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Working Women in NYC in The 1800's

This is a chapter from the public domain book “Lights and Shadows of New York City” produced originally in 1872. If you have any questions about the reference material please leave a comment below. 2,672 more words

New York City

A "Civil" War: Andersonville

In the winter of 1861-1862, three of my ancestors enlisted in Company K in Sevierville, Tennessee, as privates (National). This company was one of ten in the 2nd East Tennessee Infantry regiment, which became Mounted Infantry in June 1863 (“2nd”). 1,215 more words


Interiors: Classroom in a school in Palamuse, rural Estonia, circa 1890s.

This fascinating picture shows a restored classroom in a rural school in the relatively remote district of Palamuse, which is located in eastern Estonia. It is restored to what it looked like between 1895 and 1899. 254 more words


HOUGH END HALL: THE STORY. Exhibition, Film and Book Launch


Andrew Simpson & Peter Topping

The Exhibition, The Book, The Film,

The Walk and Talk.

Exhibition and Film at The Lloyds Hotel 15th to 24th May including. 23 more words

Hough End Hall

Summer before Normal School - letter to Mother

I found this letter very entertaining – but just recently found it somewhere apart from the rest of the collection. Chronologically, it is set the summer before Helene goes away to Normal School. 502 more words


The St Louis Arch: Gateway to the West

The Gateway Arch in St Louis, Missouri, is a part of the Thomas Jefferson Western Expansion Memorial, commemorating the pioneers and settlers who moved into the new Louisiana Purchase and began the western expansion of the United States. 1,083 more words


Presidential Trivia - Ulyses S. Grant

Think you know a lot about the President of the United States?  Let us dig down into the dustbin of history and see what we can find. 619 more words