Thursday, January 6, 2022

1890 - Money meltdown

Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)

1905 - January 6 - BIG FIRE IN SPRINGFIELD - THE CITY HALL DESTROYED; LOSS, $50,000
Springfield, Mass., Jan. 6 - Springfield's City hall, valued at more than $30,000, was destroyed by fire in less than an hour today. The fire was discovered in the assembly hall at 12.45 by employees ... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  January 6, 1905
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1898 Free Fairy Calendar

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January 1898

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Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA

1890 - Money meltdown
Antone Fratus of Provincetown selected his pillow as a safe place for keeping money and there deposited $300 in an envelope. His two-year-old child found the envelope and shoved it through an open... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  January 6, 1890
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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

1941 - Paper Mill Destroyed. Loss of $250,000 By Spectacular Fire at West Dudley, Mass.
Dudley, Mass., Jan. 6 (AP) - Brought under control after a day and night battle in zero weather, flames sputtered today in the ruins of the West Dudley paper mill and left damage estimated by fire... Read MORE...

The Barre Daily Times -  Barre, Vermont -  January 6, 1941
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Ossining, New York, USA (Sing Sing)

1928 - SYRACUSE WOMAN, BRISTOL MAN IDENTIFIED AS FIRE VICTIMS IN OSSINING HOTEL. HUSBAND CONVINCED WIFE HE THOUGHT WAS VISITING IN NEW YORK WAS BURNED TO DEATH IN HOTEL CONFLAGRATION.
Two of the victims who perished when fire destroyed the Weskora Hotel in Ossining yesterday, were positively identified today as MRS. ELLA FOX, of 624 North Salina Street, Syracuse, and GEORGE E.... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  January 6, 1928
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Escaloped Eggs.

Moisten bread-crumbs with milk or meat broth; place a layer of this in a...Read MORE...



Buckeye Cookery, 1890
Lockport, New York, USA

1881 - LOCKPORT'S LOSS BY FIRE. THE OPERA HOUSE AND ANOTHER BUILDING DESTROYED - LOSS ABOUT $150,000.
Lockport, N. Y., Jan. 5. - The Hodge Opera house building and the Gargling oil building, adjoining, in this city, were destroyed by fire early this morning. The total loss will amount to fully... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 6, 1881
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Quaker Oats

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February 1898

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Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

1930 - ONE HOTEL GUEST BURNED TO DEATH. EXPLOSION HEARD JUST BEFORE BLAZE IS DISCOVERED AT SHREVEPORT, LA.
Shreveport, La., Jan. 3. - OPAL O'KELLY, 24, of Carthage, Texas, was burned to death when fire destroyed the two upper floors of the three-story Tullos Hotel in the down-town area here early... Read MORE...

Statesville Landmark -  North Carolina -  January 6, 1930
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Jacksonville, Florida, USA

1888 - ANOTHER FATAL FIRE.
Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 6. - MRS. ISAAC PARNELL started to church last night, leaving her four children, the oldest 6 years old, locked up in the house. While going to bed they in some way ignited... Read MORE...

Evening Gazette -  Cedar Rapids, Iowa -  January 6, 1888
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Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

1893 - Fire
Fire caught on W. A. Garno's boiler and engine house, probably from the furnace, about 9 p. m., Saturday, and an alarm was rung in from Box 37, to which Hose 4 responded so promptly that the damage... Read MORE...

The Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  January 6, 1893
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Boiling hot water should not be poured on china, or other dishes, as it cracks the enamel, and in...Read MORE...



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

1912 - ROPE BREAKS AT HANGING. Accident Mars Vermont Execution, but Slayer of Girl Died Swiftly.
WINDSOR, Vt., Jan.5. - Elroy Kent was hanged in the State Prison here to-day for the murder of Delia B. Congdon, a deaf mute, in her home in East Wallingford, three and a half years ago. Although the ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 6, 1912
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1880 January 6, 1880 - Seattle, WA, was in the midst of their worst snowstorm of record. Hundreds of barns were destroyed, and transportation was brought to a standstill, as the storm left the city buried under four feet of snow.

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 America - Did you know? 1849 - Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery and becomes one of the most effective and celebrated...Read MORE...



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Railroad Station

Wm. H. Wiley & Son, Hartford, Conn.

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March 1898

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