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[North Carolina] VIDEO:Tobacco magnate mansion up for auction

From furniture to Ferrari's, everything at the Chinqua-Penn Plantation in North Carolina is going up on the auction block.
KXTV News10.net ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Apr 24, 2012 23:14
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[Asia, China] Chinese craftsman's dedication to snuff bottle painting

In the late 17th century, European merchants and envoys introduced the aromatic tobacco mixture to China known as snuff. Before entering China, snuff was typically stored in boxes. Chinese craftsmen created airtight bottles to protect against the local c
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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[North Carolina] Review: The Packhouse a Beautiful Nod to Carolina’s Tobacco Past

The décor is thoughtful, making The Packhouse more than just a trendy, history-based name. Baskets large enough to hold tobacco leaves hang from the ceiling, and the door handles are fashioned from aged farming tools. A private dining room is closed off
Charlotte (NC) Magazine
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[Arizona] The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.

The desert climate makes county-owned Pinal Airpark, between Phoenix and Tucson, an ideal place to store airplanes long term, and about 120 aircraft are here...whole seating sections are preserved — filled ashtrays (dating back to at least 2000, when the
New York Times
added Jan 20, 2018 15:57
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[California] 'Please applaud with hands only': Bizarre century-old posters encouraging etiquette in movie theaters were the first 'switch off your cell phone' warnings

California became the first state to introduce a smoking ban in 1995 - but in 1912 those whose attended a film screening were told to keep their cigarettes in their pockets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 22:14
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Don’t Blame the Russians, Tax Judge Tells Sotheby’s Expert

Wachter defended his initial valuation of “Maypole”...when he inspected it, the value of the work had been diminished by a dense film of dirt and grime that covered its surface as well as an extreme yellow discoloration, caused in part by years of exposur
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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Luxurious life aboard RMS Titanic where passengers could relax in the swimming baths and stroll the promenade deck revealed as rare glossy brochures advertising the 'unsinkable' ship head to auction

The male-only smoking room allowed people to retreat and relax in comfort after dinner. Once in the room they could spend time enjoying a drink and engaging in a game of cards. It is hard to tell from the picture which class this room would have been res
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:54
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LETTER: The Smell of Old Books

The effort by Columbia University and the Morgan Library & Museum to record scents in old books and associated objects is a worthy project....A dictionary owned by Mark Twain still had a distinct aroma of tobacco in its pages. Twain, of course, was an in
New York Times
added Mar 28, 2017 00:16
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Rare Ty Cobb tobacco-brand baseball cards found

Seven rare, identical Ty Cobb baseball cards more than a century old were found weeks ago inside a torn paper bag on the floor a house...also came printed with his name on the reverse side, above the phrase "King of the Smoking Tobacco World."
Reuters
added Mar 3, 2016 22:39
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New Databases Offer Insights Into the Lives of Escaped Slaves

New databases are enabling historians and descendants of slaves to piece together family trees and identify patterns in the lives of runaways...A portrait of Elisa Greenwell, a slave who escaped a Maryland tobacco plantation, was acquired by the National
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 22:17
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