Tuesday, November 22, 2022

1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas


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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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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Potato Chips - Peel a raw potato as apples are peeled, let the parings be as near as...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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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Make yourself absolute master of your temper and your countenance; so far, at least, as that no...Read MORE...



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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

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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.


The Indianapolis News
Indianapolis, Indiana

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 America - Did you know? The first gold rush in the United States happened in Dahlonega, Georgia, in 1828.

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First Woolen Mill in U.S., Seymour, Conn. Erected by Gen. David Humphrey, 1804.
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Monday, November 21, 2022

1900 - TURKEY FOR THE PRESIDENT - A Rhode Island Bird Picked Out for Thanksgiving at the White House

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

1901 - Nearly $600,000. Amount Paid in Wages Annually By Southbridge Firms. Importance and Vastness of the Business of Optical Goods Manufactures.
George W. Wells, Head of the American Optical Company, Says the Proposed French Reciprocity Treaty Would be a Menace to the Industry.

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Canfield, Ohio

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Crullers

Two cupfuls of sugar, one cupful of butter, three eggs three cupsful of flour, one...Read MORE...



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Westerly, Rhode Island, USA (Watch Hill) (Misquamicut)

1900 - TURKEY FOR THE PRESIDENT - A Rhode Island Bird Picked Out for Thanksgiving at the White House
PROVIDENCE, R. I. The Westerly turkey king has picked out the turkey which it is expected will grace President McKinley's table at the White House on Thanksgiving Day. The turkey is a... Read MORE...

The Reading Eagle -  Reading, Pennsylvania -  November 21, 1900
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1902  November 21 - 1st night football game, Philadelphia Athletics beats Kanaweola AC, 39-0

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1847  November 21 - Steamer "Phoenix" is lost on Lake Michigan, kills 200

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1922  November 21 – Rebecca Felton of Georgia takes the oath of office, becoming the first woman United States Senator.

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1868  A man in Monson, Mass., has an apple tree which bears this year about two barrels of apples, half of which are Baldwins, and the other half of the Russet variety, interspersed on each limb in just about equal proportions.


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Fountain Place

The P.T. Barnum Fountain, topped by an 18-foot figure of a triton blowing a conch shell.

Indian Rock Farm, Uxbridge
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Sunday, November 20, 2022

1848 - No Dueling Allowed


Highest Award World's Fair Skates
Barney & Berry, Springfield, Mass.

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December 1898

The Barney & Berry company was founded at the old Warner's pistol plant near Springfield, Massachusetts. It was started by Everett Barney, a former supervisor of a small arms manufacturer during the Civil War who spent many a winter on the frozen ponds of nearby Framingham, and his old friend John Berry in 1865. Barney and Barney manufactured five hundred skates in their first year and later moved to Springfield, where they flourished in two locations for over fifty years. skateguard1.blogspot.com

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New Lebanon, New York, USA

1869 - At Albany, N. Y., on the 15th, in the Shaker habeas corpus case of Sarah Ann Barbour,
against the New Lebanon Shakers, for alleged illegal restricting of her child, the court rendered a decision awarding the child to the custody of its mother and deciding that the Shakers illegally... Read MORE...

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Bellingham, Massachusetts, USA

1869  In the towns of Cumberland, Smithfield, Blackstone, and Bellingham, R. I.,

there are seventeen cotton and eight woolen mills, which employ 5,550 hands, run 4,480 looms, and annually use 15,300,000 pounds of cotton. Foundations are now being laid to run 150,000 spindles.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 20, 1869
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Harvard, Massachusetts, USA

1886 - Once Rich, Now Poor
There was, it is said, admitted to the Harvard (Mass.) poor-house the other day a man who at one time was partner in a large manufacturing concern in Boston and subsequently filled the position of... Read MORE...

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Geneva, New York, USA

1885 - HOBART COLLEGE ON FIRE. THE OLD LIBRARY BUILDING ALMOST ENTIRELY DESTROYED - LOSS, $25,000.
Syracuse, N. Y., Nov. 19. - At 5 o'clock this morning flames were discovered issuing from the upper story of the old library building at Hobart College, Geneva. The building is between the two... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 20, 1885
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Snaps - Take one cup of molasses, three-quarters of a cup of sugar, one tablespoon each of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1936 - THREE ARE DEAD, DOZEN INJURED IN ATLANTA FIRE.
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 20. - At least three persons were killed, a dozen injured, and $200,000 property damage was caused yesterday by a fire that raged through the five story Cable Piano Company... Read MORE...

Hammond Times -  Indiana -  November 20, 1936
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"My Health is My Fortune"
Ralston Health Club Breakfast Food
Breakfast for a 2 Cent Stamp
Purina Mills, St. Louis, Mo.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1923 - Garrett Morgan of Cleveland invented the first three-position traffic light.
November 20, 1923:

On this day in 1923, the U.S. Patent Office grants Patent No. 1,475,074 to 46-year-old inventor and newspaperman Garrett Morgan for his three-position traffic signal. Though... Read MORE...

