Wednesday, November 10, 2021

1855 - CATASTROPHE BY FIRE.

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1855 - CATASTROPHE BY FIRE.
The Cordasville Manufactory, near Worcester, Massachusetts, was burned on the 1st inst. There were between eighty and one hundred operatives in the Factory, and so rapid was the flames, that all... Read MORE...

The Weekly Portage Sentinel -  Ravenna, Ohio -  November 10, 1855
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Seth Norwood & Co
Manufacturers of Fine Shoes, Beverly, Mass

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1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, is manufactured.
Splendid Talking Machine.
The Victor Victrola, a splendid new talking machine, is being exhibited by Wharton Brothers. This is the costliest and by far the most nearly perfect ever seen here. It has ... Read MORE...

Daily Industrial News -  Greensboro, North Carolina -  November 10, 1906
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Asheville, North Carolina, USA

1888 - George H. Vanderbilt, of New York, purchased one thousand acres of mountain lands near Asheville, N.C.,
where it was said on the 2d he would build a large industrial institute for the free education of poor white children, who would be taught how to work in wood and metals and thus become skilled... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 10, 1888
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Corn Soup - Score down the grains and press out the pulp from six good-sized ears...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

Malt Bitters Company, Boston, Mass.

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Queens, New York, USA

1902 - BOILER EXPLOSION KILLS TWO MEN
Pumping Station on Shore Road in Queens Destroyed.

Trees Broken Off - Windows Shattered Half a Mile Away - Steel Plates Had Been Worn Thin - Story of an Eye Witness.

Two men were killed and one ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 10, 1902
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Duluth, Minnesota, USA

1907 - BIG FIRE AT DULUTH. Damage Figured at $2,268,000 and One Life Believed Lost
DULUTH, Min., Nov. 9.- Fire which started in the Great Northern elevator, at Superior, Wis., about 9 o'clock last night, was brought under control early today, after having destroyed the elevator,... Read MORE...

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  November 10, 1907
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Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

1915 - ONE MAN IS KILLED. When Upper Section of Construction Tower Collapses This Morning
One man was injured so badly that the died within an hour at the St. Joseph's hospital and another was painfully hurt at 10 o'clock this morning when the upper thirty feet of the 156-foot... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  November 10, 1915
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, ...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
Milledgeville, Georgia, USA

1897 - GEORGIA ASYLUM ON FIRE. NEGRO SECTION OF THE MILLEDGEVILLE INSTITUTION DESTROYED - NO LIVES LOST OWING TO EXCELLENT DISCIPLINE.
Milledgeville, Ga., Nov. 9. - The negro section of the Georgia Insane Asylum burned today. There were within the walls at the time the fire broke out inmates and all over 700 persons, but the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 10, 1897
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1888  At Montreux, on the lake of Geneva, in Switzerland, a reservoir used to work and electric railway burst on the 6th, destroying numerous houses and drowning many persons.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1898  November 10 - Race riot in Wilmington NC (8 blacks killed)

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 America - Did you know? 1770: Boston Massacre: British troops fire into a mob, killing five men and leading to intense...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Black cats have always had a rather suspicious reputation as associates of sorceresses and witches, ...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Capri Motel

Putnam Nail Co., Boston, Mass.

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Died November 10

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