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Cairo Building Steamfitter Falls 120 Feet Down Elevator Shaft and Lives to Tell the Tale

This is a worthy story for a “From the Crazy Vault” post … check it out. I came across the tale in the Washington Times from October 7th, 1894. 784 more words

Notable People & Places

Hawaiian ex-Queen Liliʻuokalani Comes to Washington

This might be the most unique ideas for a post that I have come up with thus far. Hopefully you will agree and enjoy reading it. 3,787 more words

Notable People & Places

100 Years Ago: President and Mrs. Taft Dine at Knox Residence

An interesting society section article in the Washington Post from January 5th, 1912 (I know I’m a day late. I started this last night and set it to post today) mentions that… 581 more words

1910s

Girl, Despondent, Takes Acid; Dies

I’m sure that title grabbed your attention just like it did mine. I had to read this one in the Washington Post. It dates from September 9th, 1922 with the subhead “Minnie Wiseman Carries Secret Behind Deed to Grave — Love Affair Suspected.” Read the rest below. 212 more words

1920s

All I wanted to do was get to work.

While I was riding my bicycle to work, I was verbally harassed and threatened by a man driving an ICON cab. I was stopped in the bike lane at Q St. 183 more words

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"Yeehaw"

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Street Harassment