Monthly Archives: March 2016

Local Ads

Since I spend an inordinate amount of time reading old newspapers, scanning the ads, and catching up on the local gossip of a century ago, I would like to share some of my favorites finds. Newspapers from 19th century Greenville … Continue reading

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Gladys Yoakum Wright

I would like to make a suggestion to the Powers That Be in Greenville. We have a lovely lady who contributed much to the aura of the State of Texas, but who is absolutely unknown in these parts of the … Continue reading

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High Winds and Wild Fires

The spring of 1916 was typical of Texas weather. No rain and high winds seared the countryside and towns alike. The lack of rainfall and potential for a prolonged drought sent cotton markets in New Orleans and New York teetering. … Continue reading

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