Do you remember the U.S Secretary of Education John King making snide comments about homeschoolers back during the Obama administration? Many of us were a little worried that our educational freedoms were about to be put to the test! Yet here we are reading on the official US Department of Education’s blog about a military […]The post Is the US Dept. of Education Softening Their Stance On Homeschooling? appeared first on Hip Homeschool Moms.
Folklorist Michael Bell discussed ballad scholar Francis James Child.Click here to watch the video.
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The papers of commissioner of patents, United States postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer Joseph Holt (1807-1894) consists of 20,000 items in 118 containers and three oversize folders. The material spans the years 1797-1917, with the bulk concentrated in the period 1859-1889. The collection consists principally of correspondence supplemented by diaries, ledgers, account books, bills and receipts, briefs and other legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter.Click here for more information.
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