Tag Archives: 1902

March 1902: A ‘Cure’ for Anorexia

March 5 1902: Apparently lying with a cinder block on the stomach is a “cure” for the “emaciated” woman. “The bony woman is, ninety-nine times out of a hundred, the typical creature we know at a glance and summarize as … Continue reading

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C.C. Pierce — Found on EBay

C.C. Pierce, one of our favorite photographers, not only sold photos and glass lantern slides – he also produced postcards, like this one, which has been listed on EBay. It’s listed as Buy It Now for $5.99.

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Bimini Baths

The Bimini Baths, 3rd Street at Vermont Avenue, Dec. 28, 1902. Note the reference to being part of an old oilfield. Also note the 225-volt lights.  

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