Library of Congress. 1890 photochrom color.
Harvesting rice, Crowley, Louisiana. 1938. Lee, Russell, photographer. Kinja ate first try, pardon the editing.
They’re trying to wash us away.
Barbed wire fence. Cascade County, Montana. 1939 May. Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985, photographer. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-And-White Negatives (170,901)
Noah’s wife? Napoleon was a short dead dude. Julius Caesar salad. History according to Bill & Ted. Finally getting around to that rewatch. The Golden Horn history Story Type image is also Bill & Ted.
Running whiskey. Illegal hooch. Revenuers.
And beyond. Watching Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979).
What happened to the nose? Wiki page said there were signs rods and poles were used to remove the nose. One legend was it was shot off with a cannonball by Napoleon’s men. In the very earliest photos and drawings it was mostly just the head sticking out of the sand.
AV Club Wiki Wormhole today is a magician I heard of from Orson Welles. Magic posters, ads, etc. from Library of Congress.
Looted by the Nazis in Russia during WWII and vanished.
1895. My Wiki Wormhole last night was early flight experiments. Once you got a certain height off the ground (50-60 ft.?) crashes were almost always fatal. In the very early days people would jump off towers with homemade contraptions with no basis in science and would invariably kill themselves. Otto Lilienthal…
Legendary trencherman. Slimer in Ghostbusters made me think of Diamond Jim. Both ugly little spuds.
Nice article. The mob comes up a lot in Nestoroff’s interviews with the old timers and it is interesting how many of them will say no comment. Still won’t talk about it. They made an impression.
I’ve been hit twice pretty much head on but I’m also pretty far inland. Both were bad.
Slowly I turn. Step by step. Inch by inch.
Library of Congress. Expanded header is the levee in 1880 or 1910. True header the capitol in 1880.
Bicentennial. 1976. WMAQ Channel 5. Paul Anka. Museum of Classic Chicago Television.
Alert Tom Hanks. From Wiki: “June 23 - 1868 – Typewriter: Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention he called the “Type-Writer.””
The most photographed cat in America. Photographer Arnold Genthe.