Saturday, May 21, 2022

1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes. Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

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1890 - MURDERER AND SUICIDE. Abel Bergerson Poisons His Two Children and Himself.
New has been received of the suicide at Spragueville, N.Y., of Abel Bergerson, who first poisoned his two young children with rat poison and then took the stuff himself.

Bergerson belonged to... Read MORE...

The North Carolinian -  Elizabeth City, North Carolina -  May 21, 1890
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Bickmore Morticians Powder
The Bickmore Company
Proprietary Manufacturers
Old Town, Maine, U.S.A.

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1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was received here this afternoon that Mrs. Putnam had taken off in her own plane for London.

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The Gettysburg Times -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  May 21, 1932
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Huntsville, Alabama, USA

1900 - Huntsville's Cotton Oil Mill
Hunstville, Ala., May 20. (Special.) - T. W. Pratt, of Huntsville and W. A. Rigsby and others, of Augusta, Ga., have formed a company with a capital of $50,000 for the building and operation of a... Read MORE...

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cranberry Sauce - Wash and pick over the cranberries; put on to cook in a tin or porcelain...Read MORE...



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Victory Oil Stove
Burrow, Stewart & Milne
Hamilton, Ontario

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1957 - DEATH TOLL MOUNTS TO 35 AS TORNADO STRIKES KANSAS CITY. GREATEST LOSS OF LIFE IS IN RUSKIN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION.
Kansas City, May 21 (AP) - The year's deadliest tornado thus far slashed across Kansas City's southern outskirts at sundown yesterday, leaving 35 dead and more than 200 injured in its 80-mile... Read MORE...

Chillicothe Constitution Tribune -  Chillicothe, Missouri -  May 21, 1957
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Covington, Kentucky, USA

1902 - Storm
A terrific waterspout struck the southern suburbs of Covington, Ky., and passed up the Miami valley with damages reported from as far as Dayton. Near Covington the water rolled down the hills in a... Read MORE...

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Columbus, Georgia, USA

1908 - TRAIN BUMPED ALONG ON THE CROSS-TIES. A Slight Freight Wreck on the Seaboard Yesterday.
Yesterday morning about 6:30 o'clock as No. 121, local freight of the Seaboard Air Line, was pulling into the city, the engine and one box car left the track near the Lummus gin plant, and ran for... Read MORE...

The Columbus Enquirer-Sun -  Columbus, Georgia -  May 21, 1908
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

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Chiefland, Florida, USA

1958 - FIND NO BODY AS JET CRASHES IN FLORIDA FIELD.
Chiefland, Fla. (UP) - An Air Force jet fighter crashed and exploded in a watermelon patch here Tuesday night, apparently taking its young pilot to his death.

Officials at MacDill Air Force Base... Read MORE...

Delta Democrat Times -  Greenville, Mississippi -  May 21, 1958
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1905  A Lewiston man is breaking his frisky young colt by a novel method.
He mounts his bicycle and leads his colt up and down the street as fast or as slow as he desires.

Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine

1904  May 21 – The International Federation of Association Football, FIFA, is established.

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1870  The Legislature of California has appropriated to the State Fair, at Sacramento, $3,000, and to each of the District Fairs $2,000.


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Thursday, May 19, 2022

May 19, 1676 - The Peskeompscut Massacre

Gill, Massachusetts, USA

May 19, 1676 - The Peskeompscut Massacre
On the sleepy morning of May 19, 1676 in present-day Gill, Massachusetts, a band of English colonists under the command of Captain William Turner fell upon the poorly guarded Indian village of... Read MORE...

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Omo Dress Shield
The Omo Mfg. Co., Middletown, Ct.

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October 1898

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1980 - May 18 - Mount Saint Helens (in Washington State) erupted spewing ash and smoke sixty-three thousand feet into the air. Heavy ash covered the ground to the immediate northwest, and small particles were carried to the Atlantic coast.
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MOUNTAIN ERUPTS; 6 DEAD.

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

German Trifle

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Akron, Ohio, USA

1909 - $1,500,000 FIRE IN AKRON, O. FLAMES DESTROY WHOLE BLOCK - SEVERAL NARROWLY ESCAPE.
Akron, O. - May 18. - Fire in the seven-story Hower Power block today practically destroyed the building and its contents, causing a loss which it is thought will aggregate $1,500,000. Several girls... Read MORE...

Alton Evening Telegraph -  Illinois -  May 19, 1909
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Highest Price For Eggs
Mann's New Bone Cutter
F. W. Mann Company, Milford, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Staten Island, New York, USA

1902 - STATEN ISLAND FERRYBOAT ACCIDENT.
The heavy and rather unusual spring fog which enveloped bay and river to-day was responsible for two serious collisions in the harbor, in one of which one man was killed and in the other a hundred or ... Read MORE...

