Holidays

New Year’s 1900: Y1.9K

Do you remember when New Year’s Eve 1999 was dominated by Y2K fears? (I know, it seems so naive, in retrospect.) Was there a similar Y1.9K crisis? What were Edwardian era fears? Thanks to the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America catalog of historical American newspapers from 1690 to the present, I was able to take …

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Holidays

Happy New Year!

Edwardian Promenade is turning over a new leaf–please welcome my two interns, Diana and Rachel! It’s the early days yet, but they are proving to be the perfect fit for the site! Check out the revamped ABOUT page for more information. In the meantime, here’s to 2013!

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