Recent Changes for "Rattlesnake Pete" - Rochester Wikihttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_PeteRecent Changes of the page "Rattlesnake Pete" on Rochester Wiki.en-us http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=13&version2=14&ts=1274144136Rattlesnake Pete2010-05-18T00:55:36Zpetebnoborder <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(rpf00477.jpg, "Rattlesnake Pete wrapping a snake a around woman's neck to treat goiter. Credit: Rochester Public Library Local History Division", 254, right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(rpf00477.jpg, "Rattlesnake Pete wrapping a snake a around woman's neck to treat goiter. Credit: Rochester Public Library Local History Division", 254, right, <span>noborder,</span>thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=12&version2=13&ts=1221854397Rattlesnake Pete2008-09-19T19:59:57Zalexandergartleybolded his name in the description <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span>Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932) was born Peter Gruber, and a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Regardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative career of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and (more or less) literally. </td> <td> <span>+ '''</span>Rattlesnake Pete<span>'''</span> (1858-1932) was born Peter Gruber, and a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Regardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative career of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and (more or less) literally. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=11&version2=12&ts=1196799153Rattlesnake Pete2007-12-04T20:12:33Zalexandergartleyadded wiki link to 1890 <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> After moving to Rochester in 1890, he opened a museum and saloon that met instant success. It operated for over forty years as a showcase for his snakes, odd collections[[FootNote(The first electric chair used by New York State, for example.)]], and above all: his personality. </td> <td> <span>+</span> After moving to Rochester in <span>["</span>1890<span>"]</span>, he opened a museum and saloon that met instant success. It operated for over forty years as a showcase for his snakes, odd collections[[FootNote(The first electric chair used by New York State, for example.)]], and above all: his personality. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=10&version2=11&ts=1195722847Rattlesnake Pete2007-11-22T09:14:07Zalexandergartleyedited grammar in description <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Regardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative career of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and (more or less) literally.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932) was born Peter Gruber, and a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Regardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative career of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and (more or less) literally.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=9&version2=10&ts=1185395343Rattlesnake Pete2007-07-25T20:29:03Zalexandergartleyfixed capitalization, spelling error <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> He was born and raised in Oil City, Pennsylvania where he learned to catch snakes from the local <span>i</span>ndians he befriended. As word of his skill spread the name he is known by today began to stick: Rattlesnake Pete. </td> <td> <span>+</span> He was born and raised in Oil City, Pennsylvania where he learned to catch snakes from the local <span>I</span>ndians he befriended. As word of his skill spread the name he is known by today began to stick: Rattlesnake Pete. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> He is burid in ["Holy Sepulchre Cemetery"]. View his grave at ''findagrave.com'' by [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&amp;GRid=8218 clicking here]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> He is buri<span>e</span>d in ["Holy Sepulchre Cemetery"]. View his grave at ''findagrave.com'' by [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&amp;GRid=8218 clicking here]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=8&version2=9&ts=1176935725Rattlesnake Pete2007-04-18T22:35:25ZRobertPolynburied in holy sepulchre, wiki linked, external linked find a grave.com <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Regardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative career of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and literally. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Regardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative career of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and <span>(more or less) </span>literally. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + He is burid in ["Holy Sepulchre Cemetery"]. View his grave at ''findagrave.com'' by [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&amp;GRid=8218 clicking here].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=7&version2=8&ts=1168572358Rattlesnake Pete2007-01-12T03:25:58ZAliMcGhee <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Regardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative car<span>r</span>eer of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and literally. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Regardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative career of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and literally. