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Clippings: upside-down stomach; exploding tire; elderly nurse forgets to check on her patient

From the Chicago Daily Tribune
Published February 17, 1935

One story reports on a young girl’s rare, possibly fatal medical condition which caused her stomach to turn upside down, consequently pushing her heart to the side and closing a lung. 101 more words

Newspaper Clippings

Talk About Transparency

Can you imagine if your convenience store broke down their costs like this? It might help explain as to why it’s $2.25 in one one spot and $2.59 a mile away.


The attempt to assassinate FDR

February 15, 1933
Miami, Florida
A failed assassination attempt on Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life instead fatally wounds Chicago mayor Anton Cermak

The would-be assassin, Giuseppe Zangara, was short, standing at about 5 feet tall. 100 more words


The Art Of Mary Northern

In this oil the young art student moved into experimentation with color, framing the face with a bright halo effect and sweeping a prismatic bond of color in on upward arc behind the head. 1,838 more words

Our Spoons Came From Woolworths – Barbara Comyns

What a brilliant way to kick off my first read for The Classics Club with the voice of a young woman who tells her story as a young mother in 1930’s London. 654 more words

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