44 Posts for Stories from the States Category

WISCONSIN – Week of October 1
Stories from the States

WISCONSIN – Week of October 1

THE DAILY TELEGRAM Eau Claire, Wisconsin Week of October 1, 1896 Population 1890: 17,415 Population 2016: 68,339 October 1, 1896 The “53-Cent Dollar” The phrase “53-cent dollar” must be revised if, as indicated by commercial statistics, the bullion value of the dollar has dropped five cents since Mr. Bryan began his stumping tour. October 1, […]

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WASHINGTON – Week of September 18
Stories from the States

WASHINGTON – Week of September 18

THE SEATTLE STAR Seattle, Washington Week of September 18, 1899 Population 1900: 189,518 Population 2015: 704,000 The featured photo above shows a view looking up 1st Ave. from Pioneer Square in 1900. September 18, 1899 What Time Is It? Seattle needs a town clock that will be recognized as the official representative of Father Time. […]

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VIRGINIA – Week of September 10
Stories from the States

VIRGINIA – Week of September 10

THE DAILY STATE JOURNAL Alexandria, Virginia Week of September 10, 1873 Population 1870: 13,570 Population 2016: 139,966 September 10, 1873 The Trans-Atlantic Aeronautic Expedition New York — The enormous balloon has been and is still being visited by thousands of people. If the weather is favorable, the balloon will be launched at six o’clock this […]

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