Browsing All posts tagged under »Barack Obama«

Connecting imagery to tell history

January 19, 2009 by

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I just stopped by Kevin’s Civil War Memory blog, and, in today’s post, with so little, he says so much. With only one word and a few images, he has put meaning to it all by posting them at the present time. Words and imagery in context = meaning as defined by the user/viewer.  An excellent post […]

The last time a presidential candidate came to Harrisonburg, Virginia

October 29, 2008 by

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I was a bit envious of the jump that the A. Lincoln blog got on me in posting something about the historical significance of Barack Obama’s visit to Harrisonburg, Virginia. If you aren’t aware, the last time a presidential candidate came to Harrisonburg was in 1860, with a visit by Stephen Douglas! In regard to […]

“The Party of Lincoln!”… um… or is it really?

September 26, 2008 by

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I’m not going into who is right or who is wrong politically in my blog because that is not what this blog is about. However, in terms of Civil War era Memory… let’s call this a hodge-podge of thoughts from the “for what it’s worth” file… … when a Republican presidential candidate proclaims that he is […]