100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Issued July 20, 1912

HARPER’S WEEKLY – “Among The Bull Rushes”
Theodore Roosevelt as Pharaoh’s Daughter finding a baby bull moose Moses in a basket.

July 20, 1912

Also from HARPER’S – “The Latest Arrival at the Political Zoo” by Kemble The Democratic and Republican animals are shocked at the new Bull Moose guest.

“The Latest Arrival at the Political Zoo”

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN – Automobile Manufacture
If the material for the 209,000 cars manufactured in 1911 were used for one car, it “would tower to a height of 442 feet, or within 100 feet of the top of the Municipal Building.

July 20, 1912

COLLIER’S – “The Speech Unspoken”

July 20, 1912

Robert Robinson was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 1886. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and from 1909 to 1912 with the famous illustrator, Howard Pyle.He moved to New York to be near magazine publishers and helped originate the Saturday Evening Post’s “Slice of Life” style of cover art. Robinson’s typical work focused on rural men “old geezer” types.

DRINK by Robert Robinson
July 20, 1912






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