, Neb., March 23. - Two explosions in the basement of the new million-dollar courthouse at Eighteenth and Farnum streets at 1 o'clock this morning... Read MORE...

The Albuquerque Morning Journal -  Albuquerque, New Mexico -  March 24, 1911

Rockford, Illinois, USA


ROCKFORD, Ill., March 23. - Fire early today damaged the business block occupied by the Rockford & Interurban company and the W. Clark Printing company, to the extent of $75,000.

The Duluth News Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  March 24, 1908

 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
Chico, California, USA


Chico, Cal., March 24. - The Star theater here was gutted by fire this morning. The blaze started by a moving picture machine. Several stores in the vicinity were badly damaged.

San Jose Mercury News -  San Jose, California -  March 24, 1908

1875 advertisement

Beaudry & McAvoy
Undertakers and General Furnishers
Cor. Broadway and 7th Street, Opposite Depot.
Oakland, Calif.

Oakland Tribune
Oakland, California
June 30, 1875

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Stamford, Connecticut, USA

1908 - Saved From Fire
Stamford, Conn., March 24. - Curly is only a "husky" and until recently he trod the frozen Northwwest helping drag pack sleds. He came to Col. John I. Holly, a Stamford business man from Alaska, and... Read MORE...

San Jose Mercury News -  San Jose, California -  March 24, 1908

Penn Yan, New York, USA (Bluff Point)

1949 - Gas Explosion Injures Plumber
Methodist Church Slightly Damaged

Lew Blakeslee of 231 Lake street, Penn Yan, was seriously injured at 11 a. m. Friday, March 18, in a gas boiler explosion.

Burned badly about the face, hands...

Chronicle Express -  Penn Yan, New York -  March 24, 1949

Milford, Massachusetts, USA

MILFORD, Mass., Feb. 23. - The manufactory of Estabrook & Co., was burned last evening. The fire, the cause of which is unknown, broke out in the first story of the building, occupied by the owners... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 24, 1882

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Storm Dresses — A lady who is obliged to go out frequently in bad weather, will find it both a...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
Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1907 - MANY FINGERS CUT OFF. Two Accidents at Holyoke in Which These Valuable Members Were Lost.
Yesterday was a bad day for Holyoke fingers. Nine were lopped off, as reported last evening, with outlying districts to be heard from. Fred Joyall, a lad of 15, who has been employed at the Norman... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  March 24, 1907

1898  March 24 – Robert Allison of Port Carbon, Pennsylvania, becomes the first person to buy an American-built automobile when he buys a Winton automobile that had been advertised in Scientific American.

1900  March 24 - New York City Mayor Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.

 America - Did you know? July 26, 1908 - Bureau of Investigation, forerunner of the FBI, is established.

 Quebec - Did you know? Seigneuries in North America were granted to military officers, some were owned by the Catholic...Read MORE...

Seigneurs and the seigneurial system of New France ( feudal-system.php)
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Kansas Ave., looking South from Fifth Street, Topeka, Kans.

1861 ad

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For President: Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi
For Vice-President: Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia

The Semi-Weekly State Journal
Raleigh, North Carolina
September 18, 1861

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