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Today’s Scary Stories Are Tame Compared To Victorian Age Tales

Published: Oct 25th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — The “Goosebumps” series might frighten kids today into sleeping with the lights on, but these tales are tame compared to stories written in the 17th and 18th centuries that told of children baking in ovens, being eaten or transforming into wild animals.

UF Data Base To Give Monumental Help Around The World

Published: Jun 10th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Monuments around the world that have been damaged by war, neglect and pollution are the focus of restoration and preservation efforts through a data base developed at the University of Florida.