Monday, May 22, 2023

1899 - DAWSON CITY BURNED. Entire Business Section Destroyed on April 21. 111 BUILDINGS IN ASHES.

Epping, New Hampshire, USA

1890 - Robbin's Circus Wrecked in a Smash Up.
NASHUA, N. H., May 22. At 3 a. m. today, the Robbins circus train, en route to Epping where it was to have showed today was wrecked near the junction of the Nashua, Rochester and Lowell roads. One... Read MORE...

The Daily Herald -  Grand Forks, North Dakota -  May 22, 1890

Hayfield of Joshua T. Durfee, Tiverton, R.I., which was seeded down four years ago with Hubbard's "Bone Base" Fertilizers. Last Spring it cut, first crop, over four tons of hay per acre. Remember, it was dry.

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Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

1899 - DAWSON CITY BURNED. Entire Business Section Destroyed on April 21. 111 BUILDINGS IN ASHES.
Loss Variously Estimated at From One to Four Millions.

City Helpless Till Navigation Can Be Resumed - People in a State of Panic After the Fire.

SEATTLE, Washington, May 21. - The long-expected ...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 22, 1899

1927 - May 20–21 – Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo, nonstop transatlantic airplane flight, carried out from New York City to Paris, France, in his single-engined aircraft, the Spirit of St. Louis.
DETROIT, Mich., May 21. (AP) - "That's all that matters." In these words, Mrs. Evangeline Lodge Lindbergh, mother of Captain Charles Lindbergh,... Read MORE...

Times Signal -  Zanesville, Ohio -  May 22, 1927

1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those actively interested in beneficent organizations, a constitution was adopted as a basis of an... Read MORE...

Lawrence Daily Journal -  Lawrence, Kansas -  May 22, 1881

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Celery Soup - This, perhaps is the daintiest of all the thicker cream soups. Take...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
1880 - Ladies who wear sealskin sacques are very liable to not wear them,
for in Belgium rabbit skins are successfully prepared to resemble sealskin, and thousands of rabbits are annually killed in England whose pelts go to Belgium, and leave that country as genuine... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 22, 1880

Home of Slater Trust Company, Main St., cor. East Ave., Pawtucket, R.I.
Over 50 years Conservative Banking. Many Larger, Few Stronger. Visitors and Inquiries Welcome.

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1917 - May 21 - The Great Atlanta fire of 1917 takes place.
Fire In Atlanta Razes 100 Blocks; Loss $2,000,000
Wide Residence Area in Northeast Swept by Flames Starting in Storage Building.
Soldiers Called To Aid
Dynamite Used Vainly to Prevent Blaze...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 22, 1917

San Antonio, Texas, USA

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 21. - Lieutenant Alvin M. St. John, of Memphis, Tenn., and Private Carl L. Cubler, of Elgin, Illinois, were instantly killed this afternoon when a plane they were flying... Read MORE...

Billings Gazette -  Billings, Montana -  May 22, 1920

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

1930 - Dallas Aviator Falls to Death - Workaday Crash Kills Airman of Fame in Flood and Fire.
Too steep a bank in a strong wind spun a plane to ground near Tulsa Wednesday afternoon and as it smashed Jimmy Youngblood of Dallas was fatally injured. He died as his wife was winging to Oklahoma... Read MORE...

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  May 22, 1930

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Storm Dresses — A lady who is obliged to go out frequently in bad weather, will find it both a...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
Paulding, Ohio, USA

1918 - Electrical Accident
PAULDING, Ohio, May 22. - Earl Alspach, lineman for the Paulding Home Telephone company, met with an accident a few days ago that came near being fatal. Alspach was working on the lines with his bare ... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne News and Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  May 22, 1918

1843  May 22 – The first major wagon train headed for the American Northwest sets out with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri on the Oregon Trail.

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 America - Did you know? A South Dakota miner started calling Mount Rushmore by this name after a visiting New York attorney ...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Within the typical habitant dwelling-house there were usually two, and never more than three, rooms ...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Beach and Cottages at Wallis Sands (1910)

C. W. V. Model Gift Home of 1952
Bay 8th St. and Cropsey Ave.
Brooklyn, N.Y.
FREE - Public Inspection - FREE
Daily 2:00 to 10:30 P.M.

Valued at $40,000.00, completely furnished with plot and Free and Clear of all encumbrances, this beautiful 7-room model gift home, with finished attic and basement with recreation room and including a 1952 auto-mobile. This home equipped with carrier "Year-round" Air Conditioning by Kool Air Co., is being presented as a major feature of the kings county chapter catholic war veterans, U.S.A., in connection with the kings county home show of 1952 at the hotel St. George, Clark and Henry Streets, Brooklyn, N. Y., September 29th Thru October 3rd. The model gift home will be open for free public inspection daily, 2:00 to 10:30 p.m., June 14th until October 3rd. Official Hostesses in Charge. Located at bay 8th Street and Cropsey Avenue (Two blocks from belt parkway - bay 8th street exit), Brooklyn, N. Y.

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