Friday, July 1, 2022

1880 - Chicken Mayonnaise

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the... Read MORE...

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July 1, 1894
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1896 advertisement

The Betz
Turkish-Russian (folding) Medicated Vapor Bath
The Anderson Vapor Bath Co,
319 Seventh Street Northwest
Washington, D.C.

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Washington, District of Columbia
July 3, 1896

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Chicken Mayonnaise - Cut up some chickens and fry them nicely in butter. Let them get cold,...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 17, 1880

1892 advertisement

No Mosquitoes
Will Bite You!
If you use freely HARLOW'S 'COMFORT' for Sportsmen, Anglers, or others who frequent the woods at this season.
This has been used and approved for years. There is no better preparation in the market. Wholesale or retail.

N.S. Harlow
4 Smith Block
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 30, 1892

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Elmira, New York, USA

1890 - FIRE CAUSED BY AN EXPLOSION. THE LOSS WILL PROBABLY REACH TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
ELMIRA, N. Y., June 30. - Lewis Neilson, an employe in the hardware store of Barker, Rose & Gray, at the corner of Water and Lake Streets, was sent into the cellar to draw some japan drier this... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1890
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Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA

1892 - FIERCE EASTERN CYCLONE. TWO MEN KILLD AND BUILDINGS WRECKED IN NEW JERSEY. A DWELLING CRUSHED BENEATH A FLYING STRUCTURE - HEAVY WINDS AND RAIN TO THE SOUTH - CONNECTICUT CROPS DAMAGED.
GLOUCESTER, N. J., June 30. - At 1:20 this afternoon a windstorm of cyclonic character struck this city from the southwest, doing great damage to property and killing two persons and injuring three... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1892
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

A gentleman always attends to the choice of his amusements. If at cards, he will not play at...Read MORE...



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

1867 - Fire at Minneapolis, Minn.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Saturday, June 29.
A fire this morning burned the St. Paul House, WARNER'S furniture and coffin warehouse, LUCAS BROTHERS' tinware and other frame buildings on Hennippen-avenue,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1867
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1940  July 1 – The first Tacoma Narrows Bridge opens for business, built with an 8-foot (2.4 m) girder and 190 feet (58 m) above the water, as the third longest suspension bridge in the world.

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1887  July 1 – Construction of the iron structure of the Eiffel Tower starts in Paris, France

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1862  July 1 - The Bureau of Internal Revenue, the forerunner of the Internal Revenue Service, is established in the United States
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signs into law the Pacific Railway Acts, authorizing construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad.
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1874  July 1 - 1st US zoo opens (Philadelphia)
Still open, it is the oldest zoo in the USA.
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1904  July 1 – The third Modern Olympic Games opens in St. Louis, Missouri, United States as part of the World's Fair.
There were only representatives from 13 countries. Eighty-five percent of the competitors were Americans, and eight percent were Canadians.
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1656  July 1 - 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrive in Boston (arrested)

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Washington Street (1958)

Weedsport Skirt & Dress Co. 1887 advertisement

Security Corset.
Elegance, Comfort, Economy, Durability
Manufactured by Weedsport Shirt & Dress, Co.
Weedsport, N.Y.




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Monday, June 27, 2022

1889 - FRIGHTFUL WRECKS. Two Freight Trains on the Pennsylvania Railroad Reduced to Debris. A Large Number of Train-Hands and Passengers Killed and Wounded.

1889 - FRIGHTFUL WRECKS. Two Freight Trains on the Pennsylvania Railroad Reduced to Debris. A Large Number of Train-Hands and Passengers Killed and Wounded.
PITTSBURGH, PA., June 26. - At 2:20 a.m. today west-bound freight No. 1313 telescoped the extra west-bound freight No. 308 at Monastery Coke-works, near Latrobe station on the Pennsylvania railroad.... Read MORE...

Daily Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 27, 1889
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For Christmas Nothing More Appropriate Than Our Brilliant Cut Glass
S.C. Johnson Manufacturer, Racine Junction, Wis.

The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

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Bolton, Massachusetts, USA

1885  The fiftieth anniversary of the marriage of Samuel Brown Hayes and Miss Rebecca Hosmer was celebrated at their residence in Bolton, Mass.,

lately, where they have lived fifty years. Mrs. Hayes was the fourth daughter of the late Nathan David Hosmer, of Acton, and is the fourth child in the family who has celebrated a golden wedding.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 27, 1885
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Topsfield, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - Interesting Marriage
The Salem (Mass.) Gazette says: "On Tuesday of last week Mr. Wm. Blodgett, a resident of Topsfield, who severed creditably in the army in the late war, and is looking for a pension for support,... Read MORE...

