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Samuel Argall's time in the Virginia Company

Posted August 13th, 2017 at 07:15 AM by Baltis
Updated August 13th, 2017 at 07:32 AM by Baltis

Samuel Argall

Samuel Argall was born in Kent, England sometime between 1572 and 1580, when he was baptized. He grew up in the shadow of great sea captains like Francis Drake, also from Kent and the greatest English hero of the time. Samuel was no older than 16 in 1588 when Drake defeated the Spanish Armada but likely a bit younger since there is no record of his taking part in that battle. However, at some point Samuel did follow the local tradition and became a noted sea captain....
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Harry T. Moore - assassinated 1952

Posted May 9th, 2016 at 07:49 AM by Baltis
Updated May 9th, 2016 at 04:17 PM by Baltis

Harry T. Moore



“He was the first civil rights leader to be assassinated. But you don’t know his name. And that’s part of the problem.” Miami Herald, Feb 16, 1992.



Ballad of Harry Moore by Langston Hughes – First performed at Madison Square Garden, March 6, 1952 at ‘NAACP’s Great Night’ fundraiser.

Florida means land of flowers.
It was on a Christmas night
In the state named for the flowers
Men came bearing dynamite.
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Satchel Paige, 1906 - 1982

Posted February 13th, 2016 at 08:08 AM by Baltis
Updated February 23rd, 2016 at 05:17 AM by Baltis

Satchel Paige

The stuff of legends. Satchel Paige came to the world in 1906 down in Mobile, Alabama. Just before his 13th birthday, Satchel got caught shoplifting and found himself incarcerated at the famous Alabama state reform school at Mount Meigs. While there, he learned to pitch with a high leg kick and swinging arm. The result tended to create an illusion that the ball was in the batter’s face right out of Satchel’s hand. In reality, of course, it was really just about optics...
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Herman Carl Schunke (1901 - 1979)

Posted January 27th, 2016 at 02:37 AM by Baltis
Updated January 27th, 2016 at 02:40 AM by Baltis

Herman Carl Schunke (14 Dec 1901 to 19 March 1979)



Karl Schunke celebrated the birth of his first son in 1901, just 10 days before Christmas. He gave the young man a combination from his own name and his father-in-law’s name, Herman Carl Schunke. The family lived along the Mexican border in Del Rio, Texas where Karl owned a boot shop. At age 48, Karl was married to Pauline Gerdes who was 17 years younger than himself. They already had four daughters who ranged in age from...
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Chronology of Claude Neal Lynching

Posted May 6th, 2015 at 09:10 AM by Baltis
Updated May 7th, 2015 at 05:45 AM by Baltis

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Chronology of Claude Neal Lynching



Characters:
Claude Neal – 26 year old black man living with his common law wife and child sharing a home with extended family near Greenwood in Jackson County, Florida. The second victim.
Sallie Smith – Claude’s Great-Aunt and the owner of the house they resided in....
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