Friday, November 26, 2021

1870 - Bad Advertisment

1889 - ANOTHER FATAL EXPLOSION.
Pittsburg, Nov. 26. - By an explosion at the Allegheny Bessemer Steel Works at Duquesne this morning WILLIAM MARSHALL, night superintendent of the wire mill, and a man named COOPER were killed and a... Read MORE...

Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette -  Cedar Rapids, Iowa -  November 26, 1889
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Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
for the cure of coughs, colds, asthma, croup, bronchitis, whooping-cough, and consumption
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass., U.S.A.


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Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)

1870 - Bad Advertisment
The Biddeford (Me.) woman who advertised for and married a man last July, to have some one to control her property, has succeeded beyond all reasonable expectations, as the fellow has run off with... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 26, 1870
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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

1956 - $200,000 FIRE SWEEPS VEGAS' BOULDER CLUB
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 26 - (AP) - One of Nevada's oldest casinos, the Boulder Club, was gutted by fire last night at a loss estimated by Fire Chief Elmer Gates, at $200,000.

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The Bridgeport Post -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  November 26, 1956
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Veal Cutlets.

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Augusta, Georgia, USA

1921 - BIG FIRE LOSS IN AUGUSTA, GA. BUSINESS HOUSES GUTTED BY BLAZE; HOTEL DESTROYED. CAUSE OF BLAZE STARTING IN HARRISON BUILDING IS NOT DETERMINED. HOTEL GUESTS FLEE IN NIGHT CLOTHES.
PLATE GLASS WINDOWS MELTED BY HEAT - NO LIVES REPORTED AS LOST.

Augusta, Ga., Nov. 26. - At 5:45 today firemen succeeded in bringing under control the most disastrous fire in the history of... Read MORE...

Robsonian -  Lumberton, North Carolina  -  November 26, 1921
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Hood's Sarsaparilla
C. I. Hood Co.
Lowell, Mass., U.S.A.

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Juneau, Alaska, USA

1936 - BODIES OF 10 ARE FOUND AT JUNEAU. SIX PERSONS STILL ARE ON MISSING LIST AFTER LANDSLIDE.
Juneau, Alaska, Nov. 25. - (AP) - Mud and ruins of Sunday's great landslide surrendered two more bodies to rescue crews tonight, raising the known deaths to ten and leaving six remaining on the... Read MORE...

The Modesto Bee and News-Herald -  Modesto, California -  November 26, 1936
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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1912 - Cotton Mill King Dead
Providence, Rhode Island, Nov. 26. - Robert Knight, owner of more cotton mills than any other individual in the world, died today, aged eighty-six. Knight controlled twenty-two spinning, weaving and... Read MORE...

The Wilmington Dispatch -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  November 26, 1912
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Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA

1875  "Onion-Town"

Wethersfield, Conn., sometimes called Onion-town, derived its nickname from the fact that a church bell hung in 1775 was paid for by contributions of onions from the parishioners.

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1950  November 25-26 - Wind gusts to 110 mph recorded at Concord NH

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1870  A young man named George Heffran, of Pottsville, Pa., surrendered himself at Randolph, Mass., on the 15th, as the murderer of Benjamin Nathan. He proved to be insane.


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Thursday, November 25, 2021

1897 - Thanksgiving Advice

Dorset, Vermont, USA

1907 - WORSHIPPERS ARRIVE TO FIND CHURCH IN RUINS.
Old Congregational Edifice at Dorset, Vt., Destroyed by Fire.

Manchester, Vt., Nov. 24---The Congregational Church in Dorset was burned early today, causing a loss of $10,000, upon which there is... Read MORE...

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Needs no Washing out
The "Odorless" Refrigerator

The Keyser Mfg Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.

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April 1898

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1897 - Thanksgiving Advice
Cromatlc Notes.

The list of "don'ts" printed below will, it is hoped, be found particularly fitting at this season of the year. For the benefit of those who are seeking information as to what is... Read MORE...

The Skylight Kicker -  Flagstaff, Arizona -  Thurs., November 25, 1897
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Alamonde Beef

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Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, USA

1952 - FIVE MEN ARE BURNED IN ROSWELL EXPLOSION.
Roswell, Nov. 24. (AP) - A spark from a welder's torch set off an explosion late today, burning five men, two of them seriously, and destroying the state highway department shop.

