Daily Archives: April 16, 2009

1901: Telephones and Laundry

Note the three-digit phone number. Also note that they felt it was necessary to use the apostrophe in front of phone, to ensure that people knew what they meant. These types of things evolve very slowly. Some day, it is … Continue reading

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1984: April Snows

No joke. Hopefully we’ve seen the last snow. Next post at noon.

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1901: At the Depot

As usual, the 1901 paper assumes readers know who everyone is and what everyone is up to, and generally everyone knows everyone else’s business. I’m guessing Hugh Barry and Chas. Kendlen owned or worked at the depot lunch counter. Were … Continue reading

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