Tag: Manufacturing Postcards

  • Niagara Silk and How the World Dressed In It

    Niagara Silk and How the World Dressed In It


    Silk! The word alone conjures thoughts of enchantment and carnal sensations. Americans have dressed in silk for more than two centuries, but others have been doing so for thousands of years. We use silk for many things: parachutes to socks. Learn the fascinating history of an American silk mill.

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Past Article

Nathaniel Dancer


On a day in the year 79 the citizens of Pompeii realized they had built their city too near the front gate of hell. When demons of fire spewed from Vesuvius, they destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and thousands who lived there and the art they appreciated. It took 18 decades to recover it.

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