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Rows of distilled beverages in a bar

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The corner of a street with a public house called The Ivy Bush on the right side. In the background two tall brick towers can be seen further left.
Mentioned at the beginning of The Lord of the Rings, the Ivy Bush is the closest public house to Birmingham Oratory which Tolkien attended while living near Edgbaston Reservoir. Perrott's Folly is nearby.
The only known photograph of Blind Lemon Jefferson, taken between 1926 and 1929
William Ewart Gladstone – "Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear."
A computing cheese cutter manufactured by the Computing Cheese Cutter Company, Incorporated, Anderson, Indiana, USA. Patented May 23, September 26, 1903

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his first fireside chat, on the Emergency Banking Act, eight days after taking office (March 12, 1933).
Headstone commemorating the Mojave phone booth (later removed) – 760-733-9969