Archive for the Shoebox of History Category
More engravings from John Wise’s Through the Air: A Narrative of Forty Years’ Experience as an Aeronaut, Comprising a History of the Various Attempts in the Art of Flying by Artificial Means from the Earliest Period Down to the Present Time. See original post here.
Found in a Lancaster bookstore for a dollar. Haskin was syndicated in over a hundred American newspapers during the 1920s. If there was something you needed to know, you wrote Haskin in Washington, D.C. for the answer.
Q: Does Haskin have an entry in Wikipedia?
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Nathan Reist was an amateur photographer and school teacher in Lititz, PA around the turn of the twentieth century. His archives now reside in a shoebox on the bottom shelf of the bookcase in the shop area of the Lancaster County Historical Society. They are on sale for a dollar a print. A closer look reveals that he was a creepy amateur photographer and school teacher.