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Pennies From Heaven

  The airy times of post-World War One America began loosing its shimmer in 1929. That October the raucous roar of jazz bands was muted to a whisper while the delight of gyrating flappers and nose tickling Champagne became bittersweet memories. It was the start of an eleven year economic downturn know as the Great […]

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Newspaper account of crash

High Flying Lion Trainer

My post, “How to Train Women,” describes the unflattering thoughts and the laughable attitude towards women, of Capt. Robert Bailie – Lion Trainer. This self-proclaimed master of beast and beauty, shares his Neanderthal wisdom in his “best seller” Taming ‘em!!! – A Lion Trainer’s Views On Handling Women. Included on the books dust cover is […]

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Better Homes and Gardens Christmas

  To kick off the 2012 Christmas season, I thought you may enjoy a glimpse at the December 1927 issue of Better Home and Gardens magazine. Looking over the 1927 ’Editorial Content’  it’s nice to see that the magazine has stayed true to itself for the last 85 years (except for its updated glitz and glam […]

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