100 Years Ago Today

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

Issued September 28, 1912

HARPER’S WEEKLY – September 28, 1912

The US voters look disappointed as they judge the candidates for president Taft, Roosevelt and Wilson as if they were agricultural exhibits at a county fair.

“Class 3 Judging Pumpkins
HARPER’S WEEKLY
September 28, 1912

THE CAVALIER
September 28, 1912
“Schoolma’am Island – An Education In Adventure”

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN – September 28, 1912

Besson’s Nephometer – a new instrument for measuring the cloudiness of the sky, the Comb Nephoscope by which a scientist can measure the altitude, direction, and velocity of clouds by staring intently into a mirrored ball reflecting the clouds.

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN
September 28, 1912
“Besson’s Comb Nephoscope”

Louis Fancher was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1884. He studied with various artists and is an illustrator in San Francisco as well as in New York.

Louis Fancher was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1884. He studied with various artists and is an illustrator in San Francisco as well as in New York.

COLLIER’S WEEKLY
September 28, 1912
cover art by Louis Fancher

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