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Belleek, American (1/26/08)
The American Belleek era spanned from the early 1880s until 1930. Several American firms manufactured porcelain wares resembling Irish Belleek. … More >>


Belleek, Irish (1/26/08)
Belleek is a thin, ivory-colored, almost iridescent-type porcelain. It was first made in 1857 in county Fermanagh, Ireland. Production continued … More >>


Bicycles & Related (1/26/08)
The bicycle was introduced in America at the 1876 Centennial. Early bicycles were high wheelers with heavy iron frames and … More >>


Geek Speak New Comic Day Edition 1/23 (1/26/08)
Ok it’s not Wednesday, it’s Friday but, better late than never. This week was a rather small one for new books, I found myself bringing home only six. Shameful I know but I until I can convince the Worthpoint overlords to buy my books for me on a weekly basis, my own pocket book will have to do all the heavy lifting. Anyway lets get to it: More >>


The Cabildo: A Walk Through Louisiana’s Past (1/25/08)
Third Floor, Anteblleum SectionThe Cabildo 701 Chartes St. Jackson Square, New Orleans LA Admission $6 Adult/$5 Student More >>


Military General Staff Collar Insignia (1/25/08)
Aide to the General staff collar insigniaThe U.S. military, like any military around the world, identifies its military specialties by uniquely designed patches, ribbons, badges, pins and other items. Below are the general staff and higher rank collar insignia as described by the U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry: More >>


Flag of Iraq to Change (1/24/08)
Proposed new flag of IraqThe Associated Press today announced that Iraq’s parliament voted to change the national flag of Iraq. The current national flag (on the top far left) consists of three horizontal stripes of red, white, and black with three green stars in the white stripe with the Takbir, the words ‘Allahu Akbar’ or ‘God is Great’, in green stylized Arabic calligraphy in between the stars. More >>


Campaign Biographies (1/24/08)
Choosing the President, 2008The campaign biography has been with us in some form or fashion since the beginning of American politics. More >>


Inaugural Medals (1/23/08)
Wm. Howard Taft official Inaugural Medal, 1909It is well known that the United States Mint manufacturers the currency and coinage of the United States. What isn’t well known is that there are skilled craftsman who also shape American history in bronze medals and medallions for everyone to own and share. Created in 1792, the U.S. Mint has been the primary source of coinage in the United States, but in their own words: More >>


The National WWII Museum: A Modern Experience of the Historical Part 2 (1/22/08)
American WWII PropagandaWWII Museum: Pacific Front Exhibit 945 Magazine, New Orleans LA Adult Admission $14 Student Admission $8 Child $6 More >>


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