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May 25-27 Memorial Day Weekend

May 25-27 Memorial Day Weekend

 Remember the fallen, celebrate their lives  Though you realize that Monday, the 27th of May will be a solemn day of remembrance, the three-day break from work offers two days before Memorial Day when you can rest, organize your thoughts, or put them aside for a time. You can have a picnic or barbecue with family or friends and celebrate […]

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American History, May Anniversaries

May 5 Cinco de Mayo May 10 227th Anniversary of the first ship of the United States Navy, the frigate USS United States, being commissioned (1797) May 12 Mother’s Day May 18 Armed Forces Day May 19 Nineteenth Amendment, to give women the right to vote, proposed (1919) Abraham Lincoln signs Homestead Act (1862) May 27 Memorial Day May 30 […]

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The Cradles of Time

The Cradles of Time

By Robert Reed  Many years ago author Lester Margon described a pine and walnut cradle that had been made in Pennsylvania around 1750. “Its design is a consummate delight,” Margon wrote in Masterpieces of American Furniture. “‘What a joy it must have been to sit beside this cradle and rock the baby to sleep, sending the little one off to […]

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Souvenirs of Baseball — Enjoyed by Collectors

Souvenirs of Baseball — Enjoyed by Collectors

By Robert Reed  Ever since baseball began there has been bit-by-bit collecting of it, and as the great American pastime has grown so have the bits and the numbers of collectors.  Fans seek out everything from key chains to bleacher seats, from buttons to Wheaties cereal boxes, from ticket stubs to Jim Bouton’s book, Ball Four.  In 1988, for the […]

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Chief Red Fox Featured at the Denver Postcard & Paper Show in May

Chief Red Fox Featured at the Denver Postcard & Paper Show in May

By Carol Mobley  Chief Red Fox, Tokála Luta, was born June 11, 1870 on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Dakota Territory.  He was the nephew of Crazy Horse and was considered an authority on the Little Bighorn massacre, because he witnessed it!  He participated in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show and was in over 107 silent films.  Red Fox graduated from […]

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