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    thrift and industry be encouraged to the fullest extent among our people That the education of the young receive the closest attention from parents and guardians and that the idea of property getting be stimulated Thus continuing with their self determination principles that started from the beginning of the town since August 15 1887 when 27 registered voters all black men met in a building they call Town Hall and

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    Progressive Reformers Marketplace The true heart of the Lower East Side beat in the street and Hester Street was no exception It served as the hub of life in the Lower East Side teeming with women shopping children playing and peddlers manning their pushcarts full of food While the tenements towered high above blocking out the sky the streets were overrun with peddlers and their pushcarts and their female clientele The Lasting Tradition of Eatonville Date s 1898 Location ORANGE Florida Tag s Eatonville Black History A report on the Eatonville Farmers Conference by a speaker from the conference Nathalie Lord shows that the meeting was geared towards continuing the goals and dreams set forth at the establishment of the Hungerford School and the town of Eatonville At the conference the town came to their resolutions regarding the direction of the school through the democratic process They Chief Osceola and his resistance to European influences Date s 1898 Location OSCEOLA Florida Tag s Osceola Chief Osceola Chief Osceola Chief Osceola represents the struggle to resist European influence amongst Indian tribes in the early eighteenth century He led by his own charisma bravery in battle and outspoken views against removal Kimball 2002 His cultural ties to the Muskogee tribe were undermined because he was thought to have a European father This identification and relationship Images of Industrial Growth in Delray Date s 1898 to 1909 Location WAYNE Michigan Tag s Industry Pollution Environment Detroit Development In its early years Delray was a rural community When industry began to locate itself on the edge of the Detroit and Rouge Rivers Delray began to transform into a hub of industry By the late 1800s Delray was the home of burgeoning glass furniture railroad car chemical brick wagon salt and iron industries These industries

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    public education schoolhouses The Dedication Nineteenth Century Public Education in the United States In the years following Winter Park s founding the city continued to grow adding Rollins College the Seminole Hotel the Roger s House and schoolhouses On February 14th of 1890 two new schoolhouses were dedicated in Winter Park One of the schoolhouses was for white children and the other schoolhouse located in Hannibal Square Street Lights Illuminate the Path to Consumerism Date s January 24 1891 Location Tag s Edison GE street lights electricity industrialization On January 24th 1891 Winter Park residents celebrated the installation of fifteen new electric lights in important locations on their city s main streets Citizens at the time considered it not only the greatest achievement of their city council but the best thing ever done here 1 These lights made walking at night much safer and their value to the town was estimated to be ten times the History Engine II Date s February 11 1893 Location Tag s 1890s racial tensions Racial Tensions in the Post Reconstruction South Cameron Ochse History Engine 2 Decade of Decisions 1890s On February 11th 1893 in the blossoming town of Winter Park Florida a letter was sent into Gus C Henderson s newspaper The Advocate The letter portrays frustration at the soon to be separation of Hannibal Square and Winter Park despite their incorporation just a few years prior Henry Nehrling s vision of the future Date s 1890 to 1915 Location Tag s Nehrling botany horticulture Upon moving to Florida in 1884 Henry Nehrling made it his life s ambition to grow and cultivate rare plants He created thousands of breeds of flora and set up the foundation for Florida s thriving nursery program He was by all means a friend of nature but

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    herself comfortable and she pulled knobs checked dials and adjusted her throttle stick Willie wiped the sweat from his brow and glanced nervously back and forth from Bessie s face to the gauges he felt something out of the ordinary not right about the situation but could not put his finger on it Little Pete played outback in the field behind the house Spot sat next to him and panted in the sun as it beat down on their backs and he wagged his tail Pete was playing with his favorite ball that afternoon It was a lazy afternoon with nothing different or out of place about it Pete s Ma was over near the house singing a sad song that he had often heard at church Over there she would pause occasionally while hanging up or folding laundry A loud din approaching broke the silence To little Pete it sounded like a train wreck in the sky A wispy snake of grey smoke ripped through the bright blue sky and roared overhead It passed and a thud cloud be heard down the road away from the house The ground shuddered That night when Pa came home from work with

