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Ragtime Foundations of America - QU 201 http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php 2017-11-22T21:56:18Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management The Arsenal (Central Park) 2011-10-11T22:43:31Z 2011-10-11T22:43:31Z http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=593:the-arsenal-central-park&catid=34:ragtime-articles-of-interest&Itemid=62 <p>RESERVED</p> <p>RESERVED</p> Opening Number 2011-09-01T00:15:16Z 2011-09-01T00:15:16Z http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=467:opening-number&catid=88:musical-excerpts&Itemid=55 Administrator stleone@shorelineinternet.com <p> <object width="100" height="100" data="http://youtu.be/k6tXJIqVQxY" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"> <param name="src" value="http://youtu.be/k6tXJIqVQxY" /> </object> text</p> <p><a href="http://youtu.be/k6tXJIqVQxY">http://youtu.be/k6tXJIqVQxY</a></p> <p>text</p> <p> <object width="100" height="100" data="http://youtu.be/k6tXJIqVQxY" 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mce_style="color: #ff0000;">015&nbsp;the Little Girl<BR></SPAN>017&nbsp;flash photos of indigent families<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">017&nbsp;Riis and White differences<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">017&nbsp;Riis' color maps<BR></SPAN>022&nbsp;Pittsburgh dowager<BR>031&nbsp;battleships as white as teeth<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">032&nbsp;Republic of Venice<BR></SPAN>033&nbsp;Flemish tapestries of Actaeon<BR>036&nbsp;Brill, A.A.<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">036&nbsp;Ferenczi<BR></SPAN>036&nbsp;Lloyd liner George Washington<BR>039&nbsp;attitude toward Unions<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">039&nbsp;entropic European civilization<BR></SPAN>041&nbsp;nags in their yokes<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">041&nbsp;ragmen<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">044&nbsp;Socialist Alliance of Artists of the Lower East Side<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">045&nbsp;drayman's horse<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">045&nbsp;reckless liaisons<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">046&nbsp;Hester Street<BR></SPAN>047&nbsp;scrupulously clean<BR>047&nbsp;thumb and forefinger, palm up<BR>048&nbsp;filigree iron treadle<BR>048&nbsp;style of pamphlets<BR>048&nbsp;tub of galvanized tin<BR>050&nbsp;irrepressible and continuous crying<BR>051&nbsp;accord between the socialists and the anarchists<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">051&nbsp;Ferrer, Francisco<BR></SPAN>052&nbsp;Ibsen (dramatist)<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">054&nbsp;pandemonium<BR></SPAN>054&nbsp;phalanx of blue coats<BR>057&nbsp;because all whores you value propriety<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">058&nbsp;Monongahela River<BR></SPAN>059&nbsp;attentat<BR>059&nbsp;beleaguered<BR>059&nbsp;pitched battle<BR>059&nbsp;pitched battle<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">061&nbsp;astringent<BR></SPAN>061&nbsp;licentious<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">061&nbsp;wanton<BR></SPAN>062&nbsp;invigorating<BR>063&nbsp;emollient<BR>063&nbsp;paroxysm of saintly mortification<BR>063&nbsp;the bedside lamp seemed to dim for a moment<BR>067&nbsp;bunting<BR>067&nbsp;deserted by the race of males<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">067&nbsp;salvia<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">068&nbsp;Cape York, Greenland<BR></SPAN>069&nbsp;opulently beautiful<BR>071&nbsp;sense of misfortune … contamination<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">072&nbsp;Cape Columbia<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">072&nbsp;Friml, Rudolf<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">073&nbsp;Wood, General Leonard F.<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">074&nbsp;Esquimo cohabitation<BR></SPAN>074&nbsp;Esquimo woman suicide<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">075&nbsp;auk<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">075&nbsp;fastidiousness<BR></SPAN>075&nbsp;resenting this primitive woman's claim to the gender<BR>075&nbsp;sun elliptically misshapen<BR>077&nbsp;breasted a ridge<BR>077&nbsp;precipitous descents<BR>077&nbsp;resenting Hanson presumption<BR>077&nbsp;trailbreaker<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">078&nbsp;polar gear<BR></SPAN>078&nbsp;temperatures encountered<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">079&nbsp;72 degrees, 46 minutes<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">080&nbsp;sextant, pan of mercury<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">080&nbsp;silk flag<BR></SPAN>081&nbsp;paleocrystic<BR>082&nbsp;accession<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">082&nbsp;offal<BR></SPAN>082&nbsp;sacrament of success<BR>082&nbsp;women went into hospitals … meningitis<BR>083&nbsp;sinuously<BR>084&nbsp;accountants dabbled in exhibition of motion pictures<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">084&nbsp;Bara, Theda<BR></SPAN>084&nbsp;creating individuals … of their own medium<BR>084&nbsp;resolute<BR>085&nbsp;alienists<BR>085&nbsp;carrying his newspaper … but of being rich<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">087&nbsp;It is the law of wealth …<BR></SPAN>088&nbsp;utopian serenity<BR>089&nbsp;she wanted someone who would treat her badly …<BR>092&nbsp;cost of train fare<BR>095&nbsp;tumbrils<BR>096&nbsp;indefatigable<BR>096&nbsp;the future lay at the end of parallel rails<BR>099&nbsp;Houdini's attitude toward Europeans<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">100&nbsp;Hansa Theatre, Hamburg<BR></SPAN>105&nbsp;Warn the Duke<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">109&nbsp;electric suction cleaner<BR></SPAN>110&nbsp;darkness and coldness that had crept upon him …<BR>110&nbsp;McCormack, John I hear you calling me<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">110&nbsp;seamstress joined a New York union<BR></SPAN>111&nbsp;a woman curious and alerted to his new being<BR>111&nbsp;preferred to sit … near a small electric heater<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">112&nbsp;family limitation<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">112&nbsp;Roosevelt’s safari inventory<BR></SPAN>112&nbsp;Younger Brother’s role in fireworks division<BR>115&nbsp;alert to unexpected events and coincidences<BR>115&nbsp;meaning of something was perceived through its neglect<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">116&nbsp;stories of transformation<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">117&nbsp;little boy's latent telekinetic powers<BR></SPAN>117&nbsp;test the endurance of a duplicated event<BR>118&nbsp;the world composed and decomposed in an endless process of dissatisfaction<BR>118&nbsp;unable to come out if it<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">119&nbsp;boy's eyes saw only the tracks made by the skaters<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">121&nbsp;Italians, Poles, Belgians, Russian Jews<BR></SPAN>122&nbsp;strike display committee - stir the anger<BR>122&nbsp;Wobbly<BR>125&nbsp;bourgeois from the shtetl<BR>126&nbsp;police separate mothers from children<BR>127&nbsp;children prohibited from leaving Lawrence<BR>135&nbsp;replicate itself endlessly<BR>135&nbsp;work operations concept<BR>138&nbsp;control of railroads, shipping lanes, banks and trust companies, indus.plants and public utilities<BR>139&nbsp;deformities as assets - touch of God<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">141&nbsp;Cathedral of St.John the Divine, NY<BR></SPAN>141&nbsp;I have no peers<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">141&nbsp;White Star, Red star, American, Dominion, Atlantic Transport and Leyland lines<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">142&nbsp;dust from the city of God<BR></SPAN>142&nbsp;reincarnation of Pharaohism<BR>142&nbsp;sacred tribe of heroes<BR>143&nbsp;Ford as Seti I<BR>146&nbsp;Morgan’s philosophy on mass availability of motorcars<BR>149&nbsp;Hermetica<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">149&nbsp;pink stone !!!