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New Species Added: Rose-Breasted Grosbeak—Male (Pheucticus Ludovicianus)

Species are in alphabetical order and have an IUCN classification of “Least Concern” unless noted. Species and subspecies are identified by two- and three-word scientific names, respectively. All photos are by Michael Stone and are available for anyone wanting to use them for educational purposes. [...]

July 7, 2016 admin Nature & Wildlife, Photo, Travel & Culture 0

Fate Guides Combat Engineer Safely Through World War II and Gives Growth into Manhood

Inside the towering stack of retirement-community condos, through the hotel-like lobby with no desk clerk, up the elevator with a pin-your-own-announcement bulletin board, down the hallway with pictures, American flags and other personal flair at the thresholds, and beyond one door is probably the most well-organized of all the condos, [...]

June 27, 2016 admin History, Journalism/Communications, Photo 0

WWII Fighter Pilot Chances Death in Japanese Skies and Later Becomes Local Leader

Anna Ebersole and her husband, Bill, settle into chairs along their dining table, freshly clear of newspaper and mail to provide a blank field for photo albums, commemorative military caps, a .50 caliber bullet, and other war souvenirs that reflect a time when Bill was a mere teenager playing fighter [...]

May 6, 2016 admin History, Journalism/Communications, Photo 0

World War II Airman Readied Planes for D-Day, Other Major Operations

On Ponce de Leon Avenue in Lake City, Carlos Crews lives on a mini farm, complete with donkeys, goats, geese, chickens, ducks, oranges, lemons and alligators, if you count the one that once snuck into the pond. Crews has owned the property since 1964, and family and friends now help [...]

March 17, 2016 admin History, Journalism/Communications, Photo 0

Prejudice Holds Tuskegee Airman Back, But Not from His Wings or Forever

Lt. Col. Phelps. Perhaps the figure is an allegory for the discrimination that black soldiers went through during World War II. Or the struggles, past and present, that all black Americans are born into. Or the uphill battle that is life in its most general form. But for Daniel Keel, [...]

March 13, 2016 admin History, Journalism/Communications, Photo 0

One of Marines’ First Women Helped Pave Way for Military Acceptance

It’s 1942, or maybe early 1943, and in the basement of the Department of the Treasury in Washington D.C., June Whitehurst can’t help but stare at an unfashionable older woman walking toward her. The hair, the cotton hose, the dress, the flat shoes — all of it’s “just terribly old-fashioned,” [...]

March 9, 2016 admin History, Journalism/Communications, Photo 0