By Michael Winters
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In 1729, John Conrad Weiser, the main well-known citizen of the realm, joined his fellow Germans and equipped his dwelling house 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 throughout the civil rights period. via shut readings of the performs, their well known and African American print media reports, and the cultural context during which they have been produced, Carol Bunch Davis exhibits how those representations complicate slender rules of blackness, which regularly restrict the liberty fight period to Martin Luther King�s nonviolent protest and solid 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 dress as a part of the numerous occasions for the town�s tercentenary. due to the fact then, Amesbury has grown significantly, with many new businesses�furniture makers, high quality meals items, Norman�s eating place, and garments shops�emerging.
The tale of Moorpark starts off with a city that used to be in-built the precise position on the correct time. within the Nineties, while 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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