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Sleep with Theda Bara

Thursday, July 3, 2014


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From Photoplay, June, 1916.


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From The Fatherland, April 7, 1915. —How much of the success of the Prohibitionists immediately after the First World War was due to the fact that their strongest opponents were German-Americans?

Limelight for the Home

Sunday, December 15, 2013


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From the Brooklyn Magazine, April, 1885. The word “electric” seems to be an advertiser’s description of the quality of the light, which is not produced by electricity.

Advertise!

Saturday, October 12, 2013


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From Advertise. How? When? Where? London, 1863.

Spare the Trees

Tuesday, October 8, 2013


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From The American Telephone Journal, December 28, 1907. Americans still consider it a shocking crime to spare the trees where utility wires run, and a shocking waste to put utility wires under the ground.