No. 364
Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
March 21, 2018
Dizzy cigarette girls have a most hilarious time in the Lyceum Opera House, this city. [More]

Murder Quickly Avenged.

George Lear, an ex-prize fighter living in Altman, Colorado, had a bone to pick with Irene Good, a pretty barmaid at the Branch Saloon on Bull Mountain, Cripple Creek, Colorado. On November 15, 189...
More...Murder By Gaslight

March 16, 2018
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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

1830: Robert Emond

(Thanks to Meaghan Good of the Charley Project for the guest post. -ed.) On this day in 1830, at Libberton’s Wynd in Edinburgh, Scotland, Robert Emond or Edmond was hanged for the brutal murders...
More...Executed Today

A lonely newsstand at an empty subway entrance

“Read The Sun,” the banner across this shack-like newsstand states, of the stories 19th century newspaper that met its demise in 1950. It’s 1933 in the photo. I like to think that it...
More...Ephemeral New York

venture-of-the-grey-race: Alphonse Mucha | ‘The Slav Epic’ cycle...

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

Dizzy cigarette girls have a most hilarious time in the Lyceum Opera House, this city. [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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