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What did people do about kerosene lamp fires?

What did people do about kerosene lamp fires?

In the late nineteenth century, kerosene lamps were widely used for illumination. They were effective and affordable, though had the nontrivial disadvantage of being a significant fire hazard; a lamp

What is the origin of US south region white people?

What is the origin of US south region white people?

So where white people who live in south region of the USA did come from? For example there are a lot of Americans with german ancestry in midwest, english americans(WASPs) in northeast. But what is…

Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France

Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France

CloseTitle: Le Chancelier SéguierAuthor: LE BRUN Charles (1619 - 1690) Creation date: 1657Dimensions: Height 295cm - Width 357cmLocation: Musée du Louvre (Paris) websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / Hervé Lewandowski Image reference: 96-019552 / RF1942-3 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Louvre Museum) / Hervé Lewandowski Date of publication: April 2016 Inspector of Academy Deputy Academic Director Historical background A painter's tribute to his protector Charles Le Brun was less than 40 years old when he made this large painting, probably between 1654 and 1657.

Kukii Heiau Cairn, Hawaii

Kukii Heiau Cairn, Hawaii

This is a photo of a cairn (ahu) of the Kukii Heiau, an Ancient Hawaiian temple. The photo displays a view of the foundations of the cairn, which was built in the 15th century CE and served as a spiritual...

Kerner Commission Report released

Kerner Commission Report released

The President’s National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders—known as the Kerner Commission—releases its report, condemning racism as the primary cause of the recent surge of riots. Headed by Governor Otto Kerner of Illinois, the 11-member commission was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson in July 1967 to uncover the causes of urban riots and recommend solutions.

Michael Deaver

Michael Deaver

Biography of Michael Deaver