Category: Chronicle

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The Hasher

Excerpted from The Chronicle Vol. XI no. 4, December 1958 by Laurence A. Johnson Recently I was browsing through several old copies of the Wolcott New York, Lakeshore News, and I ran across an...

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Advertising Campaign – 1832

Excerpted from The Chronicle Vol. II No. 2, November, 1937 by Lawrence B. Romaine In glancing through Fortune Maga­zine the other day, I marvelled at the remarkable color work in the adver­tisements, the soft...

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Larding and Larding Needles

Excerpted from The Chronicle Vol. XIII No. 3, September 1960 by Mary Earle Gould Thestory of my gift of a set of larding needles is well worth telling. I have my Grandmother Gould’s cookbook...

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The Barlow Knife

Excerpted from The Chronicle Vol. XII no. 2, June 1959 by Laurence A. Johnson The success and well-being of the colonist when he came to the new land of America depended a great deal...

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A Forgotten Sight

Excerpted from The Chronicle, Vol. 39 no. 1, March 1986 by Norton K. Brown This picture of basket merchant Andrew J. Love was made by H. M. Rand and F.J. Taylor in Cambridgeport, Mass....

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Explosion-Proof Phone

Excerpted from The Chronicle Vol. 64, No. 3, September 2011 by Patty MacLeish This telephone, which weighs 44 pounds, was “picked up” by Jim Sellers last December (Figure 1). There is a Bureau of...

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Corn Husking Pegs

The following is excerpted from The Chronicle Vol. 59 no. 3, September 2006 by Suzanne Fellman Jacob It’s cold; the wind drives down the back of your neck. Your hands are ungloved in order...