O. W. NICHOLS,... Read MORE...

Albuquerque Journal -  Albuquerque, New Mexico -  November 25, 1952
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The Sanitary Still
The Cuprigraph Co.
79 North Green Street
Chicago, Ill.

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July 1898

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Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough)

1907 - THEATRE BURNED OUT.
Berlin, N. H. Nov. 25. - The interior of the Albert theatre building, a four story brick block of modern construction, was burned out. The fire started in the rear of a furniture store and... Read MORE...

The Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  November 25, 1907
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Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) (Lonsdale)

1947 - Berkshire Spinning Concern Builds For 204 Families
ALBION, R.I. (AP) - Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates, Inc. to-day started a program to revive the old New England mill village in modern form when it broke ground for housing to accommodate 204... Read MORE...

The Berkshire Evening Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  November 25, 1947
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Ware, Massachusetts, USA

1907 - WARE'S SUNDAY BLAZE CAUSES LOSS OF $30,000
Ware, Nov. 24. - A loss of over $30,000 was caused by a fire here late today which destroyed the two-story wooden block, at 118 and 120 Main street. The fire started from some unknown cause in the... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 25, 1907
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Responsibilities of Wealthy Women
Manchester, Massachusetts, USA (Manchester-by-the-Sea)

1907 - BOSTON MAN'S SUMMER COTTAGE IS DESTROYED.
Manchester, Nov. 24. - A summer cottage which Charles Head, the Boston broker and banker, was building for his daughter, Mrs. Philip Stockton of Boston, on Glouscester road, was burned today, the... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 25, 1907
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1895  November 25 - Chicago Times-Herald race: The first American automobile race in history is sponsored by the Chicago Times-Herald. Press coverage first arouses significant American interest in the automobile.

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1895  November 25 - Oscar Hammerstein opens the Olympia Theatre, the first theatre to be built in New York City's Times Square district.

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1874  November 25 – The United States Greenback Party is established as a political party, made primarily of farmers financially hurt by the Panic of 1873.

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A New Idea in Trunks
The Stallman Dresser Trunk
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July 1898

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

1880 - A novel way of catching a swarm of bees was unintentionally tried at Decatur, Michigan, the other day by a young man, who is not likely to repeat the experiment if he can help it.

Decatur, Michigan, USA

1880 - A novel way of catching a swarm of bees was unintentionally tried at Decatur, Michigan, the other day by a young man, who is not likely to repeat the experiment if he can help it.
He ran toward the swarm with a green bush in his hand, over which the queen bee poised and then alighted upon his hat. In a twinkling the others followed and completely covered him being so closely... Read MORE...

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Dressmaking and Plain Sewing
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Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Jamestown, New York, USA

1891 - A FATAL HOTEL FIRE. THREE WOMEN AND A LITTLE BOY BURNED TO DEATH.
Jamestown, N. Y., Nov. 23 - Three women and a boy were burned to death between 1 and 2 o'clock this morning in a fire which gutted the Old Homestead Hotel, at Third and Pine Streets. They were MRS.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 24, 1891
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Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

1858 - TERRIBLE RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
We stop the press to announce a frightful accident that occurred near this city, on the Central Railroad, about 1 - o'clock this afternoon, on Drew & Hopkins gravel train.

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New Hampshire Patriot & State Gazette -  Concord, New Hampshire -  November 24, 1858
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June 23, 1900

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Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

1910  Signed "Wife"

Up in Sutton, Massachusetts, a young woman organist wrote a preacher and signed herself "wife." And the organist's play-ful ways caused the deuce of a domestic discord.

The Wilmington Dispatch -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  November 24, 1910
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Augusta, Maine, USA

1888 - Schooners Fast in the Ice
AUGUSTA, Me., Nov. 24. - The Kennebec river closed to navigation Thursday night, ten days earlier than usual. It is solidly frozen over between Gardiner and Brown's Island. There are seven schooners... Read MORE...

The Daily City News -  New Castle, Pennsylvania -  November 24, 1888
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Brooklyn, New York, USA (Flatlands) (Flatbush) (Coney Island)

1888  America for Americans

BROOKLYN, N. Y., Nov. 24 - "Deacon" Richardson has given notice that hereafter only American citizens, native or naturalized, will be employed on his street car lines as conductors or drivers.

