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Women's History: First Intercollegiate Basketball Game

Women’s basketball began in the winter of 1892 at Smith College in Massachusetts. It was introduced as an activity to improve women’s physical health. The first intercollegiate women’s basketball game was played in 1896 between teams from Stanford University and UC Berkeley. 40 more words


The Standard Report, Part 2

Last month, I gushed about finding The Standard Designer June 1896 periodical while antiquing with Sra. M. First, I obviously, cannot do simple arithmetic when super excited. 91 more words


Antique Candle Molds

I have several of these antique tin candle molds from the 1800’s but haven’t been able to find a wick snuffer to go with them. I finally found one! 39 more words



Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley about the young student of science Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. 370 more words

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