1949 2007 IN MEMORY OF CHAUNCEY BAILEY JR. WHO, WITH DIGNITY AND DEDICATION TO JOURNALISM, SERVED AS SOMEONE WHO PRIORITIZED THE VOICES OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY IN OAKLAND, CA.
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Wabash, IN: First Electrically Lighted City in the World and home to an Honest Abe statue. Submitted by MSKaltenmark
The pioneering Beatrice Worsley (1921-1972) wrote software for the first commercially-available computer, the Ferranti Mark I, at U of T in the 1950s. She’s the latest recipient of a Legacy plaque at ...
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GAY RIGHTS DEMONSTRATIONS July 4,1965-1969 Annual public demonstra- tions for gay and lesbian equality were held at Independence Hall. These peaceful protests and New York's Stonewall riots in 1969 & ...
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Shelby Farms Park has a rich history as the former site of the Shelby County Penal Farm Across the slough used to be the largest ground silo in North America. It was so large that trucks and ...
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE REMEMBER THEM Submitted by @bthubbard
"Buck lived at a big house in the sun-kissed Santa Clara Valley. Judge Miller's place, it was called. It stood back from the road, half hidden among the trees, through which glimpses could be caught ...
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The foundry established by WILLIAM CASLON Typefounder 1692-1766 stood on this site 1737-1909 Submitted by @JMRobilliard
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FIRST THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE IN THE NATION Founded in 1920 by the Gimbel's Department Store, it modestly featured 15 ceremonial cars and holiday figures such as Santa Claus. The Parade steadily grew ...
ENGLISH CAMP THE EVERGREEN STATE In 1859 the killing of a pig on San Juan Island brought England and the United States to the brink of war over the Issue of territorial rights here.
Maximino Martinez Commons In memory of Maximino "Max" Martinez, 1946-2003, a long time student affairs staff member at UC Berkeley whose commitment to improving access to higher education for ...
This bulletin board erectedas a tribute to those of this churchwho served our country in World War TwoRockridge United Brethren ChurchChristmas 1945 https://oaklandwiki.org/United_Brethren_Church
In 1837 Honoré de Balzac was inspired by Jean Vincent Bully and his pharmacy for his novel César Birotteau. Submitted by @schwanmitbrille.