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A "Historians' Quarrel' about Weimar

The relationship of economic policy and democracy in the Weimar Republic is the topic of a lively debate currently being conducted in the Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte… 170 more words

German History

The curious case of the Chelmsford swastikas

 

The Essex County Council Headquarters

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The Heritage Trust

 

Nearly a year ago, a passer-by in Chelmsford, Essex, England happened to glance up at a couple of sculptured stones above the entrance to Essex County Council’s Headquarters. 456 more words

Protection And Preservation

Henry Ford: A Complex Character Whose Automobiles Changed America

Henry Ford was both the quintessential entrepreneur/industrialist and one very complex individual. No other person comes to mind whose influence produced the effect that Ford and his Ford Motor Company have had on the way we Americans live our lives today. 1,402 more words

Relections On Life

January 19th what did this day give us?

379 Emperor Gratian elevates Flavius Theodosius at Sirmium to Augustus, and gives him power over all the eastern provinces of the Roman Empire.

639 Clovis II, king of Neustria and Burgundy, is crowned. 531 more words

General History

1898 Flood Killed 25, Stranded Hundreds

SHAWNEETOWN, Illinois — Children skipped happily along the streets of this southern Illinois town on the afternoon of Sunday, April 3, 1898. Sunday school had let out and the rest of the sunny day was theirs to claim. 1,439 more words

Family Tales

The Greatest Video Jukebox Of All??

Not sure, but this is literally a Blast From The Past.

A Past going back to before most of us were only a glint in our Dad’s eyes, if that. 13 more words

Popular Music