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John Thompson (Triumph Stoker) Ltd

We featured John Thompson boiler-makers, of Ettingshall, in a previous blog post in March 2013. We have a large collection of records for this company, and their subsidiaries, although there is very little First World War material. 181 more words

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Cock

By Mike Bartlett
Directed by Joel Greenberg
A Studio 180 Production at the Theatre Centre, Toronto
April 6-27, 2014

Studio 180 has a spanking new home and a theatre auditorium with seats that permit geometric permutations to suit various types of plays. 977 more words

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Battle: North Carolina Wesleyan’s Givens keeps out of spotlight despite leading Division III in scoring

John Thompson stood courtside before North Carolina Wesleyan’s game against Greensboro College, watching his 10-year-old son Jackson shoot baskets. Alongside his son was his star player, 6-foot-6 senior forward Brandon Givens. 752 more words

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The Morally Evil Slave System

In John Thompson’s autobiography he clearly shows how the slave system was morally evil. He told of numerous accounts where slaves were whipped much more than was needed. 77 more words

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John Thompson

John Thompson was a slave in Maryland before the Civil War. Because he witnessed the sanctions that slaves got, he formed his theory of the relationship between sanctions and slavery. 167 more words

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April 2 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – April 2 *

1855 – John Mercer Langston is elected clerk of Brownhelm, Ohio,
township. He will be considered the first African American… 366 more words

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