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The Last Train (Almost)

Everybody in Kaw City knew when to expect the Santa Fe train to roll through the city. On slow, summer evenings, it wasn’t unusual for a crowd to gather on the north end of town by the grain elevator to watch it go by. 215 more words


Welcome the Médiathèques Valence Romans Agglo to the Flickr Commons!

Médiathèques Valence Romans Agglo, or Network of Media Libraries of Valence Romans Agglo, Valence, Rhone-Alpes, consists of 14 public libraries located in the Southeastern region of France. 92 more words


Kaw City Newspaper

The Kaw City Newspaper appeared shortly after the small Oklahoma town was established. News didn’t travel as fast in those days. Every letter of every word had to be set in place by hand. 137 more words


Before Smartphones When Kids Had Real Fun

Kids today might find this hard to believe, but there really was a period in time when smartphones didn’t exist. But how did they entertain themselves ?. 1,089 more words


Is your great granny in these photos?

Late Victorian and early Edwardian photographs of Derry’s streets are everywhere on social media  but have you ever zoomed in, to see the background detail? Here are selection of things which we at the Friends found interesting. 403 more words


You've Come a Long Way Baby...

Annette Kellermann was famous for advocating the right of women to wear a one-piece bathing suit, which was controversial at the time.[6] According to an Australian magazine, “In the early 1900s, women were expected to wear cumbersome dress and pantaloon combinations when swimming. 25 more words