Notebook...items filed under "History"

Museum of Forgotten Art Supplies

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A cardiovascular surgeon, an electrical engineer, and three physicists

Hospitals were overwhelmed. Many of the injured could do nothing but lay down on the ground and quietly fight for their lives.

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"Roughing It"

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This day in California history: Tsunami

Shortly after midnight, some six hours after the earthquake hit, a series of waves struck Crescent City—*one measuring at least 20 feet high*.

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This day in history: Yeah, I would call that incompetent

After surveying the scene, Sheriff Blankenship left to seek help from the Seattle Police Department in collecting evidence. He assigned a deputy to protect the integrity of the crime scene at the residence.

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Dear Scouts

A last message to all Boy Scouts from the founder of Scouting, Lord Baden-Powell. This was published after his death on January 8, 1941.

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The Debate

Lilburn Gibson relates his experience of being on the wrong side of a “fixed” high school debate.

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