Posts Tagged ‘SPCA’

The following story is dedicated to my cat Romeow, who passed away after 16 years of life on July 21, 2014. On June 15, 1904, the General Slocum caught fire and sank in the East River. An estimated 1,021 of the 1,342 people on board the side-wheel passenger boat were killed — most of them […]

The following story is dedicated to my cat Romeow, who passed away after 16 years of life on July 21, 2014. On June 15, 1904, the General Slocum caught fire and sank in the East River. An estimated 1,021 of the 1,342 people on board the side-wheel passenger boat were killed — most of them […]

There were three little hearses before the door; all her children had been swept away.–New York City social worker, July 27, 1916 On June 6, 1916, 10-month-old John Pamaris of 53 Garfield Place and 2-year-old Armanda Schuccjio of 5014 7th Avenue — two children in the Italian community just east of the Gowanus Canal in […]