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Mary Harrsch
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Attended University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon State College, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Butler County Community College, Bandon K-12 Schools
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Ben Hur 2016: Definitely Not A Blast From The Past!
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2016 Last week I went to see the new Ben-Hur remake on opening day.  I realize the producers had a very narrow religious agenda but I had to see for myself since historical films about the ancient world have been...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2016. Last week I went to see the new Ben-Hur remake on opening day. I realize the producers had a very narrow religious agenda but I had to see for myself since historical films about the ancient world have been in such short supply lately.
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New clue to the location of the USS Indianapolis
History resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2016 . Survivors of the USS Indianapolis rescued by the USS Tranquility arrive at Guam August 8, 1945.  Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy. In the final days of the war, the U.S.S. Indianapolis completed a top secret ...
History resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2016 . Survivors of the USS Indianapolis rescued by the USS Tranquility arrive at Guam August 8, 1945. Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy. In the final days of the war, the U.S.S. Indi...
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Review: The Last Roman: Triumph
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2016 The final chapters of Flavius Belisarius ' life are the focus of Jack Ludlow's third and final installment in his series "The Last Roman" subtitled "Triumph".  In the second book, "The Last Roman: Honour", F...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2016. The final chapters of Flavius Belisarius' life are the focus of Jack Ludlow's third and final installment in his series "The Last Roman" subtitled "Triumph". In the second book, "The Last Roman: Honour", Flavius fights a vicious battle on two ...
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Hannibal's Route Over The Alps or just Horse S**?*
Hannibal embodying perseverance at the  Mausoleum of Engelbert II of Nassau and Cimburga van Baden in the Grote Kerk or Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk (Church of Our Lady) in Breda, Netherlands. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons user Vassil. Digitally enhanced by ...
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Hannibal embodying perseverance at the Mausoleum of Engelbert II of Nassau and Cimburga van Baden in the Grote Kerk or. Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk (Church of Our Lady) in Breda, Netherlands. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons user Vassil. Digitally enhanced by Mary Harrsch.
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Visiting the Via Appia and the Catacombs of San Sebastiano
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2007 & 2015 Remains of the Via Appia in  Rome , near Quarto Miglio Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Note Note: this is a crosspost from my other blog " Roman Times ." Back in 2007 I saw this nice travel piece...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2007 & 2015 Remains of the Via Appia in Rome, near Quarto Miglio Image courtesy of Wikimedia CommonsNote Note: this is a crosspost from my other blog "Roman Times." Back in 2007 I ...
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Henry VIII: Did history lose a true prince of the Renaissance to traumatic brain injury?
An armored Henry VIII and his charger at the Tower of London in London, England.  Photo by Mary Harrsch © 2006 A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Today, I read an interesting paper by Muhammad Qaiser Ikram, Fazle Hakim Sajjad, Arash Salardin...
An armored Henry VIII and his charger at the Tower of London in London, England. Photo by Mary Harrsch © 2006 A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 Today, I read an interesting paper by Muhammad Qaiser Ikram, Fa...
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Review: The Siege (Book One of the Agent of Rome Series) by Nick Brown
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2016 At just 19-years old, Cassius Corbulo is probably the youngest centurion in the Roman Army.  Has he won a civic crown or been the first over the wall of a besieged town?  No.  Actually, he spent a few too m...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2016. At just 19-years old, Cassius Corbulo is probably the youngest centurion in the Roman Army. Has he won a civic crown or been the first over the wall of a besieged town? No. Actually, he spent a few too many nights wooing the young women of Rome, ...
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Great Lakes Naval Museum Changes It's Name And Focus
The United States Navy has announced that The Great Lakes Naval Museum will be officially renamed the National Museum of the American Sailor. The National Museum of the American Sailor currently features exhibits on life in Navy boot camp, naval uniforms a...
The United States Navy has announced that The Great Lakes Naval Museum will be officially renamed the National Museum of the American Sailor. The National Museum of the American Sailor currently features exhibits on life in N...
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Tricky rewards programs mislead shoppers!!
Last week I read an article about the best credit card rewards programs to use for maximum benefits. One card that the article listed as one of the best programs was the American Express Blue Cash Preferred Card because it pays 6% cash back on groceries.  I...
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Review: The Last Roman: Honour by Jack Ludlow
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 When we left a young Flavius Belasarius in  the first book of Ludlow's "The Last Roman" series "Vengeance", Flavius had successfully avenged the death of his father and brothers at the hands of a treacherou...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. When we left a young Flavius Belasarius in the first book of Ludlow's "The Last Roman" series "Vengeance", Flavius had successfully avenged the death of his father and brothers at the hands of a treacherous Roman senator and had been accepted ...
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Henry VIII: Did History lose a true prince of the Renaissance to traumatic brain injury?
An armored Henry VIII and his charger at the Tower of London in London, England.  Photo by Mary Harrsch © 2006 A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Note:  This is a cross-post from my blog " History's Medical Mysteries ". Today, I read an inte...
An armored Henry VIII and his charger at the Tower of London in London, England. Photo by Mary Harrsch © 2006 A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 Note: This is a cross-post from my blog "History's Medical M...
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Review: The Last Roman: Vengeance by Jack Ludlow
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Before Belisarius became the famous general that recaptured much of the western Roman Empire for the emperor Justinian , he was a youth on the cusp of manhood in Durostorum (now called Silistra in Bulgaria)...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. Before Belisarius became the famous general that recaptured much of the western Roman Empire for the emperor Justinian, he was a youth on the cusp of manhood in Durostorum (now called Silistra in Bulgaria), an outpost of the Eastern Roman Empire ...
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photographer, writer, editor, software designer, database solutions designer, website designer
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photographer, writer, editor, software design, database solutions designer, website designer
Employment
  • Self - Freelance
    Writer/Photographer, 2008 - present
  • University of Oregon
    Director of Network and Information Systems, 1988 - 2009
  • Ron Sticka, Attorney
    case analyst, 1988 - 1989
  • Restaurant Management Company
    asst to the VP, Grandy's Division, 1985 - 1988
  • Last Frontier Ranch
    Owner, 1978 - 1984
  • Burns Times-Herald
    Photojournalist, 1979 - 1982
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Springfield, OR
Previously
Bandon, OR - Burns, OR - Wichita, KS - San Diego, CA - 29 Palms, CA
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"What we do in life echoes through eternity"
Introduction
I am passionate about technology, education and history, particularly ancient history.  I am constantly exploring ways to use technology to enhance the learning environment and am particularly ecstatic when I can develop a technology to advance the study of ancient history.Follow me on Twitter!  Comments or Questions:  mharrsch@uoregon.edu
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Member of the Emerald Photographic Society and Nature Photographers of the Pacific Northwest
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  • University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon State College, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Butler County Community College, Bandon K-12 Schools
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Maiden Name: Mary Lou Turner