What the Frak? I thought I might take a look at a hundred-year-old newspaper (today’s comes to you from the Charleroi Mail in Charleroi, Pennsylvania) and get a few ads about how women should be baking pies and gratefully (and solely) attending to mens’ needs, when my eyes caught sight of ignorance on a much … More Flashback Friday March 1, 1913: Curing Drunkenness and Shooting Mexicans. WTF?
I love digging through historical newspapers. Usually I’m doing it when searching for one of my ancestors, but today I did it because I realized I haven’t done a “this date in history” lately and wanted to do something related to the place we’re in right now. So I turned to a January 30, 1913 … More The Same Wife Joke 100 Years Later? Coshocton: January 30, 1913