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Prohibition as Class Warfare

The main target of Prohibition advocates was the working class saloon. Continue reading

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Americans Discover Vacation: Finding the Time

The history of American vacationing in the 19th and early 20th century is a story of gradual growth in the number of people who went on vacation and the places they choose to go.  But by well into the 20th … Continue reading

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My father had his own small business where he worked with his brother and their father. They repaired electric motors. The motors they repaired were about the size of footballs and generally came from appliances like washing machines or refrigerators. … Continue reading

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