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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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$34.95
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 ...
The 1776 Report The President's Advisory 1776 Commission
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$12.13
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Perfect Bound
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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$13.55
Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
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.