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  • Niagara Silk and How the World Dressed In It

    Niagara Silk and How the World Dressed In It

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    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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Bill Burton
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“Oh, I’d love to be an Oscar Mayer wiener.” Even if you don’t like hot dogs, you know Oscar Mayer and you certainly remember singing the jingle as a kid. For certain, you have eaten a meat product produced in one of their packing plants. Fire up the grill and eat a hot dog as you learn this bit of postcard history.

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