To The Point
The good news first: the end of the 1918 influenza pandemic in 1920 led almost directly to the Roaring Twenties because everyone in the country was so ready to kick out the jams after all the death and depressing times. So let’s hope that history repeats itself this year.
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Our readers remind us of the variables and vagaries of HISTORICAL truths, “well-established” facts, headlines and historical photographs.
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Indian Infantry Company in winter uniforms pause from their training—possibly as Indian police—to have their photo taken in the winter of 1890.