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    Athletic Club Milwaukee Journal Ada James was a key figure in the women s suffrage movement in Wisconsin She and her family played an instrumental part in Wisconsin s ratification of the 19th amendment In one of Ada s diary entry s she stated it is unjust to hold mothers responsible for the morals of their children while denying them a voice on municipal conditions making up their environment Tis quote shows Ada s Prohibition and the Whiskey Rebellion Date s January 16 1920 Location Dist Columbia District of Columbia Tag s Prohibition Whiskey Rebellion On February 13 1927 the New York Times published an article entitled Wet and Dry Talk Heard in 1791 Arguments Used in the Whisky Rebellion Crisis Are Like Today s which sought to highlight similarities between the 1790s Whiskey Rebellion and the events of Prohibition in the 1920s Much like the events of the Whiskey Rebellion the period of Prohibition caused citizens to actively Potential Danger for Prohibition Date s January 31 1920 Location New York New York Tag s Temperance Movement women s rights Prohibition woman s suffrage In 1920 Linton Smith also known as the Bishop of Hereford wrote a controversial article on the Temperance Movement and Prohibition Linton claimed that prohibition could possibly divide political parties on a Sex basis meaning that female prohibition proponents could vote as a block against male opponents of prohibition Strong drink was very popular in the lives of men during Wartime Agricultural Movements and Women Date s October 1 1919 Location Wayne Michigan Tag s Victory Gardens women s rights Agriculture The year 1919 marked the United States s first year out of war since 1914 World War I had been won with the help of an ambitious and aggressive campaign on the home front to

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    Location Tag s Architecture Greek Revival The Greek Revival sprung into the American architectural landscape just as quickly as it disappeared lasting only from the 1820s to 1850s A typical result from the movement was a James Gallier product that was part of the Three Sisters and constructed on Rampart Street in New Orleans in conjunction with two other Greek Revival town homes Originally built in 1834 as a residential structure it The Thirteen Sisters of Julia Street Date s 1833 Location Tag s Town Home gentrification Urban Life Boosterism Architecture Arts Leisure The thirteen sisters of Julia Street started a new trend These sisters were a row of thirteen side hall style town houses that spanned the 600 block of Julia Street in New Orleans Upon their construction by the New Orleans Building Company in 1833 they were among first rows constructed in the side hall or London plan manner most commonly seen in Philadelphia and Baltimore The exteriors combined A New Hero Rises Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans Date s 1828 Location Tag s Arts Leisure War When an individual s legacy spawns something as seemingly minute as a musical composition to be written in their honor a new level of greatness has been achieved Andrew Jackson was no stranger to this after growing into one of the most popular personas in America in his day and age James Hewitt 1770 1827 a local composer that left England as a young man to begin his own American dream in the Governor Claiborne Remembered 23 Years After Death Date s January 20 1840 to August 1840 Location Tag s New Orleans Government Politics Urban Society Governor Claiborne Law Urban Life Boosterism War Battle of New Orleans All the earth stood silent on December 20 1803 as

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    were overrun with peddlers and their pushcarts and their female clientele milling Growing Pains in New York s Lower East Side Date s 1880 to 1901 Location Tag s Urban Life Boosterism Immigration Church Religious Activity An early 1900s postcard photograph from New York s Souvenir Post Card Company captures the Lower East Side s crowded and chaotic environment As American Jewish historian Hasia Diner notes at the right moment in time under the right conditions ordinary places become transformed into spaces throbbing with meaning Such was the case with New York s iconic Lower East Side The photo shows Hester Murder of Geographic Proportions Date s June 25 1897 to November 8 1897 Location Tag s Crime Violence Geography What is more interesting than a story that involves a jealous love triangle that results in the murder of a man and the arrest of another who has been betrayed by a friend and lover It is the realization that this is not a plot line for a fictional soap opera but a real account that occurred in the Lower East Side of New York City in 1897 Martin Thorn and William Guidensuppe were both competing Triangle Factory Fire Date s March 25 1911 Location Tag s Immigration historical memory The immigrant women working in Triangle Shirtwaist Factory called it a prison Its safety and working conditions were abysmally low but these conditions were not unique New York was an epicenter for industrialization containing thousands of unsafe factories filled with recent immigrants In 1909 many factory workers organized a strike to protest unsafe conditions and most factories met their The New York Milk Committee Preaches Pure Milk by Moving Pictures Date s March 24 1913 Location Tag s Health Death Women Progressive Reformers Urban Society Food Regulation Urban infants in the 1840s had only a 50 percent chance of living to the age of five Progressive reformers believed that high infant mortality was linked to adulterated and infectious milk a concern that remained even after New York passed regulation laws On March 25 1913 the Committee of Women s Organizations of the New York Milk Committee held a meeting to educate mothers living in the tenements Reforming The Bend Date s 1888 to 1897 Location Tag s Urban Society Urban Life Boosterism Government Progressive Reformers Where Mulberry Street crooks like an elbow within hail of the old depravity of the Five Points is the Bend foul core of New York s slums These words written by Jacob A Riis in his groundbreaking 1890 work How the Other Half Lives Studies among the Tenements of New York describe a desolate corner of the urban decay that characterized New York s Lower East Side in the late 1800s Riis a Boys and Baseball Date s February 9 1883 Location Tag s Adolescence New York City 1880s City Life Boys do not like sitting around and talking They would much rather be running jumping throwing and screaming So it comes as a complete

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    and ethnicity migration urban exchange networks hinterlands and suburbs historical mechanisms of political power urban planning and cultural production Emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Episodes The Dangers of Living on the Lower East Side Date s 1890 to 1910 Location Tag s Immigration City Life A mother anxiously calls out her children s names in the street Her neighbors frantically stand at her side their eyes darting back

