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Longest strike in British history, a century ago

This video from England says about itself:

8 April 2014

A video to record the centenary events at the Burston Strike School in April 2014. The strike was the longest in history (1914-1939).

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Human Rights

PROS AND CONS OF BOTTLE CLEANING

Last week’s blog posting showed a picture of a popular cleaning, tumbling, and polishing machine. This machine is used in the bottle hobby and can be found throughout the United States. 901 more words

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The John Antonio House

Historic Homes & Buildings: The John Antonio House
The Second Oldest House in Eliot

There is one small old house tucked away inside our architecturally diverse neighborhood that could escape being noticed during a walk. 631 more words

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Literal Dog Knits, circa WWII

You won’t need to take your rations book anywhere because dog wool does not need a coupon, only a comb.

Now somewhat taboo, dogs as fiber animals was once thought of as a war time necessity.

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Fiber

It's lying time again...

The elections are going to be the focus of the
drive by media for some time, and remembering
campaigns past we have a few comments. 302 more words

Government

August 21, 1919

In defiance of the Police Commissioner’s issuance of an order barring officers from being in a union, 800 Boston police officers meet to install the officers of their newly-formed local. 26 more words

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Rainy day in Savannah, Georgia

Day 2 of vacation was a total washout (don’t worry- the rest of the week was HOT and sunny and perfect for the beach), so we decided to travel down to Savannah, GA and check out the town. 122 more words

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