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New Online: Unique Collection of Censored Japanese Books (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress: New Online: Unique Collection of Censored Japanese Books. “The Library’s Asian Division has digitized an archive comprising more than 1,000 marked-up copies of monographs and galley proofs censored by the Japanese government in the 1920s and 1930s. 25 more words

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Workers in a cotton field.

This photo is one of several illustrating a 1936 map of Wilson County distributed by the Wilson Chamber of Commerce and the Wilson County Board of Commissioners. 19 more words

Wilson County

Fire prevention.

On 5 October 2004, the Wilson Daily Times printed a reader-contributed photograph taken in October 1938 during Fire Prevention Week. The photo depicts Tyrus Bissett (later chief of Wilson Police Department) with principal… 12 more words

City Of Wilson

Bathtub suicide

April 21, 1937
Los Angeles, California
Joe Martin commits suicide by drowning in a bathtub

The date on the photo reads April 21, but Martin’s Find A Grave record states he drowned on April 19. 63 more words


8 year old suspected of being killed by neighbor who scared her to death

April 21, 1934
Aberdeen, Scotland
The body of missing 8-year-old Helen Priestly is found in a sack under stairs in her tenement

Popular theory holds a neighbor, Jeanie Donald, tired of the child ringing her doorbell and disappearing, jumped out at the child to scare her. 117 more words


Debut Review: "Blonde Venus" (1932)

* * * SPOILER ALERT!! Some scenes of the movie are included in some detail. Don’t read if you plan/want to see this film and want to be withheld of any spoilers!! 2,236 more words


Wimbledon - Store 21

65/69 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1QY

The twenty-first Woolworths store opened in Wimbledon in South West London. Originally numbered 30 The Broadway, it was later renumbered 65. 253 more words