<BR></SPAN>150&nbsp;awareness of the transcendentally gifted among us<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">151&nbsp;hieroglyphs<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">151&nbsp;Luxor and Temple of Karnak<BR></SPAN>152&nbsp;Eastern Fakir's Eternal Wisdom<BR>152&nbsp;I had no call to know what I knew<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">152&nbsp;The Pyramid<BR></SPAN>154&nbsp;Egyptian Style all the rage<BR>155&nbsp;Boy studied the hieroglyphic alphabet<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">155&nbsp;mask of an ibis<BR></SPAN>156&nbsp;eyes so intense as to suggest they were about to cross<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">156&nbsp;Walker, Coalhouse Jr.<BR></SPAN>159&nbsp;Wall Street Rag - by Scott Joplin<BR>162&nbsp;reflected to his own dignity rather than the recipient's<BR>163&nbsp;Younger brothers view of love<BR>165&nbsp;ordnance officers<BR>168&nbsp;Zapatista<BR>174&nbsp;had yet to motorize their equipment<BR>175&nbsp;conflict Walker vs. Firehouse<BR>176&nbsp;it did not occur to him to ingratiate himself in the fashion of his race<BR>177&nbsp;fresh human excrement<BR>179&nbsp;barely civil in his attitude<BR>18&nbsp;sink at the bottom of the stairs<BR>180&nbsp;headlamps and windshield shattered<BR>181&nbsp;then find it there after all behind his ears or in his heart<BR>182&nbsp;he thought them complacent, ordinary and inconsiderate<BR>183&nbsp;refused to represent him<BR>184&nbsp;Conklin, Will - Emerald isle Chief<BR>184&nbsp;he wants to sue<BR>186&nbsp;could not marry until he had been satisfied by the return of the Model T<BR>187&nbsp;Grief and anger had been a kind of physical pathology masking her true looks<BR>187&nbsp;mellifluous<BR>188&nbsp;perhaps detected the violence underlying all principle<BR>189&nbsp;Tidewaters Hotel, New Rochelle<BR>190&nbsp;he was stunned<BR>193&nbsp;sepulchral<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">194&nbsp;precipitous<BR></SPAN>195&nbsp;Negro Musician's Benevolent Association<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">196&nbsp;Matteawan State Prison Farm<BR></SPAN>196&nbsp;spermatozoic<BR>196&nbsp;Thaw escaped to Canada<BR>197&nbsp;simian lope<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">198&nbsp;Cecelia Weiss<BR></SPAN>199&nbsp;Columbia the Gem of the Ocean (audio)<BR>199&nbsp;Gaudeamus Igitur (audio)<BR>199&nbsp;redolence<BR>199&nbsp;Skeptical of occultists<BR>200&nbsp;Maragretta and Kate Fox<BR>201&nbsp;principles of the storage battery<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">201&nbsp;Secret Society<BR></SPAN>201&nbsp;Steinmetz, the dwarf immigrant genius ...<BR>202&nbsp;Houdini's agreement ... research<BR>203&nbsp;He stood six inches above the floor<BR>204&nbsp;Brooklyn's Pantages<BR>204&nbsp;Fox's Union City<BR>205&nbsp;proscenium arch<BR>206&nbsp;Emerald Isle Engine company - real or fictional?<BR>206&nbsp;the Blast - real or fictional?<BR>207&nbsp;P.A. Setzer Company of Hickory, NC<BR>209&nbsp;Fire Chief William Conklin - real or fictional?<BR>210&nbsp;Philippine Campaign<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">212&nbsp;cupola<BR></SPAN>215&nbsp;German Philosophy<BR>215&nbsp;Groton (the academy)<BR>217&nbsp;Harlem of 1908<BR>218&nbsp;St. Catherine's (school)<BR>219&nbsp;his diction improved<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">219&nbsp;The Sun<BR></SPAN>219&nbsp;The World<BR>220&nbsp;Municipal Fire Station No.2<BR>221&nbsp;Association of Police Chiefs of the State of New York<BR>221&nbsp;flustered<BR>221&nbsp;licensing of automobiles<BR>222&nbsp;Portrait of Joplin, Scott<BR>223&nbsp;physiognomy<BR>224&nbsp;excellent asylums<BR>225&nbsp;estranged<BR>227&nbsp;festooned<BR>227&nbsp;Rube Marquard<BR>230&nbsp;Anti-Spitting League<BR>230&nbsp;Charles Victor Faust (real or fictional?)<BR>230&nbsp;like a windmill turns (pitching style - video)<BR>231&nbsp;foul universe<BR>234&nbsp;resolute serenity<BR>234&nbsp;under protection from a vengeful authority<BR>235&nbsp;abuse of Negroes ... seen out of their neighborhoods<BR>235&nbsp;latest orthopaedic procedure for broken hips<BR>235&nbsp;represent her best wishes<BR>236&nbsp;gun cotton and fulminate of mercury<BR>237&nbsp;invite every renegade ...<BR>237&nbsp;this was finally done - tangible proof ...<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">238&nbsp;alienist<BR></SPAN>238&nbsp;Conklin unable to understand ...<BR>238&nbsp;signals of mental deterioration<BR>239&nbsp;torpor ... complaisant<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">240&nbsp;Pennsylvania Station - Stanford White (Stony Creek Granite)<BR></SPAN>242&nbsp;going down several street more than once<BR>242&nbsp;intelligent appraisal... decision<BR>242&nbsp;syncopated music of Jim Europe (audio)<BR>243&nbsp;collar, tie and stickpin<BR>244&nbsp;like soldiers on patrol<BR>244&nbsp;munificent<BR>245&nbsp;die in a spectacular manner<BR>245&nbsp;ritualistic grooming<BR>246&nbsp;all feel holy (analogous to jihad?)<BR>246&nbsp;no one ever mess with a colored man ...<BR>249&nbsp;discover a life of genius<BR>250&nbsp;demonstrated his limits<BR>250&nbsp;without their feeling the need of instructing him<BR>251&nbsp;she thought she saw ...<BR>252&nbsp;Captain von Papen - surveilling the coast<BR>253&nbsp;history professor from Lyons (French)<BR>254&nbsp;Baron Ashkenazy<BR>254&nbsp;jodhpurs<BR>255&nbsp;energetic figure (compared to earlier in the story)<BR>255&nbsp;malapropisms<BR>256&nbsp;A Daughter's Innocence - movie<BR>256&nbsp;His First Mistake - movie<BR>256&nbsp;One-reelers<BR>256&nbsp;Pathe Exchange<BR>257&nbsp;Buffalo Nickel Photoplay (real or fictional?)<BR>257&nbsp;directness that verged on defiance<BR>257&nbsp;Tom Thumb Wedding - Kate Edson<BR>258&nbsp;Franklin Novelty Company<BR>258&nbsp;silhouettes turned on a wheel<BR>259&nbsp;film exchanges desperate for footage<BR>259&nbsp;nouveaux riches ... Christina world<BR>260&nbsp;anarchic flash and fireworks of a new industry<BR>261&nbsp;lappeted<BR>261&nbsp;tableaux vivants<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">262&nbsp;Alligator man<BR></SPAN>262&nbsp;Bearded lady - Kate Edson<BR>262&nbsp;Cardiff Giant (a famous hoax)<BR>262&nbsp;Siamese twins - Kate Edson<BR>262&nbsp;Six-Hundred Pound Woman - Kelsey Cantore<BR>262&nbsp;Wild Man from Borneo - Kelsey Cantore<BR>263&nbsp;comely<BR>263&nbsp;never surprised by coincidence<BR>264&nbsp;Mother and Tateh<BR>265&nbsp;Gottzudanken<BR>265&nbsp;Winslow Homer painting ... towline (image)<BR>266&nbsp;movement .. for a national tax on income<BR>267&nbsp;Pierpont Morgan library on 36th Street - role of architects McKim and White<BR>268&nbsp;or is injustice...civilizations?<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">269&nbsp;Carmania<BR></SPAN>269&nbsp;power of the white world<BR>270&nbsp;incarnation of power<BR>270&nbsp;Morgan's pilgrimage(s) to Egypt<BR>271&nbsp;choleric<BR>271&nbsp;District Attorney Charles S. Whitman<BR>271&nbsp;Gutenberg Bible on vellum<BR>271&nbsp;Mayor William J. Gaynor - Kelsey Cantore<BR>271&nbsp;O.H.P Belmont (also his Newport mansion)<BR>271&nbsp;Rhinelander Waldo<BR>273&nbsp;incunabula<BR>274&nbsp;Frederick, Elector of Saxony<BR>275&nbsp;florid<BR>276&nbsp;.. deference shown by Commissioner Waldo ...