The Daily City News -  New Castle, Pennsylvania -  November 24, 1888
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dress for Morning Visits — A lady should never receive her morning callers in a wrapper, unless...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
Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)

1888 - Railroad Ticket Office Burglarized
BIDDEFORD, Me., Nov. 24. - Thursday night burglars broke into the Boston & Maine railroad ticket office at Pine Point, blew open the safe and secured the week's wages of the station men and section... Read MORE...

The Daily City News -  New Castle, Pennsylvania -  November 24, 1888
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1949  November 24 – The ski resort in Squaw Valley, California officially opens.

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1917  November 24 – In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9 members of the Milwaukee Police Department are killed by a bomb

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1888  On the 19th Mrs. Elizabeth Worth White, of Newburyport, Mass., celebrated her one hundredth birthday.


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Blue Store
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Lewiston, Me.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

1801 - Death of Benedict Arnold

Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

1890 - CRUSHED BY A WALL. ONE MAN KILLED AND A NUMBER INJURED BY A BUILDING'S COLLAPSE.
Jersey City, N.J., November 22. - The walls of a new brick building in course of erection by Wells, Fargo & Co., on Pavonia Avenue, suddenly fell this morning, burying a large number of men in the... Read MORE...

St. Louis Globe-Democrat -  St Louis, Missouri -  November 23, 1890
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BENEDICT ARNOLD [From the London Monthly Magazine, for July 1801.]
Died, at his house, in Gloucester place, on Sunday, June 13, brigadier general Benedict Arnold. This singular man was a native of New England, and bread as some say, a surgeon; a profession, however... Read MORE...

The North Carolina Journal -  Halifax, North Carolina -  November 23, 1801
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Columbus, Ohio, USA

1868 - THE BURNING OF THE OHIO LUNATIC ASYLUM.
A Columbus dispatch of the 18th inst., to the Cincinnati Gazette, gives the following additional particulars of the burning of the Central Lunatic Asylum at the place:

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The Petersburg Index -  Virginia -  November 23, 1868
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Baked Potatoes - Raw potatoes pared and sliced very thin, put into a pudding dish and...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 9, 1881
Putnam, Connecticut, USA

1912 - NOT OVER $100,000. TOTAL LOSS OF INCENDIARY FIRE AT PUTNAM, CONN.
Putnam, Conn., Nov. 22. -- The total loss resulting from the burning of half a dozen or more buildings in the business center of the city, last night will not exceed $100,000, it is estimated today... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  November 23, 1912
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1936  November 23 – The first edition of Life Magazine is published.

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1889  November 23 - Debut of 1st jukebox (Palais Royale Saloon, San Francisco)

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Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1908

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Monday, November 22, 2021

1901 - THRILLING DASH FOR LIFE. Twelve Men and a Woman Swim Through Spouting Flames of Gas.

Saratoga County, New York, USA

1893 - Frost Torches to Protect Vegetables.
The project adopted by the farmers of Saratoga County, New York, to protect their crops from damage by early frosts is worthy of imitation elsewhere. It seems that a Swedish farmer has talked of the... Read MORE...

Maxton Scottish Chief -  Maxton, North Carolina -  November 22, 1893
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1900 - Buildings Wrecked in Pennsylvania
Lockhaven, PA, Nov 22 - A violent windstorm passed over this (Clinton) county yesterday. the building now under construction for the Pennsylvania Fire Brick company at Beach Creek was blown down and... Read MORE...

The Trenton Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  November 22, 1900
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1901 - THRILLING DASH FOR LIFE. Twelve Men and a Woman Swim Through Spouting Flames of Gas.
Pittsburg, Pa., Nov. - Swimming through spouting flames of gas was the experience of 12 men and a woman on the sand boat, Vigilant, which was burned to the water's edge in the Monongahela river at... Read MORE...

Davenport Daily Republican -  Davenport, Iowa -  November 22, 1901
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Dallas, Texas, USA

1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas
On Friday, November 22, 1963, a shockwave ran through the whole nation, followed by grief. President John F. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through the streets of Dallas, Texas.

