NY Public Library Digital Collection (Part 1)
Neckties, Collars, Sleeves, Hats And Crochet Hood For Girls.
Word of the Day
|Definition:||(noun) A symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose.|
|Usage:||John complained that every time he came to visit, my dusty carpet would send him into fits of sternutation.|
Idiom of the Day
— To begin being serious about something; to begin attending to business or work at hand.
Mrs. Hassam, knitting (large).
Oscar Wilde's Libel Case Begins (1895)
When the marquess of Queensbury became convinced that his son, Alfred Douglas, was having an affair with Wilde, he began to rail against the author and playwright, publicly accusing Wilde of sodomy, a crime at the time. At Douglas's urging, Wilde sued the marquess for libel. He not only lost the case, but was in turn charged with homosexual offenses and arrested. Wilde was convicted in an internationally notorious trial and served two years hard labor.
Henry Robinson Luce (1898)
|One of the most powerful—and controversial—figures in the history of US journalism, Luce founded Time magazine in 1923 with former Yale classmate Briton Hadden. It was the first news-weekly in the US and is now the largest. Luce went on to launch a number of other highly successful magazines, including Fortune, Life, and Sports Illustrated.|
Cats Prefer Interacting with People over Food, Study FindsCats do care about their humans. Really. According to a new study, cats care about people even more than food. The study took both domestic and sheltered cats and gave them different choices of stimuli.
Cats Prefer Interacting With People Over Food, Study Finds
1776 - George Washington received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Harvard College .
1829 - James Carrington patented the coffee mill.
1910 - Alaska's Mt. McKinley, the highest mountain in North America was climbed.
1949 - Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis debuted on radio on the "Martin and Lewis Show". The NBC program ran until 1952.
1953 - "TV Guide" was published for the first time.
1955 - Fred Astaire appeared on television for the first time on "The Toast of the Town" with Ed Sullivan.
1979 - Jane Byrne became the first female mayor in Chicago.
1982 - John Chancellor stepped down as anchor of the "The NBC Nightly News." Roger Mudd and Tom Brokaw became the co-anchors of the show.
1993 - The Norman Rockwell Museum opened in Stockbridge, MA.
2008 - Apple became the number one music seller in the United States.
Thanks for volunteering, Sheri, to harbor feral cats in your community.
find out how you can become vital in your area! CONGRATULATIONS
on receiving an honored volunteer award!
Two of Sheri's recently arrived kitties (laying on her knit blankie):
THE 2017 AMERICAN ICON ART COMPETITION
$3000 IN CASH PRIZES - ENTRY DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2017
Forgotten America: Places, People, Things
For most of us life in the US moves pretty fast. If we don’t slow down once in a while we can overlook many amazing experiences. This year’s theme is about capturing those images, the places, people and things that tell a story of the overlooked or forgotten in America. Show us your vision of Forgotten American and you could win cash prizes and be part of the Sausalito Art Festival.
For further information: American Icon Art Competition
Bhotia female, Buddhist, near Lhassa, Tibet.Pictures of the day
Elliðaey is one of the Westman Islands in Iceland. With an area of 0.45 square kilometres (0.17 sq mi), it is the country's third largest island. It is privately owned and operated by the Elliðaey Hunting Association, and uninhabited, with its sole structure being a hunting lodge constructed in 1953. The island is accessible via a rope on its lower east side, and by boat from the mainland.
Katrina van Tassel.knit - EASTER
knit, toe up
Australia Participation - War knitting marathoncrochet - EASTER
Young Walter listening to the tales of the old shepherd.
Portrait of abolitionist Sojourner Truth, sitting with yarn and knitting needles, 1864.CROCKPOT RECIPE
Sarah Caswell Angell Chapter D.A.R., Ann Arbor, Mich., Mch. 28th, 1918. War work : hospital garments, knitting, sewing for French children, aviators' vests.SWEETS
Young Woman With A Knitted Sweater, Knitted Hat, And Ice Skates.ADULT COLORING
Jeune fille d'Hermon avec son tricot.
Valerie Bergere as Mrs. Delano (knitting) owner of arcade.CHILDREN'S CORNER ... EASTER Crossword Puzzle
Fence Rope Corner Jigsaw Puzzle
I'd like to be like grandmaWORD SEARCH
Mrs. Cane, the schoolmaster's wife.QUOTE
Shepherd Resting On Stilts And Knitting.CLEVER
Apply Vaseline on your pulse points before spraying your perfume to make the scent last longer.
Woman knitting on bobsled course
Rarely Seen “Enchanted” Moments of World History (Part 4)
A man uses an American flag to assault civil rights activist, 1976
Patrick Zachmann’s photo of two lovers in Paris during flooding of the Seine, February, 1978
Women protesting the forced Hijab in Iran, days after the 1979 Revolution
Mount St. Helens before and after the eruption in 1980
Onlookers react to the explosion of Challenger, January 28, 1986
106 year old Armenian woman guards her home in southern Armenia in 1990
Participants in the Miss Besieged Sarajevo ’93 beauty pageant line up on stage in front of a packed audience in Sarajevo Saturday. The 13 contenders held a banner reading ‘Don’t Let Them Kill Us’. May 29, 1993
“This CD-ROM can hold more information than all the paper that’s here below me”. Bill Gates,1994
A Butterfly lands on the face of a resting Bosnian Serb soldier, near the Eastern Herzegovinia town of Konjic, 1995
An overhead view of Atlantis as it sits atop the Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) before STS-79 in 1996