Monthly Archives: July 2014

J. K. Rowling

“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.” – J. K. Rowling, author, born July 31st, 1965 Happy Birthday!! Advertisements

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Booker T. Washington

“You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him.” – Booker T. Washington, educator and American civil rights leader, born April 5th, 1856

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Weccacoe Engine Company

In this image (ca. 1851) we see the Weccacoe Fire Company firefighters (on the left) welcoming the United Fire Company of Baltimore firefighters to the Weccacoe engine house.  It was a three story building located on the 100 block of Queen … Continue reading

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Hat and Cap Store

Here is an advertisement that dates back to 1852 for H.B McCalla Hat and Cap Store located in Philadelphia. The advertising reads “The Cheapest Wholesale & Retail Hat and Cap Manufactory in the World. Fashionable Styles. Caps. Hats.” H.B. McCalla assumed … Continue reading

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Henry Ford

“If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” – Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, July 30th, 1863 – April 7th, 1947 Happy Birthday!!

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Robert Kiyosaki

“If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.” – Robert Kiyosaki, author best known for Rich Dad Poor Dad, born April 8th, 1947

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Alice Walker

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker, poet and author best known for The Color Purple Born February 9th, 1944

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