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Cream of Potato Soup - Pare three good-sized potatoes; cover them in boiling water; boil...Read MORE...



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Washington, DC, USA

1929 - FIVE PEOPLE DIE IN STORE EXPLOSION. FIFTY OTHERS HURT WHEN BLAST WRECKS CAPITAL "FIVE AND TEN."
Washington, Nov. 21. - (UP) - Five persons were dead, more than 30 were in hospitals and more than a score were suffering from less serious injuries tonight as a result of an explosion today in a J.... Read MORE...

Charleston Gazette -  Charleston, West Virginia -  November 22, 1929
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Meriden, Connecticut, USA

1890 - A Train Goes Over a High Bank
MERIDEN, Conn., Nov. 21. - Train No. 2 on the Meriden, Waterbury and Connecticut railroad met with a serious accident at the Southington road trestle, six miles west of here, this morning. The train... Read MORE...

Reading Times -  Reading, Pennsylvania -  November 22, 1890
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Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - Large Fire and Loss of Life in Lowell, Mass.
LOWELL, Mass., Saturday, Nov. 21. A fire at Nos. 96 and 98 Merrimack-street, this morning, badly damaged the building, which is owned by JOHN NESMITH; destroyed S. R. FLETCHER'S bonnet bleachery, and ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 22, 1868
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Schenectady, New York, USA

1900 - Tornado
Schenectady, N Y, Nov. 22 - Several persons were injured and many others narrowly escaped death, while thousands of dollars' worth of damage was done as the result of the cyclone in this city... Read MORE...

The Trenton Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  November 22, 1900
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1892  November 22 - Contable Lapan, at Altona, N.Y., "sicked" his dog at Neighbor Nappen's cows, and Nappen threw a stone at the dog. Lapan hurled the stone back, striking Nappen on the head, killing him.


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Bloomington, Illinois

1882  Six of the persons injured in yesterday's fire in the Callender building, Providence, Rhode Island, have already died, and it is expected that the injuries of others will prove fatal.


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Indianapolis, Indiana

 America - Did you know? America’s oldest airport is located in Maryland. It was founded by the Wright brothers in 1909.

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Friday, November 19, 2021

1881 - Snow Custard

New Castle, Delaware, USA

1947 - INQUIRY INTO CRASH OF TWA PLANE STARTS.
Wilmington, Del., Nov. 19, (AP) - The crash of a four-engined Constellation that killed all five occupants while attempting to land at the New Castle County airport was being investigated today by... Read MORE...

Corpus Christi Times -  Corpus Christi, Texas -  November 19, 1947
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Men's "Holeproof" Sox
Kalamazoo Knitting Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

The Ladies' Home Journal
August 1898

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1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ... Read MORE...

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Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

1924 - BEACH HOTEL BURNS. LOSS OF $1,500,000 AT ATLANTIC CITY - TWO PERISH.
Atlantic City, N. J., Nov. 18. - With a toll of two known dead, and four missing, fire which destroyed the Bothwell Hotel and its annex, formerly the Senator, last night and for a time threatened... Read MORE...

Frederick News-Post -  Frederick, Maryland -  November 19, 1924
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Dummerston, Vermont, USA

1906 - FELL OVERBOARD
Albert Clement Drowned in Connecticut River
COMPANION COULD NOT SAVE HIM
Men Were Returning to Dummerston from the "Jack" Allen Resort in Chesterfield, N. H.
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St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  November 19, 1906
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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

1864 - Fire in Pawtucket.
PROVIDENCE, Thursday, Nov. 17. - A fire in Pawtucket this afternoon destroyed the Congregational church, John Dexter's dwelling-house, two stables, a storehouse, a paint-shop, and other buildings.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 19, 1864
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Snow Custard

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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1863 - Fire
A fire in Southbridge, Mass., on Saturday morning, destroyed the Baptist church, the Tammany Hall Building, the Amidon brick block, and Dr. Hartwell's block of stores. The whole loss is about... Read MORE...

The Windham County Transcript -  Danielson, Connecticut -  November 19, 1863
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Pillsbury's Vitos The Ideal Wheat Food for Breakfast
Pillsbury-Washburn Flour Mills Co., Ltd., Minneapolis, Minn.

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October 1898

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