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Poison Rubber

In 1887, three men who all worked at a New York rubber company were committed to a local Hospital for incoherent insanity. Dr. Frederick Peterson, who specialized in nervous conditions, thought the men may have inhaled fumes from carbon disulfide … Continue reading

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A ‘brief’ Halloween costume idea!

(Originally blogged October 26, 2010) I ran across this picture from an old newspaper, so excuse the poor quality of the image. It is a promotional shot from 1935 for jockey underwear! Jockey originated as Coopers Inc., a hosiery firm … Continue reading

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