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

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

Brooklyn women today joined their eager sisters...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  May 15, 1940

 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

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

1718  May 15 - James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun

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

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.

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).

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.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? June 25, 1876 - Lt. Col. George A. Custer's regiment is wiped out by Sioux Indians under Sitting...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? The habitant had a profound belief in the supernatural, and was prone to associate miraculous...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
 Picture of the Day

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Main Street River Bridge, 1910

H. K. Mulford Co., Philadelphia, Pa., 1907

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Died May 15