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Photo of the Day – 11/20/17 (“March Organizers”, 1963)

Daily Photo — “March Organizers, 1963”

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The March on Washington in August, 1963 was a landmark event in the history of the Civil Rights movement, and probably best known for the keynote “I Have a Dream” speech by the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.  Pictured here are many of the speakers, and men behind the scenes in organizing this historical event.

August 1963. “Group portrait of several of the organizers of the March on Washington, among them: Mathew Ahmann, Rabbi Joachim Prinz, John Lewis, the Rev. Eugene Carson Blake, Whitney Young, A. Philip Randolph, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and Roy Wilkins.” Photo by Stanley Tetrick for the Look magazine assignment “Negro march on Washington, D.C.”. 

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How to Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey — Infographic

How to Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Hopefully you’ve gotten your bird, and have started thawing it, as Thanksgiving is only a few days away!  While it’s all about family, food, football, and fun in  my house, it’s important that everything is done safely.  Today’s infographic gives a great overview of cooking that bird, and doing it safely for your family’s feast!   [VIA]

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Art of the Day – 11/17/17 (A Missing Horse, Mark Maggiori)

Daily Artwork — “A Missing Horse, Mark Maggiori, 2017”

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2017 — A Missing Horse.  Oil paint on linen. Photorealism style. Mark Maggiori (1977-). Private collection.
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Photo of the Day – 11/17/17 (“At the Drive-In”, 1957)

Daily Photo — “At the Drive-In, 1957”

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April 1957. “Teenage girls in car at drive-in.” From photos for the Look magazine assignment “How American Teenagers Live.”

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Famous People’s First Jobs — Infographic

Famous People’s First Jobs

We all have to start somewhere!  Before they were famous, all these people had some rather un-glamorous jobs.  Remember that it is extremely rare to start off as the CEO of a major company, or even in a private office at one, but through lots of hard work and dedication, anyone can succeed and become whatever they dream of becoming!  [VIA]

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Art of the Day – 03/16/17 (The Absinthe Drinker, Albert Anker)

Daily Artwork — “The Absinthe Drinker, Albert Anker, 1908”

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1938 — The Absinthe Drinker.  Watercolor. Realism style. Albert Anker (1831-1910).  Private collection.

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Photo of the Day – 03/16/17 (“Austin Statesman”, 1913)

Daily Photo — “Austin Statesman, 1913”

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October 1913. Austin, Texas. “Sunday morning. Paul Luna, 9-year-old newsie who is up at 4 a.m. Sundays.” Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine. 

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