24 April 2015
During the summer of 2014, the Indiana Historical Society embarked upon a journey to identify African-American rural settlements that existed in Indiana by 1870.
20 April 2015
Hundreds of Tasmanians enlisted elsewhere, expanding that number. Nearly 2900 died as a result of their service.
17 April 2015
Despite the failure of the Gallipoli Campaign, which was launched from the island port of Mudros, Lemnos remained the allied base for the blockade of the Dardanelles during the war.
14 April 2015
No mention of Richard's distinctive physique survives from during his lifetime, perhaps out of respect to a reigning monarch, or perhaps because he hid it so well.
13 April 2015
The main concept is to explore the topography, archaeology and history of Ottoman Athens showcasing travelers’ books, works of art, and topographical renderings from the Gennadius collections as well as archaeological finds from the excavations of the Ancient Agora.
The Metenkov House Museum of Photography in Russia's fourth-largest city was scheduled on Friday to open an exhibition of 150 wartime images by British and American photographers as the countries mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
7 April 2015
Speaking to the Sunday Independent, Megan Smolenyak, the genealogist who traced Barack Obama's roots to Moneygall, Co Offaly, says previous research "significantly understated" the real losses of Irishmen in the Great War.
26 March 2015
The gaunt face, a reconstruction made 20 years ago, is closer to how St. Anthony appears in religious artwork. The rounder face was created in late 2013 by a team of archaeologists and 3-D modelers from Italy and Brazil.
17 March 2015
The survey was made shortly before the inn was demolished in 1836 by Henry Goddard, but was never drawn up and has remained forgotten for over 170 years.
4 March 2015
How about nearly 115 years? Yes, there are still five people alive — all of them women — who saw the dawn of the 20th century. And three of them are Americans.
Fifteen-year-old Sydney schoolboy Jack Harris, who lied about his age to enlist in World War I, would soon lay dead on the bloodied battleground of Anzac Cove, the youngest Australian to die in battle.
27 February 2015
A paper published in the February issue of American Economic Review found that, on average, African Americans who migrated died 1.5 years sooner than their peers who stayed in the South.
26 February 2015
The Director of the National Archive Amatuni Virabyan told about it on February 25 during a press conference.
11 February 2015
Some highlights and unfortunate lowlights include the total population, how many people attended school and the total number of slaves in each county.
9 February 2015
As well as traditionally female occupations at the time, such as nurses or teachers, many women undertook conventionally male roles in transport, for example, fire fighting, hauling coal and piloting. However heavy and arduous the work, women proved capable of it.
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- Are You Related to George Armstrong Custer? - Tyler
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- Ben Affleck Reportedly Asked PBS To Censor His Slave-Owning Ancestor - larry kocik
- Ben Affleck Reportedly Asked PBS To Censor His Slave-Owning Ancestor - LJA
- Ben Affleck Reportedly Asked PBS To Censor His Slave-Owning Ancestor - Big Tom
- Ben Affleck Reportedly Asked PBS To Censor His Slave-Owning Ancestor - Jean Eichhorn
- Ben Affleck Reportedly Asked PBS To Censor His Slave-Owning Ancestor - Paul Lesassier