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City Park, 1915

The entrance to City Park (now Washington Park), 1915. Notice that while the fountain still exists today, the figure of a child atop the upper bowl is now gone. 17 more words

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Phil Bonner, 1982, "The Transvaal Native Congress 1917-1920: The Radicalisation of the Black Petty Bourgeoisie on the Rand" ('Africa Perspective' version)

Phil Bonner, 1982, “The Transvaal Native Congress 1917-1920: The Radicalisation of the Black Petty Bourgeoisie on the Rand,” Africa Perspective (first series), 20: 41-62.

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Ewing Avenue, Oak Cliff

Stately and serene Oak Cliff… (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Another lovely hand-colored postcard from the C. Weichsel Co. — this one shows a sleepy, gauzy-looking Ewing Avenue in Oak Cliff, probably around 1910. 83 more words

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100 years ago: Elmer Eugene Pringle enlisted

On this day in 1917 Elmer Eugene Pringle, a munition worker, signed up in Toronto. He was born in Deseronto on October 17th, 1889, the son of Ezra Pringle and Annie Elizabeth (née Watson). 117 more words

1910s

100 years ago: Wilfred Lee Badgley enlisted

Wilfred Lee Badgley, a tinsmith, signed up in Toronto on this day in 1917. He was born in Deseronto on July 12th, 1898, the son of Edward Badgley and Eva (née Joyce). 176 more words

1910s

Pennsylvania State Archives Digitizes World War I Poster Collection

New-to-Me: The Pennsylvania State Archives have digitized a collection of World War I posters. From the announcement: “The World War I poster collection is available online and consists of 462 illustrated posters. 20 more words

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Mt. Hood, 1915

Bird’s eye view of Portland with Mt. Hood in the distance, 1915.

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