Knickerbocker

15 Dec 18

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sussexbound: chained-to-the-mirror: The Johnlock Advent 2018 DAY 15: Wearing Victorian clothes Keep reading “I’m not wearing this.”  John lifts the leg of the short, tweed trousers, and rubs it between his fingers.  If feels itchy.  “What is this, and where did you even get it?!” “Their knickerbockers, John, and I got them at the National […]

15 Dec 18
TODAY NEWS

THIS afternoon, Kensington Palace released Prince William and Kate Middleton’s…

14 Dec 18
Spared & Shared 18

This letter was written by Franklin (“Frank”) Benjamin Doty (1831-1865), the son of Christopher Doty (1788-1857) and Lucinda Hyde (1794-1876) of Hornellsville, Steuben county, New York. In the 1860 US Census, Frank was a 30 year-old carpenter boarding at the William Coykendall’s hotel in Hornellsville. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, Frank enlisted in […]

14 Dec 18
Professor Ramos @ Chaffey

Syeda Zahra Professor Ramos English 1B 14 December 2018 Immorality causes Monstrosity? Everyone has different thoughts on what is right or wrong. Yet, at our core, we all share common values that tells us when something is immoral. For the people who are not able to tell the difference, they are perverse. That perversion makes […]

14 Dec 18
Making A Scene!

Making a Scene Presents the PODCAST of LIVE from the Midnight Circus Indie Blues Double Shot Show! This is the Voice of Indie Blues, the future of the blues. An Indie Blues double shot of artists who embrace the diversity of the blues that always has and still is being created from it’s roots. These […]

14 Dec 18
June IND

It was a nice, cold/rainy November morning hanging out with artist Brandon Ahnert to work on “Ok, Alright,” inching us forward with our First Annual Meeting of Optimists Project.  First Annual Meeting of Optimists is a multimedia art and music project featuring 13 new June IND tracks accompanied by song-inspired visuals from area artists. As we did […]

13 Dec 18

No matter how you slice it, every Knicks loss attributes to another positive win for the Knicks organization. Nobody is asking players to lose or throw the game on purpose. But with Coach Fizdale giving more playing time to the young-studs is exactly the type of progress and breathe of fresh air this organization needs. […]

13 Dec 18
Vintage Paper Ephemera

1928 Lester Pianos planner/datebook, printed by Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co., NY. Post #8 After all the “front of the book” info pages, there just isn’t much written in the calendar portion. One interesting note, is on the Jan 15 – 21 page; reading: “Ointment No 40. Ointment Yellow Oxide, 2% Mercury, for Sore Nose.” […]

13 Dec 18
Vintage Paper Ephemera

1928 Lester Pianos planner/datebook, printed by Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co., NY. Post #7 After the sections about US Government and Population Census numbers; comes something we seem to Google an awful lot still today: Weights and Measures; and specifically, some equivalent measures. Troy Weights, Apothecaries’ Weight, Avoirdupois Weights….. etc Then comes some weight & […]

13 Dec 18
Vintage Paper Ephemera

1928 Lester Pianos planner/datebook, printed by Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co., NY. Post #6 Government reference pages come up after storm flags (no coincidence): A page showing the presidents of the United States, and some basic facts about them and their time in office. Up to the 30th president, Calvin Coolidge. Next is a cool […]

13 Dec 18
Vintage Paper Ephemera

1928 Lester Pianos planner/datebook, printed by Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co., NY. Post #5 More reference material pages; Starting with a list of basic First Aid To The Injured. Shock, bleeding from a wound, Bruises, Stings…. oh my. Then a page detailing some Antidotes For Poisons. If you get into the Opium, then it seems […]

13 Dec 18
Vintage Paper Ephemera

1928 Lester Pianos planner/datebook, printed by Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co., NY. Post #4 Reference material pages continued: After the Interest laws and calculations… A page showing Useful Information For Contractors. This had various things of interest for someone in the building trade. Then a good page listing ways For Cleaning Various Substances. Useful for […]

13 Dec 18
Vintage Paper Ephemera

1928 Lester Pianos planner/datebook, printed by Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co., NY. Post #3 After the pages talking about the Piano company, and their current piano line; the planner offers up the real gold: The array of reference material that you could carry around with you every day. Starting off rather commonly with the information […]

13 Dec 18
Vintage Paper Ephemera

1928 Lester Pianos planner/datebook, printed by Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co., NY. Post #2 After the brief company intro, there are pages detailing the Lester Piano company’s current piano offerings in 1928.