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The Galveston Hurricane of 1900

The other day, I was sorting through some of my old books when I found my copy of Dark Water Rising by Marian Hale. I reminisced to my junior high days when it was required to read this book for class. 469 more words

History

Danse Serpentine in a Lion's Cage (1900)

This is another French example of a circus act on film, along with “Kobelkoff.” It is very different from the other Serpentine Dance… 359 more words

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The Secret of Pembrooke Park - Julie Klassen

I am a person who loves European period stories especially English. There is something in beautiful tea cups, doilies, cakes, corsets and laces that do it for me. 548 more words

Books

Kobelkoff (1900)

Attention, Tod Browning fans. It turns out that “Freaks” (1932) was not the first movie to feature a “human torso.” Nikolaï Kobelkoff was a circus performer born in 1851, who had toured Europe through the nineteenth century and was a popular and successful entertainer. 248 more words

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Blood in my Tea

There’s nothing quite like
Feeling timeless.
Strolling around
A bustling metropolis
In the year 2016,
All the while dressed
Like it’s the
Early 1900’s.

Now I’m off… 130 more words

Writing

Lowell's Globe of Mars (1905)

Photo: A reconstruction of the Lowell globe, made by Keith Boulger. This globe is on display at the Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ. More images of this globe.  11 more words

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