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    South Medicine Health Pellagra Dr C H Lavinder and Dr J W Babcock two of the doctors who were heading the crusade on pellagra in the American South translated a French book simply titled Pellagra written by Dr Armand Marie about the disease Published in 1910 the book contains a history of the disease in Europe where it was first observed along with a list of symptoms various treatments and even how to prevent it The contents Pellagra is Caused by Low Wages Date s 1914 to 1915 Location Tag s Pellagra Medicine Health In 1914 in Walker County Alabama pellagra was prevalent Dr C A Grote the County Helath Officer was desperately trying to understand the cause of and find a treatment for the disease He spent that year observing the disease with the assumption that it was infectious in nature He used preventative measures against pellagra the same as he would against any other infectious disease He found Aurelian Defends His Triumph Over Zenobia Date s April 15 1999 Location Tag s Gender Roles Politics In 274 A C E Rome was abuzz with gossip concerning the Emperor Aurelian s recent defeat of Queen Zenobia Zenobia had been the leader of the breakaway Palmyrene Empire Aurelian sought to reunify the Empire to its former glory and in doing so had found himself at odds with Palmyra and its queen Aurelian found himself victorious over Zenobia but this was not the source of gossip among the Senate John Woodall saves Northampton from The Plague Date s April 15 1999 Location Tag s Medicine Health Medicine In July of 1637 the town of Northampton faced a terrible predicament Many of its residents had been stricken with plague This plague utterly baffled William Wyly Northampton s local surgeon According to his

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    women in politics alabama judge female judge Annie Lola Price women in legal profession appellate judge On May 4th 1952 readers of The Florence Times opened the newspaper and flipped through the pages to find various political advertisements One such ad asked readers to vote in the Democratic Primary for Annie Lola Price to replace herself as a judge on the Alabama Court of Appeals The ad featured a small picture of the lady herself as well as a short description of Judge Price s accomplishments An Underestimated Victory for Native Americans Date s July 8 1970 Location Tag s Native Americans President Nixon American Indian Movement On July 8 1970 President Nixon addresses the United States Congress regarding Native American rights in response to the ongoing efforts of the American Indian Movement At the time of his address to Congress Native Americans across the United States were taking a stand against the hundreds of years of mistreatment they have received at the hands of white settlers These American Indians who Colonel Edmund Voices His Concerns Date s April 9 1942 to July 5 1945 Location Tag s World War II Prisoners of war Atrocities Colonel Edmund had seen his fair share of cruelty during his time in captivity at the hands of the Japanese After being forced on a 500 mile march along with his men through the tropical conditions of the Philippines he and his men now found themselves crammed into the former U S army base Camp O Donnel Upon arrival at the camp the Colonel became weary of the treatment they would receive especially Colonel Edmund Discusses Tactics Date s April 9 1942 to July 5 1945 Location Tag s World War II Military Strategy Colonel Edward sat in camp Tarlac in the Philippines now the

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    Lincoln assassination During the third act of Our American Cousin and while there was a temporary pause for one of the actors to enter the sharp ominous sound of a pistol resonated throughout the theatre The graphic scene after the President had been shot was seen by nearby witnesses The shot attracted attention but no suspicion arose until a man jumped to the front balcony and rushed to the front of The Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward Date s April 15 1865 Location CAYUGA New York Tag s Crime Violence Government Politics War On an early April day in 1865 Secretary of State William Seward decided to take a ride with his family throughout the countryside around his home During the ride one of the horses became a bit too excited and Secretary Seward was thrown from the carriage In the accident Seward suffered a number of severe injuries including a broken jaw which required an extensive metal splint His injuries The Surrender of Mobile Date s April 12 1865 Location MOBILE Alabama Tag s War On April 12th the final major city of the Confederacy fell Mobile Alabama The Confederate defenses had been strong but could not withhold the Union troops out They evacuated the previous night of the 11th taking with them what they could and burning the cotton so the Federalists could not use it for themselves On the 12th when the Federalists entered the city they found over 300 guns large Govenor Zebulon Vance s Negotiations with General Sherman Date s April 11 1865 Location WAKE North Carolina Tag s Crime Violence Government Politics War Zebulon Vance North Carolina s governor during the Civil War was a very loyal Confederate However when General William Sherman approached the North Carolina border Vance realized that he needed surrender

