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Love Comes Calling

Ellis Eton is everything every girl she knows wants to be; and she has no idea why. True, she comes from a well to-do family, is continuing the family tradition of going to college and is about to be “pinned” by her childhood chum, Griff Phillips. 449 more words

Book Reviews

Babyface Barrow -- 1926

These photos of a 17-year old Clyde Barrow belonged to one of Clyde’s first girlfriends, Eleanor Williams, a student at Forest Avenue High School in 1926. 220 more words

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Strike Up the Band

Here’s another fun silhouette that also appeared in the photo shoot in Mary Engelbreit’s Home Companion.  In the pic below you can see it just to the left of the dresser—a kids’ parade done in blue.   49 more words

Art

1920's Shell Station in Winston-Salem, NC

This vintage 1920′s Shell Station still stands in Winston-Salem.

It’s currently used for storage for Preservation NC.

( The building is very small, with only enough room for one person.) … 20 more words

Early Dallas Radio & "Verified Reception Stamps"

by Paula Bosse

Chances are you’ve never heard of “Verified Reception Stamps” which were issued in the 1920s by a company in Chicago called EKKO. I certainly hadn’t. 670 more words

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An Inquiry Into Love and Death by Simone St. James

Genre: Paranormal romance/Mystery
Audience: Adults
Harsh Language/Sexual Situations : Some Lanugage and One Sexual Scene

Barnes and Noble Synopsis: After her uncle Toby, a renowned ghost hunter, is killed in a fall off a cliff, Oxford student Jillian Leigh must drive to the seaside village of Rothewell to pack up his belongings. 463 more words

Book Reviews

"Milenberg Joys" - McKinney's Cotton Pickers (1928)

A Youtube repost.

“According to Jelly Roll Morton, Walter Melrose (his publisher) “inserted words to some of my hit tunes without my knowledge or permission” (including Milenberg Joys). 85 more words

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