The original art of each Flashbacks story is for sale, as well as signed prints ideal for framing.
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 Famous American Women–A Biographical Dictionary from Colonial Times to the Present–1035 Biographies
From Pocahontas to Rosa Parks, American women have made or shared in their country's history and legend. Unfortunately most are ignored in the history books–until now. Here in one folume are bios (averaging 400 words in length) of over 1,000 women, famous and infamous, in hundreds of fields covering four centuries. First ladies, feminists, reformers, teachers, missionaries, patriots, doctors, politicians, entertainers, scientists, socialites, and athletes are listed alphabetically including: Bella Abzug, Mae West, sylvia Porter, Wallis Warfield, Sally Rand, Leontyne Price, Mahalia Jackson, Irene Lewisohn, Harriet Tubman, Maria Tallchief, Ida Tarbell, and Chien Shiung Wu. They are indexed by names, occupations, and important institutions founded or influenced by the subjects.
6½" x 9" 490 pages, indices, paperbound
#117 Famous American Women $13.95


 
 On This Spot: Pinpointing the Past in Washington, DC
by Douglas E.Evelyn and Paul Dickson
This book delves into the gritty reality and color of the city by locating the sites where important, or just plain fascinating, events took place, where figures from American history lived, worked, and died. The reader is taken on a surprise-filled journey that begins in 18th century Georgetown and wends its way through Rum Row, infamous Murder Bay, and the 1932 Bonus army encampment on Pennsylvania Avenue. Hundreds of places are featured along with over 125 photos culled from public and private collections, making this a superb guidebook and a history lover's delight.
9" x 6" 266 pages, index, illustrated, paperbound
#186 On This Spot - Washington $16.95

 June 24, 2006 -Part 1 of 2

July 2, 2006 - Part 2 of 2

Some of the reference for this story came from a book that is out of print–The Book of Women's Firsts by Phyllis J. Read and Bernard L. Witlieb, 1992 Random House.

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 A Cartoon of the District of Columbia Flashbacks Volume One Patrick M. Reynolds brings history to life with a sense of humor. His exciting drawings put you on the scene with the conflicts, madness, plus the wheeling and dealing that resulted in the location and construction of the U.S. capital city. This book covers the early history of DC from 1776 to 1863. You'll be surprised at how many cities served as the U.S. capital; you'll be amazed that the city was built--despite all the bickering, petty jealousies, and down-right stupidity.
11¾" x 7½" 106 pages, full color illustrations, index,
paperbound ISBN 0-932514-31-6
#F1 Cartoon History of DC $14.95

 
DC Neighborhoods Flashbacks Vol. Two Artist-writer Patrick M. Reynolds takes you to the Washington that tourists seldom see The U.S. capital expanded with the growth of public transportation into such areas as Shepard Park, Takoma Park, Chevy Chase, Kalorama, Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, Capital Hill, LeDroit Park, Tenleytown, Brookland, and others. Stories in this book go back to the explorations of Capt. John Smith in the 1600s and the Indian Wars of early Virginia, continuing into the 20th century with the introduction of the cherry trees to Washington and the end of segregation in public schools.
11¾" x 7½" 106 pages, full color illustrations, index, paperbound ISBN 0-932514-33-2
#F2 Cartoon History of DC $14.95

Previous weeks' stories and references:
Animals....Aviation History...Children...Constitution-How & Why we got it...Civil War... Autocamping...American Presidency...Auto Racing...Baseball History...the Bible & the Presidency...Blizzard of 1888...Bubble Houses...Chinese...Combat Artists...The CCCs...Declaration of Independence...The Ghost Army of WWII... Artists in War The Limb Maker...Duke Ellington...Ferries Across the Chessie .. Food History,,, HOLIDAYS...German Americans...Italian Americans...The Italian Crisis...
Ninian Beall Sequence.....UFOs Over Washington... Culpeper of Virginia...The Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918...Indians of the Eastern Shore of MD & VA...Black History... Pirates on the Chesapeake...Chesapeake Beach...Quiltmaking...Chesapeake Bay Stories...Ghost stories... Maryland History...Music History...Naval History (Seebees, Armed Guard, etc)...Rock & Roll History...Hoover Airport...Slavery...Swampoodle...Sports...Origins of Words & Phrases...Inventions...Railroads...Virginia History...Washington, DC History...Nazis in America...Wilkes Expedition...Stamps

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