<BR>276&nbsp;Corruption in the Democratic Catholic Police Department<BR>276&nbsp;Goldman as national obsession of law enforcement<BR>277&nbsp;Goldman was liberally quoted (sensationalist tactic by the Press)<BR>278&nbsp;Cooper Union on Astor Place<BR>279&nbsp;Booker T Washington - Kelsey Cantore<BR>280&nbsp;admonitory<BR>280&nbsp;T-shaped plunger<BR>281&nbsp;shiftless<BR>282&nbsp;polychrome carved ceiling from Palace of Cardinal Gigli in Lucca (image and history)<BR>282&nbsp;Portraits of Martin Luther by Lucas Cranach the Elder (image &amp; history)<BR>284&nbsp;barely detectable mourning sound<BR>287&nbsp;Give his automobile and hang him<BR>289&nbsp;Tammany Regime<BR>290&nbsp;malicious mischief, vandalism and illegal detainment of a citizen<BR>291&nbsp;We all Coalhouse<BR>292&nbsp;my death was determined from the moment Sarah died<BR>293&nbsp;kick at the world's supports<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">293&nbsp;protuberant eyes<BR></SPAN>295&nbsp;forlorn at their abandonment<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">296&nbsp;the self-delusion of all those who oppress humanity<BR></SPAN>297&nbsp;you may tell her I have always loved her and admired her<BR>301&nbsp;the coordinated volley of a firing squad<BR>302&nbsp;Leo Frank ... Mary Phagan<BR>303&nbsp;barrel cactus, Spanish bayonet<BR>303&nbsp;bib overalls and moccasins<BR>303&nbsp;companero<BR>303&nbsp;Toas, NM community of bohemians<BR>303&nbsp;Villa's march to Torreon<BR>304&nbsp;Carranza trying to assume control<BR>304&nbsp;castellated abbeys<BR>304&nbsp;Diaz, overthrown by a reformist, Madero<BR>304&nbsp;Madero overthrown by General Huerta, an Aztec<BR>304&nbsp;smoked macuche<BR>305&nbsp;Palace of Chapultepec<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">306&nbsp;Bull Moose<BR></SPAN>306&nbsp;Conference of Socialists in Vienna<BR>306&nbsp;Peace Palace opens at The Hague<BR>307&nbsp;bas-reliefs<BR>307&nbsp;faience<BR>307&nbsp;Leaving Europe as quickly as possible<BR>307&nbsp;Morgan's view of Royalty<BR>307&nbsp;morning coats, top hats, spats<BR>308&nbsp;Ford's negotiations with an inventor fellow (?)<BR>308&nbsp;Morgan's Pyramid designed by McKim &amp; White (fact or fiction)<BR>309&nbsp;ba<BR>309&nbsp;ka<BR>310&nbsp;dragomans<BR>311&nbsp;rock of the pyramid field was pink<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">312&nbsp;Countess Sophie<BR></SPAN>312&nbsp;war speeds things up<BR>313&nbsp;violence peculiar to the Balkan states<BR>315&nbsp;distinguish the borders ...<BR>315&nbsp;Houdini accrued lawsuits by the dozens<BR>316&nbsp;Homer's paintings of Prout's Neck, Maine<BR>316&nbsp;the image of a small boy looking at himself in the shiny brass headlamp of an automobile.<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">317&nbsp;feared Woodrow Wilson's lack of fighting spirit<BR></SPAN>317&nbsp;infrared illuminated rifle sights (original)<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">317&nbsp;lightweight machine gun (original)<BR></SPAN>317&nbsp;low-pressure land mine (original)<BR>317&nbsp;portable Flame Thrower (original)<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">317&nbsp;puttied nitroglycerine (original)<BR></SPAN>317&nbsp;recoilless grenade launcher (original)<BR>317&nbsp;seventeen (advanced) ordnance devices<BR>317&nbsp;shrapnel grenade (original)<BR>317&nbsp;sonar-directed depth charges (original)<BR>318&nbsp;arriving eternally on the shore of his Self<BR>318&nbsp;father tended to recognize some of these at the expense of others (!!)<BR>319&nbsp;Slade of the Secret Service - video<BR>319&nbsp;Tateh's film idea<BR>320&nbsp;Goldman deported<BR>320&nbsp;Harry K. Thaw in Newport</P> <P>001&nbsp;visited the fleet<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">005&nbsp;Gibson, Charles Dana<BR>005&nbsp;Sevillina Style<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">005&nbsp;White, Stanford<BR></SPAN>011&nbsp;Marriage seemed to flourish on Father's extended absences<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">013&nbsp;more customers<BR></SPAN>014&nbsp;consigning to a return voyage old folks … insolent<BR>015&nbsp;Tateh was a socialist<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">015&nbsp;the Little Girl<BR></SPAN>017&nbsp;flash photos of indigent families<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">017&nbsp;Riis and White differences<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">017&nbsp;Riis' color maps<BR></SPAN>022&nbsp;Pittsburgh dowager<BR>031&nbsp;battleships as white as teeth<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">032&nbsp;Republic of Venice<BR></SPAN>033&nbsp;Flemish tapestries of Actaeon<BR>036&nbsp;Brill, A.A.<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">036&nbsp;Ferenczi<BR></SPAN>036&nbsp;Lloyd liner George Washington<BR>039&nbsp;attitude toward Unions<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">039&nbsp;entropic European civilization<BR></SPAN>041&nbsp;nags in their yokes<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">041&nbsp;ragmen<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">044&nbsp;Socialist Alliance of Artists of the Lower East Side<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">045&nbsp;drayman's horse<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">045&nbsp;reckless liaisons<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">046&nbsp;Hester Street<BR></SPAN>047&nbsp;scrupulously clean<BR>047&nbsp;thumb and forefinger, palm up<BR>048&nbsp;filigree iron treadle<BR>048&nbsp;style of pamphlets<BR>048&nbsp;tub of galvanized tin<BR>050&nbsp;irrepressible and continuous crying<BR>051&nbsp;accord between the socialists and the anarchists<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">051&nbsp;Ferrer, Francisco<BR></SPAN>052&nbsp;Ibsen (dramatist)<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">054&nbsp;pandemonium<BR></SPAN>054&nbsp;phalanx of blue coats<BR>057&nbsp;because all whores you value propriety<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">058&nbsp;Monongahela River<BR></SPAN>059&nbsp;attentat<BR>059&nbsp;beleaguered<BR>059&nbsp;pitched battle<BR>059&nbsp;pitched battle<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">061&nbsp;astringent<BR></SPAN>061&nbsp;licentious<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">061&nbsp;wanton<BR></SPAN>062&nbsp;invigorating<BR>063&nbsp;emollient<BR>063&nbsp;paroxysm of saintly mortification<BR>063&nbsp;the bedside lamp seemed to dim for a moment<BR>067&nbsp;bunting<BR>067&nbsp;deserted by the race of males<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">067&nbsp;salvia<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">068&nbsp;Cape York, Greenland<BR></SPAN>069&nbsp;opulently beautiful<BR>071&nbsp;sense of misfortune … contamination<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">072&nbsp;Cape Columbia<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">072&nbsp;Friml, Rudolf<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">073&nbsp;Wood, General Leonard F.