Archive for the 'History' Category

09
Feb
20

Hold the onions…

02
Feb
20

Edison napping with a President…

July 1921. “Warren Harding at Firestone camp.” The president with industrialist Harvey Firestone and the inventor Thomas Edison (napping). Harris & Ewing

Shorpy historic photo collections

16
Oct
19

oh oh…

Joseph Gayetty is widely credited with being the inventor of modern commercially available toilet paper in the United States. Gayetty’s paper, first introduced in 1857, was available as late as the 1920s. Gayetty’s Medicated Paper was sold in packages of flat sheets, watermarked with the inventor’s name. Also read for fun: http://www.appalachianhistory.net/2016/…/shack-out-back.html (Pic of dive bar wall in Portland)

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Outhouse in the hills above Hood River, Oregon

25
Mar
19

Enjoyable to watch

New York City, 1911

11
Jan
19

a vision…

“Authenticity is the language of visionaries.” Andrena Sawyer

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25
Dec
18

Merry Christmas kind folks…

When the dust settles, an interesting article about Charles Dickens visiting New York and elsewhere in the U.S.   Charles Dickens in U.S.

Charles Dickens

17
Sep
17

solitary…

Warrior Point Lighthouse (built 1889) situated on Sauvie Island along the Columbia River to warn incoming ships of a bedrock reef that juts out from Sauvie Island into the Columbia River. As many as 2000 large cargo ships pass by this small lighthouse into Portland, Oregon each year.

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