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Pennsylvania Memories: Childhood Playmates

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Guardian Angels

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Growing up on the Railway in the 1920's
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A Family of Florida Sharecroppers

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Washing Clothes Recipe

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Washing Clothes Recipe (Given a Young Bride By Her Grandmother)
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Time Moves On

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Paul Revere and His Son

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The sound of his father's words excited Paul Jr. He wanted to help his patriotic father, so he ...
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Legacy of Andrew J. Riley

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Thelma Wenzel A Life Dedicated to Medical Science

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a tornado hitting St. Louis in 1896. "It was on Dolman Street," she said. "Mama knew that the t ...
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Julia Flanagan

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Photo: Julia and Edward Flanagan
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Pearl Harbor Remembered

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my sister, Mickey McNulty still remembers the news broadcast blaring from the radio on that fat ...
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The Stranger

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Liberation of Stalag VIIA

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Excused Boots

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It was the winter of his discontent. On the first weekend he couldn't wait to get away from the ...
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It was the winter of his discontent. On the first weekend he couldn't wait to get away from the camp and decided to investigate the town. He had no appreciation for the old magnificent architecture and was totally unimpressed with his new surroundings. To

Excused Boots


By Bill Hawksford


U.S. Legacies: April 2005

Out of genuine respect for the hardworking friendly, warm people of Yorkshire, Billy sincerely hopes that his observations of Halifax will not be offensive.

The Halifax RASC camp was located at Ovenden Park which was a few miles north of the town. In 1947, the scene was like a really old black and white movie, completely devoid of color. (The scene at the Halifax RASC camp in 1947, which was located at Ovenden Park a few miles north of the town, was like a really old black and white movie, completely devoid of colour.) The soot from the nearby industry blanketed the whole area, and everything including the hills overlooking the camp and the grass in the park, were the same muddy gray color. The dark stonewalls separating the fields contributed to the stark scene, and the dampness from the fine misty drizzle penetrated his bones.
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THE SLINGSHOT

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A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

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