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Personal gifts from Mr Churchill - Untold lives blog

World War II propaganda poster featuring Winston Churchill ©De Agostini/The British Library Board Images Online

This week the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill is being commemorated.  254 more words

20th Century

William McKinley Autograph

At the June,1896 Republican convention that nominated William McKinley as their presidential candidate, my great grandfather, John Tannehill Bressler, was part of the group chosen to inform the nominee of that decision.   64 more words


Was it the name? (1896)

Maybe it was the name. The Beaneaters. It was a disappointing year for the Braves (then known as the Boston Beaneaters) in 1896. The finished fourth with a 74-57 overall record. 78 more words

Boston Beaneaters (1883 - 1906)

December 19 in San Antonio history...

The San Antonio Y.M.C.A. football team is no match for Missouri, as the Tigers from the “Show-Me State” rolled to a 29 to 0 victory.   117 more words