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PETERSBURG — In the days before television, a face that everyone could imagine but no one could describe held St. Circa 1910-1930 Shipping Lines’ Flags & Funnels. This black woman rode across America in 1930. On a Harley. The Green Book. Register of Ships Owned by United States Shipping Board, August 1, 1920: Text. 10 Mysterious Human Populations. Humans Mysterious populations challenge our notions of the world.
Some remain shrouded in the shadows of time; others are enigmatic because of their isolation or unique origin stories. The more we learn, the more complex the story of man becomes. A list of various phantom islands recorded throughout history. Editable old newspaper template. Coming Attractions: The latest news on pulp related publications (books, comics, magazines, and fanzines) plus films and TV shows. War Eagles: The greatest Ray Harryhausen film never made. Imagine Avatar, but with Vikings, Nazis and giant eagles… In 2009, stop motion legend Ray Harryhausen visited The Watershed in Bristol to discuss his movie-making career.
Step Inside The Macabre & Sinister Nightclubs Of 1920's Paris. Since the dawn of time, man has always been mesmerized with the dark side of nature.
The realm of the supernatural, of the unknown, where nefarious and shadowy characters roam has fascinated and terrified society for eons. Rewind to Paris in the 1920s and that same obsession with macabre and sinister was starting to gain mainstream appeal. It was during that era that several popular nightclubs mysteriously opened across the city. Lagniappe of Research #6: Chinese Women And Crime, Early 1900s Edition. I assume that, like me, you're fascinated with the Chinese cities of the pre-WW2 era, and so you know about the crime scenes in them, especially in Shanghai, and the major personages involved in the crime scenes, Big-Eared Du and Pockmarked Huang and all the rest.
(There are many places you can read about the rogues of Old Shanghai, as it's called: here's a good place to start). And, just possibly, you know about the criminals and crime-solvers of Chinese detective and mystery fiction of the pre-WW2 years, Sun Liaohong's Arsène Lupin-like Lu Ping (and his Sherlock Holmes-like opponent, Cheng Xiaoqing's Huo Sang) and the others like them. But even those of us who have pored over Paul French's Old Shanghai A-Z and have practically memorized Graham Earnshaw's Tales of Old Shanghai are probably uneducated in the crimes committed by the Chinese women of the period.
In 1919 3,992 women were convicted of crimes in China. Downloadable E-Texts. OldNYC: Mapping Historical Photographs of New York City. Behold: The most gorgeous cars of the Art Deco era. YES PLEASE! The Rail Zeppelin: Experimental train that resembled a Zeppelin airship. The Schienenzeppelin or rail zeppelin was an experimental railcar which resembled a zeppelin airship in appearance.
It was designed and developed by the German aircraft engineer Franz Kruckenberg in 1929. Propulsion was by means of a propeller located at the rear, it accelerated the railcar to 230.2 km/h (143 mph) setting the land speed record for a petrol powered rail vehicle. Only a single example was ever built, which due to safety concerns remained out of service and was finally dismantled in 1939. "Classic Six:" New York City Apartment Building Living, 1880s-1910s. Collection History The group of materials presented here includes albums produced between 1908 and 1913 by developers and the real estate industry to entice potential middle and upper class tenants to New York City’s “principal high class apartment houses,” declares one volume’s subtitle.
Each featured apartment house is briefly described, and illustrated with an exterior photograph and one or more floor plans. Among the Milstein Library Division’s most heavily consulted New York City real estate resources, these albums are supplemented in this digital presentation by trade catalogues for contemporary plumbing fixtures that may have been part of the modern and luxury appointments in these apartments. Background Until shortly after the Civil War the well to do in New York City lived in private houses, and only the working class and the poor lived in multiple dwellings.
Several factors facilitated the move towards apartment living. Related Resources. Home - Altus Press. Behold- the most gorgeous cars of the Art Deco era... The Art Deco movement influenced design and marketing in many different industries in the 1930s, and the motor industry was no exception.
During the 1930s, when most folks couldn’t even afford to put food on the table, upscale car makers turned out luxury vehicles with incredible features. Some of these features, like front-wheel drive and electric wipers, were ahead of their time. Most of all, a huge leap forward in style. The Emu War – Veritable Hokum. First, some notes on accuracy: I’m not 100% sure on all of these dates (some had two dates listed, some had none and I had to guess based on what happened before and after).
I’m pretty sure I’m correct to within a day or two, but the ones I’m least sure about are October 31 (might have been earlier) and November 4 (might have been the 3rd or 5th). (Update: someone on reddit linked me this photo of the actual vehicle that the emus ran off the road.) Shadows & Masks Magazine.
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Please do not send stories at this time. Shadows and Masks is a professional, paying literary magazine of 48-64 pages, published quarterly in PDF and print formats. We are accepting submissions for fiction, poetry and articles for future publication. Oh, Smedley: Was there really a fascist plot to overthrow the United States government? November 18, 2005 Dear Cecil: I was reading a Wikipedia article about two-time Medal of Honor winners the other day, one of whom was General Smedley Butler.
