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Born On This Day

1890 – George Wilson was born in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States to Oliver Wilson and Harriet Ann Batchelor

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Map: Detroit Region Urbanization 1890 to 2010

I was fascinated by this map of urbanization in the Detroit region and attempted to track down the datasets behind the visualization. Little did I know that I would be in for a big surprise. 179 more words


Flight of Big Foot's Band: Lieutenant Colonel Edwin V. Sumner's Report

I was not aware that Big Foot or his people were considered hostile, and am now at a loss to understand why they were so considered, every act of theirs being within my experience directly to the contrary, and reports made by me were to the effect that the Indians were friendly and quiet.

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Wounded Knee Massacre