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The hat the swell people are wearing.

Article printed in the San Francisco Call on April 16, 1898. Just over four months later, on August 12, 1898 Hawaii’s sovereignty was transferred to the United States. 

When a man visited the Museum, paying 25 cents admission, he was handed this book, “The Philosophy of Marriage and Catalouge of Museum”. After a man had gone through the museum and seen the horrible models, real or imaginary (more imaginary than real) put there for effect, it impressed him so he must consult Dr. Jordan about his case, if not it might end badly. So he would go to the Doctor and pay $5 for a thorough examination, including the urine.

After the Doctor examines the urine he tells the victim he finds much semen and particles of his brain in it and if not attended to soon, his case will turn out like the bad case he saw in the museum, that he had cured. It was an easy matter to land the victim after the bad scare he got in the museum.

                                             – California State Journal of Medicine (1916)

without whiskey, breakfast is just a waste.

Chief of Police Seymour’s edict that the anti-spitting ordinance must be enforced resulted in the arrest of five persons yesterday who expectorated upon the sidewalks,

George von Lengerke Meyer was Secretary of the Navy from 1909 – 1913. He died in 1918.

The all-male Stanford cheerleaders of 1910. Cheerleading by women did not come into vogue until the 1940’s.

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