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1945 - 32' Classic Kauri Launch

1945 – 32′ Classic Kauri Launch

Now this launch is for sale & if you had a peek inside you would be very impressed & at the asking price of $78k you might think its a great buy. 426 more words


Approval of Negro schools.

Pittsburgh Courier, 13 February 1943.

Edward Morrison Barnes was appointed principal of Darden High School in 1932 and served until 1969.


In the 1910 census of Wilson, Wilson County: buggy factory laborer… 84 more words


Felipe Jesús Consalvos - Curious Traditional Observations, c. 1920–50

Felipe Jesús Consalvos. Curious Traditional Observations, c. 1920–50. Mixed media collage on photograph 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches.

b. 1891, Cuba. Lived and worked in Miami, New York and Philadelphia… 145 more words

Lucky Strike

VVS Moscow - Vasily Stalin's Toy

VVS MVO Moscow is a club name that few will recognise and its lengthy acronym doesn’t offer up much immediate information about its provenance either; nevertheless, this is a club with an interesting, if short history. 1,834 more words


Analyzing forms of love as the bombs fall all around: Shelter by Marguerite Steen

Shelter by Marguerite Steen ~ 1941. This edition: Sun Dial Press, 1942. Originally published under the pseudonym Jane Nicholson. Hardcover. 241 pages.

My rating… 796 more words


Semmering Austrian Album

I bought this sweet little album while visiting my sister in Vienna, Austria a few years ago. The markets there are filled with bins of old photographs, which I find both exciting and sad. 350 more words