Thursday, November 10, 2022

1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, is manufactured.

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

1903 - LATEST 6:30 O'Clock - Half a Force - Optical Plants Crippled at Southbridge - Employers Grapple With Union - Membership Bars From Work
Despite the Dictum the Shops Open.

Police Guard Factory Where Windows Were Broken.

One Concern Retains 700 Men Who Wo't Quit.

First Disturbance Created in Fiskdale by a...

The Boston Globe -  Boston, Massachusetts -  Tues, November 10, 1903

For Speeding a Specialty;
For the Family;
For the Road;
Correct in style;
Half the regular price;
Harness, Horse Blankets, Sleigh Bells, Sleigh Robes, etc., etc.

E. N. Heney Co., Limited.
333-335 St. Paul Street, Montreal

Montreal Argus
December 31, 1904

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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

The Cordasville Manufactory, near Worcester, Massachusetts, was burned on the 1st inst. There were between eighty and one hundred operatives in the Factory, and so rapid was the flames, that all... Read MORE...

The Weekly Portage Sentinel -  Ravenna, Ohio -  November 10, 1855

1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, is manufactured.
Splendid Talking Machine.
The Victor Victrola, a splendid new talking machine, is being exhibited by Wharton Brothers. This is the costliest and by far the most nearly perfect ever seen here. It has ... Read MORE...

Daily Industrial News -  Greensboro, North Carolina -  November 10, 1906

Asheville, North Carolina, USA

1888 - George H. Vanderbilt, of New York, purchased one thousand acres of mountain lands near Asheville, N.C.,
where it was said on the 2d he would build a large industrial institute for the free education of poor white children, who would be taught how to work in wood and metals and thus become skilled... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 10, 1888

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Rice Waffles - Beat together a pint of milk, the yolks of three eggs, two ounces of butter...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 5, 1881

The St. James Hotel, Jacksonville, Florida

Boston Evening Transcript
Boston, Massachusetts
January 30, 1890

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Queens, New York, USA

Pumping Station on Shore Road in Queens Destroyed.

Trees Broken Off - Windows Shattered Half a Mile Away - Steel Plates Had Been Worn Thin - Story of an Eye Witness.

Two men were killed and one ...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 10, 1902

Duluth, Minnesota, USA

1907 - BIG FIRE AT DULUTH. Damage Figured at $2,268,000 and One Life Believed Lost
DULUTH, Min., Nov. 9.- Fire which started in the Great Northern elevator, at Superior, Wis., about 9 o'clock last night, was brought under control early today, after having destroyed the elevator,... Read MORE...

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  November 10, 1907

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Let your dress be conformable to the customs of the age you live in, and suitable to your...Read MORE...

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

1915 - ONE MAN IS KILLED. When Upper Section of Construction Tower Collapses This Morning
One man was injured so badly that the died within an hour at the St. Joseph's hospital and another was painfully hurt at 10 o'clock this morning when the upper thirty feet of the 156-foot... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  November 10, 1915

1888  At Montreux, on the lake of Geneva, in Switzerland, a reservoir used to work and electric railway burst on the 6th, destroying numerous houses and drowning many persons.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1898  November 10 - Race riot in Wilmington NC (8 blacks killed)

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 America - Did you know? Punkin Chuckin: Each year, as corn stalks tower toward the sky and leaves turn yellow, orange and...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? The Assomption (or arrow) sash is a symbolic piece of clothing central to the culture of the...Read MORE...

Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America
 Picture of the Day

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Camp Margaret Bates

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Canute Water

The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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