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1820  November 20 – After the sinking of the American whaleship Essex of Nantucket by a sperm whale in the southern Pacific Ocean the survivors are left afloat in three small whaleboats.
They eventually resort, by common consent, to cannibalism to allow some to survive.
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1876  Fell from Ship Topmast
Robert H. Auld, a ship-rigger, fell from the topmast of a vessel at New Bedford, Massachusetts, on Saturday, and was instantly killed.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1868  The operatives in the cotton and woolen mills in North Adams, Massachusetts, work eleven hours per day, and the average wages is six dollars per week.


The New Orleans Crescent
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Quinebaug River from Lisbon Bridge, Jewett City, Conn.

$9.00 Fur Colarets
E. Albrecht & Son, St. Paul, Minn.

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October 1898

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Saturday, November 19, 2022

1881 - Pie Crust Shortened with Beans

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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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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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pie Crust Shortened with Beans - Boil white beans until soft, rub through a sieve and mix as ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 29, 1881
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

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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 America - Did you know? Going to see the Elephant. (1860s)

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Genton Clothes
Main at Pitkin St.
East Hartford, Conn.

Riverdale Road
West Springfield, Mass.

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Friday, November 18, 2022

1910 - JOHNSTONE DROPS 800 FT. TO MEET HORRIBLE DEATH. HOLDER OF WORLD'S ALTITUDE RECORD KILLED WHEN WING TIP ON MACHINE BREAKS. HIS BODY VIOLATED.

1928  November 18 – Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, the third Mickey Mouse cartoon released, but the first sound film and the first such film to be generally distributed.

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Steamboat Willie (www.youtube.com)

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November 18, 1928
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Growth With Williams Clark & Co's High Grade Bone Fertilizers, Schaufele, New York

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

1908 - FIRE DESTROYS LOOKOUT INN AND FOUR COTTAGES. NOTED HOTEL ON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN GOES UP IN SMOKE.
SPECTACULAR BLAZE FOLLOWED BY CLOUDS OF SMOKE SEEN FROM CHATTANOOGA. TIMBER FIRES FEARED.

Chattanooga, Tenn., Nov. 17. - The famous old Lookout Inn on the crest of Lookout Mountain was burned to... Read MORE...

The Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  November 18, 1908
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Corry, Pennsylvania, USA

1865 - Fire At Corry.
On Thursday evening about 7 - o'clock, a car containing 62 bbls. of crude oil belonging to Van Syckles & Co., of Miller Farm, and consigned to Dean & Co., of Corry, became detached from the train and ... Read MORE...

Titusville Morning Herald -  Titusville, Pennsylvania -  November 18, 1865
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

1904 - Brewing Company Fire
PORTSMOUTH, N. H., Nov. 17. - The malt house of the Frank Jones Brewing Company's immense plant here was ruined by fire to-day, entailing a loss of $150,000. The fire originated in a kiln room of the ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 18, 1904
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Moonshine

This dessert combines a pretty appearance with palatable flavor, and is a good...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, July 26, 1882
Monroe, Michigan, USA

1955 - EIGHT OF RAIL CREW KILLED.
Monroe, Mich. - (UP) - Eight members of a railroad section crew were killed Friday when a New York Central passenger train demolished their work truck at a crossing seven miles north of... Read MORE...

Clovis News-Journal -  New Mexico -  November 18, 1955
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The Stoddard Dairy
Stoddard Mfg Co
Rutland, VT.

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Marquette, Michigan, USA

1887 - To The Water's Edge. The Steamer Arizona Is Set on Fire By Acids and Is Consumed.
Marquette, Mich., Nov. 17. - The steamer Arizona, of the Lake Superior Transit Line, was burned to the water's edge this morning. She left this port at 9 o'clock last night bound for Portage and... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Weekly News -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  November 18, 1887
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Denver, Colorado, USA

1910 - JOHNSTONE DROPS 800 FT. TO MEET HORRIBLE DEATH. HOLDER OF WORLD'S ALTITUDE RECORD KILLED WHEN WING TIP ON MACHINE BREAKS. HIS BODY VIOLATED.
CURIOUS THRONG OF RELIC HUNTERS CARRY OFF GLOVES AND SPLINTERS PIERCING AVIATOR.

Denver, Colo., Nov. 18. - RALPH JOHNSTONE holder of the world's altitude record was instantly killed late yesterday ... Read MORE...

