Those who were at the depot Sunday afternoon [September 28th] saw the sight of a lifetime. A solid train of twelve chairs of the Southern Pacific railroad was loaded with Chinese, numbering 365, from San Francisco to Cuba, where they will be employed in the sugar industry. This shipment is said to … [Read more...]
Every Now and Then
A blog about Douglas County history, including stories of old Campbell County. Follow Lisa's Every Now and Then page on Facebook.
As you might already be aware historical research interests me. No surprise there, right? I realize it might not be your thing, but it’s mine. I conduct the research in order to find the quirky things that draw people in, the hidden information that never makes it to the textbook or your … [Read more...]
One of the first lessons I used to teach at the beginning of the year involved various images where I attempted to teach students that every piece of ground has a history. At one point during the lesson we would move as a group down to the playground. My purpose was not recess but to encourage … [Read more...]
What comes to mind when I throw the word “rumor” out? It seems that your response would have something to do with your own personal experiences concerning rumors. I think if we were all honest we would have to admit we might have had a hand in beginning a rumor, most certainly in sharing a rumor, … [Read more...]