Thursday, May 6, 2021

1898 - Open Air Courtship

Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

1907 - MET DEATH IN WRECK - LAKE SHORE FIREMAN A. L. WENGER LOSES LIFE
At Kalamazoo - Others Injured -- Train Struck Street Sweeper - Eighteen Cars Piled Up.

Lake Shore Fireman A. L. Wenger was scalded to death in a freight wreck at the Portage street crossing in... Read MORE...

Elkhart Daily Review -  Elkhart, Indiana -  May 6, 1907
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Androscoggin One Price Clothing Co.
Blue Store
88 Lisbon St.
Lewiston, Me.

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Rochester, New York, USA

1846 - DESTRUCTIVE CONFLAGRATION AT ROCHESTER.
A fire broke out at Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday morning in the billiard room of Geo. W. Hall, adjoining the office of the Democrat, and in a short time the whole block, from the Arcade on Buffalo... Read MORE...

American Republican and Baltimore Daily Clipper -  Baltimore, Maryland -  May 6, 1846
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Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1975 - May 6 - A massive tornado hit Omaha, NE, killing three persons, injuring 133 others, and causing 150 million dollars damage.
The tornado struck during the late afternoon moving northeastward through the industrial and residential areas of west central Omaha, and lifting over the northern section of the city. The twister,... Read MORE...

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May 6, 1975
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spiced Cabbage - Cut a head of cabbage into small slices, put it into a two or three quart...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880

Open Air Courtship

Plain Dealer
Ohio
June 28, 1898

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Lewiston, Maine, USA

1886 - History of a Pill Box - Found in the Drawer of a Lewiston Sewing Machine
“Hello, what's this!” exclaimed a Lewiston sewing-machine agent, as he picked a pill-box out of the drawer of a sewing-machine, Thursday morning, and unscrewing the lid disclosed a very pretty gold... Read MORE...

Lewiston Evening Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  May 6, 1886
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Greenville, North Carolina, USA

1899 - DISASTROUS FIRE IN GREENVILLE, N. C.
Greenville, N. C., May 5. - Fire started at 10 o'clock last night in the upper floor of the two-story building occupied by E. M. CHEEK as a bar room. An entertainment was in progress at the Opera... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 6, 1899
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Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1896 - ONE KILLED AND A DOZEN INJURED. RESULT OF A RUNAWAY ACCIDENT IN PATERSON, N. J.
Paterson, N. J., May 5. - One child was killed, another probably fatally hurt, and a dozen adults more or less bruised by a frightened team on Main Street, near Market, this morning.

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The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 6, 1896
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 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
Tucson, Arizona, USA

1887 - TERRIFIC UPHEAVAL. REMARKABLE EFFECT OF AN EARTHQUAKE IN ARIZONA. SEVERAL MOUNTAIN PEAKS CRUMBLE NEATH THE SHOCK - OTHERS SUDDENLY DEVELOP INTO BLAZING VOLCANOES - MUCH DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.
Swallowed Up.
Tucson, A.T., May 6. - This place was shaken by an earthquake at 2:12 p.m. Tuesday. No one was injured, but considerable damage was done to buildings. Goods were thrown from the... Read MORE...

The Decatur Daily Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  May 6, 1887
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1941  May 6 – At California's March Field, entertainer Bob Hope performs his first USO Show.

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1933  May 6 - Charleston, SC, was deluged with 10.57 inches of rain, an all- time 24 hour record for that location.

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1877  May 6 - The famed Indian warrior Crazy Horse surrendered, along with 1,000 of his followers near Camp Robinson. He was later killed.

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 America - Did you know? Ulysses S. Grant was the first president to run against a woman candidate, Virginia Woodhull, the...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? The Flying Canoe
One of the most popular legends in French Canada is the one of the flying canoe,...Read MORE...



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Love Lessons from the Lowly

Plain Dealer
Ohio
November 16, 1896

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