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"The" Carl Brashear with Cuba Gooding honored in Men Of Honor

"The" Carl Brashear with Cuba Gooding honored in Men Of Honor

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USNS Carl Brashear is a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship of the United States Navy, patch

OLNEY PANCAKE RACE - Since 1445, a pancake race has been run in the town in Buckinghamshire on many Pancake Days.Tradition records that back in 1445, on Shrove Tuesday the "Shriving Bell" rang out to signal the start of the Shriving church service. On hearing the bell a local housewife, who had been busy cooking pancakes in anticipation of the beginning of Lent, ran to the church, frying pan still in hand, still in her apron and headscarf.

OLNEY PANCAKE RACE - Since 1445, a pancake race has been run in the town in Buckinghamshire on many Pancake Days.Tradition records that back in 1445, on Shrove Tuesday the "Shriving Bell" rang out to signal the start of the Shriving church service. On hearing the bell a local housewife, who had been busy cooking pancakes in anticipation of the beginning of Lent, ran to the church, frying pan still in hand, still in her apron and headscarf.

Wow, great link to African-Americans in Texas. Go look! "No free person of African descent... shall be permitted to reside permanently in the Republic of Texas without the consent of Congress." - 1836 Constitution of the Republic of Texas. By 1792, free people of color prospered as Mexican citizens. They owned land & businesses and could marry anyone they loved. When Mexico lost Texas, people of color lost it all.

contrabands-Even before emancipation , slaves from VA thronged into union camps, like these at Cumberland Landing. Considered contraband, they were often put to work in the camps.

Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "H. Addison Bowie." A motorcycle dealer on H Street. With "Harley-Davidson" in the big window under "Distributors," and a smaller sign upstairs.

Harley-Davidson Washington, D., circa "H." A Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealer on H Street.

42 Unseen Photos Of Child Labour in US History

Child labour The History Place - Child Labor in America Lewis Hine Photos - Seafood Workers

"Well behaved women seldom make history." — Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

27 Pictures Of Badass Suffragists From American History

One year after the Voting Rights Act was passed, a group of voters line up outside the polling station in Peachtree, Alabama.

October 1935. Matinee at the Casino Cinema in Amite City, Louisiana.

October Matinee at the Casino Cinema in Amite City, Louisiana. Among the current offerings: Laurel and Hardy in "Tit for Tat. nitrate negative by Ben Shahn for the Farm Security Administration.

Reading Lesson, Ontario, Oregon 1939

Girls of Lincoln Bench School study their reading lesson. Near Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon

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