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The Currents Of Our Time By Carl Malamud
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Address to the Government 2.0 Summit in Washington, D.C. (September 7, 2010). The home page for this address is http://public.resource.org/currents/
The Currents Of Our Time By Carl Malamud
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Address to the Government 2.0 Summit in Washington, D.C. (September 7, 2010). The home page for this address is http://public.resource.org/currents/
Lt. Col. John Bell In Her Majesty's Service By Donald Townsend Little
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Lt. Col. John Bell in Her Majesty's Service, a career that spanned a half century. He fought his way from Lisbon to Toulouse, on foot. Wounded at Salamanca and promoted to Sgt.- Maj. A decade in... More > Londonderry and then a long sea voyage to assume his duties with a Royal Newfoundland Veterans Company. He spent two years as a militia Captain assigned to protect the border from military incursions. In 1846 the Lt. Gov. appointed John to be Collector of Customs, Port of Wallaceburgh. Citizens of Chatham, Wallaceburg, Baby's Point, Port Lambton, Sombra, Sandwich, Windsor, Amherstburg, and also Detroit and Cleveland may find the text especially informative as it illuminates many aspects of trade, commerce and yes smuggling in the mid 19th century. Much of this material, until now, has been sequestered in the Canadian National Archives.< Less
NNDPA 2017 FAP Calendar By Kathleen Duxbury
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Images for this 2017 calendar were scanned from the original 78 year old vintage poster prints as found in the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in College Park, Maryland; Record... More > Group 69, (RG69-E1030-bx63-folder FAP 1939) Two images were obtained from the Library of Congress (LOC) Digital WPA Poster Collections, efforts to properly white balance the LOC digital files were made. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/wpapos/calendar.html. Reproduction Number: LC-USZC4-7675 and LC-USZC4-7683). Disclaimer: Because of a natural aging of paper, resulting in possible color shifts and fading, in addition to the likely degrading of ink it is not possible to fully replicate the true colors as intended in the 1938 calendar posters printing.< Less
Battle at Lindley's Mill By Stewart Dunaway
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This book documents the Battle of Lindley's Mill located in North Carolina, during the Revolutionary War. THIS IS THE ONLY GOVERNOR IN THE USA EVER TAKEN PRISONER DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. This... More > historical battle, a 4 hour fight (very long for Rev. War) occurred to free N.C. Gov. Burke who was captured along with 200 residents of Hillsborough, by nasty Tory David Fanning. David Fanning was directed to capture the Governor by the British (Maj James Craig). This was NOT coincidental, as most history books describe Fanning's effort. This book provides information NEVER published before, with original letters found in the Library of Congress, and the British Archives. Included is a historical overview of the Lindley Mill property, and a general discussion about the family. Revolutionary War pension records assist in detailing the events, including the subsequent attempts to free the Governor at Brown Marsh. Lastly, there is a detailed discussion about David Fanning, which dispels a lot of folklore.< Less
The Great Darkening By Shawn Swanky
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Based on survivor accounts, native elders from across British Columbia have long taught that the devastating smallpox epidemics that swept B.C. in 1862/63 were an ethnic cleansing exercise. Natives... More > died by the tens of thousands in only one year. Natives believed that the settler community under Gov. James Douglas intended to kill them in order to impose British institutions without treaties & to seize control of land without paying. As it then did. This period closed with B.C. martyring the Tsilhqot’in Chiefs at a mass hanging in 1864. The Tsilhqot’in had confronted settlers found spreading smallpox, executing some under their laws. They also had killed 14 settlers to prevent the introduction of smallpox at Bute Inlet. In The Great Darkening, preparing for a documentary, Shawn Swanky has created a dramatic narrative from archival records & local traditions that allow the audience to hear the Tsilhqot’in War Leader, settlers, officials & newspapers describe in their own words what happened.< Less
The Great Darkening By Shawn Swanky
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Based on survivor accounts, native elders from across British Columbia have long taught that the devastating smallpox epidemics that swept B.C. in 1862/63 were an ethnic cleansing exercise. Natives... More > died by the tens of thousands in only one year. Natives believed that the settler community under Gov. James Douglas intended to kill them in order to impose British institutions without treaties & to seize control of land without paying. As it then did. This period closed with B.C. martyring the Tsilhqot’in Chiefs at a mass hanging in 1864. The Tsilhqot’in had confronted settlers found spreading smallpox, executing some under their laws. They also had killed 14 settlers to prevent the introduction of smallpox at Bute Inlet. In The Great Darkening, preparing for a documentary, Shawn Swanky has created a dramatic narrative from archival records & local traditions that allow the audience to hear the Tsilhqot’in War Leader, settlers, officials & newspapers describe in their own words what happened.< Less