Jim(James) Bowie(1796-1836) was one of our greatest remembered Texas heroes. His legacy lives on in many forms, one of which includes the famous Bowie Knife. He survived through many fights and battles, and met his demise at the Battle of the Alamo. Of a Scottish ancestry, he was born in the spring of 1793, Kentucky, US, to Elve and John Bowie. His father developed a plantation on 640 acres, in 1809, of land on the Vermilion River.
Although there are many famous Arkansans, James Black has left a vital mark in the history of Arkansas. James Black was born May 1, 1800, in New Jersey(Lu Waters). The names of James Black’s parents are unknown (Lu Waters). James mother died when he was young, and his father remarried (Joshua Williams). James did not get along well with his stepmother and ran away from home at the age of eight to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Duane Elwood Hanson was an American figurative sculptor who was known for his trompe l’oeil style sculptures. He was born on January 17, 1925 in Alexandria, Minnesota and died on January 6, 1996. Hanson attended Macalester College, where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in 1946. From there, Hanson furthered his education by studying at the University of Minnesota, eventually obtaining his M.F.A in sculpture at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1951. He spent a few years teaching in Germany, where he met George Grygo, a German artist who worked with fiberglass and polyester.
Tennessee Williams was born as Thomas Lanier Williams III in Columbus, Mississippi, on March 26, 1911. His friends began calling him Tennessee in college, in honor of his Southern accent and his father’s home state. Williams’s father, C.C. Williams, was a traveling salesman and a heavy drinker. Williams’s mother, Edwina, was a Mississippi clergyman’s daughter prone to hysterical attacks. Until Williams was seven, he, his parents, his older sister, Rose, and his younger brother, Dakin, lived with Edwina’s parents in Mississippi.
Annis Stockton is from Darby Pennsylvania , she was born on July 1, 1776 , to Catherine Williams and Elias Boudinot. She is the oldest daughter and the second of 10 children. Her family later moved to princeton and Annis was opened to the intellectual area, and her parents gave her a very good education. She however became particularly interested in poetry, and published her first poem at age 16: ” To the Honorable Colonel Peter Schuyler, in the New-York Mercury and New American Magazine.”
Jimmy Valentine is a deflated balloon. The balloon should always be inflated with good actions, but bad actions can cause the balloon to deflate. Once the balloon does not have any more air, it is hard to fulfill with air again. The balloon represents the difference between an honest life and a dishonest life. Because Jimmy Valentine was truly dedicated to living a moral life, Jimmy Valentine quit robbing banks, started making a living, and he was about to marry Annabel Adams.
Charles E. Cullis was born on March 7, 1833, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His parents, John and Ann Cullis, emigrated from England to the United States. The majority of Cullis’ childhood consisted of constant sickness; he had to be carried up and down stairs. Eventually his family attempted to put him in school, but his health was too weak and they eventually gave up.
Edsel Bryant Ford (November 6, 1893 – May 26, 1943) was the son of Clara Jane Bryant Ford .... Two of the three high schools in Dearborn are named after Edsel Ford: Edsel Ford High School and ... Jensen 's landscape elements, with the diversity of tree, plant, and animal life, combine aesthetics, history, and
The malicious officials of the United States Postal Service are depriving Disabled Veteran Ralph Timberlake of home and property mail delivery service at 2117 Atkins Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35810. Disabled Veteran Timberlake has requested information pursuant to the denial of the United States Postal Service’s home and property delivery to 2117 Atkins Drive, Huntsville, Alabama, to no avail. Disabled veteran Timberlake has requested an impartial due process hearing, again his request was ignored. Editor, do not property owners and homeowners have a right to receive United States Postal Service’s home and property mail delivery service, under the Private Express Statute, as their next door neighbors? Editor, is it not a question of equity?
In 1969, during the Woodstock music festival, Jimmi Hendrix played an alternative version of the National Anthem. Some may think this does not represent American values because it was at Woodstock which was a big protest of the Vietnam war. However I think Jimmi Hendrix and everyone else there were perfectly within their rights and regardless of what the message of Woodstock was. He still played the national anthem which is a sign of respect for our country. For much of Jimmi’s early childhood, he was raised by his mother because his dad was fighting in World War II.