Saturday, January 7, 2023

1873 - Indian Griddle Cake


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1911 - KALAMAZOO Y. M. C. A. BURNS
KALAMAZOO, Mich., Jan. 6. - The Young Men's Christian association building in this city was destroyed by fire last night with a loss estimated at upwards of $160,000, partly covered by insurance. The ... Read MORE...

Duluth News-Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  January 7, 1911
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1887 - An Entire Passenger Train Wrecked By a Double-Header Freight Train
Meadville, Pa Dec 31, - At Eight o'clock this morning train No. 8, from the West, running fifty miles an hour, collided with a double-header freight four miles west of this city on the New York,... Read MORE...

Saturday Herald -  Decatur, Illinois -  January 7, 1888
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Indian Griddle Cake

Scald a quart of Indian meal, in milk if you have it, - water will do, turn...Read MORE...



The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, April 18, 1873

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
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1871 - Woman Chief Engineer of Fire Department
At Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Miss S. C. Gardner has made such timely discoveries of fires, and has rendered assistance thereat so coolly and efficiently, that the City Council is about to appoint her Chief ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 7, 1871
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1714  January 7 - Typewriter patented by Englishman Henry Mill (built years later)

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1923  January 1–7 – Rosewood massacre, a violent, racially motivated conflict in Florida. At least eight people are killed, and the town of Rosewood is abandoned and destroyed.

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1973  January 7 – Mark Essex kills 9 people at the Howard Johnson's hotel in downtown New Orleans.



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1873 January 7, 1873 - A blizzard raged across the Great Plains. Many pioneers, unprepared for the cold and snow, perished in southwest Minnesota and northwestern Iowa.

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1871  Christopher Columbus was badly defeated for Councilman at the Buffalo election. Such is fame.


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1871  Lincoln monument progress
The Lincoln monument, at Springfield, Ill., is about half done, and will be completed and dedicated on the 4th of next July.

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1871  Thanksgiving
Mr. Patrick Rogers, of Cohoes, N. Y., on Thanksgiving Day, made a present of a barrel of flour to every poor woman in the city.

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 Quebec - Did you know? Women wore shirts and skirts made of linen, cotton and hemp. Men wore knee breeches (pants that...Read MORE...



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