For Female Motorists (or Potential Robbers), the Motor Mask

For Female Motorists (or Potential Robbers), the Motor Mask

The San Francisco Call July 20, 1902

The San Francisco Call July 20, 1902

Left: Automobile Veil Held Tightly Over Hat with Draw Strings at Top and Bottom

Right: The New Automobile Veil and Cap

The New York Tribune July 25, 1909

The New York Tribune July 25, 1909

New Motor Masks

It has been said that the modern woman will sacrifice anything that she may go a motoring. The statement would seem a wide one, but when one sees beauty become a veritable beauté de diable in…

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"As His Mother Used To Do" (1896)

“As His Mother Used To Do” (1896)

The San Francisco Call July 24, 1896

The San Francisco Call July 24, 1896

As His Mother Used To Do

He criticized her puddings and he found fault with her cake;

He wished she’d make such biscuit as his mother used to make;

She didn’t wash the dished and she didn’t make a stew.

Nor even mend his stockings, as his mother used to do.

His mother had six children, but by night her work was done;

His wife seemed drudging always, yet she…

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Monkey Alerts the Police of Burglary (1914)

Monkey Alerts the Police of Burglary (1914)

The New York Tribune July 23, 1914

The New York Tribune July 23, 1914

Alarm By Monkey Brings Woman Aid

Summons Sleuths When Two Burglars Bind and Gag Mistress.

Detective Cassetti and Olsen were strolling in front of 311 East st. last evening when they heard loud cries and chattering fro a point overhead. Then they saw a monkey beating with its paws on a window of an apartment on the second floor of the building.

The sleuths,…

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Summer Fashion of 1914

Summer Fashion of 1914

The Ogden Standard June 15, 1914

The Ogden Standard June 15, 1914

The Ogden Standard June 29, 1914

The Ogden Standard June 29, 1914

The Sun June 21, 1914

The Sun June 21, 1914

The Ogden Standard Ogden June 15, 1914

The Ogden Standard Ogden June 15, 1914

The Ogden Standard June 2, 1914

The Ogden Standard June 2, 1914

The Ogden Standard June 15, 1914

The Ogden Standard June 15, 1914

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Before Bear Grylls, There Was Joseph Knowles

"Wild Man" Knowles Is Going To Repeat Primitive Man Stunt Joseph Knowles, who last year went into the Maine woods without clothing and came out in two months with some which he made himself, as told by him in his book, "Alone In the Wilderness," left Chicago on his way to the Sierra Nevada mountains in California.

Indian Servant Girls May Solve Domestic Problem

Indian Servant Girls May Solve Domestic Problem

The Daybook July 21, 1814

The Daybook July 21, 1814

Berkeley, Cal.  – Will the advent of the Indian girls into the field of domestic science solve the servant girl problem? As an experiment 15 Hoopa, Shawnee, Wahoe and Pahute maidens fresh from their ancestral plains in Nevada have just been brought to Berkeley by Helen Sheahan of the Cason Indian school and placed in fashionable families to wait on tables, cook and do…

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A Lunar Gun to Send Man to the Moon (1908)

A Lunar Gun to Send Man to the Moon (1908)

The San Francisco Call July 12, 1908

The San Francisco Call July 12, 1908

All Aboard For the Moon!

The Conquest of the Air is Assured Now for Interplanetary Space

Col. F.N. Maude, of the British Army, disclosed the fact that there has been built in England a stupendous gun or projectile machine, invented by a Mr. Simpson, which by the utilization of certain electrical forces can throw a projectile an initial distance of 300 miles.

W…

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In an Alternate Universe: China Asks US for Money (1914)

In an Alternate Universe: China Asks US for Money (1914)

The New York Tribune July 20, 1914

The New York Tribune July 20, 1914

China Turns to US for Financial Aid

Chance to Re-establish American Prestige by $70,000,000 Loans

Foreign Banker Group Deadlocked

Five Powers Intent on Shutting All Others Out of this Remunerative Field

Washington – China has appealed to the United States for two large loans. It this will be possible for this country to answer China’s call for help as well as to…

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Fastest Thing in World is the Aerounicycle (1912)

Fastest Thing in World is the Aerounicycle (1912)

The Daybook July 20, 1912

The Daybook July 20, 1912

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St. Louis – 12 miles a minute, 720 miles an hour, 19,280 miles from sun to sun, in a hoop!

That is what the speed maniac of the future may be doing.

The aerounicycle is the last word in speed.

“The only limit is man’s ability to live while he travels, and an unobstructed roadway,” says Clinton Coates, inventor of the aerounicycle.

The machine is a freak. Inside a big…

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The “Ornamental” Surgeon and Men’s Vanity (1903)

The “Ornamental” Surgeon and Men’s Vanity (1903)

The New York Tribune July 19, 1903

The New York Tribune July 19, 1903

Man’s Desire For Personal Beauty Provides a Handsome Living For The “Ornamental” Surgeon

Left: Setting back Protruding Ears

Center: Removing Wrinkles

Right: Making a Paraffine Nose

Bottom Center: Rubber Mask Treatment For Removing Smallpox Pitting

Vanity Of The Male

Science and Surgery Assist in Gratifying It.

Here is an opportunity for the woman who is called…

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