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A Farmer's Life: Farm Work

Frederick Thomas Lailey, the son of William H. Lailey came from Winona to farm in Grantham Township (now St. Catharines) in 1899. He remained on his Grantham farm until 1926, when he moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake to continue his agricultural pursuits. 221 more words

St. Catharines

Refrán de la semana: "Ya no hay fiadores: matáronlos los malos pagadores"

Foto: Raymond Tapia grocery store. 1900. Tampa, Florida. Foto cortesía de Ybor City Museum.

Como muchos españoles e hispanohablantes de cierta edad hoy en día, nuestros antepasados inmigrantes eran muy refraneros, muy dados a recurrir a un refrán o proverbio para comentar o evaluar cualquier situación, o para dar un consejo sentencioso. 41 more words

The Darkling Thrush

I leant upon a coppice gate
When Frost was spectre-gray,
And Winter’s dregs made desolate
The weakening eye of day.
The tangled bine-stems scored the sky… 139 more words


Fashion in 1900s

” Fashion fade, style is eternal. ” – Yves Saint Laurent

1900s in fashion

The outfits worn by fashionable women of the “Belle Époque” (Belle Époque was one of the French eras) these were strikingly similar to those worn in the heyday of the fashion pioneer Charles Worth. 212 more words


Historic Photo: Banana docks, East River, New York, circa 1900, colorized.

This absolutely jaw-dropping photo is exactly the kind of history I love to see the most: a real, genuine piece of the past that has been made vivid, real and accessible in a way that speaks to us today very powerfully. 389 more words


Europe and its future in the dark.

​Just read the history to understand the present: in early 1900 the European population experienced a long twenty years of unemployment due to the industrial crisis. 28 more words


On this day: the world’s first cruise ship | In Times Gone By...

The Prinzessin Victoria Luise, recognised as the world’s first cruise ship, was launched on the 29th of June, 1900. Her maiden voyage came on the 5th of January the following year, travelling from … 14 more words

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