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Vintage Toronto Ads: Holy Praise for Acid

Originally published on Torontoist on May 24, 2007.

Source: Truth, March 17, 1894.

Toronto rheumatism sufferers, are you ready to receive holy praise on the newest patent cure to hit the streets of our city? 119 more words


How Austin popularized Tex-Mex food

Now the landscape of Austin will speak for itself.

The Downtown Austin Alliance in partnership with the Austin Parks and Recreation Department has embarked on a series of interpretive ventures — online for now, with a street presence planned for later —  about the city’s natural and man-made environments. 333 more words


Bye Bye Buffalo

An estimated 50 million wild bison roamed the plains of North America prior to the arrival of European settlers. By 1884, only 325 survived. They were hunted to near extinction for their hides, as prizes, and to clear railroad tracks. 50 more words


Resisting Arrest

Herbert Cochran, found guilty of burglary yesterday at Fairmont, was sentenced yesterday evening by Judge Stubbs to nine years at hard labor in the state penitentiary.

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1892 Residence/ThursdayDoors

This Thursday Door is not currently on any historical registry, but listed on a ‘Walking Tour’ guide of Lawrence, Kansas. This is the home of Joseph McConnell, built in 1892. 93 more words

Antique 1890's Ivan Johnson Bicycles Advertising Celluloid Pinback

Antique 1890’s Ivan Johnson Bicycles Advertising Celluloid Pinback
Offered Here Is A Very Nice Example Of An Antique Ivan Johnson Cycles Advertising Celluloid Pinback With Original Paper Insert. 92 more words