The Home Mercantile was the oldest general store in Nazareth, Texas serving the community for 90 years in two different close proximity locations. The first store was erected in 1905. 1,747 more words
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Cathy Chavez Miller (Co-chair of ACE) recently returned from visiting Cuba and Havana’s Chinatown, once the largest Chinatown in Latin America. Cathy writes:
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I inquired about a Cuban Chinatown to our guide, Professor Silvio, and he said we could go there for lunch.
On this day in 1851, a spark from a stove causes a devastating fire at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and destroys about 2/3rds of its 55,000 volumes, including most of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library, sold to the institution in 1815. 590 more words
The 3rd Minnesota marches into Little Rock, Arkansas in 1862. Notice the symbolism of having the African American child in the very forefront of painting. The artist was saying, “It is about him.” 650 more words