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The Tragedy at the Iroquois Theater

Chicago’s Iroquois Theater opened in 1903 on West Randolph Street. No expense was spared on the massive, L-shaped structure. From the soaring ceilings to the mahogany trim to the gilded accents, the theater was a work of art. 972 more words


A shrinking land - 1903

Southland Times, Issue 19179 17th October, 1903 p8

Ireland is smaller than it was, only to an inappreciable extent, it is true, and apart from any action of the waves or weather which may have a tendency to affect its size by natural means. 132 more words

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January 31 in San Antonio history...

The Sunset railroad depot opens in downtown San Antonio (right).

A The completion of a $500,000 remodeling program makes the St. Anthony Hotel the only air-conditioned hotel in Texas. 29 more words


The Lightning Conductor (C.N. Williamson & A.M. Williamson, 1903)

An epistolary novel about an American girl taking a road trip across Europe and an English gentleman who, having fallen in love with her, poses as a chauffeur and drives her around England, France, Spain, and Italy. 95 more words