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Egg Toast

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The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, July 19, 1882

The Parker Games
For Merry Winter Evenings
Parker-Brothers, Salem, Mass, USA

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November 1898

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Spooner, Wisconsin, USA

1908 - FIRE AT SPOONER, WIS. Loss of Fifteen Thousand Dollars by Early Morning Blaze.
SPOONER, Wis., June 26. - Fire broke out in Tnen & Idean's saloon at 2 o'clock this morning, consuming the building and entire contents, as well as two adjoining buildings occupied by Charles Yep as... Read MORE...

The Duluth News-Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  June 27, 1908
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1901  June 27 - There was a rain of fish from the sky at Tiller's Ferry, SC. Hundreds of fish were swimming between cotton rows after a heavy shower.

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1967  June 27 - Race riot in Buffalo NY (200 arrested)

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1833  June 27 - Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy for black females at Canterbury Conn

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Villa de Champlain, Champlain, Quebec

The Idea Food Cutter
The Peck, Stow & Wilcox Co.
Southington, Conn.

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November 1898

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Saturday, June 25, 2022

1870 - 4th of July, Christmas, New Year's and Thanksgiving Federal Holidays

Laconia, New Hampshire, USA

1900 - GUTTED BY FIRE.
Laconia, N. H., June 24. - The Central block on Main street, occupied by a number of firms, was gutted by fire tonight, causing a loss fully $56,000. The insurance on building and contents is about... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  June 25, 1900
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Washington, DC, USA

1870 - 4th of July, Christmas, New Year's and Thanksgiving Federal Holidays
WASHINGTON, June 24. - SENATE. - The bill making the 4th of July, Christmas, New Year's and Thanksgiving Days legal holidays in the District of Columbia passed, and goes to the President for his... Read MORE...

The Times-Picayune -  New Orleans, Louisiana -  June 25, 1870
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Artichoke Soup - Take four medium-sized fresh artichokes; wash, boil until tender,...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
San Antonio, Texas, USA

1870 - The postmaster at San Antonio, Texas, was not long since puzzled by the receipt of a letter from New Orleans,
directed to "My Mammy, living in the City of San Antonio." One day, however, a small, fierce looking old woman appeared at the post office window, saying, "Mister, have you got any letters there from ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 25, 1870
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1915 - HAVOC WROUGHT IN MISSOURI AND KANSAS BY HIGH WINDS AND LIGHTNING. Heavy Fall of Rain Turns Many Streams Into Raging Torrents - Homes Demolished and Bridges Washed Out.
Kansas City, Mo. - Nineteen deaths and many persons injured was the result of the terrific windstorm in Missouri and Kansas on Friday.

A list of deaths from the storm follows:

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Carbon County  -  Utah -  June 25, 1915
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1876  June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped out by 5,000 Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse.

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1899  June 25 – Three Denver, Colorado newspapers publish a story (later proved to be a fabrication) that the Chinese government under the Guangxu Emperor is going to demolish the Great Wall of China.

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1925  June 25 - The mercury hit 101 degrees at Portland, OR, their earliest 100 degree reading of record.

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1749  June 25 - A general fast was called on account of drought in Massachusetts. It was the year of the famous dry spring in which fields and villages burned.

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1870  Nellie Grant, the President's daughter, is attending school at Farmington, Conn.


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1672  June 25 - 1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass

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The Loomarwick on Lake Waramaug New Preston, Conn A Quinlan Resort in Nearby Connecticut American Plan Accommodates 125 Thomas F. Quinlan, Owner-manager
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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

1914 - MILLIONAIRE CRUSHED BY BOULDER IS DEAD

1882 - Thief
John Timmerman, the Bel Air clerk who absconded recently with about $300, has written from Chicago to his wife and Mr. Kernochan declined to intercept the letter. It comes to light that Timmerman,... Read MORE...

The Berkshire County Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  June 22, 1882
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A. K. Hawkes Company glasses
found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Lubbock, Texas, USA

1981 - June 22 - A young woman from Lubbock, TX, was struck by lightning.
The bolt of lightning struck just above her right shoulder near her neck, and passed right to left through her body, tearing her warm-ups, causing her tennis shoes to explode, and lifting her two... Read MORE...

