The skinning of a Hobo

The Day book., July 24, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 24 About The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917 SKINNING THE HOBO. We should call it skinning, not robbing, the hobo. I mean by hoboes the men who shock and thrash the grain, help build the railroads and all other con...

Dunning Asylum

Dunning — the name scared Chicagoans for many decades. It was the common name for the Cook County Hospital for the Insane, which served as both an asylum and a poorhouse. Dunning hovers in the background of Alchemy of Bones … playing a prominent role later in...

History of clothing 19th century

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FASHION LINKS 1800- 1900  History of American Fashion Timeline Fashion Change 1830-1950 Fashion Timeline through photographs Head Over Heels...