Brooklyn Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  May 19, 1902
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Millinocket, Maine, USA

1947 - Millinocket Man, 35, Is Drowned Fishing.
Millinocket, May 18. - Henry Evers, 35, of Millinocket, drowned in West Branch River about 16 miles from here this afternoon when a canoe from which he was fishing capsized.

His companion, Arthur... Read MORE...

Portland Press Herald -  Portland, Maine -  May 19, 1947
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Des Moines, Iowa, USA

1906 - ACCIDENT AT DES MOINES. Five Commissioners to General Assembly Injured in Collapse of Platform.
Des Moines, Iowa, May 18—Five commissioners to the Presbyterian general assembly were bruised and injured late this afternoon by the collapse of a temporary stand which had been erected for the... Read MORE...

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  May 19, 1906
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Arguments should never be maintained with heat and clamour, though we believe or know ourselves
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Washington, DC, USA

1896 - FIERCE, FIRE RAGES. LIVES ALSO LOST IN THE FLAMES. SEVERAL FIREMEN CRUSHED TO DEATH UNDER FALLING WALLS IN WASHINGTON.
Washington, May 19 - Fire swept away a whole block of commercial buildings opposite the Smithsonian Institute soon after 8 o'clock last evening. The lives of at least six firemen were crushed out by... Read MORE...

The Trenton Evening Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  May 19, 1896
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1888  On the 10th, Cashier H. F. Royce, of the Willimantic (Conn.) Savings Institute, was arrested on the charge of embezzling $35,000.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1842  May 19 – Dorr Rebellion: Militiamen supporting Thomas Wilson Dorr attack the arsenal in Providence, Rhode Island, but are repulsed.

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1780  May 19 - The infamous "dark day" in New England tradition. At noon it was nearly as dark as night. Chickens went to roost, and many persons were fearful of divine wrath. The phenomena was caused by forest fires to the west of New England.

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 America - Did you know? August 15, 1914 - Panama Canal opens to traffic.

 Quebec - Did you know? The oldest grocery store in North America is in Quebec City.
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Waiting Room, Musgrove Building

The storefront at lower left served as a waiting room and transfer station for local trolley lines.

"The Musgrove Block is a historic commercial building at 2 Main Street in the center of Andover, Massachusetts. The three story brick building was built in 1895 on the site of a former town green, and forms part of Andover's central Elm Square intersection. The building exhibits Romanesque Revival styling, featuring granite trim elements and ornate brick detailing. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982..." wikipedia

Men's "Holeproof" Sox
Kalamazoo Knitting Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

The Ladies' Home Journal
August 1898

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

1864 - May 18 - The Civil War Gold Hoax was an 1864 hoax perpetrated by two US journalists to exploit the financial situation during the American Civil War.


Wa-Hoo Blood and Nerve Tonic
Made in Detroit, MI

The label boasts it to be "a positive cure for blood rheumatism, blood disorders, stomach troubles, liver and kidney complaint, sick headache, malaria, indigestion, dyspepsia, constipation, catarrah of the stomach, nervousness, skin diseases, salt rheum, scrofula and neuralgia."

The label also says, "Also female weakness and irregularities are promptly relieved and permanently cured." http://newsok.com/article/2134619


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1864 - May 18 - The Civil War Gold Hoax was an 1864 hoax perpetrated by two US journalists to exploit the financial situation during the American Civil War.
On May 18, 1864, two New York City newspapers, the New York World and the New York Journal of Commerce, published a story that President Abraham Lincoln had issued a proclamation of conscription of... Read MORE...

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1893 - City Under Eight Feet of Water.
NEW CASTLE, Pa., May 18. — The water is eight feet deep and still rising in a large part of this city. Several planning mills have been washed away, houses have been moved from their foundations,... Read MORE...

The Marion Daily Star -  Marion, Ohio -  May 18, 1893
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Rockford, Illinois, USA

1877 - TERRIBLE DISASTER.
CHICAGO, May 11. - A Tribune's special from Rockford, Ills., says: A pall has fallen over what this morning was a happy community. The Winnebago county court house, which this morning when our... Read MORE...

Liberty Weekly Tribune -  Missouri -  May 18, 1877
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Delicious Strawberry Dumplings - Put one pint of flour into a bowl; add to it half a...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

1910 - UTTER DESTRUCTION OF HOTEL ADAMS. ARIZONA'S MOST FAMOUS HOSTELRY WRAPPED IN FLAME AND SMOKE WAS THE TERRIFYING YET GORGEOUS SPECTACLE WHICH SMOTE THE EYE OF THE EARLY RISING CITIZEN.
GUESTS CALLED FROM THEIR BEDS TO ENCOUNTER A STIFLING ATMOSPHERE IN THE CORRIDORS WHICH TO THE LATER ONES HAD BECOME IMPASSABLE - THE ESCAPE OF ALL WAS BY SO NARROW A MARGIN THAT IT WAS FEARED FOR A... Read MORE...

