Thursdays for "Ladies Only" at Brooklyn Savings Bank, 1848
Just imagine all the hollering this would cause today! HEGEMAN
GRAMER & HARKER Arrested for Counterfeiting, PA, 1872
Poem: To My Cigar, 1813
Brit Praises American Can-Do Attitude, 1841 JEFFREY
Mama always told you to chew your food well. And Mama's usually right. Bullskin, PA, 1841 BERG
Massachusetts Man Denounces Modern Dances, 1914. But with names like these, did he keep a straight face? SULLIVAN
Boy Scout Stops Runaway Horse, 1914. 10-year-old saves the day! LIEDTKE
Crime (and explosives) don't pay at Point, TX, but the postmaster still has a sense of humor, 1913
"Dead" Man Recovering From Typhoid, 1868
Masher Fined $100 for "Annoying" 18-year-old Girl, 1913
The malpractice lawyers would be salivating over this one today: Roast Baby, San Francisco, 1872
Bigger & Better in Jasper Co.: The HICKMAN Family, 1846
If this was reported in 2004, the newspaper would be demanding that the government do something about this!
William SHIRES Offers $10 Reward, Cincinnati 1841
Oh! Such language!
1810 Commentary on the Death of Jesus Christ. And they didn't even get to see the movie!
(NOTE: Big graphics, ya'll, so please be patient.)
Plot Discovered: 3,000 Radicals Planned Reign of Terror at Pittsburgh!
1919 Wait a minute. 1919?!
Accomack County Revival has Unusually Exciting Finale, 1901 ANDERSON
Shooting Wounds Two
with the Same Bullet, TX, 19
News from Afghanistan... but it's from 1879!
Arrested for Treason, New Orleans, 1847. "Treason" apparently being an obsolete concept these days, judging by what some people get away with!
begin military drills in anticipation of war with Kaiser, 1917
None of this hand-wringing stuff, pardner. We don't do things that way here.
Blamed on Dime Novels, 1913. You mean it wasn't TV programming or video
games that did it?
Runaway White Boy! Missing: One Very Exasperating James
BRUNET, Norfolk, 1835. One gets the impression that this fella wasn't too popular with his employer.
Dandy, his Vices, and Celestial Bodies, 1915. A better answer to the annoyances of secondhand smoke than legislation, I'll wager. Personal, direct, and it doesn't torture New Yorkers.
Leap Year in Middle Tennessee, 1876