Tuesday, March 21, 2023

1905 - School for Child Wives

Braintree, Vermont, USA (Peth) (Snowsville) (Braintree Hill)

1882 - The Small Pox in Braintree
Ross Ford, on of the Braintree small pox victims, died Friday night. His wife and two children are sick with the disease. The selectmen have ordered the compulsory vaccination of the town's people.... Read MORE...

St Albans Daily Messenger -  St Albans, Vermont -  March 18, 1882

1918 advertisement

Bridgeport Horse Auction

The Bridgeport Telegram
Bridgeport, Connecticut
June 27, 1918

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Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

Lukasz Luczkewiz Captured in Worcester Last Night for Woonsocket Office

Also Being Held on Bigamy Charge, the Police Declare Today

The dragnet cast out by the Woonsocket police for the... Read MORE...

The Evening News -  Providence, Rhode Island -  March 18, 1913

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1905  School for Child Wives

Chicago is actually discussing the question of establishing a school for child wives, more than a score of wives under compulsory school age (fourteen years) having been found in one Italian district.

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  March 18, 1905

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USA

1905 - Comedian Blunder
A comedian at Hazleton, Pennsylvania, tried to amuse an audience composed entirely of women, but some bitter gibes at old maids, and no doubt to his great astonishment was hissed off the stage.

It ...

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  March 18, 1905

1937 - March 18 – New London School explosion:
In the worst school disaster in American history in terms of lives lost, the New London School in New London, Texas, suffers a catastrophic natural gas explosion, killing in excess of 295 students... Read MORE...

March 18, 1937

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spring Bean Succotash

Take two quarts of beans, string, cut fine; boil two hours with water...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, August 11, 1880

1908 advertisement

M. A. Baker & Co. Manufacturers
Seamless Turpentine Stills
Pensacola, Fla.

The Pensacola Journal
Pensacola, Florida
July 4, 1908

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Springfield, Vermont, USA

1871 - Healthy Place
Springfield, Vt., must be a healthy place in which to locate. There are, in that town, ninety persons between the age of seventy and eighty years, and forty-two between eighty and one hundred. Of the ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 18, 1871

Queens, New York, USA

1910 - TRAGIC DEATH OF ASHFIELD MAN. Fred R. Church Killed on the Long Island Railroad Yesterday.
Word was received at Shelburne Falls yesterday morning of the accidental death at the Queens station of the Long Island railroad of Fred R. Church, so of George B. Church in the Baptist Corner... Read MORE...

The Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  March 18, 1910

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

She who weds with one of an inferior rank in life has no right to expect that her friends will...Read MORE...

Letters to Young Ladies on Their Entrance into the World, by Elizabeth Lanfear, 1824
1871  An attempt was made to shoot King Christian, of Denmark, the other day, and the shooter was arrested and brought before the King.
Christian told him he could not praise his skill as a marksman, and advised him to practice before he repeated the shot, and then released him.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1871  Runs in the family
Royal Briggs, who committed suicide at Sherman, Conn., the other day, was the last of six brothers who have made way with themselves.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1866  Large Fire in Minneapolis.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Friday, March 17. A fire here last night destroyed twenty buildings from First to Davis street. Loss $100,000.

The New York Times
New York, New York

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 America - Did you know? Going to see the Elephant. (1860s)

On the California Trail, the elephant was a metaphor for the...Read MORE...

Mormon Station State Historic Park. Genoa, Nevada

 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, begging is forbidden, as it encourages laziness and idleness. New France suffered a...Read MORE...

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 Picture of the Day

Visit Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Bloomfield)!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

Congregational Church, 1912

1908 ad

Fords Sensational Car
3000 Ford Model T Touring Cars Sold in 48 Hours
Price only $850.00 F.O.B. Factory
Conrad Bros.
No. 245 Wyoing Ave.
No. 318-20 Linden Street.

The Scranton Truth
Scranton, Pennsylvania
September 15, 1908

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Died March 18