Monthly Archives: November 2014

The “It” Girl

Clara Bow was one of the biggest stars of silent films. At the height of her fame, studios fought over her because of the huge audiences she attracted. She once made 15 films in a single year, working up to … Continue reading

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History’s attics- Collecting in the Internet Age

Did you ever wonder what happens to the artifacts of history? We know about the big ones; the Declaration of Independence, the Crown Jewels, the Wright Brothers plane, the Mona Lisa, and such, but what about the smaller, human-interest stuff? … Continue reading

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Too close to history

There was nothing special about Harry Wheeler. He lived in the Bronx and made his living as a furrier. Nothing too exciting ever happened to Harry…until 1927. In May of that year, Harry Wheeler traveled to Paris to buy rabbit … Continue reading

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