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Weld

or Wold. The dyer's-weed (reseda luteola), which yields a beautiful yellow dye. (Anglo-Saxon, geld or gold, our yellow, etc.) Source:…

Angelina Jolie

Name at birth: Angelina Jolie VoightOscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie is known as much for her offscreen romances, adoptions and political activism as for her movie roles. Angelina Jolie first mad…

Angelina Jolie

Angelina JolieactressBorn: 6/4/1975Birthplace: Los Angeles The Academy Award-winning actress made her film debut in 1993's Cyborg 2 and struggled for several years, appearing in a string of fo…

Theodore Weld BURDICK

BURDICK, Theodore Weld, a Representative from Iowa; born in Evansburg, Crawford County, Pa., October 7, 1836; attended the common schools; moved with his parents to Decorah, Iowa, in 1853 and e…

Proceeding of an Anti-Slavery Convention of Women

List of Delegates to the Convention.Minutes. At 10 o'clock, A. M. the Convention was called to order. On the nomination of a committee, appointed at preliminary meeting, on Monday, May 14th,…

Political Infighting

1997 News of the Nation In mid-summer, no longer content with fighting across the aisle, Republicans began taking aim at their own members. In late July, a group of dissidents decided to hold …

Knox Jolie-Pitt

Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt is the son of actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. He is one of twins: he and his sister Vivienne Jolie-Pitt were born on 12 July 2008 at the Santa Maria maternity clinic of the …

Lara Croft

The heroine of Eidos Interactive's video game Tomb Raider, Lara Croft is an animated archeologist adventurer in the vein of Indiana Jones. Buff, buxom and brainy, Croft uses wits and weapons to beat …

Jesse Helms

of Massachusetts resigned to actively lobby for his nomination to be Ambassador to Mexico. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms vowed from the outset to block the nominati…