Sunday, June 20, 2021

1924 - Citizenship Given Indians

1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is made a citizen of the United States by act of President Coolidge in signing the Indian Citizenship... Read MORE...

Santa Ana Register -  Santa Ana, California -  June 20, 1924

F. Forshew, Photographer
241 Warren St
Hudson, N.Y.
Established 1850

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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at yesterday at New York with impressive ceremonies. The city was decorated wand the harbor was gay... Read MORE...

Chicago Daily Tribune -  Chicago, Illinois -  June 20, 1885

1908 - THREE MEN DEAD IN A MINE - Explosion Near Monongahela, Pa., With Fatal Results.
MONONGAHELA, Pa., June 19. - Three miners are dead, two others perhaps fatally burned, and fifteen entombed, many of whom are supposed to be dead from an explosion at the Ellsworth No. 1 mine of the... Read MORE...

The Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  June 20, 1908

Danvers, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - A tomb in the old burying ground in Danvers, Mass., holding the remains of the Putnam family for generations past, was recently broken into by some boys,
who stole the silver plates from the coffins, and carried off and sold the bones to peddlers. One of the parties was caught, which led to the detection of others,. When arrested, they had a basket of ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 20, 1868

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cider Cake

Rub together three quarters of a pound of sugar, and half a pound of butter. Dissolve ...Read MORE...

The New England Cook Book, 1836

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Montgomery, Vermont, USA

1911 - MONTGOMERY. John Lafountain Injured by Fall as Staging Gives Away.
While shingling the roof of Leo Bombard's barn the staging upon which John Lafountain was working gave away and Mr. Lafountain fell to the ground striking his head upon a stick of timber and being... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  June 20, 1911

Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA

Ft. Bragg, N. C. (UP) - Lightning bolts, flashing from an electrical storm, struck in the center of bivouacing National Guardsmen
Wednesday, killing two men and injuring some 47 others.

The...

Panama City Herald -  Panama City, Florida -  June 20, 1957

Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA

The following letter from the Rev. Mr. Rowland, to the editor of the National Gazette, describes, in a most vivid manner, this sorrowful occurrence.

Fayetteville, N.C. May 29, 1831.
Sir -...

Huron Reflector -  Elyria, Ohio -  June 20, 1831

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Finger Nails - if they are inclined to be stiff and brittle, should be annointed each night with a...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
South Bend, Indiana, USA

1900  Fatal Hotel Fire.

South Bend, Ind., June 20.-Fire in the Morrison Hotel early this morning resulted in the death of L.C. Smart, a telephone lineman, and the serious injury of six other persons. Loss $25,000.

New Haven Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  June 20, 1900

1682  A major tornado ripped through southwestern Connecticut, passing through Stratford, Milford, and New Haven, and then into Long Island Sound.

1893  Lizzie Borden acquitted in murder of parents in New Bedford Mass

 America - Did you know? During Alaska's statehood celebration, Fairbanks attempted to turn the Chena River into gold, as a...Read MORE...

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

 Quebec - Did you know? Before Vermont became a state they tried to become part of Quebec, but Quebec refused so Vermont...Read MORE...

 Picture of the Day

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Indoor Toilet
Placed in Your Home
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Kawnear Cabinet Co.
512 Massachusetts Bldg.
Kansas City, Mo., 1917

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