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

1898 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT. William Fernald Felled by a Falling Electric Light Pole
The North end was the scene of another terrible accident this morning when William Fernald of Eliot, received injuries that will likely prove fatal.

He was employed on the bridge gang of the... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  June 22, 1898
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fried Cakes

One quart of flour, one cup of sugar, one cup of sweet milk, one egg, a pinch of...Read MORE...



The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

1932 - CORONER'S JURY PROBES FATAL DAM EXPLOSION
LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 23 - (UP) - A dynamite explosion which claimed the lives of two men and injured three others late Saturday night, near the site of Boulder dam, was scheduled for investigation... Read MORE...

Ogden Standard Examiner -  Ogden, Utah -  June 22, 1931
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"Cuticura soap, manufactured by the Potter Drug and Chemical company, is an antibacterial medicated soap in use since 1865. Noted Boston philanthropist George Robert White (1847-1922) was once the president and owner of Potter Drug and Chemical. Cuticura contains triclocarban instead of the more usual triclosan. These two antibacterial agents have very similar molecularity. By themselves they kill 99.99% of bacteria and microbes (like fungus spores) on contact. Cuticura soap has been in use, and is relatively unchanged, since 1865." wikipedia

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San Bernadino, California, USA

1914 - MILLIONAIRE CRUSHED BY BOULDER IS DEAD
San Bernadino June 22. - George A. Ralphs, millionaire grocer of Los Angeles, died here several hours after a three-ton boulder had crushed his leg. The accident occurred in the San Bernadino... Read MORE...

The Evening News -  San Jose, California -  June 22, 1914
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Richford, Vermont, USA

1892 - Disastrous Flood in Vermont.
RICHFORD, Vt., June 21. - The most disastrous flood since 1869 has visited this section. The booms in the Mississquoi River broke early this morning and thousands of logs belonging to the Richford... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 22, 1892
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Richmond, Virginia, USA

1910 - KILLED BY LIVE WIRE.
Richmond Lineman Touched 3,000-Voltage Current With Ungloved Hand.

Special to The Washington Post.
Richmond, Va., June 21. - In sight of fellow-workmen Grover C. Weber, 25 years old, a lineman,... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  June 22, 1910
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A social philosopher has said "Women need more amusement, a broader companionship than is possible...Read MORE...



Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1875 - Burning of French Catholic Church
The sad disaster caused by the burning of the French Catholic church at Holyoke, Massachusetts, still causes great gloom in that part of the country. The deaths number about 80. A considerable number ... Read MORE...

The Times -  London, England -  June 22, 1875
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1918  June 22 – Suspects in the Chicago Restaurant Poisonings are arrested, and more than 100 waiters are taken into custody, for poisoning restaurant customers with a lethal powder called Mickey Finn.

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1870  June 22 - The U.S. Congress creates the United States Department of Justice.

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Leavitt Block, 1913

The Fish Net & Twine Co.
Found at St Augustine Lighthouse, St Augustine, Florida

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

1806 - June 16 - A total eclipse of the sun was viewed from southern California to Massachusetts.

Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

1734 - A terrible fire in Montréal destroys 46 houses an an old historical church.
A young black slave called Marie-Joseph-Angélique is found guilty of lighting the blaze and is hanged. After this disaster, the intendant Bégon orders that all houses will from now on be built of... Read MORE...

June 21, 1734
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Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1806 - June 16 - A total eclipse of the sun was viewed from southern California to Massachusetts.
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Extract of a letter from Boston, June 16th.
"The long expected Solar Eclipse has completely engrossed the attention of all orders and conditions of people. The tops of the... Read MORE...

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

German Puffs - One pint of milk, four eggs; five spoonful of flour; bake in cups fifteen or...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
Watertown, Wisconsin, USA

1909 - WATERTOWN HAS AN $80,000 FIRE.
Watertown, Wis., June 21. - Fire yesterday destroyed the main factory building of the G. B. Lewis company, manufacturers of beekeepers' supplies and one of the largest in this country. The loss is... Read MORE...

The LaCrosse Tribune -  La Crosse, Wisconsin -  June 21, 1909
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Hampton, Virginia, USA (Phoebus)

1966 - TWO DIE AS PLANE SMASHES HOMES. 60 LEFT HOMELESS IN VIRGINIA. MARINE BOMBERS IN MID-AIR COLLISION.
Hampton, Va., (AP) - Officials said today they were convinced there were no more dead or injured in the rubble of a suburban neighborhood devastated by the flaming crash of a Marine Corps attack... Read MORE...

