Even more research odds and ends

We live in amazing times. So much can be available at your fingertips.

This is another of my series of the things I found while writing my Mermaids story.

Here is the Research Odds and Ends Series

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2017/08/22/research-odds-and-ends/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2017/09/14/more-research-odds-and-ends/

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2017/11/10/still-more-research-odds-and-ends/

 

A nice little video about lobsters.


Radio row pages.

http://www.radiodiaries.org/radio-row/

http://amfone.net/Amforum/index.php?topic=28828.50


Character names? back to the 1880’s just pick the age.

http://www.baby2see.com/names/names_popularity.html


Amazing videos on this channel.

https://www.youtube.com/user/rboylan/videos


Don’t forget to check your relatives for old slides. You never know what might turn up

1942 FARM 17

 


Vermont skiing.

http://vermonthistory.org/research/research-resources-online/green-mountain-chronicles/the-early-days-of-skiing-1934

http://www.innatlongtrail.com/

http://www.nelsap.org/index21.html

http://newenglandskimuseum.org/


A great site for vintage clothing.

https://vintagedancer.com/


Handbook for artillery, 1920.

https://archive.org/details/handbookofartill00unitrich


Army boots WW1 and previous.

http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/39225-us-army-field-shoes-1902-to-1917/

German replica boots.

https://www.hessenantique.com/WW_I_Footwear_s/664.htm

German uniforms.

http://www.kaisersbunker.com/gtp/index.htm


Library Of Congress Historic American Engineering record for Coney Island(Stillwell Ave.” Subway station.

https://loc.gov/pictures/item/ny1863/


Use this to make a calendar.

https://www.timeanddate.com/


Chasing telescopic sights.

https://connecticutmills.org/find/details/lyman-gun-sight-factory

https://www.forgottenweapons.com/us-world-war-one-sniper-rifles/

http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?157378-Possible-early-Winchester-scope


Radio history.

https://www.oldradio.com/archives/stations/nyradio.htm

http://www.oldradioworld.com/


Circular saw history.

http://www.asktooltalk.com/articles/toolhistory/divide.php


What I think of when I wrtie about Sal’s car.

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23234/lot/14/


Sort of what the Academy’s shop is like.

http://theferalirishman.blogspot.com/2013/07/old-school-machining.htmlA

Another one.


A book of sailor’s yarns

https://archive.org/details/yarnsofoldmarine00clar

With illustrations.


The History of the Macy parade and balloons.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-1920s-puppeteer-whose-inflatable-monsters-changed-thanksgiving

https://42ndblackwatch1881.wordpress.com/2009/11/26/macys-thanksgiving-day-parade-an-archive/

https://mashable.com/2015/11/08/macys-thanksgiving-parade/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily&utm_source=newsletter&utm_cid=mash-prod-email-topstories&utm_emailalert=daily#vIfLq8B5I8q6


Page in Spanish on the Wilhelm Der Grosse, a HAPAG Lloyd steamship.

https://www.navegar-es-preciso.com/news/el-trasatlantico-kaiser-wilhelm-der-grose-un-express-steamer-imperial-de-finales-del-siglo-xix/

The ships sister was interned by the US during the war and used as a transport.


More NYC stuff.

http://www.thegeorgemannarchive.com/1822/1927.html

http://www.vintag.es/2015/04/shooting-city-new-york-ca-1920s.html?m=1


Shop Notes.

https://archive.org/details/PopularMechanicsShopNotes1905_1921

http://tmaking.wkfinetools.com/z_reading/1905-popMechanics/popMech-ShopNotes.asp


Yes, the curb market was real.

http://www.shorpy.com/node/9889

 

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