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Hatpin Stabbings

Today while reading through David Glassberg's The Presence of the Past, I was distracted by his mention of a woman stabbing someone with a hatpin in a San Francisco crowd. ( I have never heard such a thing!) This inspired me to google "hatpin stabbing," which was remarkably fruitful. So I tweeted the Smithsonian (because we… Continue reading Hatpin Stabbings

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