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Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
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1938: Kasym Tynystanov, Kyrgyz intellectual

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Creede Camp: The Great Divide Mag., May 1892.

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Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
November 18, 2018

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Where is Alice Sterling?

Mrs. Alice Sterling of Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, traveled to Everett, Massachusetts the morning of Wednesday, April 10, 1895, leaving her daughter Alice in the charge of her husband George ...
More...Murder By Gaslight

JAMES WELLS
alias: "FUNERAL WELLS", PICKPOCKET
November 16, 2018
More...
Coming Soon...
Foretell Your Future!

History of Oak Grove is back in print!

The third printing is now available at  https://www.ebay.com/itm/323423665855  and includes some updates on the gate restoration which was completed earlier …

...
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On this date in 1938, Kyrgyz intellectual and statesman Kasym Tynystanov was executed during Stalin’s Great Purge. Kasym Tynystanov, on modern Kyrgyzstan’s 10-som bill. Born in tsarist Rus...
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Oldsmobile has come and gone, but this vertical neon sign on Flatbush Avenue and Avenue D still stands. It seems a little out of place—was this an area of car dealerships in postwar Brooklyn? That see...
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post.Title
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Creede Camp: The Great Divide Mag., May 1892.

The Great Divide Pages 50-51 (Click image to enlarge) REEDE CAMP The Great Divide Magazine, May 1892. “If you have a cut or vain in the bowels of the earth, we have the sucker.” ...
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"We follow vice and folly where a police officer dare not show his head, as the small, but intrepid weasel pursues vermin in paths which the licensed cat or dog cannot enter."

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