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The Death of a Mystery: The Fate of Anastasia Part 1 of 2


Growing up in the 1990’s was a child’s treat when it came to animated films. From Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Hercules, 598 more words


Wildcard Monday I: A Score By Lou Hirsch

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the first in a new “Wildcard” series of posts, each one featuring a notable musical comedy from a composer who’s never been featured in a series of his own! 556 more words


The Barnes brothers battle it out in a pitching duel (June 26, 1924)

In a matchup at the Polo Grounds on June 26, 1924, Giants’ right-hander Virgil Barnes faces his older sibling, Jesse, marking the first time brothers have started against one another in major league history. 283 more words

Boston Braves

On this day 25th April 1917

25.4.1917: Major CB Johnson and Captain W Seaton authorised by GOC Division to wear Badges of rank of LIEUT COL & MAJOR respectively, pending announcement in… 38 more words

On This Day

April 23 in San Antonio history...

At today’s meeting of the City Council, Alderman Barker introduced the following resolution, which was adopted (allowing the property donated by Caroline Kampmann to become the site for the new Carnegie Library): 91 more words


Ad inserts from 1917 - part 7

Here’s the last of the ads I captured from the 1917 Toronto city directory. Like the others, this would have appeared probably dozens of times in the book. 95 more words


Ad inserts from 1917 - part 6

Here is yet another ad from the 1917 Toronto city directory:

I think that’s a horseshoe, but it might be a croquet hoop. Or a snake. 71 more words