No. 377
Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
June 22, 2018

Frail Minnie Gitto

How a pretty Oyster Bay, Long Island, lassie sinned with a choir-singer and set all the island gossiping. More...

The Bessie Little Mystery.

A swimmer in the Miami River outside of Dayton, Ohio, discovered the body of a young woman floating in the water on September 3, 1896. The coroner found nothing to indicate violence; the cause of dea...
More...Murder By Gaslight

DAVID GOLDSTEIN
alias: LEWIS, SHEENY DAVE
SNEAK, SHOPLIFTER
June 15, 2018
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Coming Soon...
Foretell Your Future!

What’s new in Lizzieland?

It’s been a while since we’ve had an update and many things have fallen into place recently.  The big news, …

...
More...Lizzie Borden: Warps and Wefts

Lovely houses and lush front yards on 18th Street

Peter Stuyvesant’s bouwerie must have been something. But contemporary New Yorkers can get an idea of what it looked like thanks to three charming houses on East 18th Street. Stuyvesant was the ...
More...Ephemeral New York

1639: The Duke of Valette, in effigy

On this date in 1639, the Duke of Valette was beheaded in Paris as a traitor. Having anticipated this cruel stroke, however, he was happily away in England at the time. Valette (later the Duke of Eper...
More...Executed Today

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

Frail Minnie Gitto

How a pretty Oyster Bay, Long Island, lassie sinned with a choir-singer and set all the island gossiping. 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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No. 377
Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
June 22, 2018

Disguising Nature

Society’s male darlings “making up” their faces for the purpose of “looking pretty” to their addlepated female counterparts; Saratoga, N. Y. More...

The Bessie Little Mystery.

A swimmer in the Miami River outside of Dayton, Ohio, discovered the body of a young woman floating in the water on September 3, 1896. The coroner found nothing to indicate violence; the cause of dea...
More...Murder By Gaslight

DAVID GOLDSTEIN
alias: LEWIS, SHEENY DAVE
SNEAK, SHOPLIFTER
June 15, 2018
More...
Coming Soon...
Foretell Your Future!

What’s new in Lizzieland?

It’s been a while since we’ve had an update and many things have fallen into place recently.  The big news, …

...
More...Lizzie Borden: Warps and Wefts

Lovely houses and lush front yards on 18th Street

Peter Stuyvesant’s bouwerie must have been something. But contemporary New Yorkers can get an idea of what it looked like thanks to three charming houses on East 18th Street. Stuyvesant was the ...
More...Ephemeral New York

1639: The Duke of Valette, in effigy

On this date in 1639, the Duke of Valette was beheaded in Paris as a traitor. Having anticipated this cruel stroke, however, he was happily away in England at the time. Valette (later the Duke of Eper...
More...Executed Today

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

Disguising Nature

Society’s male darlings “making up” their faces for the purpose of “looking pretty” to their addlepated female counterparts; Saratoga, N. Y. 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

Month List