<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">074&nbsp;Esquimo cohabitation<BR></SPAN>074&nbsp;Esquimo woman suicide<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">075&nbsp;auk<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">075&nbsp;fastidiousness<BR></SPAN>075&nbsp;resenting this primitive woman's claim to the gender<BR>075&nbsp;sun elliptically misshapen<BR>077&nbsp;breasted a ridge<BR>077&nbsp;precipitous descents<BR>077&nbsp;resenting Hanson presumption<BR>077&nbsp;trailbreaker<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">078&nbsp;polar gear<BR></SPAN>078&nbsp;temperatures encountered<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">079&nbsp;72 degrees, 46 minutes<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">080&nbsp;sextant, pan of mercury<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">080&nbsp;silk flag<BR></SPAN>081&nbsp;paleocrystic<BR>082&nbsp;accession<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">082&nbsp;offal<BR></SPAN>082&nbsp;sacrament of success<BR>082&nbsp;women went into hospitals … meningitis<BR>083&nbsp;sinuously<BR>084&nbsp;accountants dabbled in exhibition of motion pictures<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">084&nbsp;Bara, Theda<BR></SPAN>084&nbsp;creating individuals … of their own medium<BR>084&nbsp;resolute<BR>085&nbsp;alienists<BR>085&nbsp;carrying his newspaper … but of being rich<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">087&nbsp;It is the law of wealth …<BR></SPAN>088&nbsp;utopian serenity<BR>089&nbsp;she wanted someone who would treat her badly …<BR>092&nbsp;cost of train fare<BR>095&nbsp;tumbrils<BR>096&nbsp;indefatigable<BR>096&nbsp;the future lay at the end of parallel rails<BR>099&nbsp;Houdini's attitude toward Europeans<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">100&nbsp;Hansa Theatre, Hamburg<BR></SPAN>105&nbsp;Warn the Duke<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">109&nbsp;electric suction cleaner<BR></SPAN>110&nbsp;darkness and coldness that had crept upon him …<BR>110&nbsp;McCormack, John I hear you calling me<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">110&nbsp;seamstress joined a New York union<BR></SPAN>111&nbsp;a woman curious and alerted to his new being<BR>111&nbsp;preferred to sit … near a small electric heater<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">112&nbsp;family limitation<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">112&nbsp;Roosevelt’s safari inventory<BR></SPAN>112&nbsp;Younger Brother’s role in fireworks division<BR>115&nbsp;alert to unexpected events and coincidences<BR>115&nbsp;meaning of something was perceived through its neglect<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">116&nbsp;stories of transformation<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">117&nbsp;little boy's latent telekinetic powers<BR></SPAN>117&nbsp;test the endurance of a duplicated event<BR>118&nbsp;the world composed and decomposed in an endless process of dissatisfaction<BR>118&nbsp;unable to come out if it<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">119&nbsp;boy's eyes saw only the tracks made by the skaters<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">121&nbsp;Italians, Poles, Belgians, Russian Jews<BR></SPAN>122&nbsp;strike display committee - stir the anger<BR>122&nbsp;Wobbly<BR>125&nbsp;bourgeois from the shtetl<BR>126&nbsp;police separate mothers from children<BR>127&nbsp;children prohibited from leaving Lawrence<BR>135&nbsp;replicate itself endlessly<BR>135&nbsp;work operations concept<BR>138&nbsp;control of railroads, shipping lanes, banks and trust companies, indus.plants and public utilities<BR>139&nbsp;deformities as assets - touch of God<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">141&nbsp;Cathedral of St.John the Divine, NY<BR></SPAN>141&nbsp;I have no peers<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">141&nbsp;White Star, Red star, American, Dominion, Atlantic Transport and Leyland lines<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">142&nbsp;dust from the city of God<BR></SPAN>142&nbsp;reincarnation of Pharaohism<BR>142&nbsp;sacred tribe of heroes<BR>143&nbsp;Ford as Seti I<BR>146&nbsp;Morgan’s philosophy on mass availability of motorcars<BR>149&nbsp;Hermetica<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">149&nbsp;pink stone !!!<BR></SPAN>150&nbsp;awareness of the transcendentally gifted among us<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">151&nbsp;hieroglyphs<BR></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">151&nbsp;Luxor and Temple of Karnak<BR></SPAN>152&nbsp;Eastern Fakir's Eternal Wisdom<BR>152&nbsp;I had no call to know what I knew<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">152&nbsp;The Pyramid<BR></SPAN>154&nbsp;Egyptian Style all the rage<BR>155&nbsp;Boy studied the hieroglyphic alphabet<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">155&nbsp;mask of an ibis<BR></SPAN>156&nbsp;eyes so intense as to suggest they were about to cross<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">156&nbsp;Walker, Coalhouse Jr.<BR></SPAN>159&nbsp;Wall Street Rag - by Scott Joplin<BR>162&nbsp;reflected to his own dignity rather than the recipient's<BR>163&nbsp;Younger brothers view of love<BR>165&nbsp;ordnance officers<BR>168&nbsp;Zapatista<BR>174&nbsp;had yet to motorize their equipment<BR>175&nbsp;conflict Walker vs. Firehouse<BR>176&nbsp;it did not occur to him to ingratiate himself in the fashion of his race<BR>177&nbsp;fresh human excrement<BR>179&nbsp;barely civil in his attitude<BR>18&nbsp;sink at the bottom of the stairs<BR>180&nbsp;headlamps and windshield shattered<BR>181&nbsp;then find it there after all behind his ears or in his heart<BR>182&nbsp;he thought them complacent, ordinary and inconsiderate<BR>183&nbsp;refused to represent him<BR>184&nbsp;Conklin, Will - Emerald isle Chief<BR>184&nbsp;he wants to sue<BR>186&nbsp;could not marry until he had been satisfied by the return of the Model T<BR>187&nbsp;Grief and anger had been a kind of physical pathology masking her true looks<BR>187&nbsp;mellifluous<BR>188&nbsp;perhaps detected the violence underlying all principle<BR>189&nbsp;Tidewaters Hotel, New Rochelle<BR>190&nbsp;he was stunned<BR>193&nbsp;sepulchral<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">194&nbsp;precipitous<BR></SPAN>195&nbsp;Negro Musician's Benevolent Association<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">196&nbsp;Matteawan State Prison Farm<BR></SPAN>196&nbsp;spermatozoic<BR>196&nbsp;Thaw escaped to Canada<BR>197&nbsp;simian lope<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">198&nbsp;Cecelia Weiss<BR></SPAN>199&nbsp;Columbia the Gem of the Ocean (audio)<BR>199&nbsp;Gaudeamus Igitur (audio)<BR>199&nbsp;redolence<BR>199&nbsp;Skeptical of occultists<BR>200&nbsp;Maragretta and Kate Fox<BR>201&nbsp;principles of the storage battery<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">201&nbsp;Secret Society<BR></SPAN>201&nbsp;Steinmetz, the dwarf immigrant genius ...<BR>202&nbsp;Houdini's agreement ... research<BR>203&nbsp;He stood six inches above the floor<BR>204&nbsp;Brooklyn's Pantages<BR>204&nbsp;Fox's Union City<BR>205&nbsp;proscenium arch<BR>206&nbsp;Emerald Isle Engine company - real or fictional?<BR>206&nbsp;the Blast - real or fictional?<BR>207&nbsp;P.A. Setzer Company of Hickory, NC<BR>209&nbsp;Fire Chief William Conklin - real or fictional?<BR>210&nbsp;Philippine Campaign<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">212&nbsp;cupola<BR></SPAN>215&nbsp;German Philosophy<BR>215&nbsp;Groton (the academy)<BR>217&nbsp;Harlem of 1908<BR>218&nbsp;St. Catherine's (school)<BR>219&nbsp;his diction improved<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">219&nbsp;The Sun<BR></SPAN>219&nbsp;The World<BR>220&nbsp;Municipal Fire Station No.2<BR>221&nbsp;Association of Police Chiefs of the State of New York<BR>221&nbsp;flustered<BR>221&nbsp;licensing of automobiles<BR>222&nbsp;Portrait of Joplin, Scott<BR>223&nbsp;physiognomy<BR>224&nbsp;excellent asylums<BR>225&nbsp;estranged<BR>227&nbsp;festooned<BR>227&nbsp;Rube Marquard<BR>230&nbsp;Anti-Spitting League<BR>230&nbsp;Charles Victor Faust (real or fictional?)<BR>230&nbsp;like a windmill turns (pitching style - video)<BR>231&nbsp;foul universe<BR>234&nbsp;resolute serenity<BR>234&nbsp;under protection from a vengeful authority<BR>235&nbsp;abuse of Negroes ... seen out of their neighborhoods<BR>235&nbsp;latest orthopaedic procedure for broken hips<BR>235&nbsp;represent her best wishes<BR>236&nbsp;gun cotton and fulminate of mercury<BR>237&nbsp;invite every renegade ...