by Kristin Holt | Mar 3, 2016 | Articles
- Scammers threw out baited hooks to entrap the unsuspecting…and “suckers” fell for it far too often. This article covers a few short newspaper reports of circumstances wherein the honest fell for scams and ultimately paid plenty.
- The Postoffice Department takes steps to Suppress a Matrimonial Bureau. [sic]
- Six young boys run a scam, presenting themselves as a wealthy widow seeking a husband.
by Kristin Holt | Feb 20, 2016 | Articles
In 1865 (34 years earlier than Franks’ scheme), a similar incidence in New England didn’t get quite so far but caused quite a stir.
by Kristin Holt | Sep 2, 2015 | Articles
Victorian Era Dentistry Advertisements show a great deal about the methods, products, components, and beliefs surrounding oral hygiene in the late 19th century.