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The "Ornamental" Surgeon and Men's Vanity (1903)

Man’s Desire For Personal Beauty Provides a Handsome Living For The “Ornamental” Surgeon

Left: Setting back Protruding Ears

Center: Removing Wrinkles

Right: Making a Paraffine Nose… 1,685 more words

Fashion

Teddy Bear Protector

This is another Conference doodle based on something I liked on Facebook before I left for conference.  It was one of those motivational posters which read Teddy Bears. 39 more words

Illustration

Local Illinois History

“A Prairie Winter: By an Illinois Girl” (1903)

Reviewed by Jeanne Meeks

What was farm life like in rural Illinois in 1892? A young woman’s letters sent to a friend in a nearby town give us a clue. 639 more words

Book Reviews

[Today in History] June 29th

CONGO

1903 – British government protests against abuses in Belgian Congo

DEATHS

1969 – Moise K Tshombe, premier Congo/Zaire, dies in Algeria

About Congo

June 15 in San Antonio history...

1903

The San Antonio Public Library opens in the Carnegie-funded building on Market Street (right).

1936
The cornerstone is laid at the new post office, designed by Paul Cret who also designed the tower and main building at the University of Texas. 69 more words

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Today in Weather History...

On this date in 1903, thunderstorms with hail and torrential rainfall fell on the watershed of Willow Creek and it’s tributaries. This caused water to rush towards the little town of Heppner, Oregon.  120 more words