No. 325
Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
June 22, 2017
She backed Harrison, and had to wheel Henry Singer in a barrow, at Atlantic City, N. J. [More]

Kitty Mulcahey.

Little Murders Kitty Mulcahey A pistol shot from the churchyard of the Second Presbyterian Church, in St. Louis, at around 11:45 the night of December 18, 1881, caught the attention of sev...
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Location of the shootout on Juneau Wharf

(#1) Postcard view from Juneau WharfCirca 1908-1915Jeff Smith collection (Click image to enlarge) ocation of the shootout on Juneau Wharf      This recent acquisition shows one of...
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1820: William Holmes, Edward Rosewaine, and Thomas Warrington, pirates

On this date in 1820, William Holmes, Edward Rosewain, and Thomas Warrington aka Warren Fawcett all hanged in Boston as pirates. A Scotsman, an Englishman, and a Connecticut Yankee (respectively), the...
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The most beautiful old warehouse is in Tribeca

Gables, turrets, arched windows, weather vanes: what can you say about this spectacular former warehouse building but wow? Built in 1891 on Watts and Washington Streets for the Fleming Smith company (...
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jareckiworld: Daguerreotype  “Sisters and Brothers”    (1850’s)

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New Lizzie Flick headed for the big screen

This is GREAT news. We have high hopes for this one with Hanks at the helm! Filed under: "Lizbits...
More...Lizzie Borden: Warps and Wefts

She backed Harrison, and had to wheel Henry Singer in a barrow, at Atlantic City, N. J. [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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