Once upon a time in Manhattan, there was a little northern jut of land called Tubby Hook. Later it would be known as Inwood, and it was one of the last bastions of bucolic existence on Manhattan Island. Perhaps because it was somewhat removed from the bustle of the city, while…
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Susanna Madora “Dora” Salter (née Kinsey) was 27 years old in 1887. She lived in Argonia, Kansas with her husband, Lewis Salter. She had four children…
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John Graham had been dazzled by the experience of the Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. The first games of the modern era had attracted the world’s top…
On 5 January 1933, construction on the Golden Gate Bridge officially began. A variety of engineers, architects, geologists, hydrologists, and city and…
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📬 ISSUE #68: WASPs - On the morning of 7 December 1941, Cornelia Fort was giving a flying lesson over Honolulu, Hawaii. The weather was a mild 70…
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On 15 February 1898 around 9:40 pm, an explosion caused the USS Maine to sink in the harbor of Havana, Cuba. That is all anyone can agree on regarding…
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The United States Congress passed the Dawes Act on 8 February 1887. The act was named for its author, Senator Henry Dawes of Massachusetts. Also known…
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On 20 January 1942, fifteen men met in an affluent suburb of Berlin to determine the “final solution of the Jewish question.” World War II was raging…
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