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1884-New Orleans-1885 The Great World's Fair B&W Rare Photographic Images from the Collection of Kenneth R. Speth
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Size: 8.5" x 8.5"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9780692065099
From December 1884 through May 1885, New Orleans hosted a now nearly forgotten event: The World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition. Seeking to commemorate the first export of cotton from the United States in 1784, the National Cotton Planters Association selected New Orleans, the largest city in the south, as the site for the great international exposition. The citizens and business community of New Orleans, eager to promote the city's recovery from both the ravaging effects of the Civil War and the aftermath of Reconstruction, welcomed the chance to stage an event which would attract visitors and investors to the commercially revitalized city. Established in 1875, the Cent ...
30 Day Call to Prayer By: Doug Shumate
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Size: 6" x 9"
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A 30 day bible study and call to prayer for our nation to include historical references, quotes from founding fathers, and leaders of our country. This is a christian work with historical references not a political work with biblical references.
Asterperious James Lefemine
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781633182264
The 319th Bomb Squadron of the 90th Bombardment Group known as The Jolly Rogers was a member of the 5th Army Air Force in WWII.They fought the Imperial Japanese military throughout the South West Pacific. The 90th Bombardment Group Heavy, was commanded by Lt. General George C. Kenney. The 319th Bombardment Squadron, nicknamed; Asterperious, is one of four bomb squadrons of the 90th Bombardment Group. This squadron made history in New Guinea from 1943 Through 1944 in many critical battle campaigns including Wewak, Biak Island, Rabaul and many more. This picture book originally published in 1944 provides readers with a snap shot of life on the front lines during those dangerous times in 19 ...
Spooks: The Journey of Rhythm & Blues from Africa To Rhode island Edward Coates
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Black Africans brought to America were stripped of freedom, respect and sold as slaves. Slave women subjected to forced sexual intercourse by white males produced a mixed blood, ethnic group of Black Americans, later identified as Negroes. Many Negroes adopted the name Spook that symbolized courage to escape north to reclaim lost freedom and highly valued respect. After settling in Rhode Island, the Negro Community, in spite of the local KKK influenced setbacks, made a huge historical contribution to the entertainment community and race relations landscape with the introduction of the R&B music style. Unaware of the magnitude of their contribution and significant connection to the ...
The 1776 Report The President's Advisory 1776 Commission
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President Trump’s Advisory 1776 Commission released its 1776 Report on Monday January 18, 2021. "In the course of human events there have always been those who deny or reject human freedom, but Americans will never falter in defending the fundamental truths of human liberty proclaimed on July 4, 1776. We will—we must—always hold these truths. The declared purpose of the President’s Advisory 1776 Commission is to “enable a rising generation to understand the history and principles of the founding of the United States in 1776 and to strive to form a more perfect Union.” This requires a restoration of American education, which can only be grounded on a history of those principles that is ...
Will I Ever Hear the Whippoorwills? Dorthea Reeves Perrin
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ISBN: 9781648583698
A heartwarming memoir by Dorthea Reeves Perrin, a 98-year-old first time author, recounting her childhood days growing up in South Mississippi. This is a charming glimpse into the life of a precocious young girl, as she remembers family and friends almost a century later.