During the week, the members of the Macaronis yahoo group are forever coming across interesting things in the course of their researches. We decided that it would be a good idea to share these interesting articles with the readers of the blog. There is no particular rhyme or reason to these links, it’s just a tossed salad of fascinating things. Dive in at will, and hopefully there will be something here to inspire or amuse you.
Threads of Feeling – an article about identifying tokens left with abandoned children at London Foundling hospital:
No sniggering now chaps, but this must surely fit into someone’s plot:
Jeremy Brett in frogging. Authentic military uniform or just an excuse to brighten up your day? You decide:
Wonderful clip of a 1920’s polo match:
50 greatest works of GLBT literature?
The medical perils of a life at sea in the 19th Century
Transgender Memoir of 1921 Found
OutHistory.org includes a main entry on the manuscript discovery at:
Earl Lind (Ralph Werther-Jennie June): The Riddle of the Underworld,
Additional entries about Lind are on OutHistory.org at:
Earl Lind: The Cercle Hermaphroditos, c. 1895
Ronald Sell: Encountering Earl Lind, Ralph Werther, Jennie June