(ISSN 1047-3068)
Vols. 31-35

Vol. 31. No. 1. August & September, 2019

Boers Capture Winston Churchill. Rick Bromer. Keywords: Boer War, South Africa, 1899.

President Faces Conspiracy. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr, Louisiana, 1806

Legality of Slavery Is Challenged in England. David Vachon. Keywords: Granville Sharp, abolition, 1772

Financier Competes To Erect World's Tallest Building. Matthew Surridge. Keywords: Empire State Building, architecture, New York City, John Jakob Raskob, 1931

Vol. 31, No. 2 October & November, 2019

British Navy Attempts to Sink the Bismarck. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: World War Two, 1941

Engineers Compete For Mississippi River Project. David Vachon. Keywords: James Buchannan Eads, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans, 1873

Argentine Army Crosses Andes Mountains. Matthew Surridge. Keywords: Jose de San Martin, South America, Chile, Peru, 1817

Writer Is Jailed For Refusing To Pay Taxes. Rick Bromer. Keywords: Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience, 1846

Vol. 31. No. 3. December, 2019 & January, 2020

Alcock and Brown Fly Atlantic Ocean. David Vachon. Keywords: John Alcock, Arthur Whitten Brown, aviation, transatlantic, 1919

Jack Johnson Wins Championship Fight. David Vachon. Keywords: Sports, Boxing, heavyweight, 1910

Lord Grey Reforms British Government. Matthew Surridge. Keywords: Earl Grey, parliament, William IV, Reform Act, 1831

Apple-Tree Grower Inspires Folklore. Rick Bromer. Keywords: Johnny Appleseed, 1800

Vol. 31. No. 4 February & March, 2020

President Washington Applauds Balloon Pilot. Patricia Lynne Knee. Keywords: Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Philadelphia, aviation, 1792

Americans Search Arctic for Lost British Explorer. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: Elisha Kent Kane, Franklin Expedition, First Grinnell Expedition, Second Grinnell Expedition, 1850

Rome Invades Britain. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: Julius Caesar, Gallic Wars, 55 B.C.

New Bridge Sways In Wind. David Vachon. Keywords: Tacoma Narrows Bridge, engineering, disaster Clarke Eldridge, 1940

Professional Baseball Clubs Form "National League." Matthew Surridge. Keywords: Byron Bancroft "Ban" Johnson, sports, 1901

Vol. 31, No. 5 April & May, 2020

Columbus Sails Across Atlantic. Rick Bromer. Keywords: exploration, 1492

U.S Customs Officials Say Brancusi's Work Is Not Art. Paul Chrastina Keywords: sculpture, tarrif law, 1926

Oppenheimer Heads A-Bomb Design Team. David Vachon. Keywords: quantum mechanics, nuclear weapons, World War Two, 1943

English Smugglers Test Union Blockade. David Vachon. Keywords: Thomas E. Taylor, United States Civil War, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1863

Vol. 31, No. 6 June & July, 2020

No Plan To Free Slaves, Lincoln Assures Crowd. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: Emancipation Proclamation, slavery, American Civil War, 1860

Watt Builds Better Engine. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: invention, steam engine, guild system, 1775

New York City Creates New Kind of Park. Matthew Surridge. Keywords: Frederick Law Olmstead, urban planning, 1857

Amundsen Seeks Northwest Passage. David Vachon. Keywords: Arctic exploration 1903

Fleming Discovers Penicillin. Rick Bromer. Keywords: medicine, antibiotics, pharmaceuticals 1928

Vol. 32, No. 1 August & September, 2020

Alamo Falls, Texas Army Retreats. Richard Santarelli. Keywords: Sam Houston, Antonio López de Santa Anna, San Jacinto, Runaway Scrape, warfare, 1836

Forgeries Fool Experts. David Vachon. Keywords: William Henry Ireland, William Shakespeare, literature 1793

Ancient Puzzle Solved. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: Rosetta Stone, Jean Francois Champollion, linguistics, translation, 1814

Arrested Alchemist Must Make Gold To Win His Freedom. Matthew Surridge. Keywords: Johann Frederick Böttger, Dresden, porcelain, 1705

Jesse Owens Stars In “Nazi Olympics.” Paul Chrastina. Keywords: sports, 1936

Vol. 32, No. 2 October & November, 2020

Scientist Predicts Problems For Transatlantic Telegraph. Rick Bromer. Keywords: William Thompson, Lord Kelvin, communications, science, technology, 1854

