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Map: Distribution of Races in Cass Corridor 1971

This map comes from Field Notes III of the Detroit Geographic Expedition & Institute (DGEI) which had a series of maps and features on the Cass Corridor. 167 more words


Butler, Georgia

First timer?  In this formerly once-a-day blog (and now pretty much a once-every-time-I-get-around-to-it blog), I have my computer select a random latitude and longitude that puts me somewhere in the continental… 1,506 more words

Collecting Political Losers

I know why Democrat Lewis Cass lost to President Zachary Taylor in the 1848 election. Cass looks absolutely PISSED on his campaign buttons. Given that the above portrait is a drawing, wouldn’t you think that the political consultants would insist on drawing a smile or even a half-smirk? 187 more words


Arrival of First Japanese Embassy at the Navy Yard (1860)

In January 1860, the Tokugawa shogunate sent a delegation to the United States with the primary objective of ratifying the Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation (aka, the… 2,321 more words


Musings of Master Music Teacher, Richard Wesp

We recently had the opportunity to interview Richard Wesp, an extremely popular choral director who spent 57 years teaching in the Forest Hills School District in Cincinnati, Ohio. 724 more words

Ledger Lines

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Alfred Leger Lines Blog shares their interview with Richard Wesp, a choral director who taught in a school district for 57 years. He shares his thoughts on the importance of integrating Arts with any type of education.

Lincoln the Military Hero

On July 27, 1848 Abraham Lincoln (R.Ill), got up to speak in the House of Representatives.  1848 was an election year, and the candidate of Lincoln’s party, the Whigs, for president was General Zachary Taylor, “Old Rough and Ready”, who was a national hero after his victory at Buena Vista the year before in which he had defeated a Mexican Army under Mexican dictator Santa Ana that had outnumbered his force more than three to one.  662 more words

History of Dresden Presbyterian Church (1819-1919)

As written by Mrs. T.M. (Mary Louise Cresap) Stevenson


“Hitherto that the Lord helped us.”– 1 Samuel 7, 12

Ohio became a State, November 24, 1802. 8,195 more words