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Philly.com: Families torn apart by slavery sought lost loved ones in newly archived ads

From Philly.com: Families torn apart by slavery sought lost loved ones in newly archived ads. “The goal of ‘Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery’ is an online database of these snapshots from history, which hold names of former slaves, owners, traders, plantation locations, and relatives gone missing. 62 more words

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Time to Overthrow the Courts

Time to end the coup d’état against the Constitution orchestrated by the Courts.

For decades, this country has stayed cucked as the courts have acted as a  1,300 more words

Politics

Heated Political Battle Led to Frosty Dessert: by Marilyn Ostermiller

Looking for a romantic treat for special someone? You might want to consider whipping up a Baked Alaska, the classic dessert that’s fiery hot on the outside with a melting heart and richly delicious all over. 381 more words

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Cornell Digitizes Collection of African-American Photography

Cornell has digitized a collection of African-American photography. “The Loewentheil Collection of African-American Photographs, part of Beth and Stephan Loewentheil’s 2012 donation of photography to Cornell University Library, contains a trove of vital information about African-American life… The photographs include tintypes of freed slaves and personal family photo albums, dating from the 1850s to the mid-20th century. 11 more words

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This Week on Triogenius: Black History Month

How did Black History Month start? Who were people and organizations that contributed to America? Who is Ron McNair, and what is the McNair scholarship?? 8 more words

History

Historian Jeremy Johnston visits Ball State U. Class

Last April, western historian Jeremy Johnston joined my HIST 318/518: History of the American West class on Friday, April 1, 2016 to discuss William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s role in reclamation in the American West. 321 more words

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