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Friday links

IBM’s 1937 corporate songbook is something of a hoot.

Some 19th century money saving tips.

Eyewitnesses to the Great Los Angeles Air Raid.

Sex And The Censors: America’s First Obscene Books Commission (1953 – 1973).

The Definitive Sandwich Family Tree.

How to harvest honey.

ICYMI, Thursday’s links are here, and include creepy Soviet-era playground sculptures,  the 1917 Halifax explosion, the Night of the Flaming Ballerinas, why there’s a West Virginia, and the anniversary of the 1812 battle of Baltimore.

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