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Good Year Blimp "Vigilant"

The Good Year Blimp “Valiant” NC-11A.  Built in 1929, it was wrecked when it ran into a mountainside near Piedmont AL on November 22 (or 20), 1930.  173 more words

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Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

If you’re a Jennifer Egan fan, you’ve already heard that this book is a bit different from her others, in that it’s traditional historical fiction. If you loved… 529 more words

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Objective Historiography



In grade school, you may have been told that Herbert Hoover and private enterprise were to blame for the Great Depression. 273 more words


An Old School Experience In Foster Care

In the eyes of a child within the system, you cannot trust the grown-ups. After all, it was grownups that ruined your life and put you there. 691 more words


Sundays and the Great Depression

I used to hate Sundays. I had to go to Sunday school. I really didn’t understand why I had to attend because my parents just dropped me off. 514 more words


The 1920’s: Roaring Parties and Great Depressions

President Snavely , in his inaugural address, stressed the obligation of a college such as Birmingham-Southern to the community in which it is located. He emphasized the fact that the College is here to serve the community and that the obligation rests upon it to furnish those opportunities for education which seem to be demanded by the community” (Perry 70). 990 more words


Redhead Quickie - Depression Era Series - Pt 3

Our featured poem from Langston Hughes is Homesick Blues. Home is not only where the heart is, and it isn’t always a physical location, but is a place where we are most our self. 309 more words