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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1885

Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor June 17, 1885 - YouTube


On June 17, 1885, the dismantled
Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from
the people of France to the people of America, arrives in
New York Harbor
after being shipped across the Atlantic Ocean in 350 individual pieces
packed in more than 200 cases. The copper and iron statue, which was reassembled and dedicated the following year in a ceremony presided over
by U.S. President
Grover Cleveland, became known around the world as an enduring symbol of freedom and democracy.

Intended to commemorate the American Revolution and a century of
friendship between the U.S. and France, the statue was designed by French sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi (who modeled it after his own mother),
with assistance from engineer Gustave Eiffel, who later developed the iconic
tower in Paris bearing his name. The statue was initially scheduled to be
finished by 1876, the 100th anniversary of America’s
Declaration of
Independence
; however, fundraising efforts, which included auctions, a
lottery and boxing matches, took longer than anticipated, both in Europe
and the U.S., where the statue’s pedestal was to be financed and constructed.

The statue alone cost the French an estimated $250,000 (more than $5.5 million
in today’s money).

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Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty, 1886 | Flickr
Depiction of President Grover Cleveland  dedicating the statue
of Liberty in 1886.

The Statue of Liberty Arrives In New York June 17, 1885
 

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CRACKER JACK GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS ~ 1956

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“Ladies’ Home Journal”

Cracker Jack is a brand of snack food consisting of molasses-flavored,
caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts, well known for being packaged
with a
prize of trivial value inside. The Cracker Jack name and slogan,
"The More You Eat The More You Want", were
registered in 1896. Some
food historians consider it the first junk food.

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FOR YOUR-REAL LIFE ROMANCE IN 1951

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A CRACKER JACK LAST–MINUTE GIFT IDEA!

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Ad appeared in the “Ladies’ Home  Journal,” December, 1956.

The Cracker Jack name was registered in 1896. A slogan, "The More You Eat
The More You Want", was also registered that year. Some
food historians
consider it the first
junk food.

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Sailor Jack and Bingo.

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Don’t forget the Surprise Inside.

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GIVE A SUN LAMP TAN FOR CHRISTMAS

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