No. 333
Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
August 17, 2017
Cincinnait-cox

For most of the nineteenth century, political power was a greased pig in Cincinnati, Ohio, chased by a multitude of neighborhood gangs, and seldom held long by anyone. But by the 1890s, though still wild, it was tightly sacked by “Boss” George B. Cox. In an age when every city in America was governed by some form of political machine, in Cincinnati Boss Cox had constructed a machine that was all but frictionless.More...

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1829: John Stacey, in Portsmouth town

A barbarous, foul, & horrid deed I shortly will recite, Which did occur in Portsmouth town Upon a Sunday night; An aged man of eighty years, His housekeeper likewise, Were there most basely murde...
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No. 333
Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
August 17, 2017

Left-handers

How Countess Di Moncalieri, Nee Miss Knox of Pittsburg, Pa., Caressed her spouse. More...

Wicked Victorian Boston.

Wicked Victorian Boston a new book by Robert Wilhelm Now Available at Amazon! More information at: WickedVictorianBoston.com ...
More...Murder By Gaslight

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More...
Coming Soon...
Foretell Your Future!

Did Soapy Smith operate in Cleveland, Ohio?

PLUCKING THE INNOCENT.The Paystreak October 23, 1897 (Click image to enlarge) id Soapy operate in Cleveland, Ohio?      My publisher, Art Petersen, came across an interesting newspape...
More...Soapy Smith's Soap Box

Seventh Avenue as a dark, mysterious canyon

If you’ve never imagined New York as a concrete canyon, this 1935 photo by Berenice Abbott just might change your thinking. Abbott manages to turn utilitarian 35th Street—not exactly the city...
More...Ephemeral New York

1829: John Stacey, in Portsmouth town

A barbarous, foul, & horrid deed I shortly will recite, Which did occur in Portsmouth town Upon a Sunday night; An aged man of eighty years, His housekeeper likewise, Were there most basely murde...
More...Executed Today

August 5th trolley tour

Filed under: August 4th, Uncategorized...
More...Lizzie Borden: Warps and Wefts

"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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