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18Apr/060

Gutenberg Gem: Raggedy Ann Stories, by Johnny Gruelle

Raggedy AnnChildren's books are kind of cool, especially for the illustrations. Try checking out The Project Gutenberg eBook of Raggedy Ann Stories, by Johnny Gruelle for a nifty, fun example.

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18Apr/060

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

Fire along Market St, San Franscisco, 1906Today marks the 100th anniversary of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. The best online resource is the Bancroft Library at Berkeley, which has over 17,000 photographs collected and available online.

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