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Dr. T.C. Tinsley.

Five years ago, I was forwarded an email from a researcher looking for information about Dr. Thomas C. Tinsley for a book on African-American physicians who served during World War I. 353 more words

City Of Wilson

Brown Paper Propaganda

Well, yes, it’s just a brown paper bag with handles, manufactured in Walden, New York. Glued to one side is the April 1918 Ladies Home Journal… 360 more words



On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action.

Henry Scott Manisty: 14th October

Graduate 1904; Associate Member 1911.

Assistant Engineer, Dundalk Iron Works. 372 more words


100 years ago: Leo Eugene Snider enlisted

Leo Eugene Snider, an automobile salesman, signed up in Winnipeg on this day in 1917. He was born in Deseronto on October 22nd, 1884, the son of watchmaker George Edmund Snider and Iva (née Wartman). 96 more words


The Miracle of the Sun

I’m not religious, but things like this fascinate me. It’s easy to say it’s debunked and explain it away, but I still wonder about what it would have been like to be there.

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