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=6&version2=7&ts=1166469489Rattlesnake Pete2006-12-18T19:18:09Zadamdewitz <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> After moving to <span>our city</span> in 1890, he opened a museum and saloon that met instant success. It operated for over forty years as a showcase for his snakes, odd collections[[FootNote(The first electric chair used by New York State, for example.)]], and above all: his personality. </td> <td> <span>+</span> After moving to <span>Rochester</span> in 1890, he opened a museum and saloon that met instant success. It operated for over forty years as a showcase for his snakes, odd collections[[FootNote(The first electric chair used by New York State, for example.)]], and above all: his personality. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=5&version2=6&ts=1134338555Rattlesnake Pete2005-12-11T22:02:35Zrichdetommaso <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thumbnail</span>(rpf00477.jpg, 254, right, <span>"Rattlesnake Pete wrapping a snake a around woman's neck to treat goiter. Credit: Rochester Public Library Local History Division"</span>)]]<br> <span>-</span> Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. <span>Irr</span>egardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative carreer of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and literally. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>Image</span>(rpf00477.jpg, <span>"Rattlesnake Pete wrapping a snake a around woman's neck to treat goiter. Credit: Rochester Public Library Local History Division", </span>254, right, <span>thumbnail</span>)]]<br> <span>+</span> Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as either sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. <span>R</span>egardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative carreer of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and literally. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=4&version2=5&ts=1117453411Rattlesnake Pete2005-05-30T11:43:31ZJasonOlshefskyAdd note about Bullwinkle's. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + According to Betty Meyer, the bricks from Rattlesnake Pete's establishment on Front Street now reside at ["Betty Meyer's Bullwinkle Cafe"].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=3&version2=4&ts=1117393446Rattlesnake Pete2005-05-29T19:04:06ZRobertPolyn <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Thumbnail(rpf00477.jpg, 254, right, "Rattlesnake Pete wrapping a snake a around woman's neck to treat <span>her </span>goiter. Credit: Rochester Public Library Local History Division")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Thumbnail(rpf00477.jpg, 254, right, "Rattlesnake Pete wrapping a snake a around woman's neck to treat goiter. Credit: Rochester Public Library Local History Division")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=2&version2=3&ts=1117393020Rattlesnake Pete2005-05-29T18:57:00ZRobertPolyn <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + He was born and raised in Oil City, Pennsylvania where he learned to catch snakes from the local indians he befriended. As word of his skill spread the name he is known by today began to stick: Rattlesnake Pete.<br> + <br> + After moving to our city in 1890, he opened a museum and saloon that met instant success. It operated for over forty years as a showcase for his snakes, odd collections[[FootNote(The first electric chair used by New York State, for example.)]], and above all: his personality.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=1&version2=2&ts=1117392467Rattlesnake Pete2005-05-29T18:47:47ZRobertPolyn <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Thumbnail(rpf00477.jpg, 254, right, "Rattlesnake Pete wrapping snake around woman's neck to treat <span>goiter. No, really</span>. Credit: Rochester Public Library Local History Division")]]<br> <span>-</span> Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Irregardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative carreer of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and literally. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Thumbnail(rpf00477.jpg, 254, right, "Rattlesnake Pete wrapping <span>a </span>snake a<span>&nbsp;a</span>round woman's neck to treat <span>her goiter</span>. Credit: Rochester Public Library Local History Division")]]<br> <span>+</span> Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as <span>either </span>sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Irregardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative carreer of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and literally. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=diff&version1=0&version2=1&ts=1117392405Rattlesnake Pete2005-05-29T18:46:45ZRobertPolyn <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Rattlesnake Pete<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(rpf00477.jpg, 254, right, "Rattlesnake Pete wrapping snake around woman's neck to treat goiter. No, really. Credit: Rochester Public Library Local History Division")]]<br> + Rattlesnake Pete (1858-1932), born Peter Gruber, a case can be made for describing him as sophisticated con man or charming eccentric. Irregardless of which is label more accurate, he is a much loved figure in our city's history. He could charm a snake, literally, and using that ability he made a lucrative carreer of providing Rochester with ample doses of snake oil, both figuratively and literally.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Petehttp://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=recall&version=0&ts=1117391658Rattlesnake Pete2005-05-29T18:34:18ZRobertPolynUpload of image <a href="http://rocwiki.org/Rattlesnake_Pete?action=Files&do=view&target=rpf00477.jpg">rpf00477.jpg</a>.