Kathryn Adame

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Theodore VanKirk, last survivor of Enola Gay crew, dies

<b>ATLANTA</b> - The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia.<p>Theodore VanKirk, also known as "Dutch," …

Your 60-second guide to the Black Death

Tom Beaumont James, a professor of archaeology and history at the University of Winchester, sums up the need-to-know facts about the Black Death of …

Where the Black Death happened: 9 places connected to the plague

Charlotte Hodgman talks to Professor Mark Ormrod about nine places connected with the Black Death, one of the greatest tragedies Britain has ever seen<p>…

Mythology

• <b>Author:</b> Edith Hamilton and Others<p>Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the …

Amelia Earhart Deep Sea Diving off Block Island, 07/25/1929

From the series: Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times, compiled ca. 1900 - ca. 1950. Records of the U.S. Information Agency, 1900 - 2003<p>According to the date, this photo was taken just 1 day after the pioneering aviatrix’s 32nd birthday (born July 24, 1897).

The Yankee Carpet Bagger

<b>The Yankee Carpet Bagger</b><p><b>A magazine cartoon from 1872 expresses white Southern hostility to “carpetbagging” politicians from the North.</b> <b><br>Bettmann/Corbis</b><p>The term <i>carpetbagger</i> was a pejorative term referring to the carpet bags (a fashionable form of luggage at the time) which many of these newcomers carried. The term came to be associated with opportunism and exploitation by outsiders. The term is still used today to refer to an outsider perceived as using manipulation or fraud to obtain an objective.<p>…

Sarah Graves- Eyewitness To History- Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938

<b>Sarah Graves- Eyewitness To History- Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938</b><p><b>NOTES</b><p><b>Childhood and girlhood memories are vivid to Sarah Frances Shaw Graves, an 87 year old woman whose indomitable courage and steadfast purpose overcame obstacles and made possible the ownership of the 120 acre farm near Skidmore, on R. F. D. #4, where she lives with her bachelor son, Arza Alexander Graves…</b><p><b>Sarah Frances Shaw Graves, Age 87</b><p>“I was born March 23, 1850 in Kentucky, …

Richard III visitor centre opens today

A replica skeleton of the Plantagenet king and the grave pit in which he was buried go on display today in a new Richard III visitor centre in …

The Kerner Commission

<b>The Kerner Commission</b><p>July 27, 1967. President Johnson appoints the Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (the Kerner Commission, named after the Chairman Otto Kerner of Illinois). The task of the Kerner Commission is to investigate the recent eruptions of civil disorders in the Nation and make recommendations on ways to prevent such violence in the future.<p>“So, my fellow citizens, let us go about our work. Let us clear the streets of rubble and quench the fires that hatred set. Let us feed and …

The Man Who Had Everything: The Curious Case of Jack Pickford and the New York Times

<b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>Jack Pickford<p>Jack Pickford – actor, director, and alleged womaniser, alcoholic, drug-user, bootlegger and all-around scoundrel. Born in …