Jay Cooke (August 1821 – February was an American financier who helped finance the Union war effort during the American Civil War and the postwar development of railroads in the northwestern United States. He owned an early private bank.
, April First-graders, some of Japanese ancestry, at the Weill public school pledging allegience to the United States flag. The evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War relocation authority centers for the duration of
Probably one of the most shocking headlines (not the most important) in the White people freaked out and black people cheered, and the nation realized just how far apart the races still were in how they saw things.
The Christian Recorder is complete from 1861 through December excluding 1892 and can be found in our African American Newspapers Collection. This was their coverage of the dedication of the National Cemetary at Gettysburg on November
John Tyler (March 1790 – January was the tenth President of the United States He was elected vice president on the 1840 Whig ticket with William Henry Harrison, and became president after his running mate's death in April