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    President Abraham Lincoln was shot Date s April 14 1865 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s john wilkes booth Abraham Lincoln assassination During the third act of Our American Cousin and while there was a temporary pause for one of the actors to enter the sharp ominous sound of a pistol resonated throughout the theatre The graphic scene after the President had been shot was seen by nearby

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    C Senator Doolittle gave an acceptance speech for the democratic nomination for governor of Wisconsin On September 5 1871 Doolittle touched on many current events in the world of US politics Most importantly he touched on Reconstruction He retold the story of reconstruction from his perspective and the The Graphic Scene after President Abraham Lincoln was shot Date s April 14 1865 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s john wilkes booth Abraham Lincoln assassination During the third act of Our American Cousin and while there was a temporary pause for one of the actors to enter the sharp ominous sound of a pistol resonated throughout the theatre The graphic scene after the President had been shot was seen by nearby witnesses The shot attracted attention but no suspicion arose until a man jumped to the front balcony and rushed to the front of the President s Abraham Lincoln s view on James K Polk and Mexican Territory Date s January 12 1848 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s Abraham Lincoln Mexican Territory James K Polk Mexican American War On January 12 1848 Abraham Lincoln a Whig congressman from Illinois gave a speech questioning the Mexican American war that he believed was unnecessarily and unconstitutionally commenced A month earlier Lincoln as a freshman member of the House of Representatives introduced the Spot Resolutions that asked President Polk to submit evidence that the initial cause and the first battle How Shall They Be Remembered Date s February 20 1861 to February 25 1861 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s Veterans American Revolution Civil War Abraham Lincoln During the years of his term in office President Lincoln read two letters that were to remind him of how our nation was forged Abraham Lincoln like most other presidents

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    arm and the other piercing his abdomen just above the right hip near his kidney Salt Lake Daily Harold The Graphic Scene after President Abraham Lincoln was shot Date s April 14 1865 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s john wilkes booth Abraham Lincoln assassination During the third act of Our American Cousin and while there was a temporary pause for one of the actors to enter the sharp ominous sound of a pistol resonated throughout the theatre The graphic scene after the President had been shot was seen by nearby witnesses The shot attracted attention but no suspicion arose until a man jumped to the front balcony and rushed to the front of the President s Lincoln s Funeral Train The Ride from Chicago to Springfield Date s May 2 1865 to May 3 1865 Location COOK Illinois Tag s assassination Presidents On the evening of Tuesday May 2 1865 President Abraham Lincoln s casket was brought to a depot of the Chicago and Alton Railroad on Canal Street A German choral group of about three hundred sang solemn music as Lincoln s casket was moved onto the train The train used to transport the president s body consisted of one baggage car several ordinary coaches and a catafalque car The Loss for the North and Happiness for the South Date s April 18 1865 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s Death assassination mourning Lincoln Assassination He was the man that attempted to end slavery he was the President who lived through the Civil War and even though Andrew Jackson was the first President to have an assassination attempt on him it was John Wilkes Booth who first succeeded in assassinating a President Abraham Lincoln The reactions varied in the North also known as the

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    Crime Violence Race Relations On September 2 1874 former President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis delivered a speech in Memphis Tennessee denouncing a massacre of sixteen black men a week prior in Trenton TN The massacre was committed on August 26 and as the New York Times reported About 400 armed disguised mounted men set upon the jail with the design of kidnapping the sixteen black occupants Historian Allan Slave Sarah Frances Shaw Graves Recalls an Unjust Whipping Date s 1860 Location Tag s African Americans Slavery Women Sarah Frances Shaw Graves was born a slave in Missouri She was interviewed in her later years as a part of the slave narratives taken when she was free One story she related was of a Sunday when she attended a wedding for her master s kinfolks The bride walked into the church and someone kicked dust onto the bride s dress but it was not Graves She however got blamed for it and the master s Wheeler s Cavalry Checks Foster s Position in Tennessee Date s December 3 1863 Location Tag s War Civil War In December of 1863 in Tennessee as William T Sherman marched a column of troops to relieve men who were believed to be in peril in Knoxville J G Foster was cut off from Sherman by a division of Confederate cavalry under General Joseph Wheeler Unable to move Foster telegraphed Major General Gordon Granger Commander of the Army of Kentucky and the man responsible for running cavalry operations A Confederate Surgeon Establishes A Field Hospital After the Battle of Franklin Date s November 30 1864 Location Tag s Battle of Franklin Science Technology Medicine Health Large numbers of casualties and advanced weaponry made it necessary for surgeons to travel with military units during the Civil

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