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Bespectacled Victorian Czechoslovakian in profile

A very interesting little CDV, both unique and beautiful, of a young man in profile with glasses on his nose.

He’s wearing some fine and unusual evening wear. 62 more words


Clifton Church's Central Business District -- ca. 1894

Main Street looking west, toward a ghostly courthouse (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

These three photographs were taken by prominent Dallas photographer Clifton Church, probably in 1893 or 1894. 427 more words

Historic Dallas

★ Vintage Advert for Whitworth Cycles

★ Isn’t this advert for Whitworth Cycles just great?! Dating from around 1890, it’s by the famous Romanian artist, Jean de Paleologu. With the six pretty girls gazing down admiringly at the dashing young cyclist, it reflects the now-often-forgotten fact that during cycling’s infancy in the 19th century, bicycles were largely seen as the preserve of somewhat daring young men. 101 more words


The Peat Bar - Lima, Montana

The Peat Bar
1 Broadway St, Lima, MT 59739

It appears new owners have taken over the Peat as of 5-15-15 and will be reopening on July 1. Best of luck to them!

Diners/ Restaurants

Life in the lumber camps

A recent accession to the Archives gives us an insight into what life was like for the men who worked in the lumber shanties which supplied firms like the Rathbun Company with their raw materials. 555 more words

Rathbun Company