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poodlefuzz:

“Buddy Tate Invites You To Dig A Basket of Blues, issued in 1962, was the first album on the (Victoria) Spivey label. As Len Kunstadt wrote in the liner notes: “This may well be the very first record company ever organized and owned by a Negro vintage blues queen.” The album featured 1920’s blues queens Hannah Sylvester, who first recorded in 1923 and Lucille Hegamin who in November 1920 became the second African-American blues singer to record, after Mamie Smith.”
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poodlefuzz:

Buddy Tate Invites You To Dig A Basket of Blues, issued in 1962, was the first album on the (Victoria) Spivey label. As Len Kunstadt wrote in the liner notes: “This may well be the very first record company ever organized and owned by a Negro vintage blues queen.” The album featured 1920’s blues queens Hannah Sylvester, who first recorded in 1923 and Lucille Hegamin who in November 1920 became the second African-American blues singer to record, after Mamie Smith.”

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shihlun:

Street Scene of Tamsui, 1941.
「和蘭風の淡水の街」
(source: 皇紀二千六百一年 私立淡水中學校 第二回卒業 記念寫真帖)

shihlun:

Street Scene of Tamsui, 1941.

「和蘭風の淡水の街」

(source: 皇紀二千六百一年 私立淡水中學校 第二回卒業 記念寫真帖)

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In Dec. 1873, women in the Temperance movement protested bars across Ohio, blocking saloon entrances while praying and singing hymns. In turn, men sprayed the women in Cincinnati with freezing water. Dayton bartenders let the women in - before pouring beer over them and sending them out into the cold. Source: Ken Burns, Prohibition: Part 1

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