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Deadly berry picking in 1893 Thibodaux

My mother always warned me against picking berries and eating them. Here’s why:

The Weekly Thibodaux Sentinel
June 3, 1893

A very sad and unfortunate affair that brought mourning and sorrow to the family of Orestile…

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NEH Announces Winners of Chronicling America Challenge

The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced the winners of its Chronicling America data challenge. “We invited members of the public to produce creative web-based projects demonstrating the potential for using the data found in Chronicling America. 58 more words

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Things that make you go, "Hmmmm." 1883.

Messrs J. U. and B. Kawainui, publishers of the Hawaii Pae Aina, were brought before Judge Bickerton on the 22d inst., on a charge of libel prefered by the Deputy Sheriff of Wailuku. 121 more words

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NEH Expands Scope of the National Digital Newspaper Program

The NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) is expanding the scope of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). “Expanding on our current scope (1836-1922), the program will now begin to allow state partners to digitize historic newspapers from 1690 to 1963….NEH and the Library of Congress hope that this expansion will further our goal of representing the political, social, economic, and cultural history of every state and U.S. 10 more words

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Makawao Union Church comes to an end, 1916.

Memories Awakened By Passing Of Old Church

June 25th was a memorable day at the Makawao Union Church of Paia because it was the last Sunday during which religious services were to be held previous to the dismantling of the building. 303 more words

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Adam Pali dies, 1903.

After a long illness Rev. Adam Pali departed this life on Friday, Oct. 9, about 8 o’clock A. M. He was born in Waimea, Hawaii, 66 years ago. 217 more words

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Fun Star-Bulletin feature on paperboys, 1916.

ALERT STAR-BULLETIN NEWSBOYS—No. 1

SHIGETARO SARUHASHI.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Saruhashi of Kalihi-uka. Shigetaro is 16 years old and a Hawaiian-born Japanese. He attends the Royal school and is in the 8th grade. 77 more words

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