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Not Too Big to Fail

The Rise and Fall of the Clarkson State Bank

This week’s story concerns a major institution in the Village of Clarkson that flourished and died long before most of us were born – the Clarkson State Bank, one of the six banks in the Folda banking empire. 3,146 more words


Joseph Bristow: ‘Homosexual Blackmail in 1890s London'

The Fitzroy Street Raid, the Oscar Wilde Trials, and the Case of Cotsford Dick

Hosted by Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies

When: Monday 24 October 2016, 7:30pm…

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Old Photographs Saved From Trash Can ~ #75 A Group of Women

In the group photo below Florence ROYALTY (1868-1946), wife of Isaac Spencer LILLIE (1872-1932) was identified by her grandson Joe Rooney as the woman standing in the back row in front of the right side of the doorframe. 388 more words

Old Photographs

A horrible discovery.

Wilson News, 26 October 1899.

Probably, in the 1880 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: farmer Wesley Taylor, 38, and wife Nancy, 33. 28 more words

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