Friday, November 7, 2014

Runaways - classified ads

What to do when your child (or pet) 'strays from home'? Put an ad in the local paper!

These are from our very early archives, between 1895 and 1924. 
I hope you find them as fascinating as I do...



February 10, 1895



1924

Nov. 23, 1919




June 6, 1920
(Did you think what I did when I first read this? 'Do not cook' the pony?)




January 23, 1910
(I'd run away too - Daddy Lipe sounds mean.)




March 31, 1915



Jan. 23, 1923




 Dec. 31, 1924




 Feb. 26, 1906 (deaf student)
(Prof. E. McK. Goodwin is in big trouble. )




Feb. 7, 1923



I misplaced this date...



March 18, 1900
( Syd Alexander was head of the North Carolina Railroad in 1895.)



July 28, 1896




May 15, 1895


5 comments:

Anonymous said...

These are priceless. What prompted you to do this study?

Anonymous said...

1895

that ginger dog would be 119 + 14 or 133 human yrs old today

in dog yrs x 7 = 931



Loretta Petus said...

This was very touching. Thank you.

Maria David said...

Anon 2:10 - thank you for the comment! I stumbled upon one of them (in search of something else) and kept looking for more.

maria ishfaq said...

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