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Capturing the War

When I was a junior and a senior in high school, I was able to take three extra elective courses in addition to my required classes. I had already filled two of these spaces with a choir class and an extra history class (there is really no exaggeration when I say I’m a history nerd), […]

The Eye of History

We have all heard the cliché “a picture is worth a thousand words”, but is it possible that some images could be worth much more than that?  As time is rewound and technology becomes sparse, images from the past are not only precious, but in many cases rare.  Throughout our nation’s history, citizens did not […]