Imaginative Spies Fool Nazis. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: The Man Who Never Was, Operation Mincemeat, World War Two, espionage, Ian Fleming, Ewen Montagu, Charles Cholmondeley, 1943

Women's Suffrage Movement Turns Violent in Britain. Brenda Ralph Lewis. Keywords: Emmeline Pankhurst, 1905

Napoleon Invades Russia. Matthew Surridge. Keywords: Mikhail Ilarionovich Kutuzov, Napoleonic Wars, 1812

Coffee Comes to the Caribbean. P. Lynne Knee. Keywords: Horticulture, Martinique, France, 1723

Vol. 32, No. 3 December, 2020 & January, 2021

Universe Suddenly Seems Bigger. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: Edwin Hubble, science, cosmology, astronomy, 1924

Slaves Capture Schooner. Paul Chrastina. Amistad, Sengbeh Pieh, slavery, 1839.

Printer Invents Typewriting Machine. David Vachon. Keywords: Christoper Latham Sholes, invention, 1867

Pinkerton Suspects Socialite of Espionage. Rick Bromer. American Civil War, Washington, D.C., 1861

Dutch Army Invades England. Matthew Surridge. Keywords: William of Orange, Glorious Revolution, 1687

Vol. 32, No. 4, February & March, 2021

Impersonator Confuses Nazis. Dorothy Patricia Brewster. Keywords: E. Clifton James, World War Two, General Bernard Montgomery, 1944

Earth May Revolve Around Sun. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: Copernicus, astronomy, 1512

Emperor of Ethiopia Battles Italian Army. Matthew Surridge. Keywords: Menelik II, 1895

Sculptor Carves Mountain Into Monument. David Vachon. Keywords: Gutzon Borglum, Mount Rushmore, 1924

Vol. 32, No. 5, April & May, 2021

Professor Organizes Bus Boycott. David Vachon. Keywords: Jo Ann Robinson, Montgomery, Alabama, Martin Luther King, Jr. Rosa Parks, civil rights, 1955

Allies Face Bottleneck in Italian Mountains. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Charles Minot "Minnie" Dole. 10th Mountain Division, World War Two, National Ski Patrol, 1941

Artist Records Scenes At Fur-trade Rendezvous. Rick Bromer. keywords: Alfred Jacob Miller, art, Rocky Mountains, 1833

New King Transforms Weak State of Macedonia Into Imperial Power. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Philip II, Greece, Alexander the Great. 359 B.C.

Vol. 32, No. 6, June & July, 2021

Paine Urges Americans To Declare Independence. David Vachon. Keywords: American Revolution, Common Sense, 1774

Explorers Seek Penguin Eggs. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: Scott Antarctic Expedition, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 1911.

Steam Power Moves Ancient Monument. Rick Bromer. Keywords: Egypt, obelisk, Cleopatra's needle, 1877

Reporter Fakes Insanity To Get the Facts. Paul Chrastina. Keywords: Nellie Bly, investigative reporting, New York World, Joseph Pulitzer, 1877

Vol. 33, No. 1, August & September, 2021

Archbishop Defies King. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Thomas Becket, Henry II, England, 1170

Alan Lomax Records Songs By Muddy Waters. David Vachon. keywords: Delta Blues, Chicago. Music, 1941

Buried Museum Unearthed at Ur. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Leonard Woolley, archaeology, Mesopotamia, Sumeria, Babylonia, Iraq, 1922

Lady Plots Rescue of Rebel Lord. Rick Bromer. keywords: Jacobite Rising, Lady Nithsdale, England, 1716

New York Police Test New Crime-Solving Method. Lona Manning. Keywords: Joseph A. Faurot, fingerprinting, criminology, 1905

Vol. 33, No. 2, October & November, 2021

Swede Tries To Save Hungarian Jews From Nazis. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Raoul Wallenberg, World War Two, Budapest, 1945

Unsanitary Practices Rife In Meat Packing Industry. Shay C. Bromer. keywords: Upton Sinclair, Literature, The Jungle 1905

Man-eating Lions Halt Railway Construction. David Vachon. keywords: John Henry Patterson, Tsavo, Uganda, 1898

Anesthesia Makes Surgery Painless. Rick Bromer. keywords: William Thomas Green Morton, ether, 1846

Attack Surprises Union Army. Rick Bromer. keywords: Phillip Henry Sheridan, American Civil War, Cedar Creek, 1864

Vol. 33, No. 3, December, 2021 & January, 2022

Pharaoh Fights Hittites At Kadesh. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Ramses II, Egypt, 1275 B.C.