<BR>237&nbsp;this was finally done - tangible proof ...<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">238&nbsp;alienist<BR></SPAN>238&nbsp;Conklin unable to understand ...<BR>238&nbsp;signals of mental deterioration<BR>239&nbsp;torpor ... complaisant<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">240&nbsp;Pennsylvania Station - Stanford White (Stony Creek Granite)<BR></SPAN>242&nbsp;going down several street more than once<BR>242&nbsp;intelligent appraisal... decision<BR>242&nbsp;syncopated music of Jim Europe (audio)<BR>243&nbsp;collar, tie and stickpin<BR>244&nbsp;like soldiers on patrol<BR>244&nbsp;munificent<BR>245&nbsp;die in a spectacular manner<BR>245&nbsp;ritualistic grooming<BR>246&nbsp;all feel holy (analogous to jihad?)<BR>246&nbsp;no one ever mess with a colored man ...<BR>249&nbsp;discover a life of genius<BR>250&nbsp;demonstrated his limits<BR>250&nbsp;without their feeling the need of instructing him<BR>251&nbsp;she thought she saw ...<BR>252&nbsp;Captain von Papen - surveilling the coast<BR>253&nbsp;history professor from Lyons (French)<BR>254&nbsp;Baron Ashkenazy<BR>254&nbsp;jodhpurs<BR>255&nbsp;energetic figure (compared to earlier in the story)<BR>255&nbsp;malapropisms<BR>256&nbsp;A Daughter's Innocence - movie<BR>256&nbsp;His First Mistake - movie<BR>256&nbsp;One-reelers<BR>256&nbsp;Pathe Exchange<BR>257&nbsp;Buffalo Nickel Photoplay (real or fictional?)<BR>257&nbsp;directness that verged on defiance<BR>257&nbsp;Tom Thumb Wedding - Kate Edson<BR>258&nbsp;Franklin Novelty Company<BR>258&nbsp;silhouettes turned on a wheel<BR>259&nbsp;film exchanges desperate for footage<BR>259&nbsp;nouveaux riches ... Christina world<BR>260&nbsp;anarchic flash and fireworks of a new industry<BR>261&nbsp;lappeted<BR>261&nbsp;tableaux vivants<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">262&nbsp;Alligator man<BR></SPAN>262&nbsp;Bearded lady - Kate Edson<BR>262&nbsp;Cardiff Giant (a famous hoax)<BR>262&nbsp;Siamese twins - Kate Edson<BR>262&nbsp;Six-Hundred Pound Woman - Kelsey Cantore<BR>262&nbsp;Wild Man from Borneo - Kelsey Cantore<BR>263&nbsp;comely<BR>263&nbsp;never surprised by coincidence<BR>264&nbsp;Mother and Tateh<BR>265&nbsp;Gottzudanken<BR>265&nbsp;Winslow Homer painting ... towline (image)<BR>266&nbsp;movement .. for a national tax on income<BR>267&nbsp;Pierpont Morgan library on 36th Street - role of architects McKim and White<BR>268&nbsp;or is injustice...civilizations?<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">269&nbsp;Carmania<BR></SPAN>269&nbsp;power of the white world<BR>270&nbsp;incarnation of power<BR>270&nbsp;Morgan's pilgrimage(s) to Egypt<BR>271&nbsp;choleric<BR>271&nbsp;District Attorney Charles S. Whitman<BR>271&nbsp;Gutenberg Bible on vellum<BR>271&nbsp;Mayor William J. Gaynor - Kelsey Cantore<BR>271&nbsp;O.H.P Belmont (also his Newport mansion)<BR>271&nbsp;Rhinelander Waldo<BR>273&nbsp;incunabula<BR>274&nbsp;Frederick, Elector of Saxony<BR>275&nbsp;florid<BR>276&nbsp;.. deference shown by Commissioner Waldo ...<BR>276&nbsp;Corruption in the Democratic Catholic Police Department<BR>276&nbsp;Goldman as national obsession of law enforcement<BR>277&nbsp;Goldman was liberally quoted (sensationalist tactic by the Press)<BR>278&nbsp;Cooper Union on Astor Place<BR>279&nbsp;Booker T Washington - Kelsey Cantore<BR>280&nbsp;admonitory<BR>280&nbsp;T-shaped plunger<BR>281&nbsp;shiftless<BR>282&nbsp;polychrome carved ceiling from Palace of Cardinal Gigli in Lucca (image and history)<BR>282&nbsp;Portraits of Martin Luther by Lucas Cranach the Elder (image &amp; history)<BR>284&nbsp;barely detectable mourning sound<BR>287&nbsp;Give his automobile and hang him<BR>289&nbsp;Tammany Regime<BR>290&nbsp;malicious mischief, vandalism and illegal detainment of a citizen<BR>291&nbsp;We all Coalhouse<BR>292&nbsp;my death was determined from the moment Sarah died<BR>293&nbsp;kick at the world's supports<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">293&nbsp;protuberant eyes<BR></SPAN>295&nbsp;forlorn at their abandonment<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">296&nbsp;the self-delusion of all those who oppress humanity<BR></SPAN>297&nbsp;you may tell her I have always loved her and admired her<BR>301&nbsp;the coordinated volley of a firing squad<BR>302&nbsp;Leo Frank ... Mary Phagan<BR>303&nbsp;barrel cactus, Spanish bayonet<BR>303&nbsp;bib overalls and moccasins<BR>303&nbsp;companero<BR>303&nbsp;Toas, NM community of bohemians<BR>303&nbsp;Villa's march to Torreon<BR>304&nbsp;Carranza trying to assume control<BR>304&nbsp;castellated abbeys<BR>304&nbsp;Diaz, overthrown by a reformist, Madero<BR>304&nbsp;Madero overthrown by General Huerta, an Aztec<BR>304&nbsp;smoked macuche<BR>305&nbsp;Palace of Chapultepec<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">306&nbsp;Bull Moose<BR></SPAN>306&nbsp;Conference of Socialists in Vienna<BR>306&nbsp;Peace Palace opens at The Hague<BR>307&nbsp;bas-reliefs<BR>307&nbsp;faience<BR>307&nbsp;Leaving Europe as quickly as possible<BR>307&nbsp;Morgan's view of Royalty<BR>307&nbsp;morning coats, top hats, spats<BR>308&nbsp;Ford's negotiations with an inventor fellow (?)<BR>308&nbsp;Morgan's Pyramid designed by McKim &amp; White (fact or fiction)<BR>309&nbsp;ba<BR>309&nbsp;ka<BR>310&nbsp;dragomans<BR>311&nbsp;rock of the pyramid field was pink<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">312&nbsp;Countess Sophie<BR></SPAN>312&nbsp;war speeds things up<BR>313&nbsp;violence peculiar to the Balkan states<BR>315&nbsp;distinguish the borders ...<BR>315&nbsp;Houdini accrued lawsuits by the dozens<BR>316&nbsp;Homer's paintings of Prout's Neck, Maine<BR>316&nbsp;the image of a small boy looking at himself in the shiny brass headlamp of an automobile.<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">317&nbsp;feared Woodrow Wilson's lack of fighting spirit<BR></SPAN>317&nbsp;infrared illuminated rifle sights (original)<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">317&nbsp;lightweight machine gun (original)<BR></SPAN>317&nbsp;low-pressure land mine (original)<BR>317&nbsp;portable Flame Thrower (original)<BR><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000" mce_style="color: #ff0000;">317&nbsp;puttied nitroglycerine (original)<BR></SPAN>317&nbsp;recoilless grenade launcher (original)<BR>317&nbsp;seventeen (advanced) ordnance devices<BR>317&nbsp;shrapnel grenade (original)<BR>317&nbsp;sonar-directed depth charges (original)<BR>318&nbsp;arriving eternally on the shore of his Self<BR>318&nbsp;father tended to recognize some of these at the expense of others (!!)<BR>319&nbsp;Slade of the Secret Service - video<BR>319&nbsp;Tateh's film idea<BR>320&nbsp;Goldman deported<BR>320&nbsp;Harry K. Thaw in Newport</P> Thaw Murders Stanford White 2010-09-07T13:25:31Z 2010-09-07T13:25:31Z http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=91:thaw-murders-stanford-white&catid=62:ragtime-headlines&Itemid=55 Administrator stleone@shorelineinternet.com <p><img src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/Ragtime/Thaw-Murders-Stanford-White-headline.jpg" border="0" align="left" />Shoots him on the Madison Square Garden Roof.<br />ABOUT EVELYN NESBIT<br />"He Ruined My Wife," Witness Says he Said.<br />AUDIENCE IN A PANIC<br />Chairs and Table are Overturned in a Wild Scramble for the Exits</p> <p>See Full story at</p> <p><a href="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/Ragtime/Thaw Murders Stanford White -NYT-062606.pdf" target="_blank">http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/Ragtime/Thaw Murders Stanford White -NYT-062606.pdf</a></p> <p><img src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/Ragtime/Thaw-Murders-Stanford-White-headline.jpg" border="0" align="left" />Shoots him on the Madison Square Garden Roof.<br />ABOUT EVELYN NESBIT<br />"He Ruined My Wife," Witness Says he Said.