Port Arthur News -  Port Arthur, Texas -  June 21, 1966
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Oswego, New York, USA

1899 - BURNED TO DEATH - In a Hotel Fire - Others Fatally Injured.
HERALD-STAR Special Telegraphic Service.

OSWEGO, N. Y., June 21. - The Eagle hotel, a three-story wooden structure, was gutted by fire this morning. Mrs. Rachel Ding, 60 years of age, was burned... Read MORE...

Steubenville Daily Herald -  Steubenville, Ohio -  June 21, 1899
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Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA

1886 - INJURED IN A COLLISION. A WRECK DUE TO A CONDUCTOR'S NEGLECT OF ORDERS
EAST PEPPEREL, Mass., June 20. - The north-bound passenger train No. 49, on the Worcester and Nashua Division of the Boston and Maine Railroad, due here at 7:51 last evening, and consisting of a... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 21, 1886
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Storm Dresses — A lady who is obliged to go out frequently in bad weather, will find it both a...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
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1907 - MISS ROBINSON’S BODY FOUND. Recovered From Pontoosuc Lake Early Yesterday Afternoon — Clothing Did Not Catch Fire.
At 2:30 yesterday afternoon the body of Miss Lucy May Robinson, who was drowned Tuesday night in Pontoosuc lake following the burning of the launch Gwendolin, was brought to the surface. The... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  June 21, 1907
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1939  June 21 – New York Yankees announce Lou Gehrig's retirement after doctors reveal he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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1954  June 21 - A severe hailstorm struck Wichita KS and vicinity causing nine million dollars damage.

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1946  June 21 - 10 die in fire at Baker Hotel, Dallas Texas

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Boat Construction. Howards Ship Yards and Residence of Capt. Ed Howard, Jeffersonville, Ind.

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Monday, June 20, 2022

1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
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1880s
Bradley's Super-Phosphate of Lime
Bradley Fertilzer Co.
Boston, Mass.

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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
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1908 - THREE MEN DEAD IN A MINE - Explosion Near Monongahela, Pa., With Fatal Results.
MONONGAHELA, Pa., June 19. - Three miners are dead, two others perhaps fatally burned, and fifteen entombed, many of whom are supposed to be dead from an explosion at the Ellsworth No. 1 mine of the... Read MORE...

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Danvers, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - A tomb in the old burying ground in Danvers, Mass., holding the remains of the Putnam family for generations past, was recently broken into by some boys,
who stole the silver plates from the coffins, and carried off and sold the bones to peddlers. One of the parties was caught, which led to the detection of others,. When arrested, they had a basket of ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 20, 1868
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Egg Toast

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The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, July 19, 1882

1880s
Crown Sewing Machines and Florence Oil Stoves
The Florence Machine Co.
Florence, Mass.

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Montgomery, Vermont, USA

1911 - MONTGOMERY. John Lafountain Injured by Fall as Staging Gives Away.
While shingling the roof of Leo Bombard's barn the staging upon which John Lafountain was working gave away and Mr. Lafountain fell to the ground striking his head upon a stick of timber and being... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  June 20, 1911
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Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA

1957 - LIGHTNING BOLTS HIT ENCAMPED GUARDSMEN.
Ft. Bragg, N. C. (UP) - Lightning bolts, flashing from an electrical storm, struck in the center of bivouacing National Guardsmen
Wednesday, killing two men and injuring some 47 others.

The... Read MORE...

Panama City Herald -  Panama City, Florida -  June 20, 1957
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Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA

1831 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE.
The following letter from the Rev. Mr. Rowland, to the editor of the National Gazette, describes, in a most vivid manner, this sorrowful occurrence.

Fayetteville, N.C. May 29, 1831.
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Huron Reflector -  Elyria, Ohio -  June 20, 1831
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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
South Bend, Indiana, USA

1900  Fatal Hotel Fire.

South Bend, Ind., June 20.-Fire in the Morrison Hotel early this morning resulted in the death of L.C. Smart, a telephone lineman, and the serious injury of six other persons. Loss $25,000.

New Haven Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  June 20, 1900
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1682  A major tornado ripped through southwestern Connecticut, passing through Stratford, Milford, and New Haven, and then into Long Island Sound.

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1893  Lizzie Borden acquitted in murder of parents in New Bedford Mass

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 Quebec - Did you know? About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number,...Read MORE...



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View of Standard Oil Plant, near Alton, Ill., 1912

1880s
Vacuum Harness Oil
M. Haberbush
Lancaster, PA

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