The Arizona Republican -  Phoenix, Arizona -  May 18, 1910
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1896  May 18 – Plessy v. Ferguson: The U.S. Supreme Court introduces the "separate but equal" doctrine and upholds racial segregation.

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1854  Destructive Fire in Lower Canada
Montreal, Wednesday, May 17. The village of St. Hyacinthe was almost wholly destroyed by fire to-day.

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New York, New York

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

 Quebec - Did you know? Behind each habitant's house was a small addition used as a storeroom. Not far away were the barn...Read MORE...



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Thayer School and Baptist Church, Franklin, Mass.

Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
Made in Lynn, MA

Lydia Estes Pinkham (February 9, 1819 – May 17, 1883) was an iconic concocter and shrewd marketer of a commercially successful herbal-alcoholic "women's tonic" meant to relieve menstrual and menopausal pains. Although Pinkham's Vegetable Compound sold well to the general public, it was regarded by health experts as quackery... wikipedia

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Sunday, May 15, 2022

1881 - Snow Custard


Perry Davis' cough medicine
New York, New York
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Jamaica, New York, USA

1901 - Ran Into Trolley Car - Pleasure Party Comes to grief on Long Island. Two Men Carried Home Dead
Five of the Party in the Hospital and the Remainder of the 26 Merry-Makers Were More of Less Bruised - The Motorman Under Arrest.

New York, May 12. - Of 26 young people who started from College... Read MORE...

Butte Weekly Miner -  Butte, Montana -  May 15, 1901
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1940 - May 15 - Women's stockings made of nylon are first placed on sale across the United States. Almost five million pairs are bought on this day.
Women Crowd Stores as Nylons Go on Sale
Curious Line Counters Two and Three Deep To Buy and Inspect New Synthetic Hosiery
By KATHERINE BLANCK

Brooklyn women today joined their eager sisters... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  May 15, 1940
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Snow Custard

Use half a package of gelatine, three eggs, one pint of sweet milk, two cups of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, December 28, 1881

Valerian
put up by Allaire-Woodward & Co., Peoria, Ill.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

When in the car if you find the exertion of talking painful, say so frankly; your escort cannot be...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
Hallowell, Maine, USA

1886 - Emmaline Prescott, of Hallowell, is one of the characters of Maine.
She is over fifty years old, and for more than twenty-five years has peddled pins and needles, and such small wares, from house to house through the country. She wears the bloomer costume, a full... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 15, 1886
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1718  May 15 - James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun

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1940  May 15 - The very first McDonald's restaurant opens in San Bernardino, California.

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1928  May 15 - The animated short Plane Crazy is released by Disney Studios in Los Angeles, featuring the first appearances of Mickey and Minnie Mouse.

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1862  May 15 – U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signs a bill into law creating the U.S. Bureau of Agriculture (later renamed U.S. Department of Agriculture).

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1886  John C. Carr, of West Newbury, Mass., having for fifty-two years served as town clerk, absolutely refuses re-election. - Boston Herald.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A lady in Salem, Mass., recently lost about a dozen yards of velvet, which took fire from the rays of the sun passing through a globe of water.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A three-year-old son of George Curtis, of Marblehead, Mass., was burned to death the other day in trying to run through a bonfire, in imitation of some larger boys.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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Main Street River Bridge, 1910

Casca-Laxative
H. K. Mulford Co., Philadelphia, Pa., 1907

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Saturday, May 14, 2022

1880 - Strange Series of Misfortunes


Iver Johnson Revolvers
Iver Johnson's Arms & Cycle Works

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1898 - May 14 - A severe thunderstorm, with some hailstones up to 9.5 inches in circumference, pounded a four mile wide path across Kansas City MO.
South-facing windows were broken in nearly every house in central and eastern parts of the city, and several persons were injured. An even larger hailstone was thought to have been found, but it... Read MORE...

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1607 - May 14 - Jamestown Was Established
The Virginia Company of England made a daring proposition: sail to the new, mysterious land, which they called Virginia in honor of Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen, and begin a settlement. They... Read MORE...

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May 14, 1607
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Election cake

Thirty quarts flour, ten pounds butter, fourteen pounds sugar, twelve pounds...Read MORE...



Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814

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New Rochelle, New York, USA

1904 - Risked Life To Save Sacrament
Heroic Paulist Father Rushes Safely Through Flames In A Burning Church

Special to The Inquirer.
New Rochelle, N.Y., May 13.-With flames raging fiercely about him, Father Kennedy, a Paulist... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  May 14, 1904
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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

1896 - Mangled By A Trolley Car. Miss Masie Todd, Cousin of Robert Todd Lincoln, Killed.
Lexington, Ky., May 13.-Special Telegram-An electric street car ran down and killed Miss MASIE TODD, who was attempting to cross in front of it on her bicycle on South Broadway, at 6 o'clock this... Read MORE...

