Monday, November 15, 2021

1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

Lewiston, Maine, USA

1902 - THE DOMESTIC PROBLEM - Both Sides of the Question Presented by One Who Has Been Mistress and Maid - The Golden Rule If Applied Would Solve the Problem
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“Wanted – A capable American house girl.” Such is the tenor of many “want” ads running in the newspapers at this time of year throughout the country. And, indeed all through... Read MORE...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  November 15, 1902
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Stamped Shawknit on the Toe
Knitted to the Shape of the Human Foot

Shaw Stocking Co., Lowell, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union. Then they needed approval from the states.

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November 15, 1777
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Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

1904 - KNOXVILLE LIBRARY BURNED. CITY'S SECOND BIG BLAZE IN THREE DAYS - FIRE DEPARTMENT CRIPPLED.
Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 14. - The Lawson McGhee Library, a three-story brick structure, at Gay Street and Vine Avenue, was destroyed by fire this afternoon. It was the city's second big fire in three... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 15, 1904
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

1904 - FIRE AT SIOUX FALLS. BLAZE IN BUSINESS DISTRICT CAUSES A LOSS OF $40,000.
A fire early Thursday morning gutted the two-story building occupied by the ANTHONY Candy Company, at Sioux Falls, S.D., destroyed the entire stock of the company and seriously damaged the PHILLIPS... Read MORE...

The Carroll Sentinel -  Iowa -  November 15, 1904
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Queen's cake

Whip half pound butter to a cream, add one pound sugar, ten eggs, one glass wine,...Read MORE...



Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

1896 - Fatal Explosion
By Associated Press

NIAGARA FALLS (N.Y.), Nov 14 - By the explosion of about thirty pounds of dynamite in the office building of Ed. Smith & Co., contractors in charge of the extension of the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 15, 1896
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S. W. Gould & Bros
Botanic Garden
Malden, Mass.

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1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ... Read MORE...

www.nps.gov/ jeff/ historyculture/ lewis-and-clark-timeline-1805.htm
November 15, 1805
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1877 - Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record sound, considered Edison's first great invention. Edison demonstrates the device for the first time on November 29.
November 21, 1877
Thomas Edison announces his "talking machine" invention (phonograph), the 1st machine to play and record sound. onthisday.com

The Phonograph.
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Cambridge Jeffersonian -  Cambridge, Ohio -  November 15, 1877
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1939  November 15 – In Washington, D.C., U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial.

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 America - Did you know? S&H Green Stamps were trading stamps popular in the United States from the 1930s until the late...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? A common belief in old Quebec was that lutins [spirits] had the power to do many things for people. ...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Bank with Post Office and Congregational Church. Junction of Brockton and Taunton Roads, Stoughton, Mass.

Hurlbut's High Grade Papers
Hurlbut Stationery Co., Pittsfield, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Died November 15

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