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Giant 1890's Safe - Waltz Safe and Lock Company San Francisco (vallejo / benicia) $1500

Giant 1890’s Safe – Waltz Safe and Lock Company San Francisco – $1500 (vallejo / benicia) <> (google map) (yahoo map)

We just removed this safe from our offices that we are renovating. 72 more words

“...the cumulative weight of poisoned nights and dirty-pale days”

Here’s a poem from just outside the nineteenth century (1906):

Ямбы

О, как я чувствую накопленное бремя
Отравленных ночей и грязно-бледных дней!
Вы, карты, есть ли что в одно и то же время 294 more words

Russian Literature

Elinor

ORIGIN:
Alternate spelling of “Eleanor“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Alianor, Aliénor, Eilionoir, Eilidh, Elea, Eleanor, Eleanora, Eleanore, Elenor, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonor, Elinora, Elinore, Ella, Ellanore, Elle, Ellen, Elli, Ellie, Ellinor, Elly, Elnora, Leanora, Leonore, Lenora, Lenore, Leonor, Lore, Lorita, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly, Nonie, Nony, Noor, Noora, Nora, Norah, Noreen, Norene, Norina, etc. 99 more words

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Excessive Fru-fru of the 1890s

In the late 19th century, women wore boas, made from lace, silk, and/or feathers. I guess it’s been obvious for others, but for me, I didn’t realize that these existed until recently – existed in reality, that is, and not as a part of polyester can-can costumes for Halloween. 439 more words

Vintage Clothing

Costume College 2014!! Warning...picture heavy!!

 

 

 

 The highlight of my costuming year is Costume College. I look forward to it all year, and feel very blessed the my work sees fit to send me! 1,059 more words

1920's

Archie

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Archibald”, from Germanic, meaning “genuinely bold”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Arch, Archbold, Archembald, Archer, Archibald, Archibold, Archy, Ercanbald.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Archie Lambert, one of the children who delight in offering hospitality to those in need on the holiday, in “The Thanksgiving Guest”, from Nora Perry’s… 6 more words

English

Ellen

ORIGIN:
Variation of “Helen“, meaning “torch” or “bright one”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Alena, Alyona, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Eli, Elin, Elina, Ella, Elle, Ellie, Ellin, Elly, Ellyn, Elyn, Helen, Helena, Helene, Hellen, Ileana, Jelena, Leena, Lena, Lene, Leni, Lenke, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly, Olena, Yelena, etc. 83 more words

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