Ephemera

The Woman in Black – Victorian Mourning as Criminal Disguise

The Woman in Black – Victorian Mourning as Criminal Disguise A look at the rogues’ gallery of crimes committed in the United States from about 1860 to 1929 under the cover of crape by The Women in Black.

The Vapor-man of Brown’s Woods

The Vapor-man of Brown’s Woods A strange column of vapor shaped like a colossal man startles two witnesses in Brown’s Wood, Maryland.

Miss Neas’s Bones of Contention

Miss Neas’s Bones of Contention Doctors and other witnesses reported seeing hundreds of bones working their way through Sarah Neas’s skin

Jimmy Squaretoe, Devil or Fairy?

Jimmy Squaretoe, Devil or Fairy? Jimmy Squaretoe, the little man in leather, made himself right at home with a family in New Hampshire.

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