<br />AUDIENCE IN A PANIC<br />Chairs and Table are Overturned in a Wild Scramble for the Exits</p> <p>See Full story at</p> <p><a href="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/Ragtime/Thaw Murders Stanford White -NYT-062606.pdf" target="_blank">http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/Ragtime/Thaw Murders Stanford White -NYT-062606.pdf</a></p> 159 Wall Street Rag - by Scott Joplin 2011-10-11T21:28:31Z 2011-10-11T21:28:31Z http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=592:159-wall-street-rag-by-scott-joplin&catid=34:ragtime-articles-of-interest&Itemid=62 <P>159 Wall Street Rag - by Scott Joplin</P> <P>“The musician turned again to the keyboard. “Wall Street Rag,” he said. Composed by the great Scott Joplin.”</P> <P>Scott Joplin (1867-1917) was a very talented musician during the ragtime era. His career began the summer of 1891, when Joplin joined a minstrel troupe. In 1893 he joined the Queen City Cornet Band, which was a local ensemble of black musicians. Two years later, Joplin formed his own band and traveled to Syracuse, New York. It was in Syracuse where people began noticing his talent. Two of Scott Joplin’s songs, <EM>Please Say You Will </EM>and <EM>A Picture of Her Face,</EM> were published.</P> <P> <IMG style="FLOAT: left; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 5px" alt="Scott Joplin" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/Scott_Joplin_19072.jpg" width="200 mce_src=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/Scott_Joplin_19072.jpg" mce_style="float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" /></P> <P>In 1896, Joplin attended music classes at George R. Smith College in Sedalia, Missouri. Between 1896 and 1909, he published many rags, marches, and a waltz. In 1909, <EM>Wall Street Rag </EM>was published. “Joplin and his fellow ragtime composers rejuvenated American popular music, fostering an appreciation for African American music among European Americans by creating exhilarating and liberating dance tunes, changing American musical taste.”</P> <P>For his accomplishments, Scott Joplin was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. His music also won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1976, which is issued in New York City by Columbia University.</P> <P><A href="http://www.perfessorbill.com/covers/wallst.htm" mce_href="http://www.perfessorbill.com/covers/wallst.htm">http://www.perfessorbill.com/covers/wallst.htm</A></P> <P><A href="http://www.scottjoplin.org/biography.htm" mce_href="http://www.scottjoplin.org/biography.htm">http://www.scottjoplin.org/biography.htm</A></P> <P><A href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Joplin" mce_href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Joplin">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Joplin</A></P> <P>159 Wall Street Rag - by Scott Joplin</P> <P>“The musician turned again to the keyboard. “Wall Street Rag,” he said. Composed by the great Scott Joplin.”</P> <P>Scott Joplin (1867-1917) was a very talented musician during the ragtime era. His career began the summer of 1891, when Joplin joined a minstrel troupe. In 1893 he joined the Queen City Cornet Band, which was a local ensemble of black musicians. Two years later, Joplin formed his own band and traveled to Syracuse, New York. It was in Syracuse where people began noticing his talent. Two of Scott Joplin’s songs, <EM>Please Say You Will </EM>and <EM>A Picture of Her Face,</EM> were published.</P> <P> <IMG style="FLOAT: left; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 5px" alt="Scott Joplin" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/Scott_Joplin_19072.jpg" width="200 mce_src=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/Scott_Joplin_19072.jpg" mce_style="float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" /></P> <P>In 1896, Joplin attended music classes at George R. Smith College in Sedalia, Missouri. Between 1896 and 1909, he published many rags, marches, and a waltz. In 1909, <EM>Wall Street Rag </EM>was published. “Joplin and his fellow ragtime composers rejuvenated American popular music, fostering an appreciation for African American music among European Americans by creating exhilarating and liberating dance tunes, changing American musical taste.”</P> <P>For his accomplishments, Scott Joplin was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. His music also won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1976, which is issued in New York City by Columbia University.</P> <P><A href="http://www.perfessorbill.com/covers/wallst.htm" mce_href="http://www.perfessorbill.com/covers/wallst.htm">http://www.perfessorbill.com/covers/wallst.htm</A></P> <P><A href="http://www.scottjoplin.org/biography.htm" mce_href="http://www.scottjoplin.org/biography.htm">http://www.scottjoplin.org/biography.htm</A></P> <P><A href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Joplin" mce_href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Joplin">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Joplin</A></P> 236 gun cotton and fulminate of mercury 2011-09-27T18:36:41Z 2011-09-27T18:36:41Z http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=575:236-gun-cotton-and-fulminate-of-mercury&catid=34:ragtime-articles-of-interest&Itemid=62 <P>236 gun cotton and fulminate of mercury</P> <P>“His first day on the job he told reporters that the explosive used on Municipal Station No. 2 was very sophisticated, a combination of gun cotton and fulminate of mercury that could only have been concocted by someone who knew his stuff, which Coalhouse Walker, a piano player, did not.”</P> <P>The combination of gun cotton and fulminate of mercury creates a very powerful and dangerous explosive. “If a cap, primer, or a fuse of some detonating substance such as mercury fulminate is set off in contact with the gun cotton, the latter will be detonated. A stick of dynamite can be set on fire with a match without great danger but will explode with shattering force in response to a fulminate cap.” This was the method used to blow up Municipal Station No. 2.</P> <P><IMG alt="Fulminate of Mercury" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/archive/8/85/20070124195247!Mercury-fulminate.png" width="319" />  <IMG alt="Gun Cotton" src="http://www.aiexplosives.com/Files/Image/GunCotton_closeup.jpg" width="299" /></P> <P>Although it was not stated, the explosives wired around J.P. Morgan’s house were also made of gun cotton and fulminate of mercury. Small charges of sensitive explosives can explode from a propelling charge by a detonator. Coalhouse Walker Jr. kept his hands on the detonator that would have blown up J.P. Morgan’s estate.</P> <P>There are three basic types of explosives; mechanical, nuclear, and chemical. Physical reactions are how mechanical explosions develop. Nuclear explosions take place based off of nuclear reactions, which release large amounts of energy. All explosive applications in engineering are chemical explosives.</P> <P><A href="http://nobombs.net/brucel/explosivestats.html" mce_href="http://nobombs.net/brucel/explosivestats.html">http://nobombs.net/brucel/explosivestats.html</A></P> <P>236 gun cotton and fulminate of mercury</P> <P>“His first day on the job he told reporters that the explosive used on Municipal Station No. 2 was very sophisticated, a combination of gun cotton and fulminate of mercury that could only have been concocted by someone who knew his stuff, which Coalhouse Walker, a piano player, did not.”</P> <P>The combination of gun cotton and fulminate of mercury creates a very powerful and dangerous explosive. “If a cap, primer, or a fuse of some detonating substance such as mercury fulminate is set off in contact with the gun cotton, the latter will be detonated. A stick of dynamite can be set on fire with a match without great danger but will explode with shattering force in response to a fulminate cap.” This was the method used to blow up Municipal Station No. 2.