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Celebrating little-known stories of America’s past
Celebrating little-known stories of America’s past

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We will never forget September 11. Here's something you can do to make remembering meaningful: http://ow.ly/milm30f3dU4
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Despite the violence this weekend, it is not who we are. Americans are kind & ingenious. I have proof: 900 stories. http://ow.ly/E23s30epezv
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The "best thing since sliced bread" may have been invention of the bread slicer; the device was first used in 1928: http://ow.ly/MRlW30dHCeZ
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The Smithsonian asks (and answers) a great question: Why do we weigh babies at birth? When did practice begin? http://ow.ly/JKbu30dxBGx
Weighing the baby
Weighing the baby
americanhistory.si.edu
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Elsie the Cow is a great mascot for Borden milk. What other cow has been to the Waldorf and given birth at Macy's? http://ow.ly/2ogT30cwiuF
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Do you remember reading Dick & Jane books? They were a very popular school room classic. Here's why: http://ow.ly/U2CF30ciRKD #education
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Almost all presidents have dogs. Until Trump adds one, here is a story about the animals in the Kennedy household: http://ow.ly/Fkyu30avD47
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Loretta Walsh was the first woman to enlist in the Navy (1917) and serve in active duty. Most women were nurses. http://ow.ly/9W0U309WgiY
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George Washington was a very effective president. Imagine leading an army and a nation while in terrible pain: http://ow.ly/ZtNX309biFr
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Black cowboys were more common than the 1950s westerns let us believe. Here's Bill Pickett's story: http://ow.ly/XaV2307UcUL
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