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    • Wye Oak

    • Trees;
    • This old oak tree near Wye Mills is considered to be the largest oak tree in the nation, growing since the 1500s. The state of Maryland purchased the tree and surrounding land in 1939, and in 1940, the oak was given the title Largest Oak Tree by...
    • Wye Oak

    • Trees;
    • This old oak tree near Wye Mills is considered to be the largest oak tree in the nation, growing since the 1500s. The state of Maryland purchased the tree and surrounding land in 1939, and in 1940, the oak was given the title Largest Oak Tree by...
    • Wye Oak

    • Trees;
    • This old oak tree near Wye Mills is considered to be the largest oak tree in the nation, growing since the 1500s. The state of Maryland purchased the tree and surrounding land in 1939, and in 1940, the oak was given the title Largest Oak Tree by...
    • Depot

    • Railroad stations;
    • On back: "The main station in Fall River of the N.Y.N.H. & H. [New York, New Haven & Hartford] R.R. is located at North Main Street, between Bylies and Pearce Streets. It is built of granite and red sandstone, and was erected in 1891 at a cost of...
    • Kirkwood Park

    • Parks; Landscape pavilions;
    • The park was named for Major Robert Kirkwood, a revolutionary hero in the southern campaign of 1780-1783. Later he enlisted in the army and was commissioned as a captain in 1791. He was killed in battle near Fort Recovery and considered a hero.
    • Fresh air as an appetizer?

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    • A controversy is developing in the ranks of TWA, The Lindbergh Line over the question are passengers in the Douglas airliners going to consume so much more food while flying that the cost of feeding them is going to show a sharp advance? The...
    • Steel Plate

    • Steel; Factories;
    • Written on back: "The plate shown on the opposite side is one of the largest plates we have made - length and width considered. This plate was supplied against an order covering four plates in all - the material being ordered by the Phoenix Iron...
    • Health

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    • Aim ray at absenteeism: "Industrial Ultraviolet Ray Solarium", aimed at reducing absenteeism in war plants, is official name for the merry-go-round system of artificial sunlight irradiation (above) introduced by the Hanovia Chemical & Mfg. Co.,...
    • Square meal

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    • A square meal in 1943 style. The young lady is about to remove the cellophane wrapper from a double portion of mashed potatoes. In their present form they are dehydrated and compressed. Soaking for a few seconds in water makes them swell to many...
    • Pilot of Racing Airplane

    • Air pilots; Airplanes; Airplane racing;
    • Text from back of image: "Lt. Lawson H. Sanderson, US Marine Corps, one of the best racing pilots in the US service who will pilot a racing aeroplane in the Pulitzer World Championship air races at Detroit. Sanderson, who is entered in both land...
    • Barratt's Chapel

    • Churches;
    • Phillip Barratt, land owner and sheriff, deeded an acre of land to Methodists surrounding a brick meeting house being built in that area in 1780. It was considered a 'sacred landmark of Methodism' in 1880 and a 'Mecca of Methodism' in 1896. It was...
    • Barratt's Chapel

    • Churches;
    • Phillip Barratt, land owner and sheriff, deeded an acre of land to Methodists surrounding a brick meeting house being built in that area in 1780. It was considered the 'Cradle or World Shrine of American Methodism, Sacred Landmark of Methodism' in...
    • Steel Plate

    • Steel;
    • Written on back: "The plate shown on the opposite side is one of the largest plates we have made - length and width considered. This plate was supplied against an order covering four plates in all - the material being ordered by the Phoenix Iron...
    • Steel Plate

    • Steel;
    • Written on back: "The plate shown on the opposite side is one of the largest plates we have made - length and width considered. This plate was supplied against an order covering four plates in all - the material being ordered by the Phoenix Iron...

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