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November 26 in San Antonio history...

The first regular trip in San Antonio of an electric motor car was made on the Alamo Electric Street Railway Company’s track from Navarro Street to the International Fair Grounds, south of the city (Thompson-Houston system).   103 more words


1890's Day Dress, the "Pumpkin" Gown, Photos

Today I have some photos of my completed Orange Taffeta Dress to share! We photographed it in it’s natural habitat – a pumpkin patch!

These aren’t my favorite costume photos (I probably prefer… 269 more words


Hermann Fisher, around 1890

born in East Prussia, now Poland, in 1841, he died in Wales, United Kingdom in 1907


Block 5 Plot 228 and 229

Alfred Ward – died 12 January 1890
Dorothea Ward – died 12 January 1890
Theresa Dorothea Ward – died 7 February 1927
Joseph George Ward – died 8 July 1930

Block 5

Making an 1890’s Day Dress, the “Pumpkin” Gown, Part Three

It has taken me longer than expected to write this, but I finally have the last “Making of” post about my orange 1890’s dress to share! 1,092 more words

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The Late Victorian Underworld: Gods of Gold

Review: Gods of Gold, by Chris Nickson
Severn, 2014. 212 pp. $29

The gasworkers’ union of Leeds, England, has walked off the job, and management has called in scabs (“blacklegs,” in British parlance) to break the strike. 823 more words

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