Sunday, January 2, 2022

1905 - January 2 - GREATEST OF SKYSCRAPERS - OPENING OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BUILDING

Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1905 - MAKING PAPER BY HAND
The Only Plant for That Work in the United States Is in Adams of the Berkshires - The Difference Between the Processes

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Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  January 2, 1905
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Canfield, Ohio

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

1905 - January 2 - GREATEST OF SKYSCRAPERS - OPENING OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BUILDING
New York, Jan. 2 - The New York Times was published last night from its new building in Times square, a structure which has been referred to by experts as one of the most notable architectural... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  January 2, 1905
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city today settled down on Ellis Island in the harbor and the barge office is known to them no more. The... Read MORE...

The Saint Paul Globe -  Saint Paul, Minnesota -  January 2, 1892
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Carrot Fritters

Beat two small boiled carrots to a pulp with a spoon, add three or four eggs and ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, February 2, 1881
Huntsville, Alabama, USA

1897 - END OF A QUEER FEUD - Ashford Killed as He Rode Past Brown's Home. IT BEGAN WITH A WOMAN.
Two Men Live on Opposite Sides of a Street and Have Been Watching Each Other for Months.

Huntsville, Ala., January 1. - (Special.) - The killing of Fred Ashford by Felix Brown in Courtland... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  January 2, 1897
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Ansonia, Connecticut, USA

1869  "Sharpshooter"

An Ansonia, Conn., "sharpshooter" recently fired at a squirrel that was being pursued by his ferret and a $30 dog, and succeeded in killing both dog and ferret and in scaring the squirrel.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 2, 1869
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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
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1918 - EXPLOSION AT NAVY YARD. TWO KILLED, 7 SCALDED WHEN BOILER LETS GO AT LEAGUE ISLAND.
Philadelphia, Jan. 2. - Two negro firemen were killed and seven other men injured in an explosion at the Philadelphia navy yard.
Report of the accident was made public by the navy department at... Read MORE...

Tyrone Daily Herald -  Tyrone, Pennsylvania -  January 2, 1918
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1882  The Standard Oil Trust (monopoly) is secretly created in the United States to control multiple corporations set up by John D. Rockefeller and his associates.

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1839  January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

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1871  Count Chorinsky, who poisoned his wife some time back in Munich, for which he was imprisoned in the fortress of Rosenberg, has gone mad, and has to be kept in a strait-jacket.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A dog recently followed the stage from North Troy to Newport, N. H., and on the way he entered twelve yards and killed a sheep in each.
He barely seized his victims, but them through the throat, and hurried to keep up with the stage.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? During the Civil War, John H. Wisdom became known as the Paul Revere of the South, afte rhe...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


 Quebec - Did you know? The habitant was inordinately fond of sour milk. Tea was scarce and costly. Brandy was imported in...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Indian Rock Farm, Uxbridge
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