Jerry Smith

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The History of Luggage

21st March 2006
Ever since man has moved from place to place and took his belongings with him some sort of luggage was used. It was used to keep all belongings together and even organized. Like everything luggage has evolved.Christopher Columbus likely had a trunk filled... Read >

The Inventor OF Wheeled Luggage

21st March 2006
Leave it to a pilot to come up with this idea! After years of dragging, carrying, and lugging bags all over the place Bob Plath. In 1989 Bob Plath said that wheels on the luggage would eliminate the need to lug all those bags and ease the strain on the ba... Read >

The History of Argyle Socks

14th February 2006
Now, who would think Argyle socks had much of a history? I found out more about them then I really expected to find. Argyle socks were very popular in the 1920's. They were usually over the calf socks that were worn with knickers or short pants. The word ... Read >

The History of Lost Socks

14th February 2006
Believe it or not there is a long history of socks and most especially for lost socks. There is actually a governmental agency that deals with lost socks. The Bureau of Lost Socks was begun on August 1st, 1861. It was originally a company the Union Army d... Read >

History of Socks Timeline

11th February 2006
Believe it or not socks have been around since the stone ages. They were very different from socks as we know them today. They were often made of animal skins that were tied around the ankles. In Ancient Egypt there is evidence of the existence of knitted... Read >