100 Years Ago Today

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

Issued August 17, 1912

There used to be a time where taking off you clothes and swimming naked was the norm for kids. What you had to watch out for was someone taking your clothes and tying them into difficult knots.

COLLIER’S The National Weekly
“Chaw Beef”
August 17, 1912

Theodore Roosevelt is making a Third Party run for President under the Progressive Party which is the only party that endorses Woman Suffrage. In its continued criticism of the ex-president’s campaign which they consider a “guerilla party”, HARPER’S portrays him as a vaudeville act.

“The Call of the Wild”
August 17, 1912

THE CAVALIER Issued Weekly
“The Cradle of the Deep”
August 17, 1912

August 17, 1912



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