</P> <P><IMG alt="Fulminate of Mercury" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/archive/8/85/20070124195247!Mercury-fulminate.png" width="319" />  <IMG alt="Gun Cotton" src="http://www.aiexplosives.com/Files/Image/GunCotton_closeup.jpg" width="299" /></P> <P>Although it was not stated, the explosives wired around J.P. Morgan’s house were also made of gun cotton and fulminate of mercury. Small charges of sensitive explosives can explode from a propelling charge by a detonator. Coalhouse Walker Jr. kept his hands on the detonator that would have blown up J.P. Morgan’s estate.</P> <P>There are three basic types of explosives; mechanical, nuclear, and chemical. Physical reactions are how mechanical explosions develop. Nuclear explosions take place based off of nuclear reactions, which release large amounts of energy. All explosive applications in engineering are chemical explosives.</P> <P><A href="http://nobombs.net/brucel/explosivestats.html" mce_href="http://nobombs.net/brucel/explosivestats.html">http://nobombs.net/brucel/explosivestats.html</A></P> Google Chrome not Compatible for Article Editing 2010-09-07T14:19:29Z 2010-09-07T14:19:29Z http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=97:google-chrome-not-compatible-for-article-editing&catid=61:phrase-list&Itemid=69 Prof. Leone - stleone@shorelineinternet.com <p>One of our users reported difficulty using the browser in submitting a Ragtime article.</p> <p><strong>Problem:</strong> The original article allows raw text only. When going back to Edit the article (by clicking the pencil icon), the editor window displays text in HTML. Even if you make changes to the text, and are familiar with HTML, Google Chrome does not permit you to SAVE the article, and the APPLY button does not display.</p> <p><strong>Solution:</strong> Please use Internet Explorer 7 or 8, which allows you to see the edit controls as usual.</p> <p>One of our users reported difficulty using the browser in submitting a Ragtime article.</p> <p><strong>Problem:</strong> The original article allows raw text only. When going back to Edit the article (by clicking the pencil icon), the editor window displays text in HTML. Even if you make changes to the text, and are familiar with HTML, Google Chrome does not permit you to SAVE the article, and the APPLY button does not display.</p> <p><strong>Solution:</strong> Please use Internet Explorer 7 or 8, which allows you to see the edit controls as usual.</p> 254 Baron Ashkenazy 2011-09-27T18:32:03Z 2011-09-27T18:32:03Z http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=574:254-baron-ashkenazy&catid=34:ragtime-articles-of-interest&Itemid=62 <P>254 Baron Ashkenazy</P> <P>“He was, he said, the Baron Ashkenazy.”</P> <P>The Baron Ashkenazy was no other than Tateh after becoming a wealthy and successful motion-picture producer. The word baron is derived from the Old French word <EM>baron</EM>. <EM>Baro</EM>, in Latin, means free man, free warrior. Combined with the Old English <EM>beorn</EM>, which means nobleman, baron is simply a title of nobility. By declaring himself a Baron, he was able to keep his Yiddish accent throughout the Christian community.</P> <P><IMG alt="From Rags" src="http://pix.avaxnews.com/avaxnews/80/32/00003280.jpeg" width="247 height=249 mce_src=http://pix.avaxnews.com/avaxnews/80/32/00003280.jpeg" />                                 <IMG alt="To Riches" src="http://jpmblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Alan_Sugar.jpg" width="244 height=240 mce_src=http://jpmblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Alan_Sugar.jpg" /></P> <P>As for the name Baron Ashkenazy, no such baron existed in history. However, Ashkenazim are Jewish people settled in Central or Eastern Europe. Although none of the other Ragtime characters pick up on this, it is interesting to the reader the way Doctorow linked Tateh’s new name to his past.</P> <P>Tateh displayed a complete transformation in character. He went from a poor, starving and defeated man trying to make a living on the streets, to a rich and successful entrepreneur. The film business was actually a thriving industry during this time period, making Tateh’s position in Ragtime relate to events that were actually taking place. Although Tateh as a character was fictional, it is easy to believe he was based on a real person because his place in society and “rags to riches” story relate to many people during that time period.</P> <P><A href="http://daragtime.blogspot.com/2011/05/tateh-to-baron.html" mce_href="http://daragtime.blogspot.com/2011/05/tateh-to-baron.html">http://daragtime.blogspot.com/2011/05/tateh-to-baron.html</A></P> <P><A href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron" mce_href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron</A></P> <P>254 Baron Ashkenazy</P> <P>“He was, he said, the Baron Ashkenazy.”</P> <P>The Baron Ashkenazy was no other than Tateh after becoming a wealthy and successful motion-picture producer. The word baron is derived from the Old French word <EM>baron</EM>. <EM>Baro</EM>, in Latin, means free man, free warrior. Combined with the Old English <EM>beorn</EM>, which means nobleman, baron is simply a title of nobility. By declaring himself a Baron, he was able to keep his Yiddish accent throughout the Christian community.</P> <P><IMG alt="From Rags" src="http://pix.avaxnews.com/avaxnews/80/32/00003280.jpeg" width="247 height=249 mce_src=http://pix.avaxnews.com/avaxnews/80/32/00003280.jpeg" />                                 <IMG alt="To Riches" src="http://jpmblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Alan_Sugar.jpg" width="244 height=240 mce_src=http://jpmblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Alan_Sugar.jpg" /></P> <P>As for the name Baron Ashkenazy, no such baron existed in history. However, Ashkenazim are Jewish people settled in Central or Eastern Europe. Although none of the other Ragtime characters pick up on this, it is interesting to the reader the way Doctorow linked Tateh’s new name to his past.</P> <P>Tateh displayed a complete transformation in character. He went from a poor, starving and defeated man trying to make a living on the streets, to a rich and successful entrepreneur. The film business was actually a thriving industry during this time period, making Tateh’s position in Ragtime relate to events that were actually taking place. Although Tateh as a character was fictional, it is easy to believe he was based on a real person because his place in society and “rags to riches” story relate to many people during that time period.</P> <P><A href="http://daragtime.blogspot.com/2011/05/tateh-to-baron.html" mce_href="http://daragtime.blogspot.com/2011/05/tateh-to-baron.html">http://daragtime.blogspot.com/2011/05/tateh-to-baron.html</A></P> <P><A href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron" mce_href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron</A></P> 245 ritualistic grooming 2011-09-27T18:30:19Z 2011-09-27T18:30:19Z http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=573:245-ritualistic-grooming&catid=34:ragtime-articles-of-interest&Itemid=62 <P>245 ritualistic grooming</P> <P>“Younger Brother understood that whatever its’ practical justification this was no less than a ritualistic grooming for the final battle.”</P> <P>This statement focuses on Coalhouse Walker’s decision to have his head and mustache shaved after his picture was posted on the cover of newspapers throughout the country. This “ritualistic grooming” is basically a tradition before a final decision or encounter.