Nearly two centuries after it was written, an 1826 letter from William Workman to his brother David has been donated to the Homestead by descendants of David. 493 more words
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C.L. Sholes, an American mechanical engineer, along with his colleagues Carlos Glidden and Samuel Soule, invented the first practical typewriting machine in 1866. After many years of alterations, experiments, and patent applications, the Sholes & Glidden typewriter, pictured in the image above, was first manufactured in 1873. 331 more words
‘The Saga of the Thracian Kings’ brings together 1,600 objects from 17 Bulgarian museums, documenting ancient art works from the Odrysian kingdom. Here is the link (opens in a new window): … 7 more words
August 24th 2013
Probably the most influential article I will ever post on this blog.
Years ago we had one of our discussions (sloppy Saturday’s for you that have been reading) and as I was rambling on about my emotions and what he had done that upset me in that moment. 73 more words