No. 369
Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
April 26, 2018
An Old Man in San Francisco Becomes Enraged at a Young Lady who Teased Him and Flings Her from a Fourth story Balcony. [More]

A Mysterious Murder.

The body of an unknown man with a gunshot wound to the head was found on the corner of 100th Street and 2nd Avenue in New York City, the evening of March 7, 1866. At the time, it was a lonely and...
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LOUIS R MARTIN
alias: MARTIN LUTHER
COUNTERFEITER, BOND FORGER
April 20, 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, …

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Spring rain and black umbrellas in Union Square

Few painters capture the enchantment of New York in the rain like Childe Hassam, an American Impressionist who had studios at Fifth Avenue and 17th Street and 95 Fifth Avenue in the 1880s and 1890s. &...
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1525: Jakob Wehe, rebel priest

On this date in 1525 the radical priest Hans Jakob Wehe was beheaded. Wehe led a muster of 3,000 Bavarian peasants which briefly seized the town of Lepheim, during Germany’s bloody Peasants War,...
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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.” ...
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An Old Man in San Francisco Becomes Enraged at a Young Lady who Teased Him and Flings Her from a Fourth story Balcony. [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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