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Wednesday Links

T’was the 18th of April in seventy-five: The midnight ride of William Dawes and Samuel Prescott (and Paul Revere).

The Forgotten Nazi History of “One-Pot Meals.”

Dorothy’s Wizard of Oz Ruby Slippers on Sale for a Whopping $6 Million.

On April 18, 1906, an earthquake and fire destroyed 80 percent of San Francisco: Here’s a documentary, Library of Congress footage of the destruction, and side by side film of Market Street four days before the earthquake compared to afterward.

Why It’s Almost Impossible to Throw a 110 MPH Fastball

Kansas locked up more than 5,000 women and girls for having STDs.

ICYMI, Monday’s links are here, and include Spring cleaning, 19th-century style, a 1940s booklet to “assist male bosses in supervising their new female employees” entitled “Women are teachable,” and predictions for 2018 from various times in the 20th century.

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