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History & Biography Archives - November 2011

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History of Thanksgiving

The origins of Thanksgiving can be traced back hundreds of years. Significant dates in the development of our modern Thanksgiving Day are highlighted in this timeline.  More...
Art Books & Authors History & Biography 

Composer Biographies

The lives of the great classical composers are as varied and often filled with as much excitement, romance and intrigue as a best-selling romance, adventure or historical novel!  More...
Government History & Biography 

Celebrate Veterans Day

Forty-eight million men and women have served or are currently serving in America's armed forces. On November 11 of each year, Veterans Day is observed in their honor.
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Classic Silent Film Program Honors Doughboys

King Vidor's "The Big Parade" is an epic film about World War I told from the perspective of a doughboy, starring John Gilbert and Renee Adoree.  More...
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