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Archive: 2011 (42 Posts)

women in long dark dresses and hats walk along the sidewalk one shop has a canopy covering part of the sidewalk

Pic of the Week: Black Friday

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

This black and white photograph of Christmas shoppers from the early 20th century made me think of the modern Black Friday shopping frenzy.  But since Black Friday has already been a blog topic, I thought I would use this as an opportunity to re-feature posts from Inside Adams and the other Library blogs, posted in …

Silver stylized owl with radiant circles around its head, surrounded by a gold frame

Civil War Sesquicentennial: Prices & Salaries

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

As part of a short series with the Sesquicentennial as a jumping off point, I used the 1860 Census in an earlier post as a way to find out more about the people living at the time of the Civil War.  In this second post I wanted to show how Business staff might answer a …