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massacre once more

From the October 14, 1917 issue of The New-York Times at the Library of Congress. Nevsky Prospect “is the main street in the city of St. Petersburg, Russia.”

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first fruit

“I never forget that we are sowing winter wheat which the coming spring will see sprout and other hands than ours will reap and enjoy.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton (as quoted on a plaque in a park dedicated to her … Continue reading

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sans ticker tape

Ships from the Russian fleet had been anchored in New York harbor for over a week (and although the ships enjoyed visitors, a “furore” was created when Mrs. Lincoln prematurely visited one of the ships). 150 years ago today a … Continue reading

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