Source: Brown, Scott, Remembering “Remember Pearl Harbor”, The Orange County Register, December 7, 2011, https://www.ocregister.com/2011/12/07/remembering-remember-pearl-harbor/. This year, 2018, it has now been 77 years since the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. President Franklin Roosevelt called it “the day that will live in infamy,”  and thrust the United States into World War II. Here’s […]

James Round (photo, above) is a graphic designer and illustrator based in London who has created beautiful, award winning work for companies like Facebook and BAFTA. James loves to create beautiful printed products, engaging data visualizations, rich illustrations and clean digital experiences that surprise and delight people. Today, I am showcasing Mr. Round’s infographic exploring 228 years […]

Readers: Last night, my wife and I were watching American Pickers. I am a true antiquer and love the items found on this show. Mike Wolfe, one of the stars of the show, picked the 1936 Big Game Fish Map created by Joe Godfrey Jr. and Gordon Ertz in 1936. I was able to find […]

Readers: Last week, I took some time off from work to visit family in La Crosse, Wisconsin. I am a big history buff, so we visited the La Crosse Riverside Museum. The Riverside Museum is filled with the history of logging, steamboats, pearl button making, settlers, prehistory artifacts from the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center, and more. […]

Readers: This will be my last post of the year. I wanted it to be something that tells an American story of hope. But like a phoenix rising, hope rises from despair, so several of these photos show sad events in our history but in a poignant way. I believe the best is yet to come. […]

Readers: For those of you who have visited my blog before, you know that I love antique or vintage maps. I recently perused the Persuasive Maps: PJ Mode Collection at Cornell University Library. Here are 10 really cool maps I found in the collection related to America. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Best […]

Source: historyworldsome.blogspot.com, Age of Revolution, American Revolution (1775-1783), http://historyworldsome.blogspot.com/2013/12/american-revolution-1775-1783.html.