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It’s all getting rather fast and furious in the run-up to the referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union. Furious being the operative word for both sides in the debate. 1,279 more words

Reflections

The Gateway to Junius Heights

Welcome to Junius Heights! (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

If you’ve driven along Abrams Road, between, say, Beacon and the Lakewood Country Club, you’ve probably passed by two tall stone pillars which stand across Abrams from one another, and you’ve probably asked yourself, “What… 684 more words

Dallas TX

They really want to help along their own education.

BOTH WHITE AND COLORED PEOPLE ARE TAKING A LIVELY INTEREST IN THEIR SCHOOLS; NEARLY $2,000 RAISED

During October and November the following amounts have been raised and paid in to supplement the district funds of colored schools in Wilson County. 437 more words

Newspapers

Mary Miles Minter.

Silent era actress and child star Mary Miles Minter.

Actress

Florence La Badie.

While her film career is well documented, her early life is somewhat clouded in mystery, including who her real parents were and what her birth name was. 886 more words

Actress

The Rise, Fall And Rising Again Of Balmain

This week, The Past Present is sharing a postcard image of a place in Sydney which has undergone vast changes over the history of European colonisation – Balmain. 295 more words

New South Wales

May 19, 1910: A Comet by the Tail

It was a rough day for planet Earth back in 1910. People were nervous – no, downright scared, on the verge of panic – as if the Mayan calendar had foretold the end of world – only worse. 8 more words

20th Century