History

An account of historical fact about an event, place, or time
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The Glass Bank

It might be hard to believe the "Glass Bank" was once a visually stunning piece of architecture. Opened in 1962, the structure was entirely...

Oklahoma’s Hidden Chalkboards of Yesteryear

The Emerson School dates to 1895 and is one of the first public schools built in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The classic building is already...

The Conservatory Under a Lake

Previously Sometimes Interesting featured the story of a twenty-first century swindler and the spoils of his deception. In this post we examine a nineteenth-century...

Ishi: The Last Wild North American Indian

Guest Post Series words by Cary O'Dell It was August of 1911, when Sheriff J.B. Webber of Oroville, California, got word of a strange “savage” found...

The Oldest Airplane Factory in the World

On the west side of Dayton, Ohio, a group of old white buildings topped with arched parapets sits in a cleared lot just off...

Pre-Earthquake: San Francisco in 1906

Thanks to the creative ideas of four early filmmakers, later generations have the chance to see San Francisco in early 1906, before the now...