Hollidaysburg

Page 1 of 1 - About 10 essays
  • Historical Landmarks Of The United States

    1460 Words  | 6 Pages

    Throughout the United States of America many historical landmarks are important to teach, show, and preserve history. In Pennsylvania, many of these landmarks come from a time in which the small nation was just starting. Many similarities of these different site coincide to make up the history of our nation, while the portrayal at these sites differ from time to time. National and State Historical sites are important to show the history of our great nation in a personal connection. A National Historic

  • My Memories Of My Grandfather

    813 Words  | 4 Pages

    tell me stories of playing professional football while I played with the dice. To me they meant the last memories of my grandpa. My grandma and grandpa lived only 2 hours away in a tiny town just outside of State College, the town was called Hollidaysburg. My grandpa had lived there his whole life. He played sports for the local High School. He was All-American in football, All-State in basketball, and All-American in baseball. My grandma told me stories about how she went to the rival high school

  • The Hidden Treasure Of History

    1641 Words  | 7 Pages

    There was a time where I thought my small hometown of Portage, Pa was nothing more than a few streets that consisted of churches, small town businesses, and homes that housed only about 2,500 people. After many hours of research I have come to find that this small town is actually a hidden treasure of history that is far too fascinating to express. Although the town of Portage, Pa is only 125 years old, it is full of rich history that has shaped the Portage we all know today. Portage would not be

  • Understanding The Clothing Retail Industry

    1614 Words  | 7 Pages

    Introduction I am very interested in the clothing retail industry so I interviewed an entrepreneur who is in this field. She is Natasha McKnight who owns a boutique named Sapphire Nine in Hollidaysburg. It is around twenty-five minutes drive from Altoona Ivyside campus. Natasha was new in that she opened the store in August this year. Sapphire Nine is her dream since she was three years old. She has been planning it for thirty-two years. Finally in April this year, she saw the opportunity – the

  • Daniel Hale Williams

    323 Words  | 2 Pages

    Ben Carson before? There is no question that he was an African American neurosurgeon and good at what he did, but who paved the way for people like him. Dr. Daniel Hale Williams was one of them. He was an American general surgeon who was born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania in 1856. When Daniel’s father died when he was nine. His mom could not take care of all the children and family so Daniel got sent to become an apprentice to a shoemaker, but he ran away to join his mother in Rockford, Illinois.

  • A Report On The Retail Apparel Industry Essay

    1620 Words  | 7 Pages

    Introduction I am very interested in the retail apparel industry so I interviewed an entrepreneur who is in this field. She is Natasha McKnight who owns a boutique named Sapphire Nine in Hollidaysburg. It is around twenty-five minutes drive from Altoona Ivyside campus. Natasha was new in that she opened the store in August this year. Sapphire Nine is her dream since she was three years old. She had been planning it for thirty-two years. Finally, in April this year, she saw the opportunity – the

  • Hale Williams Contribution To The Medical Field

    326 Words  | 2 Pages

    African American’s Contributions 2\ \16 to the Medical Field Dr. Daniel Hale Williams was born on January 18, 1856 in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. He was one of the first physicans to perform an open-heart surgery in the United States and founded a hospital with an interracial staff. When he was just 10-years old he was sent to live with family friends who had lived in Baltimore, Maryland. He had become a shoemaker’s apprentice but, he disliked the work and he decided to return to

  • Essay On Dr. Daniel Williams III

    422 Words  | 2 Pages

    and role model for anyone. This man did a lot for science, and not only that, but he allowed African American people to help him in his hospital, which, back in his day, other Americans didn’t do too often. He was born on January 18, 1856, in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. His father, Daniel H. Williams II, died when His son was 10. Daniel III was sent to live with his grandparents, and took up shoemaking as an apprentice. He disliked shoemaking, so he moved back in with his family. He tried to take

  • The Rise Of The Middle 19th Century Germany

    846 Words  | 4 Pages

    In the middle 19th century Germany was going through difficult changes. Germany was going through a change of leadership and a change in the economy during this time (“History of Germany”). Many great men and women decided to make the great journey to a new nation to make a name for themselves and their families. Marianne Kim is my fourth great grandmother arrived from Germany in the 19th century to New Orleans, Louisiana with her family. To get to America they went from Baden, Germany to Le Havre

  • Personal Narrative : My Own Childhood

    1364 Words  | 6 Pages

    I grew up in a few different locations. The month after I was born my family relocated from North Carolina to sunny Twenty-nine palms, California. My family lived there until I was about 5 years old until my father got a new duty assignment to Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania as a Marine recruiter. This is the place that I claim as my hometown as I lived there until I turned 18 and joined the US Air Force. My childhood was a very “normal”. I had a father, mother, a

Previous
Page1
Next