He claimed to have unmasked the "business plot," also known as the "White House putsch," a scheme to install a fascist dictatorship in the U.S. Supposedly some congressional committee confirmed Butler's claims. FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate. Two UCLA economists say they have figured out why the Great Depression dragged on for almost 15 years, and they blame a suspect previously thought to be beyond reproach: President Franklin D.
Roosevelt. After scrutinizing Roosevelt's record for four years, Harold L. Cole and Lee E. Ohanian conclude in a new study that New Deal policies signed into law 71 years ago thwarted economic recovery for seven long years. "Why the Great Depression lasted so long has always been a great mystery, and because we never really knew the reason, we have always worried whether we would have another 10- to 15-year economic slump," said Ohanian, vice chair of UCLA's Department of Economics.
In an article in the August issue of the Journal of Political Economy, Ohanian and Cole blame specific anti-competition and pro-labor measures that Roosevelt promoted and signed into law June 16, 1933. Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) Home. Insane asylum plans. CoastConFan Blog: Pith Helmets, Sun Helmets, and Sola Topees – No Explorer Should Be Without One. Sun helmets are typically associated with explorers and high adventure, the military, colonial expansion and Victorian wars. No early to middle 20th century B movie about “The Dark Continent” or India was complete without kaki clad explorers or adventurers with pistol belt and sun helmet (jodhpurs and elephant gun optional).
The pith helmet holds a special place in the imagination; just put one on and you are transported to a world of high adventure in obscure and dangerous places. The strong association of this piece of vintage headgear is so powerful that it has become a shorthand iconic image of the adventurer, explorer or colonial military soldier. Sun helmets tentatively appear about the 1840s, originating in India but by the 1870s they have become so popular most major military powers had a sun helmet for issue to troops in tropical or desert climates. Adventure, gear, bushcraft, outdoors, old ways, history, epic books and more. Abercrombie & Fitch Co., New York : outfitting catalogue. : Abercrombie & Fitch.
China. Vintage Geek Culture — Deck layouts and diagrams of Buck Rogers’... Eureka Miniatures USA. Intelligent Life magazine. In 1914 John G. Bartholomew, the scion of an Edinburgh mapmaking family and cartographer royal to King George V, published “An Atlas of Economic Geography”. It was a book intended for schoolboys and contained everything a thrusting young entrepreneur, imperialist, trader or traveller could need. This tracked motorcycle from 1939 looks like it belongs in a fallout game. Showmen's Rest: The Clown Graveyard in Chicago. Ever Wondered Why Americans of the 1930s and 40s Spoke with an Accent? 23 Machines That Are Too Sexy For Their Own Good. Yale Just Released 170,000 Incredible Photos of Depression-Era America. Mission. Incredible photos reveal life on board early cruise ships with deck games, glamorous balls, and the first gymnasium at sea (with men working out in suits)
25 Lost Cities. The Nazi Bell - Was it a wormhole machine? Nazi Germany was working on several top-secret projects during World War II, one in particular has been dubbed as the “Wunderwaffe” or the wonder weapon. 10 Elaborate Floor Plans from Pre-World War I New York City Apartments. By the mid-1800s, most of New York City's upper and middle class still lived in private stand-alone homes while apartment life was a feature of the working and lower class. Inspired by multi-residence buildings that were all the rage in Paris, New York developers began introducing the idea of "French flats" to monied Manhattanites around 1870. Crystal Skull, Skull, Crystal, Blue - Free Image on Pixabay - 233180. Pulp Magazines Project. The Best Of The Worst. The Pulp Era Miniatures Showcase. History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places. A Secret Nazi Hideout May Have Been Discovered In An Argentine Jungle.
Pulp Figures Home. How 1930s Fascism Created Today's Trendiest Self-Defense. In May 1940, 500 immigrants, many Jewish, boarded the last boat to escape the rapidly tightening Nazi death-grip on Europe. Ronson Lighters Information, History & Museum: Touch Tip Lighter Combinations. Spade's Desk Lighter in The Maltese Falcon: Ronson Touch Tip [Archive] - The Fedora Lounge.
View Full Version : Spade's Desk Lighter in The Maltese Falcon: Ronson Touch Tip Andykev Sam Spade had a TOUCH TIP lighter on his desk. Sarah Cordivano on Twitter: "This 1914 Travel Times from London map is awesome! A one-of-a-kind marketplace from Steven Soderbergh. - Extension 765. (Note: This posting is for educational purposes only.) Graf Zeppelin Design and Technology. Amazing color photos of the Hindenburg Zeppelin show what luxury air travel was like 80 years ago. The Hindenburg’s Interior: Passenger Decks. Pulp Figures Home. PULP-O-MIZER. List of The Shadow stories. The H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society. 1925 Rolls Royce Phantom I Jonckheere Aerodynamic Coupe ... 1914 Travel Times Map. Map of The Unexplored World From 1881.