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    s Greenville SC Furman Student Gender GWC Yearbook One of the main resources for information related to the history of Furman University and Greenville Woman s College and its student body are the yearbooks There are no surviving yearbooks of the periods of their founding 1851 1854 but catalogs of the 1920s are still mainly intact These almanacs grant a peek into the lives of students highlight extracurricular activities and illustrate The Great Migration Date s 1917 to 1922 Location Cook Illinois Tag s Great Migration Discrimination Chicago Many changes and shifts occurred during the early twentieth century Big shifts such as mass movements from different regions in the U S notably African American s Great Migration from the South to the North Around 6 million black migrants were redistributed among the Northern and Western cities later to die down around the first World War A popular destination for these migrants Who Invented the Microphone How Emile Berliner came up with the invention and how it has impacted the broadcasting industry Date s September 1 1926 Location Dist Columbia District of Columbia Tag s Inventor Microphone Emile Berliner What is known as America s mouthpiece first came about as an accidental discovery from a poor German immigrant with a public school education The microphone was first invented and introduced to the public in 1877 by Emile Berliner Berliner immigrated to the United States when he was just nineteen years old but later became known as a great entrepreneur and inventor of products that would make Harlem Renaissance A cultural battle for equality Date s September 19 1926 Location New York New York Tag s Harlem Renaissance african americans A new movement rose in the 1920s as African American Jazz began to sweep the nation Marking an influential Harlem Renaissance this

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    Coleman inspiration from the sky Date s April 26 1926 Location Tag s African Americans Women Bessie Coleman unbuckled her seatbelt she needed to be prepared for tomorrow s big parachute jump over Jacksonville she wanted to get used to not having it on Willie had seen these maneuvers before Bessie loved to push the envelope and keep everyone on the edge of their seats and that included her manager

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    slaves were lucky compared to poor whites families because they were supplied with all their physical needs without having to work to feed their families They were given food shelter clothes etc for increasing the wealth of their masters while poor whites had to deal with creating enough food to feed their families Very few even had enough work to create a monetary profit This of course was only if the slaves had a kind master If not they were hardly given enough clothes to cover their backs or enough food to fill their bellies Also it did not matter if they had a kind master of not when it came to punishment all were beaten or abused for their mistakes Kingsley assumed that being kind giving slaves justice and creating equality with freed blacks would create a better society He used Brazil as an example for a powerful nation that maintained a majority of blacks 3 million compared to the 1 million whites with 1 million of the blacks free Many white citizens claimed that there was harmony between the classes because the blacks were treated kindly and were given work opportunities with the white population Many people within the United States wanted this same existence within the nation due to the constant fear of uprisings by their slaves and the freed black population Kingsley believed that slavery was a necessary option for the growth of a powerful nation as white people were not made for many of the lands in America They were too weak and feeble while the captured Africans seemed to thrive within the swamplands in the south He also believed as many did that to free the slaves was a horrible idea as it would destroy civilization with the onslaught of ignorant and uneducated people

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    was a plantation owner on Fort George Island now Jacksonville FL In his Treatise of Patriarchal or Co operative System of Society Kingsley spoke of the use of slaves in southern states as the only answer to agricultural production because the white people of the region were not created to work within the area He used the argument Patriarchal Slave System How it worked Date s 1829 Location RICHMOND Virginia Tag s Zephaniah Kingsley Slavery Patriarchy Patriarchy is a system where males are the head of the family and have all the rights of decision making a system that has persisted for many years in American History Patriarchy was not only used in government bodies but it was also used in determining a slave child s fate In A Treatise on the Patriarchal or Co Operative System of Society a humble servant by the name of Z Kingsley Philosophy of Education through the Lens of Catharine E Beecher Date s 1829 Location HARTFORD Connecticut Tag s Roles of Women women s education During the early nineteenth century women became the center of the family nurturing and educating their children Catharine E Beecher s essay Suggestions Respecting Improvements in Education became relevant as she characterized a woman s role as the teacher and caretaker of the household In her essay she connected a woman s domestic life with education and provided A Trying Voyage Date s January 27 1829 Location TERRITORY Territory Tag s African Americans Health Death Migration Transportation Race Relations Slavery Sunday morning January 27 1829 a joyful thankfulness filled our hearts for we were entering the land of promise Mary Wightman Helm had good reason to rejoice after a most difficult journey to Texas Helm related that the trip usually took a bearable seven days but left without

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