1837-1901: Victorian Era ~ 1901-1910: Edwardian Era ~ 1920-1929: Roaring ’20s ~ 1930s Depression Era
Remember when we had leaders like this ?
Even if you’re on the right track you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
*I belong to no organized party. I am a democrat.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed
to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
March 9 1916 Mexican General Francisco Pancho invaded Columbia N M resulting in 18 US deaths.
Charlie Chaplin signed a film contract with Mutual.
Weegham Park, now Wrigley Field, opened April 1916 and we know what happened for the Cubs in 2016.
John Adams, 2nd President of the United States, was the first President to live in the White House; November 1800. The house then referred to as the Presidents Palace, Presidents Mansion or simply Presidents House. It was built on the edge of an odorous swamp and needed all 13 fireplaces burning night and day to hold some heat within.
Old Christmas ads – Remember these products? We still have them on some store shelves today…
He was shot and killed at the age of 31 in 1959; the story behind the story was that he ( while drunk) went to the home of a man he had “rented” the use of a hunting dog to for $50 to collect….the man had a gun, they wrestled …Alfalfa was no more.
Carl Switzer in It’s A Wonderful Life in 1946
John Nance Garner
Henry A. Wallace
Harry S. Truman…The S. in Truman did not stand for anything