The Last of the Wayanas – Part 1

The Wayana tribe, one of the many indigenous peoples of South America, inhabits the Guiana highlands. In the first part of this article from World Health Magazine and transcribed by me in Anniversary Gregg, a French physician who studied this group of natives, Dr. Étienne Pierre Bois, describes some aspects of the life and traditions…

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Higher than Man Ever Was

The X-15 was a hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft that set altitude records in the 1960s, reaching the limits of outer space. It was designed to be carried aloft and drop launched from under the wing of a B-52. In this selection from the August 22, 1960 issue of Life Magazine and transcribed by yours truly in…

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Witloof – A Delicacy from Belgium

Have you eaten witloof, or as they are most commonly known: endives? This small article transcribed by me in Centennial Gregg talks about how they were first discovered, and gives some hints on how to grow and serve this vegetable. Attachment: witloof-a-delicacy-from-belgium.pdf

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The Principles of the Revolution

This excerpt from an address made by Josiah Quincy III, Congressman, Mayor of Boston, and President of Harvard University, on July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the American independence, was transcribed by me in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: the-principles-of-the-revolution.pdf

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The National Flag

What does a national flag represent? Henry Ward Beecher (1813–87), a prominent American clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe, made these remarks to the Brooklyn 14th Regiment, bound for the battlefield in 1861. Here they are in Anniversary, written by yours truly. Attachment: the-national-flag.pdf

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