Bits of History

Stories about stuff from historian Annette Laing's eclectic collection of random objects. There's always much more to them than first appears!

A BIT OF HISTORY Random Stuff From Annette's Collection: A Lasting Reminder of Changing Attitudes Toward the Poor on Both Sides of the Atlantic
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BITS OF HISTORY An Unusual Coronation Souvenir Sells the Royal Family with Packets of Cigarettes
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BIT OF HISTORY What Distinguishes This Monopoly Board from Others? (No, It Doesn't Guarantee There Won't Be Upset Losers)
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A BIT OF HISTORY: An Immigrant Family Make a Return Visit Home to Scotland from New York on the Eve of WWII, Bringing a Little Gift with Big Meaning.
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A BIT OF HISTORY Random Stuff from Annette's Collection: A 50 Year Old TV Tie-In Book, The Show It Was Written For, and Non-Boring History
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A BIT OF HISTORY Random Objects from Annette's Collection: The Codd Bottle, A Brilliant Recyclable Green(ish) Glass Bottle from Long Before Anyone Heard…
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A BIT OF HISTORY Random Stuff from Annette's Collection: An 18th Century document is boring even to this historian, until she holds it in her hands.
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