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Waldensian Cookery Community Cookbook 1978 Valdese North Carolina immigrated from Italy in the 1890s $8

(Image: "Avenues of Early Settlement" Source: C. Camp. ed., Influence of Geography upon Early North Carolina (Raleigh: Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission, 1963). This article, entitled "Early Settlement" by David Goldfield, Professor of History at UNC, Charlotte, 2005, outlines in careful detail the development of the frontier in the North Carolina Colony during the period, 1657 through 1835.

Waldensian Valley

Waldensians church, Torre Pellice, Italy

It was a journey of faith as the Waldensians made their exile from the Alpine Valleys of Italy to America.Relive their experience on a tour of the Waldensian Trail of Faith, which brings their struggles to life, commemorates their sacrifices and celebrates their triumphs.Peer into the cave where they worshipped in secrecy. Gaze on the mountainside seminary where they translated the first full Bible into French. See their homes and the community oven where they baked bread.

Garibaldi blouse of 19th century. (named after Italian army leader Giuseppe Garibaldi)

Detail of Map of Italy 5th century BC: Etruscan territory and sphere of influence.

Waldensian historical sites - Italy

It was a journey of faith as the Waldensians made their exile from the Alpine Valleys of Italy to America. Relive their experience on a tour of the Waldensian Trail of Faith, which brings their struggles to life, commemorates their sacrifices and celebrates their triumphs. http://www.waldensiantrailoffaith.org/

Appian Way, Rome...constructed over 2000 years ago and still in use today.

Ötzi - the Iceman in Bolzano / Bozen museum #inSouthTyrol Italy

I can't think of any other WWII books set in Italy except for Napoli's Stones in Water, so this is an excellent addition to books set in this time period. There is lots of good detail about what everyday life was like-- the food privations, living under the rule of invaders, and the dangers that ordinary citizens faced. Review from Ms. YingLing Reads.

ITALY - CIRCA 1952: A stamp printed in Italy celebrates the fifth centenary of Leonardo da Vinci's birth, famous italian renaissance genius. Italy, circa 1952

All smiles for a youngster and one of our police community support officers at the annual Manchester Caribbean. The event took place recently and featured a host of attractions including live music, a fun fair and stalls selling a wide range of foods. The local Neighbourhood Policing team were on hand to meet the community. www.gmp.police.uk

On the 23th of August 1989 two million people across Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined hands, creating a human chain, to protest peacefully against the Soviet .occupation In 1991 they gain their independence from Soviet occupation.

WWI Listening Post

Ernest Hemingway at age 19, photo taken in Milan, Italy, 1918. After high school Hemingway enlisted in WWI. He left for the Italian front in 1918. He served in a volunteer ambulance unit. He was wounded and decorated by the Italian government with the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery. During WWII, he was at the Normandy landing, the liberation of Paris and several other key moments as a war correspondent.

The Meroe Pyramids. The Meroe Pyramids are located in the North-East of Sudan near the banks of the Nile in the area commonly known as Nubia. There are close to two hundred pyramids in a relatively small area, the ancient burial site of the Merotic Kingdom (sometimes known as the Kingdom of Kush). The Pyramids are smaller than their Egyptian cousins but equally impressive due to their number

The Grand Circle Just as every point along the equator is 6,215 miles from both the North and South Poles, every point along this circle of ancient sites is 6,215 miles from two axis points on Earth. Many ancient sites such as the Ziggurut of Ur, the Pyramids of Giza, and the cities of Petra and Persepolis lie along this 'grand circle'

Japanese Nurse dressed in Black 1905 Red Cross Nurses were a symbol of modernity and of Japan’s commitment to humanitarian ideals, during the Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905). Postcards reflected this by updating the age old tradition of Bijin-e (pictures of beautiful women). This postcard is from the “Thousand Contemporary Figures” series.

From 1916 to 1957, Harvard College astronomer Margaret Harwood (1885-1979) directed the Maria Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket Island, and ran its female-founded and female-run nonprofit science education institute; she spent summers on the island doing research and conducting classes.