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Activist Rose Schneiderman    Rose Schneiderman poster    Activist Rose Schneiderman
[1882 - Rose (Rachel) Schneiderman, labor union leader, women's rights activist, born in Saven, Poland]

Actor Walter Huston    Walter Huston as Howard in Treasure of the Sierra Madre
[1884 - Walter Huston (Houghston), Academy Award-winning actor, born in Toronto, Ontario]

Lowell Thomas & Lawrence of Arabia    Newsman Lowell Thomas    Broadcaster Lowell Thomas    Writer Lowell Thomas
[1892 - Lowell Thomas, news broadcaster, journalist, adventurer, writer, born in Woodington, Ohio]

Olympics - 1896 Silver Medal - face    Olympia, Greece    Olympics - 1896 Silver Medal - obverse

Olympic Stadium 1896    Olympics - 1896 - Start of 100M dash

Olympics discus throw 1896    1896 Olympics view of city
[1896 - The Olympic Games of ancient Greece are reborn in the City of Athens]

Commander Robert Peary and Matthew Henson    Matthew Henson    Commander Robert Peary
[1909 - Commander Robert Peary and Matthew Henson reach the North Pole]

WW-I Doughboys
[1917 - United States declares war against Germany, enters WW-I]

NASCAR Champ Herb Thomas
[1923 - Herbert Watson 'Herb' Thomas, NASCAR auto racing champion,
born in Olivia, North Carolina]

Saxophonist Gerry Mulligan    Baritone Saxophonist Gerry Mulligan    Baritone Saxophonist Gerry Mulligan    Gerry Mulligan at Newport Jazz Festival
[1927 - Gerald Joseph 'Gerry' Mulligan, jazz musician (saxophone), composer, arranger, born in Queens]

[1930 - Hostess Twinkies are invented]

Spiritual Advice

monk prays

If thou a spiritual advisor be,
Show now thy true capacity.
Teach ever.
Preach never!

Preacher behind podium

William's Whimsical Words:

You can show a man where you think the holy water is, but you have no right to make him drink of it.

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