No. 390
Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
September 21, 2018

ought to be ashamed

Miss Venus De Medici, of Italy, outranges the ideas of Norwalk, Conn., Citizens and is Garbed. More...

Disorder in Court.

Henry Miller went to the home of his doctor, Zachariah Walker, in Brownsburg, Virginia, to pick up some medicine on Wednesday, November 13, 1889. Dr. Walker was under the weather and could not se...
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DAVID BLISS
alias: DOCTOR BLISS
SNEAK
September 14, 2018
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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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More...Lizzie Borden: Warps and Wefts

1442: Nguyen Trai

On this date* in 1442, Vietnamese writer, commander, and politician Nguyen Trai died for regicide. The Confucian scholar (English Wikipedia entry | the far more detailed Vietnamese) was already a...
More...Executed Today

An old house and the “human comedy” around it

I wish I knew exactly where this old wood house once stood. All I know is that it was somewhere in today’s Lower East Side, and in 1915 captured the eye of painter Jerome Myers, a Virginia nativ...
More...Ephemeral New York

artist-munch: Workers on Their Way Home, Edvard Munch Medium:...

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More...Little Penny Dreadful

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.” ...
More...Soapy Smith's Soap Box

ought to be ashamed

Miss Venus De Medici, of Italy, outranges the ideas of Norwalk, Conn., Citizens and is Garbed. More...

"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."

 The Sunday Flash 1841

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