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This week I’ll be talking about paper and it’s manufacturing from around the 1890s and today.

I’ll begin by talking about what I could find on the paper used for the first print, first edition of  761 more words

"The Fine Black Land Is Around Dallas, Texas"

Old Red doesn’t disappoint (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

A quick note to the folks back home on an impressive picture postcard.

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Historic Dallas

Intimate look into a Greene and Wilson County, NC family

Monday I received a package in the mail containing  a treasure trove of artifacts of the Harper family.  The package was sent to me from one of their descendants who thought that the Wilson County Public Library would be a fitting place for the collection to reside, even though she lives hundreds of miles away in upstate New York. 321 more words

Lower Albina, 1894

Flooding in lower Albina, June 29, 1894. This photograph was taken from the Continental Hotel.

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Enrolment of Deaf Girls at St Mary's between 1846 and 1902

Lisa Carroll narrates this video on the enrolment of Deaf girls at St Mary’s, on the public enrolment register. (Note, this does not include the enrolment of private pupils, so the total enrolment would be larger.)

Pre-oral Times