Tag Archive: politics

Detective Joe Peterisino – 1909

In 1909 it was the Italians who were the terrorist in New York City. A New York police detective goes to Italy to secure evidence against the Black Hand and is murdered. I… Continue reading

Gen. Cronje Boer War 1900

Front Page News – War! Most of us in the United States, in the modern world, know something about the Boer War but only in passing. Or we have some idea about the… Continue reading

Some Family Trees are easy to find

I was looking for some items in the newspapers on knitting for a blog (don’t ask) when I happened on this item about the son of Abraham Lincoln. It seems that in 1910… Continue reading