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Scanselize her name.

Wilson Advance, 5 March 1880.

“Disorderly conduct” was often a catch-all charge directed at many types of behavior deemed unruly, but not dangerous.

There was more: 136 more words

Newspapers

On this day: the world’s first motor racing contest | In Times Gone By...

The world’s first motorsport contest took place on the 22nd of July, 1894 from Paris to Rouen, France. First, a selection event was held in which sixty-nine cars participated. 18 more words

19th Century

Thomas Marsalis' Spectacular Oak Cliff Hotel: 1890-1945

“Visit the Oak Cliff…” (click for much larger image) Photo: SMU

by Paula Bosse

I saw this image yesterday while browsing through the George W. Cook Collection (DeGolyer Library, SMU). 1,351 more words

Dallas TX

1890s/1900 PART 6 - THREE WEDDINGS, CATASTROPHE, TWO FUNERALS, NORTHERN RELIGIOUS EXILE, AND A PRUSSIAN PASTOR

Contents © 2016 by Harold Pfohl

THREE NIEMAN WEDDINGS, CATASTROPHE, TWO FUNERALS, RELIGIOUS DISPUTE, NORTHERN EXILE, AND A PRUSSIAN LUTHERAN MINISTER

GUIDE TO THE FAMILIES… 3,790 more words

The Harvard Lampoon's very first "Life," 1896.

Parody OfLifeTitle: “Life.” Parody In: Harvard Lampoon.
Date: March 26, 1896 (Vol. 31, no. 1), pp. 10-11. Length: 1 page (on 2… 466 more words

Magazine

The Slama Saloon

One of the sturdiest buildings on Our Village’s main street is situated on the northeast corner of 3rd and Pine Streets (the gray, concrete block structure on the right side of the above photo).  2,477 more words

1950s

Making Turn of the Century Foundation Garments

So this post is probably going to be really long. And it’s also long overdue – most of these pieces were completed back in January! 1,567 more words

The Making Of