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steveinskeep.com — George Lowery, assistant chief of the Cherokee Nation. Lowery is outfitted in a largely traditional manner. While his fellow Cherokee leaders favored European-style suits, Lowery's outfit included heavy earrings, for which his ears had been slit. In the events covered by Jacksonland, Lowery was a steadfast supporter of Principal Chief John Ross, even as Cherokee [...]

John Wood's Court Martial

steveinskeep.com — A surviving fragment of the court martial record for John Wood, a private in Andrew Jackson's army. Wood was apparently no more than 18, and possibly underage, when he joined Jackson's army fighting Creek Indians. Wood was arrested in 1814. He had, by some accounts, grown angry at an officer's demand that he pick up [...]

John Ross, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief

steveinskeep.com — John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 until his death in 1866. Ross is one of the two main characters of Jacksonland. For more than 20 years, he contended against Andrew Jackson for control of land in the American South. This portrait was one of many commissioned in the early 19th century [...]

Where the Fate of Indians was Decided

steveinskeep.com — This huge painting was the creation of Samuel F.B. Morse, who tried to make a living as an artist in the years before he perfected the telegraph. The Old House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol - which is now filled with statues - was a dramatic setting, though with terrible acoustics due to its vaulted [...]

Postwar Tourism: Washington, 1814

steveinskeep.com — Text for a classified ad in the Washington, D.C. National Intelligencer, December 1814. The note, from the files of the publishers Gales and Seaton in the Library of Conrgess, suggests the devastated state of Washington after the British burned the Capitol and President's house near the end of the War of 1812.

Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Founder: Monument Almost Never Got Built

wlrn.org — On a perfect spring morning, Jan Scruggs walks along the site overlooking the wall of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Washington, D.C. Contrasting the bright colors of blooming trees and flowers, is the black granite carved with the names of more than 58,000 Americans who served during the war.

Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Founder: Monument Almost Never Got Built

wvpublic.org — On a perfect spring morning, Jan Scruggs walks along the site overlooking the wall of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Washington, D.C. Contrasting the bright colors of blooming trees and flowers, is the black granite carved with the names of more than 58,000 Americans who served during the war.

Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Founder: Monument Almost Never Got Built

kcur.org — On a perfect spring morning, Jan Scruggs walks along the site overlooking the wall of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Washington, D.C. Contrasting the bright colors of blooming trees and flowers, is the black granite carved with the names of more than 58,000 Americans who served during the war.

Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Founder: Monument Almost Never Got Built

kalw.org — On a perfect spring morning, Jan Scruggs walks along the site overlooking the wall of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Washington, D.C. Contrasting the bright colors of blooming trees and flowers, is the black granite carved with the names of more than 58,000 Americans who served during the war.

Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Founder: Monument Almost Never Got Built

wabe.org — On a perfect spring morning, Jan Scruggs walks along the site overlooking the wall of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Washington, D.C. Contrasting the bright colors of blooming trees and flowers, is the black granite carved with the names of more than 58,000 Americans who served during the war.
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May 03, 2015

@mcbridetd Understand. Conversely, not identical. Different cities, histories, race of leaders & cops, & details of actual police incident.

May 03, 2015

In wake of DC Funk Parade, one skateboarder leaps another, almost. instagram.com/p/2ONZPtS0qv/

May 03, 2015

On @CNNReliable after 10a talking Baltimore. Sorry to miss @brianstelter but great to meet sharp & gracious @franksesno.

May 02, 2015

A world that feels at once foreign and familiar: images of #Jacksonland. bit.ly/1Qr78zE Book comes May 19. pic.twitter.com/y8oqoYDeeV

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