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Thanksgiving at Base Hospital No. 18, Bazoilles-sur-Meuse, 1918

On Thursday, November 28, 1918, Americans celebrated Thanksgiving, and there was much to be thankful for indeed. Men and women in many other nations were probably feeling quite thankful around that time as well! The armistice, signed two weeks earlier on November 11, … Continue reading

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How to get that ‘Vampire Complexion’

The headline of this advertisement from 1922 caught our eye just in time for Halloween. It contains some recommendations for how to get that “vampire completion” — though we wouldn’t recommend following these instructions, and we’ll tell you why in … Continue reading

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Fun with Wil and Orv

I was very excited to learn that two of my great nephews wanted to be Wilbur and Orville Wright for Halloween. They paid me a visit in Special Collections and Archives last week with their moms and siblings. Here are … Continue reading

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