On October 26th, 2017, President Trump declared the nationwide opioid crisis in the United States a public health emergency . Alas! This news comes 120 years too late for John Richard, a Philadelphia “Morphine Fiend” whose plight is described in this article ... Read More
Mademoiselle Le Normand, The Fortune-Teller of Paris, as published in The National Magazine, May, 1853. Illustrated with vintage fortune-telling cards ... Read More
It undoubtedly adds to the pleasure of Christmas present-giving, and especially if there be young folks in the household, to adopt some original mode of presenting the gifts. The following suggestions as to the distribution of Christmas gifts might also be useful in connection with Sunday school or church Christmas festivals, when novelty in presentation of gifts always adds materially to the pleasure of the occasion ... Read More
Learn how to create a Victorian style Christmas tree with this instructional article from a 19th century publication ... Read More
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