San Antonio Light And Gazette -  San Antonio, Texas -  November 18, 1910
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Stratford, Connecticut, USA (Putney)

1956 - Driver Injured In 4-Car Crash
Milford Man Seems Unhurt, Later Hospitalized in ‘Critical’ Condition
A Milford man who walked away from a four-car crash in Stratford yesterday without realizing he had been injured was reported in... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Post -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  November 18, 1956
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you are ever caught in a shower, and meet a gentleman friend who offers an umbrella, accept it,...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
Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1877 - LARGE FIRE AT FALL RIVER. BORDEN MILL DESTROYED -- 36,000 SPINDLES STOPPED - THEORIES AS TO THE ORIGIN OF THE FIRE - THE LOSS AND INSURANCE
Fall River, Mass., Nov. 17. - Early this morning Borden City Mill No. 1 was totally destroyed by fire. It was a brick building, erected in 1872, contained 36,000 spindles, employed 450 hands, and was ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 18, 1877
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1871  November 18 - American suffragette Susan B Anthony arrested after voting on the 5th November in Rochester NY

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Old Blacksmith Shop

T. W. Perry
One Price Clothier
42 Domimick St.
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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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

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
(Writer for The Sun.)

“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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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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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

Apple Jam - Peel and core the apples, cut in thin slices and put them in a preserving kettle ...Read MORE...



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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...

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"The Woodbury Soap Company is an American manufacturer of personal care products such as cold cream, facial cream, facial powder, after-shave talc and ear swabs. Founded in Albany, New York in 1870, the company was sponsor to popular radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s.

The John H. Woodbury company was established in 1870 in Albany, New York by a dermatologist. The company was still in New York in 1901, making and retailing soap, when the Andrew Jergens Company (now a subsidiary of Kao) purchased the company which owned the soap brand, and moved the headquarters to Cincinnati, Ohio." wikipedia

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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...

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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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A. K. Hawkes Company glasses
found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Sunday, November 13, 2022

1869 - About seven months ago, a lady in Santa Clara, Cal., in kneeling down for the purpose of religious devotion...

Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, USA

1940 - BLAST KILLS 8.
Woodbridge, N.J., Nov. 12. - (AP) - A mysterious, deafening blast shattered 14 buildings in and adjoining the United Railway Signal Co. plant today, killing eight persons and breaking windows 17... Read MORE...

Sandusky Register -  Sandusky, Ohio -  November 13, 1940
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1890s
Peek, Frean & Co., Biscuit Manufacturers
London, England

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Santa Clara, California, USA

1869 - About seven months ago, a lady in Santa Clara, Cal., in kneeling down for the purpose of religious devotion,
knelt on the edge of a spring to her hoop skirt. She experienced some little pain in her knee at the time, but thought it no serious matter. However, the limb commenced swelling, and it became... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 13, 1869
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Mock Duck

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The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, March 16, 1881
Harwich, Massachusetts, USA (N., S., E., W.) (Harwichport) (Pleasant Lake)

1869 - House Fire
The dwelling of Nathan Dowry, in Harwich, Mass., was destroyed by fire on the evening of the 3d, and his only children, two little girls, aged six and four years, perished. The parents were visiting... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 13, 1869
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1890s
New Process Soap
Gowans & Stover
Buffalo, N.Y.

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Milford, New Hampshire, USA

1869 - Parsonage Problem
A church society in Milford, N.H., having repaired its church and raised its pastor's salary, set about providing him with a parsonage. Contributions of five thousand dollars were made, and a house... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 13, 1869
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Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

1901 - BUILDING IS BADLY DAMAGED. MECHANIC ARTS HALL AT UNIVERSITY FIRESWEPT. CAUSE NOT AT ALL CERTAIN - EVIDENCE POINTS TO DEFECTIVE WIRING BUT IS NOT CONCLUSIVE - LOSS OF $16,000 SUSTAINED WITH NO INSURANCE.
Lincoln, Neb. - With the fourth floor of Mechanic Arts hall fireswept, the loss by blaze and water amounting to upwards of $16,000, the state university yesterday morning sustained the most serious... Read MORE...

The Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  November 13, 1901
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Lansing, Michigan, USA

1889 - A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT.
Lansing, Mich., Oct. 13. - While the wrecking crew was engaged in cleaing away the freight wreck on the Lansing & Trannet Railway today, the hoisting beam of the steam derrick fell upon a group of... Read MORE...

Sandusky Ohio Gazette -  Sandusky, Ohio -  November 13, 1889
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Aged People Should Eat Very Little Meat
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1938 - Distillery Burns, Loss Is $2,250,000
OWENSBORO, Ky., Nov. 12 (AP)—A wild fire raged out of control Saturday night at the Glenmore Distillery, one of the largest in the country.

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Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  November 13, 1938
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1887  November 13 – Bloody Sunday: Police in London clash with radical and Irish nationalist protesters.

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1946  November 13 - General Electric scientists produced snow in the Massachusetts Berkshires in the first modern day cloud seeding experiment.

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1869  Four inches of snow fell on the 7th at Covington, Va., and Greensboro, N. C.


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 America - Did you know? 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin is published. It becomes one of the most...Read MORE...



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White Sewing Machine Co.
Cleveland, O.

The White Sewing Machine Company was a sewing machine company founded in 1858 in Templeton, Massachusetts, by Thomas H. White and based in Cleveland, Ohio, since 1866. Founded as the White Manufacturing Company it took the White Sewing Machine Company name when it was incorporated in 1876. wikipedia

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