Rough Road To Freedom On The Underground Railroad. Rick Bromer. keywords: John P. Parker, Ripley, Ohio, slavery. 1850

Young Lady's Parents Are Shocked By Her Unconventional Ambition. Paul Chrastina. keywords:: Florence Nightingale, nursing, medicine, 1850

King Seeks To Punish Disrespectful Politician. Matthew Surridge. keywords: John Wilkes, George III, civil disobedience, constitutional rights, 1763.

Inventors Wage Patent War. David Vachon. keywords: Glenn Curtiss, aviation, Wright brothers, 1908

Vol. 33, No. 4, February & March, 2022

Union General Claims Slaves Are "Contraband." David Vachon. keywords: American Civil War, Benjamin F. Butler, Hampton, Virginia, Fort Monroe, slavery, 1861

Republican Army Besieges Toulon. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Napoleon Bonaparte, French Revolution, 1793

Rhode Island Permits Freedom of Religion. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Roger Williams, Providence, Colonial America, U.S. Constitution, 1644

Detectives Report Assassination Plot. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Allan Pinkerton, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Baltimore, Maryland, 1861

Franklin Says All Matter May Hold Electric Charges. Rick Bromer. keywords: Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia, electricity, lightning, 1750

Vol. 33, No. 5, April & May, 2022

Attila the Hun Invades Roman Empire. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Flavius Aetius, Gaul, Battle of Chalons, Catalaunian Fields, 451

Astronomer Reports Explosions on Sun. Rick Bromer. keywords: Richard C. Carrington, astronomy, solar flare, 1859

Washington Crosses Delaware River. Rick Bromer. keywords: John Greenwood, American Revolution, Battle of Trenton, New Jersey, 1776.

Explorers Hope to Find New Species. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Lewis and Clark, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Thomas Jefferson, grizzly bear, zoology 1804

Vol. 33, No. 6, June & July, 2022

Ferry Boatman Challenges Steamboat Monopoly. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Cornelius Vanderbilt, interstate commerce, Supreme Court, 1817

Queen of France Wants Her Marriage Annulled. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Eleanore of Aquitaine, Louis VII, Second Crusade, 1147

Sailor's Survival Inspires Novel. Rick Bromer. keywords: Alexander Selkirk, Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe, 1709

Spartan General Launches Campaign in Northern Greece. David Vachon. keywords: Brasidas, Ancient Greece, Peloponnesian Wars ,Amphipolis, 424 B.C.

Photographer Documents Lives of Western Indians. David Vachon. keywords: Edward S. Curtis, John Pierpoint Morgan, Native Americans, 1900

Vol. 34, No. 1, August & September, 2022

Parliamentary Soldiers Hunt Fugitive King. Rick Bromer. keywords: Charles II, English Civil War, 1642

Explorers Attempt To Map Grand Canyon. Paul Chrastina. keywords: John Wesley Powell, 1869

Zeppelins Are Better Than Airplanes Says Captain of Hindenburg Matthew Surridge. keywords: aviation, disaster, 1937

Teenaged Inventor Tries to Ski on Water. David Vachon. keywords: Ralph Samuelson, Minnesota, waterskiing, 1922

Vol. 34, No. 2, October & November, 2022

Workers Defend Mint As Fire Devastates City. Rick Bromer. keywords: San Francisco, earthquake, Frank A. Leach, 1906.

Birdseye Promotes Frozen Food. David Vachon. keywords: Clarence Birdseye, 1930

Genghis Khan Reforms Mongol Society. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Temjun, Central Asia, 1170

Clara Barton Founds American Red Cross. Paul Chrastina. keywords: philanthropy, 1882.

Vol. 34, No. 3, December, 2022 & January, 2023

British Army Trapped At Dunkirk. Dorothy Patricia Brewster. keywords: Bertram H. Ramsey, World War II, France, 1940

Census Worker Invents Counting Machines. David Vachon. keywords: Herman Hollerith, technology, IBM, 1872

Fairfax Organizes New Model Army. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Sir Thomas Fairfax, English Civil War, 1642

Clinton Pushes Ahead With Controversial Canal. Paul Chrastina. keywords: DeWitt Clinton, Erie Canal, New York, 1817

Vol. 34, No. 4, February & March, 2023

Farmers Rebel In Massachusetts. Shay Bromer. Topics: Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion, 1787

