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1899 -- Gustave Whitehead: Airships, Pittsburgh and Steam

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 08.23.2016 | Technology
Carroll F. Gray

Popular culture in the 1890s was beginning to latch on to aeronautics as a theme, especially newspapers, literature and pulp publications -- a few examples will serve to put "Gus" Whitehead's efforts in context.

THROWBACK: 16 Reasons We Wish It Were Still 1896

Posted 07.18.2013 | Arts

Everyone loves beards, burlesque and "La Boheme." Welcome to 1896, where the dream of the (18)90s is in full swing: 1.) F. Scott Fitzgerald is born...