Earl Lloyd died February 26, 2015, in Crossville, Tennessee. He is remembered for being the first African-American to play in an NBA game, breaking its racial barrier. Earl Lloyd played in the NBA and was later named the first African- American assistant coach and the first to be named a
A young F. Carl Mahoney was off to Witchita Falls County in Texas. He enlisted in the Vietnam War. To then become a medical corpsman in the US Air Force. After 3 months of basic training in northwestnorthwest Texas (a barren desert, ) this man receivedreceived orders to report for medic duty in England. In Suffolk, England there was no combat, only lots of suffering and families in need.
In 1948 he got married with a woman named Helen Fabela. In their time together they had eight kids in the city of San Jose. In the time around 1950 they traveled together all around the country teaching migrant workers to read and to also write, so they could officially become U.S.
There are many historical sites in Albany, Georgia. When visiting the city, you may be wondering where to start. Well, why not start at the welcome center? If you're a history buff, there's no better place to begin learning about the history of Albany.
James Brown Miller, also known as “Killin’ Jim”, “Killer Miller” and “Deacon Jim”, was the son of Jack and Cynthia Miller. He was born on October, 25, 1866 in Van Buren, Arkansas, and was married to the cousin of another famous old west outlaw, John Wesley Hardin. And at the
During the years between 1915 and 1970, some six million black southerners left their homelands in the South to move to the northern and western states looking for a better life.( The Reason why this i so significant to me is during this time period the great moving from one place to another was in effect and during this time period 6 million African Americans from the away from cities South to the cities of the North, Midwest and West from 1916 to 1970, affected a lot city based life in the United States. Driven from their homes by unsatisfactory money based opportunities and marsh separating people by race, religion, etc.ist laws, many blacks headed north, where they took advantage of the need for industrial workers that first rose up during
Drew Mowry Imagine moving seven time since second grade. Drew Mowry has experienced this. I had the opportunity to interview Drew in my second period English eleven class on August 31, 2016. Before this class i did not know of Drew. Drew is a junior at Hempfield Area High School. During interviewing Drew Mowry, we discussed many interesting things about his family life, school activities, and personality traits and hobbies.
Joe Logan Diffie born December 28, 1958. Joe Diffie was born into a musical family in Tulsa Oklahoma in 1958. His first musical performance came at age four when he performed in his aunts country music band. Diffies father Joe R played guitar and banjo and his mother sang. His family moved to San Antonio Texas while he was in the first grade and subsequently to Washington state where he attended fourth and fifth grades. Later he moved to Wisconsin for the years he was in sixth grade through his second year of high school and back to Oklahoma where he attended high school in the town of Velma. In his last two years in high school Diffie played football baseball and golf in addition to running track in his senior year he was recognized as Best
June 25,1933 in Mississippi James Meredith was born. James went into the air force and serving for a long time. Meredith applied at Jackson college at the time. After his application was rejected twice he decided to go to National Association Advancement of Colored People,(NAACP) and its local fields
William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey, Or better known as Kid Blackie, or the Manassa Mauler, was a Professional American boxer who made his professional boxing debut on August 18th, 1914, and retired in 1927. Jack Dempsey was a Heavyweight Champion from 1919 to 1926. Dempsey had a career total of 69 professionally recorded events. Aside from being a champion, Jack also wrote 3 books, and opened a restaurant across from Madison Square Garden (at the time).
A notable artist Archibald Motley Jr. sought to challenge this theory by creating portraits of cinema and minstrel characters. Motley did not feel his depiction of Black culture should be limited to a single body of “Middle Class” intellectuals to come to a decision on if it’s proper look for Blacks in America. (Colored Pictures) Motley sought to create a variety of African American images. Motley, a Du Boisians, called for a broader view of Blacks in America. Artists as James Porter disagreed with that view felt Negros should be seen one way. Often considered "Father of African-American Art History," James Porter sought to create positive images of blacks by only showing them in a morally upright ways and situations.
Franco was engaged in 1917. His fiancée was Carmen Polo. Their marriage was delayed, however, because Franco was called back into active duty in Morocco. They would have one daughter, Carmen, together in 1928.
Walter Cannon was the first person to accurately establish the term, stress. Walter Cannon manifested the flight-or-fight response, from his research of stress during the era of 1932. Over the decades, the phrase, stress has gained several meanings due to it being associated with several functions. Regarding to emotional stress, psychologists have established eustress, which is healthy stress and distress, which is harmful stress.
On 14 January 1934, he married Elisabeth Eder (born in 1908), she was also a Nazi member and together they had 3 kids.
In 1929, Alma became engaged to Váša Príhoda. They were married on September 16, 1930, then moved from Vienna to Zariby(pg. 66-67). But unlike most women of her era, Alma would not allow marriage to extinguish her career. So in May of 1932 she formed the Weiner Walzermädeln, an all female orchestra group that became quite sought after in many parts of Europe(pg. 72). But her marriage didn't last. On March 9, 1935 her husband filed for divorce. It was made final on October 30, 1936(pg. 86-87).