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April 28th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1918, a lady’s purse was lost in Seal Beach between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

The Santa Ana Register does not report whether there was any response to this May 1st personal ad. 52 more words

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Soldiers singing, at the end of the war

Last year I was working on a chapter about soldiers songs for the forthcoming Edinburgh Companion on the First World War and the Arts. Yesterday I came across a paragraph that I wish I’d seen before  finishing the chapter. 299 more words


1 centavo 1918

  • Ref – 00005
  • Nationality – Portuguese
  • Metal –  bronze
  • Composition– Cu 960, Sn 20, Zn 20
  • Diameter – 19 mm
  • Weight – 3,0 grams…
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27. Fires, by F. H. Geake

The following are all separate incidents, having no bearing upon one another, but perhaps may as well be recorded together.


I was doing some work in my orderly room, probably some time in 1918, when my orderly room corporal came in to say that a dump was on fire. 1,506 more words

March 31, 1918: It's Not Nice to Fool Father Time

We’ve been enjoying the benefits of daylight savings time for a couple of weeks now – something most of us have always known. But it wasn’t always so. 337 more words

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