The Daily Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  May 14, 1896
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Washington, DC, USA

1904 - Lightning Struck The Great Shaft. Bolt Entered Top Of Washington Monument And Followed Iron Work To Ground.
Washington, May 13.-Colonel Symons, in charge of public buildings and grounds, has reported to General Mackenzie, chief of engineers, that the Washington Monument was struck by lightning on the 27th... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  May 14, 1904
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

It is very rude, when at the table, to scratch any part of your body. It is also very indecent to...Read MORE...



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Auburn, New York, USA

1880 - Strange Series of Misfortunes
Daniel Cornwall, of Auburn, New York, was the victim within the twenty-four hours ending at noon yesterday, of a singular series of misfortunes. On Wednesday evening he was severely injured by the... Read MORE...

Delaware County Daily Times -  Chester, Pennsylvania -  May 14, 1880
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1950  May 14 – The Huntsville Times runs the headline, "Dr. von Braun Says Rocket Flights Possible to Moon."

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1870  Thirty per cent of the population of France can neither read nor write.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  In Ireland landlords are often "warned" now-a-days by finding graves dug in their front yards.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1804  May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

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 America - Did you know? During the Civil War, more soldiers died of disease than they did from gunshots and fighting.

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Hotel Beechwood, Summit, New Jersey
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Friday, May 13, 2022

1896 - Love Lessons from the Lowly


Love Lessons from the Lowly

Plain Dealer
Ohio
November 16, 1896

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Akron, Ohio, USA

1890 - TORNADO AT AKRON, OHIO. A PATH CUT THROUGH THE CITY AND MANY BUILDINGS DEMOLISHED.
Akron, Ohio, May 12. - Saturday was a bad day for this city. A terrible cyclone moved down upon us, causing great damage. Professor Egbert, of Buchtel College, who was out in the storm, calculated... Read MORE...

Decatur Morning Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  May 13, 1890
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Joliet, Illinois, USA

1886 - The Storm at Joliet
JOLIET, Ill., May 13. - One of the most severe storms ever known here struck Joliet about 6:30 p. m. yesterday evening. A deluge of rain, thunder and hail were deafening and the electric display... Read MORE...

Decatur Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  May 13, 1886
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

1909 - NORTHWEST HAS EARTHQUAKE - Tremor Believed to be an "Echo" from South America.
Winnipeg, Man., May 17. - When the earthquake shocks were felt here Saturday evening efforts were immediately put forth to ascertain the extent of the territory covered by the tremors and the amount... Read MORE...

Turtle Mountain Star -  Rolla, North Dakota -  May 13, 1909
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Alexandria, Virginia, USA

1909 - FIRE IN ALEXANDRIA. Three Blocks in Blaze With a Loss of $500,000.
By United Press.
Washington, D. C. May 13 - A big fire is raging in Alexandria, Va., just across the river from Washington. It started in the lumber yards of Smoot & Co., and spread to H. K. Fields' ... Read MORE...

Evening Times -  Cumberland, Maryland -  May 13, 1909
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

To make a Pork Pie.

Take a loin, neck, or any nice part, an equal quantity of fat and lean pork, ...Read MORE...



The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, 1796
Xenia, Ohio, USA

1886 - The Cyclone. Destruction of Life and Property. Greatest Similar Calamity Ever Known in Ohio. Thirty Dead Bodies Recovered at Xenia.
Last night there was another electrical storm with wind, rain and hail. The Xenia storm, however, was much more furious.

Xenia was situated so as to meet the worse results. Shawnee creek traverses ... Read MORE...

Newark Daily Advocate -  Newark, Ohio -  May 13, 1886
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1902 advertisement

Furniture, Carpets, Bedding, Draperies, Stoves, Ranges, ETc.
Atherton Furniture
Lewiston, Maine

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Seattle, Washington, USA

1889 - THE FIRST CABLE ROAD ACCIDENT AT SEATTLE. A WOMAN THROWN OFF AND KILLED.
Seattle, W. A. May 12. - This afternoon at 5:30 o'clock a terrible accident occurred on the Front Street cable road on the corner of Pine and Second Streets. As dummy No. 2 came down the Second... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  May 13, 1889
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1930  May 13 - A man was killed when caught in an open field during a hailstorm northwest of Lubbock TX. It was the first, and perhaps the only, authentic death by hail in U.S. weather records.

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 America - Did you know? Pioneer Remedies - Cuts Pack the cut with axle grease.

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St. James Church, Poquetanuck, Conn., built 1896

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August 20, 1892


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