Friday, October 31, 2014

Halloween Greetings

 
Happy Halloween!
 

 Halloween party at State Normal School, Kearney, Nebraska. c.1908
 
Library of Congress American Memory Collection
Nebraska State Historical Society, [Digital ID, e.g., nbhips 12036]
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Getting Ready for Halloween

 
c. 1917
Library of Congress
Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.  
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Confederate pomp amid burial of slave's daughter


Mattie Clyburn Rice, who was 91 when she died in September, devoted her energy to confirming her father's Confederate service.

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/10/17/5248731/slaves-daughter-to-be-buried-in.html#.VEU5jCLF_qU#storylink=cpy
Weary Clyburn was in his early 80s when Mattie was born.

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Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/10/17/5248731/slaves-daughter-to-be-buried-in.html#.VEU5jCLF_qU#storylink=cpy
Confederate pomp amid burial of slave's daughter | CharlotteObserver.com