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this day in crime history: november 24, 1917

On this date in 1917, a bomb exploded at the Milwaukee, WI Police headquarters. The bomb, a black powder device, was found outside a Catholic church. 53 more words

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Charlie Chaplin in Hawaii (1917)

HONOLULU – The famous Charlie Chaplin arrived in Honolulu October 10, and while he intended to come for a rest between custard pie throwing contests, he was kept extremely busy sightseeing. 99 more words


Ethel Williams’ Pacifism during the Great War

Just six-days after the second battle of Ypres had begun, 1200 women gathered at The Hague to discuss the issues of war and peace.

Most of the suffrage movement had suspended its activity due to the war: the International Women’s Suffrage Alliance (IWSA) cancelled its Congress due to be held in Berlin. 510 more words

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Antique C. 1917 Nouveau 14k Gold Emerald Cut 34.24 Ct Corundum Alexandrite Ring

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A 2.06 carat antique Art Deco engagement ring with filigree and sapphire details. Circa 1920.
10 reasons to choose an antique engagement ring. 34 more words

After the War by May Wedderburn Cannan

After the war perhaps I’ll sit again
Out on the terrace where I sat with you,
And see the changeless sky and hills beat blue… 53 more words


Newcastle Central Station and the Mining Institute

Over the next few months, interns and volunteers on the Reflections project will write a few blog posts to discuss their experience working on the project and some of the research materials they have uncovered. 565 more words

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Then Abram bound the youth with belts and straps,
and builded parapets and trenches there,
And stretchèd forth the knife to slay his son.
Wilfred Owen, ‘The Parable of the Old Man and the Young’ 4,201 more words