By Margie Walker
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In 1729, John Conrad Weiser, the main well-known citizen of the world, joined his fellow Germans and outfitted his abode simply east of present-day Womelsdorf. The payment grew within the 1800s with a turnpike, a canal, a railroad, and extra highways. Villages have been begun, and 3 grew to become boroughs. Womelsdorf is the oldest borough within the western a part of Berks County, whereas Robesonia and Wernersville have been railroad cities specified by the 1850s.
Prefiguring Postblackness explores the tensions among cultural reminiscence of the African American freedom fight and representations of African American id staged in 5 performs among 1959 and 1969 in the course of the civil rights period. via shut readings of the performs, their renowned and African American print media experiences, and the cultural context during which they have been produced, Carol Bunch Davis exhibits how those representations complicate slender principles of blackness, which frequently restrict the liberty fight period to Martin Luther King�s nonviolent protest and forged Malcolm X�s black nationalism as undermining the civil rights movement�s advances.
In 1968, Amesbury celebrated its three hundredth anniversary. citizens compiled a cookbook, commemorative cash have been offered, dances and performs have been held, and townspeople wearing interval gown as a part of the various occasions for the town�s tercentenary. given that then, Amesbury has grown significantly, with many new businesses�furniture makers, effective nutrition items, Norman�s eating place, and garments shops�emerging.
The tale of Moorpark starts off with a city that was once in-built the appropriate position on the correct time. within the Eighteen Nineties, whilst the Southern Pacific Railroad introduced plans to relocate its Coast Line via Chatsworth to Ventura, land hypothesis ensued. Robert W. Poindexter, secretary of the Simi Land and Water corporation, owned the plot of land that grew to become Moorpark and laid out the townsite in 1900.
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Amesbury (Images of Modern America) by Margie Walker