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The Boxing Day Fox Hunts

Over the weekend, it was reported that up to 300,000 people in England came out to support the Boxing Day fox hunts which is now seen as an important tradition. Controversies aside, the sport is largely about the community, the thrill of riding horses around in the field all day, and having a few drinks along the way. Not a bad way to spend a cold winter day really.

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Shoe Manufacturing Illustrations from 1916

Published in a book covering all aspects of the American shoe industry pre WW1. Many of these steps are still done today, and possibly on the very same machines.

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Shoe Fitting Manual for the Military

A Manual on Foot Care and Shoe Fitting for Officers of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, from 1920. Read the entire thing online if you want to: http://books.google.com/books?id=3QuFX-gCuewC

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