Thursday, November 24, 2022

Thanksgiving 2022 -- November 24, 2022

The original Life Magazine was a humorous weekly that was published from 1883 to 1936. Here is the cover of their 27-November-1902 Thanksgiving Number.

Monday, November 21, 2022

1923 Superior Chevrolet -- November 21, 2022

Eureka Republican Press, 25-November-1922

Chevrolet launched the Superior line with their 1923 models. My dad was a Chevy man.

Sunday, November 20, 2022

The United States Battleship Ohio -- November 20, 2022

San Francisco Examiner, 19-May-1901

William A Coulter did many maritime drawings for the San Francisco Call. Here is a painting he created for the office of the Governor of Ohio. USS Ohio was a pre-dreadnought battleship which was commissioned in 1904 and scrapped in 1923.

Saturday, November 19, 2022

The Indian Chases the Bear -- But Not For Long -- November 19, 2022

San Francisco Examiner, 27-November-1922

100 years ago, the 28th Big Game was played at Stanford on Thanksgiving Day. The Stanford team was called the Indians and their mascot was an Indian. Cal brought a live bear to field to serve as their mascot. The Stanford Tree was far in the future. Cal won 28-0.

Friday, November 18, 2022

Albert Bierstadt -- Valley in Kings Canyon -- November 18, 2022

Private Collection

We don't know what year Albert Bierstadt painted "Valley in Kings Canyon." This is the Kings Canyon in California.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

At Home With Your Kodak -- November 17, 2022

Cordova, Alaska Daily Times, 04-November-1922

George Eastman's Kodak cameras allowed many people to take up photography. "Let us show you how simple and satisfactory it is to make pictures the Kodak way."

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Artemis I is a Go -- November 16, 2022 Ingalls photo

NASA successfully launched the Artemis I project, an unmanned test of the Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket in the world, and the Orion spacecraft.