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    defenses at Petersburg then the last true southern stronghold would fall along with Richmond the Confederate capitol and the war would end It was with this mentality that Union forces continuously assaulted the front lines Northern forces continuously shelled the Confederate trenches that surrounded Petersburg but the Union made no real progress The Union troops were not able to break the Confederate lines and thus were not able to execute their assault on the city Hopelessness and despair were commonly felt emotions among the stagnant soldiers As Suderow our historian explains Grant continued to attempt to break the Southern lines with his straight forward charges and large soldier concentrations But again because the Confederates were dug into the hillsides eradicating the enemy was a seemingly hopeless task Many Union soldiers were losing faith in the mission to capture Petersburg their will to fight was waning Many Union soldiers saw themselves as pawns in a chess game waiting their turn to rush the hills in a suicide mission A few months into the battle Grant was approached by a Colonel Cal W Stevens who proposed a rather obscure idea to deal with the Confederate trenches The Colonel explained to Grant that he could lead a team of soldiers to construct a T shaped series of mineshafts directly underground parallel to the Confederate trenches Grant who was looking for a way to occupy the minds of his depressed and unenthusiastic soldiers gave the Colonel the order to commence with his obscure plan Grant saw the plan as a way to bring the soldiers together and accomplish something positive a welcome feeling for the soldiers who had experienced continuous defeats charging on the Confederate trenches at Petersburg With this knowledge one can come to the conclusion that the mine shaft which would eventually

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    Daily Courier gives an account of the imprisonment of about fifty soldiers some of whom have been confined on charges mostly of a trifling nature for at least three months without being brought to trial or having their cases in any way investigated The article goes on to proclaim that this is not an isolated incident Woods Roads and Confusion Date s May 3 1864 to July 1 1864 Location SPOTSYLVANIA Virginia Tag s Battle of Wilderness Chaos and Confusion Marching upon the Catharpin Road after trudging up the Plank Road where nothing was seen of the enemy save a small mounted force the Third Indiana Cavalry under Union Colonel George H Chapman proceeded less than a mile when their advance was attacked by the enemy and driven rapidly back on the main body Experiencing an ambush such as this was common for soldiers of both Union and The Union s Last Resort A Mining Operation Date s June 20 1864 to July 26 1864 Location DINWIDDIE Virginia Tag s Civil War Battle of Petersburg Battle of the Crater Mining Operation Mining Mine Both Union and Confederate leaders knew that a decisive battle at Petersburg could mean a decisive battle of the war but it is unlikely that Union leaders would have guessed that their best chance for victory would depend on constructing a mineshaft There was a lot riding on the outcome of Petersburg Virginia Bryce Suderow a Civil War historian explains the Union s Leading up to the Battle of Petersburg The Mining Operation Date s June 20 1864 to July 26 1864 Location DINWIDDIE Virginia Tag s Mine Mining Battle of the Crater Battle of Petersburg Civil War The battle of Petersburg Virginia was crucial in the minds of both Union and Confederate leaders A leading Civil

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    United States at the Office of the Provost Marshal in Petersburg Virginia He served as a surgeon with the title of Major in the Confederate Army during the war and continued to practice medicine after the surrender In the terms of the oath he swore to support and defend the Constitution and to support all laws including Charles William Truehearts Account of the Battle of the Crater Reconsidering Black and White Date s August 28 1864 Location Tag s African Americans Politics Race Relations Slavery War When the Civil War broke out Texan Charles William Trueheart was at the University of Virginia studying medicine Despite initial reservations about secession he joined the multitudes of southerners who rushed to enlist At first an artilleryman by 1864 Trueheart had finished studying medicine and was an assistant surgeon in the 8th Alabama Infantry of the Army of Northern Virginia The Attack and Capture of Fort Steadman Date s March 25 1865 Location Tag s War At 4 30am on March 25th Lee s troops attacked Fort Steadman part of the Union defense line and caught them completely by surprise The confederate troops captured Fort Steadman and the forces in Petersburg VA This capture was only temporary it lost momentum and had little strength to maintain control allowing Union troops to counter attack later that same day forcing the confederate troops The Union s Last Resort A Mining Operation Date s June 20 1864 to July 26 1864 Location Tag s Civil War Battle of Petersburg Battle of the Crater Mining Operation Mining Mine Both Union and Confederate leaders knew that a decisive battle at Petersburg could mean a decisive battle of the war but it is unlikely that Union leaders would have guessed that their best chance for victory would depend on constructing

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    promoted to Full Captain on November 14 1862 just one month and eight days after he enlisted However things A Special Detail in the Final Battle Of Petersburg Date s April 2 1865 Location DINWIDDIE Virginia Tag s Civil War Battle of Petersburg Specific military units did not usually separate intentionally on the battlefield during the Civil War yet First Lieutenant William H Rogers received orders that detached him from his unit On March 31 1865 Lieutenant Rogers was temporarily relieved of his command of company K of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery and was assigned 100 men from artillery units who would follow a charging Union Leading up to the Battle of Petersburg The Mining Operation Date s June 20 1864 to July 26 1864 Location DINWIDDIE Virginia Tag s Mine Mining Battle of the Crater Battle of Petersburg Civil War The battle of Petersburg Virginia was crucial in the minds of both Union and Confederate leaders A leading Civil War historian Bryce A Suderow explains the Union Army s thinking Grant believed that if Union forces could overpower the Confederate lines and crush the Southern stronghold the Southern capital would inevitably fall ending the American Civil War in

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