Concerning the four times "this nation has faced disaster and recovered;" cites the 18th century separation of independent colonies and federate states, the age of Jackson and "the democratic west overbore the oligarchical East", the 19th century "when human slavery cut the nation in two", and finally "when in 1929 our industries fell in vast ruin which Roosevelt rescue... more
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
As in mums312-b236-i004, a Herculean figure faces a fork in the road of life, and in his hesitation, is advised alternately by "happiness" and "vice" personified, who essentially outline their respective effects on human nature and society.
2008 Mar. 12
Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "UMass racial assault (AP)." The series depicts a rally on the UMass campus by students and staff (per attached metadata) "in support of Jason Vassell, a 23-year-old African-American UMass student who supporters say has been excessively charged following a Feb. 3 on-campus fight, in Amherst, Mass. Wednesday, March 12, 2008. Vassell faces a h... more
1953 Aug. 11
Field, Frederick Vanderbilt, 1905-2000
New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging receipt of a face-value $1000 bond and check in the sum of $1500.