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Friendly Farm Restaurant – Jim & Marguerite Sumpter

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published July 2015. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. The Daily Capital Journal newspaper dated November 5, 1938 stated it perfectly. “Some people have a way of always making you … Continue reading

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August 12, 1915

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent In 2013, The Atlantic published an article, “The Case for Female SEALs” after noting that a group of female Marines became the first of their sex to graduate from the Marine Corps’ famously grueling … Continue reading

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Dear Rosie: WWII Era letter from Lowell Arthur Walling

by M.J.Nugent letter found in the Rosa Cole Patterson Collection 2002.028.0001 Long Beach, Calif July 22, 1941 Dear Rosie, I thought I’d drop you a line or two. I never expected a letter from you. That was a big surprise … Continue reading

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