Wednesday, August 11, 2021

1901 - HAT COST HIS LIFE. Richard P. Walker Jumped Into Bay and Became Exhausted.

Frederick, Maryland, USA

1900 - Advice - Cleaning water bottles
Water bottles and decanters can be easily cleaned by means of a strong bent wire and a soft linen cloth. Half fill the bottle with suds, and let it stand for half an hour; then rub with the cloth... Read MORE...

The News -  Frederick, Maryland -  Saturday, August 11, 1900
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Pillsbury's Soy Golden Bake Mix

Exciting Muffin with SOY!

The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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1919 - STEEL KING PASSES AWAY - Andrew Carnegie Succumbs to Bronchial Pneumonia
By Associated Press
Lenox, Mass., Aug. 11 - Andrew Carnegie died today at his summer home of bronchial pneumonia.

Carnegie spent most of the summer here, coming from New York in May and up to a... Read MORE...

Corsicana Daily Sun -  Corsicana, Texas -  August 11, 1919
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Heflin, Alabama, USA

1940 - Something She Ate
For three years it was thought that six-year-old Bunnie Jean Morrow suffered from "asthma." Last week it was learned that it was cottonseed hulls in her lungs.

It was thought that the child drew... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  August 11, 1940
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Lemon Cream Pie - One teacup of pulverized sugar, one tablespoonful butter, one egg, one...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880

WWII ad for Camel cigarettes

The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Fiskdale)

1905 - Must Await Funeral
William Willard of Sturbridge, Mass., who painted the portraits of several of Massachusetts' Governors, was a collector of colonial furniture. He had an annoying experience with other collectors who... Read MORE...

The Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  August 11, 1905
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

1888 - FIRE AT CHATTANOOGA. DESTROYS BOTH LIFE AND PROPERTY - MANY BURNED TO DEATH.
WHILE STRIVING TO SAVE GOODS FROM THE FLAMES - THE LOSS TO PROPERTY WILL REACH $225,000 - COLLAPSE OF BUILDINGS.

Chattanooga, Tenn., August 10 - The ruin of last night's terrible fire is very... Read MORE...

Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  August 11, 1888
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

The person should be accurately clean; the teeth,
hands, and nails, should be particularly so: a...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Washington, DC, USA

1901 - HAT COST HIS LIFE. Richard P. Walker Jumped Into Bay and Became Exhausted.
Washington, Aug. 9. — While endeavoring to recover the hat of a friend, which had blown off into the bay, Richard P. Walker, a bricklayer, who lived at 135 Carroll Street southeast, in this city, was ... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  August 11, 1901
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1944  August 11 - The temperature at Burlington, VT, soared to an all-time record high of 101 degrees.

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1940  August 11 - A major hurricane struck Savannnah, GA, and Charleston, SC, causing the worst inland flooding since 1607.

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1888  Prof. W. R. Brooks, of Smith Observatory, Geneva, N. Y., discovered a comet on the 7th.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1866  August 11 - World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)

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 America - Did you know? July 4, 1776: Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

 Quebec - Did you know? Practicing witch craft in Canada is actually prohibited by law. In fact, it can even be found in...Read MORE...



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Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


Camp Maqua (1910)

G. D. Bates, Fine Boots and Shoes, Eddy Block, Webster, Mass.

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Died August 11

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