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Girl murdered, dismembered, and disemboweled during ransom

December 17, 1927
Los Angeles, California
Marion Parker (12) is kidnapped and murdered in a ransom attempt

William Edward Hickman abducted Marion while posing as an employee at Marion’s father’s bank. 299 more words

Child Victim

Shelby Street Apartments

Early morning, sometime around 1925.  It’s another T.J. Stephenson card…I’ve posted information about him here.  (Nothing special on the back, except the inventory number of 121035…the lowest number of these cards I have is 121023 and the highest is 121042.  81 more words

Kingsport TN

Old Austin Christmas photos: Sending out the cards

How could we forget the traditional holiday photo missives on Day 17 of 25 days of old Austin Christmas photos? We reached back as far as we could for a variety of personal Texas Christmas cards. 265 more words


Beau Geste (1926)

“I knew all about that man – where he was born, who his parents were, why he joined the Foreign Legion. I knew he was a degenerate and what the circumstances were which led to that state of affairs. 672 more words


Weekend Writing Warriors #8Sunday Excerpt from A River Between Them

I’m taking part in an awesome sounding blog hop called Weekend Writing Warriors http://www.wewriwa.com/

Participation in this hop means sharing 8 sentences from a work in progress or existing release. 422 more words


McCall's Magazine, July 1927

Sadly, this was the last issue of McCall’s magazine that I could find on archive.org, but I really hope you’ve been enjoying seeing these as much as I have! 25 more words


Movie Review - "Four Horseman of the Apocalypse" (1921)

Born to a half-French, half-German family, Julio (Rudolph Valentino), the son of an Argentinian cattle baron, is forced to reconsider his decadent and uncommitted way of life with the advent of World War I. 255 more words

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