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John Woodland CRISFIELD

CRISFIELD, John Woodland, a Representative from Maryland; born near Chestertown, Kent County, Md., November 8, 1806; was educated at Washington College, Chestertown; studied law; was admitted t…

Woodland (city), California Quick Facts

CaliforniaAtlas Woodland, California, · Demographic · Economic · Housing · Social Woodland (city), California People QuickFactsWoodlandCalifornia Po…

A. E. Housman: Loveliest of trees, the cherry now

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide.Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come…

Barcode Firsts

The Question: What product was the first to be purchased by scanning its barcode? The Answer: The first step toward today's bar codes and bar co…

John All BARHAM

BARHAM, John All, a Representative from California; born on a farm in Cass County, Mo., July 17, 1843; moved to California in 1849 with his parents, who settled in Woodland; attended the common…

John Arthur ELSTON

ELSTON, John Arthur, a Representative from California; born in Woodland, Yolo County, Calif., February 10, 1874; attended the public schools; graduated from Hesperian College, Woodland, Calif.,…

Karen Morley 2003 Deaths

Karen MorleyAge: 93 actress whose movie career came to an abrupt halt in 1947, when she refused to tell the House Un-American Activities Committee if she was a member of the Communist Party. H…

Donald O'Connor 2003 Deaths

Donald O'ConnorAge: 78 acrobatic dancer, singer, and actor whose solo performance to “Make 'Em Laugh” in Singin' in the Rain remains one of the most memorable in film history. His …

Thomas Buchecker COOPER

COOPER, Thomas Buchecker, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Coopersburg, Pa., December 29, 1823; attended the public schools and Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg; was graduated from…