Sources for #141 John Boyle O'Reilly and the Irish Escape

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·   King, Gilbert. “The Most Audacious Australian Prison Break of 1876: An American whaling ship brought together an oddball crew with a dangerous mission: freeing six Irishmen from a jail in western Australia.” (March 12, 2013)

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Sources for #142 - Richard Johnson - A Terrible Vice President

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Sources for #143 - The Broderick Terry Duel

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Sources for #144 - The Fight Over Anaesthesia

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Sources For #145 - Squirrel Tooth Alice

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·   Enss, Chris. Wicked Women: Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies from the Old West. Two Dot. (February 20, 2015).

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Sources for #146 - Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo

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Sources for #147 - The Greenbrier Ghost

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Sources for #148 - James Strang - Island Mormon

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Sources for #149 - John Wayne Thompson's Armageddon

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Sources for #150 - 1904 Olympics

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·   Andrews, Evan. “8 Unusual Facts About the 1904 St. Louis Olympics: Explore eight surprising facts about one of weirdest and wildest Summer Games in Olympic history.” (August 29. 2014).

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Sources for #151 - The Oil Boomtowns of Texas

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Sources for #152 - The Car Known as "The Dale"

·   Fisher, Angie. “This Week in 1976: Bizarre Dale Car Fraud Trial Underway.” AutoWeek. (June 17, 2013).

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Sources for #153 - The Brooke Hart Kidnapping

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Sources for #154 - Ota Benga and Human Zoos

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Sources for #155 John Pemberton's Drug Tonics

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Sources for #156 - The Marblehead Smallpox Riots

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Sources for #157 - More University and One Taste

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Sources for #158 - Diver Robert Emmet Odlum

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Sources for #159 - Pedestrianism

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·   “The Female Pedestrians.; Miss Hillern The Victor In The Contest -Her Opponent Obliged To Retire From The Track.” The New York Times. (November 12, 1876). p 7.

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·   “Rowell Still Far Ahead; Guyon The Second Man In The Race. Scenes In The Garden Yesterday And Last Night--Weston's Antics, Rowell's Gains, And The Colored Boy's Good Work--Queer Figures On The Track --The Receipts.” The New York Times. (Sept. 24, 1879) p 1.

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