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Folsom Prison Break 1893 – Found on EBay

A photo showing the guns and individuals involved in an unsuccessful escape attempt at Folsom prison in June 1893 has been listed on EBay. The photo is listed as Buy It Now for $699. As with anything on EBay, an … Continue reading

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Smog

Greg Armento, history librarian at Cal State Long Beach, dropped me a note about early uses of "smog" in The Times. He noted that on March 29, 1914, The Times said: "[Kokomo Times:] The esteemed Weather Bureau has sprung a … Continue reading

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