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"A Woman Knows Real Live News When She Sees It" -- 1915

“Oh goody!” (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

This editorial cartoonist’s take on a what was really important to Dallas women is one that probably caused some Dallasites to chuckle and some to fume. 325 more words

Dallas TX

A negro of the old school, treated and trained right.

Wilson Times, 20 August 1918.

In the 1870 census of Stantonsburg township, Wilson County: Redmond Barnes, 34, wife Martha, 29, and children Adeline, 7, Mary, 3, and Laura, 1; plus Alfred Simms, 29. 86 more words


Tumbling Tricks on a Blue Horse

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I believe this is an example of art produced in Japan by Japanese artists turning their eye on foreigners and particularly westerners. 23 more words

The Silvertown Tragedy: Explosion on the Home Front | Heritage Calling

100 years ago today, on 19th January 1917 at 6.52pm, a catastrophic explosion at the Brunner Mond and Company’s high explosive TNT factory in Silvertown, East London killed 73 people and injured hu… 11 more words

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The Sleeping Warrior

The story of a 16-year-old boy from a Scottish island who seeks revenge. A journey which takes him from the ’16 Uprising in Dublin to a heroism at the Somme. 3,828 more words


1910's Era Corset

After a little blood, sweat, and tears (literally), I finally finished my 1910’s longline corset. It is the underpinning for the 1912 style outfit that I am going to wear for my father-in-law’s 80th birthday party. 487 more words


100 years ago: Clare William Malley enlisted

Clare William Malley, a drug clerk, signed up in Kingston, Ontario on this day in 1917. He was born in Deseronto on August 18th, 1895, the eldest child of William James Malley and Ada (née Moodie). 102 more words