China Fights British Opium Smugglers. Paul Chrastina. Topics: Lin Zexu, Opium Wars, 1839

Secretary of State Says U.S. Must Fight. Matthew Surridge. Topics: Robert Lansing, World War One, Woodrow Wilson, William Jennings Bryan, League of Nations, 1914

Wealthy Landowners Seek Ban On Horseless Carriages. David Vachon. Topics: Goldsworthy Gurney, transportation, 1828

Vol. 34, No. 5, April & May, 2023

Japanese Navy Attacks Midway Atoll. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Chuichi Nagumo, Isoroku Yamamoto, Second World War, 1942

Political Turmoil Threatens Paris Waxworks Business. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Marie Tussaud, French Revolution, 1789

Bandit Joins Rebellion Against Emperor. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Liu Bang, Han Empire, 215 B.C.

Sequoyah Invents System of Writing. David Vachon. keywords: Cherokee, literacy, 1809

Vol. 34, No. 6, June & July, 2023

English-Speaking Indians Greet Pilgrims At Plymouth Colony. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Squanto, 1614

Inside Fort Sumter Troops Await Orders. Rick Bromer. keywords: U.S. Civil War, Abner Doubleday, 1861

President Lincoln Delays Fort Sumter Decision. David Vachon. keywords: U.S. Civil War, 1861

Fashion Designer Plans to Capture Wild Pandas. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Ruth Harkness, China, 1936

Vol. 35, No. 1, August & September, 2023

Drake Drills For Oil In Pennsylvania. Rick Bromer. keywords: Edwin L. Drake, industry, 1857

Prisoners Plot Escape From Nazi Death Camp. Paul Chrastina. keywords: Rudolf Vrba, Walter Rosenberg, Alfred Wetzler, Auschwitz, World War Two, 1943

Massachusetts Recruits Black Soldiers. David Vachon. keywords: Robert Gould Shaw, United States Civil War, Fort Wagner, Glory, 1863

Chinese Monk Journeys To India. Matthew Surridge. keywords: Xuanzang, Buddhism, Silk Road, Journey to the West, 629

Vol. 35, No. 2, September & October, 2023

Queen Leads Rebellion Against Her King. Matthew Surridge. Topics: England, Isabella, Edward II, Edward III, 1325

Fake Army Created To Fool Nazis. David Vachon. Topics: Juan Pujol, World War Two, D-Day, 1944

Celebrity Asks Court To Let Her Marry. Rick Bromer. Topics: Clara Weick Schumann, Robert Schumann, music, 1840

Confederate Sympathizer Tries To Move Away From War Zone. Paul Chrastina. Topics: Wilmer McLean, U.S. Civil War, Bull Run, Manassas, Appomattox, 1865

Vol. 35, No. 3, December, 2023 & January, 2024

Colonist Promotes Democratic Reforms. Paul Chrastina. Topics: Adriaen van der Donck, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands, New York, Colonial America, 1641

Youth Seeks Glory In War-torn Japan. Paul Chrastina. Topics: Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Oda Nobunaga, 1560

Escaped Slave Hopes To Free His Wife. David Vachon. Topics: Henry Bibb, slavery, 1837.

Themistocles Urges Athenians To Fight. Matthew Surridge. Topics: Ancient Greece, Thermopylae, Salamis, -481

Luther Burbank Breeds New Kinds of Plants. David Vachon. Topics: agriculture, 1871

Vol. 35, No. 4, February & March, 2024

British Light Brigade Charges Russian Guns In Epic Blunder. Paul Chrastina. Topics: Crimean War, George Wynell Mayow, 1854

Pulp Magazine Sales Soar. Matthew Surridge. Topics: publishing, Frank A. Munsey, 1884

French Jewish Girl Infiltrates Nazi Germany. Dorothy Patricia Brewster. Topics: World War Two, Marthe Hoffnung, 1944

Guglielmo Marconi Invents Wireless Telegraph. David Vachon. Topics: radio, telegraph, invention 1896

Vol. 35, No. 5, April & May, 2024

Henry Tudor Seeks Throne. Paul Chrastina. Topics: Henry VII, Wars of the Roses, 1485

Girl Records Trials of Donner Party. Rick Bromer. Topics: Virginia Reed, 1846

Japanese Soldier Fights Long War. David Vachon. Topics: Hiroo Onada, World War II, 1945

Aging Conquistador Tells Filipinos To Submit To Spain. Matthew Surridge. Topics: Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, Andres de Urdaneta, Philippines, Pacific Ocean, 1564

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