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

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

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    (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.

    Waldensians church, Torre Pellice, Italy

    Waldensian Valley

    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. www.waldensiantra...

    St. Paul of the Cross - Italy

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

    Agape defines itself as an ecumenical center and applies the term, “ecumenical,” in a very open sense. The word encompasses the given encounter between believers of different faiths and religious confessions, but also takes on a secular character, meaning that even those without religious confession can feel at home. Agape is located in one of the Waldensian Valleys, the only area in Italy where protestants constitute a significant presence in the population.


    1890s Victorian Photograph of a Family Taken in door RootMedia,

    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'

    American pacifist James Zwerg after being beaten by a mob in Montgomery, Alabama in 1960 as part of the Freedom Riders. Zwerg volunteered to leave the bus first upon arriving in Montgomery, knowing he’d be the blunt of the violent crowd’s aggression. He would have died that day if an anonymous black man hadn’t stepped in and saved his life by deflecting the mob’s attention to himself.

    Levi Coffin (1798 – 1877) was a Quaker businessman who was deeply involved in the Underground Railroad in Indiana and Ohio. His home is often called "Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad" because of the thousands of slaves who are reported to have passed through his care while escaping their masters. Born in the Southern United States, Coffin developed an opposition to slavery as a child. He immigrated from North Carolina in 1826 following a persecution of Quakers by slave-holde...

    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.

    Map of the Ingalls family travels.

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    Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome (1854-1921) was one of three pretty daughters of financier Leonard Jerome and his wife Clara. She married Lord Randolph Churchill, second son of the Duke of Marlborough. She had two children, Winston Churchill, the future prime minister, and John. She had many affairs during her marriage, including with King Edward VII. After her husband died, she married a man as young as her sons, which was very shocking for the time. She subsequently married an even younger man.

    JOB HUNTING IN THE 1930s // history repeats

    +~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Young Quaker woman. ca. 1890. Guerin, St. Louis.