</P> <P><IMG style="FLOAT: left; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 5px" alt="Ritualistic Grooming" src="http://img.ehowcdn.com/article-page-main/ehow/images/a07/5v/su/become-professional-barber-texas-800x800.jpg" width="206 height=182 mce_src=http://img.ehowcdn.com/article-page-main/ehow/images/a07/5v/su/become-professional-barber-texas-800x800.jpg" mce_style="float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" /></P> <P>A new haircut and clean shaven face are essential for situations such as weddings, accepting awards, giving speeches, or any important encounter where you will be publicly displayed. Coalhouse’s final attack was going to be coming up soon and he knew it. At this point in the novel it is unclear whether or not Coalhouse knew what his final act was going to be, but the ritualistic grooming implies that he knew it was coming up shortly.</P> <P><A href="http://menshair.about.com/od/haircaretips/a/wedding_day_grooming.htm" mce_href="http://menshair.about.com/od/haircaretips/a/wedding_day_grooming.htm">http://menshair.about.com/od/haircaretips/a/wedding_day_grooming.htm</A></P> <P>The article above lists five rules for wedding day grooming. These steps include avoiding trends and sticking to a timeless look, having a neat shave, timing your haircut about a week before the big event, having it cut by a professional, and getting plenty of sleep the night before. Although Coalhouse Walker Jr. was not getting married, he basically followed these rules as best as he could, considering his current situation. He followed the first three rules and, had he been able to come out of hiding from the authorities, he probably would have followed rule four as well.</P> <P>245 ritualistic grooming</P> <P>“Younger Brother understood that whatever its’ practical justification this was no less than a ritualistic grooming for the final battle.”</P> <P>This statement focuses on Coalhouse Walker’s decision to have his head and mustache shaved after his picture was posted on the cover of newspapers throughout the country. This “ritualistic grooming” is basically a tradition before a final decision or encounter.</P> <P><IMG style="FLOAT: left; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 5px" alt="Ritualistic Grooming" src="http://img.ehowcdn.com/article-page-main/ehow/images/a07/5v/su/become-professional-barber-texas-800x800.jpg" width="206 height=182 mce_src=http://img.ehowcdn.com/article-page-main/ehow/images/a07/5v/su/become-professional-barber-texas-800x800.jpg" mce_style="float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" /></P> <P>A new haircut and clean shaven face are essential for situations such as weddings, accepting awards, giving speeches, or any important encounter where you will be publicly displayed. Coalhouse’s final attack was going to be coming up soon and he knew it. At this point in the novel it is unclear whether or not Coalhouse knew what his final act was going to be, but the ritualistic grooming implies that he knew it was coming up shortly.</P> <P><A href="http://menshair.about.com/od/haircaretips/a/wedding_day_grooming.htm" mce_href="http://menshair.about.com/od/haircaretips/a/wedding_day_grooming.htm">http://menshair.about.com/od/haircaretips/a/wedding_day_grooming.htm</A></P> <P>The article above lists five rules for wedding day grooming. These steps include avoiding trends and sticking to a timeless look, having a neat shave, timing your haircut about a week before the big event, having it cut by a professional, and getting plenty of sleep the night before. Although Coalhouse Walker Jr. was not getting married, he basically followed these rules as best as he could, considering his current situation. He followed the first three rules and, had he been able to come out of hiding from the authorities, he probably would have followed rule four as well.</P> 121 American Woolen Company 2011-09-20T22:10:09Z 2011-09-20T22:10:09Z http://www.foundationsofamerica.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=570:121-american-woolen-company&catid=34:ragtime-articles-of-interest&Itemid=62 <p>In 1899 the American Woolen company was established under William M. Wood. &nbsp;Wood and his father-in-law Fredrick Ayer assembled the company, through the consolidation of eight other New England mills that were in some financial trouble. &nbsp;Amongst the turned around mills thanks to the business strategy of Wood was the Burlington Mills in vermont, and also the worlds largest mill which was located in Lawrence Mass. &nbsp;</p><p><img src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/walker-evans-american-woolen-company-mill.jpg" mce_src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/walker-evans-american-woolen-company-mill.jpg" alt="alt" width="400"></p><p>The town of Lawrence mass is the destination of Tateh and his daughter the little girl in the book Ragtime. &nbsp;During his stay in Lawrence he finds a job at the American Woolen company at a textile mill. &nbsp;The mill eventually announces pay cuts while Tateh is an employee. &nbsp;</p><p><img src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/6a00e554503eee88330120a59b25eb970c-800wi.jpg" mce_src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/6a00e554503eee88330120a59b25eb970c-800wi.jpg" alt="alt" height="400"></p><p>In 1912 a law passed reducing the amount of hours an employee could work. &nbsp;This in turn reduced the amount of pay a worker could receive on restricted hours. &nbsp;The Lawrence textile strike is the result of the new law as Tateh joins in on the strike. &nbsp;Without workers the mill is forced to increase wages. &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><img src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/upper_baltic_mills_american_woolen_co._enfield_nh.jpg" mce_src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/upper_baltic_mills_american_woolen_co._enfield_nh.jpg" alt="alt" width="400"></p><p>By the 1920's the American Woolen company controlled 20% of the nation's woolen production. &nbsp;The water powered mills were unable to keep up with the times however, southern mills could produce fabrics like blankets more inexpensively. &nbsp;The world wars helped to keep the American Woolen company afloat. &nbsp;By the end of the Korean war the American Woolen company was left bankrupt. &nbsp;</p><p><br /></p><p>sources</p><p>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1912_Lawrence_Textile_Strike</p><p>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Woolen_Company</p><p><br /></p> <p>In 1899 the American Woolen company was established under William M. Wood. &nbsp;Wood and his father-in-law Fredrick Ayer assembled the company, through the consolidation of eight other New England mills that were in some financial trouble. &nbsp;Amongst the turned around mills thanks to the business strategy of Wood was the Burlington Mills in vermont, and also the worlds largest mill which was located in Lawrence Mass. &nbsp;</p><p><img src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/walker-evans-american-woolen-company-mill.jpg" mce_src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/walker-evans-american-woolen-company-mill.jpg" alt="alt" width="400"></p><p>The town of Lawrence mass is the destination of Tateh and his daughter the little girl in the book Ragtime. &nbsp;During his stay in Lawrence he finds a job at the American Woolen company at a textile mill. &nbsp;The mill eventually announces pay cuts while Tateh is an employee. &nbsp;</p><p><img src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/6a00e554503eee88330120a59b25eb970c-800wi.jpg" mce_src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/6a00e554503eee88330120a59b25eb970c-800wi.jpg" alt="alt" height="400"></p><p>In 1912 a law passed reducing the amount of hours an employee could work. &nbsp;This in turn reduced the amount of pay a worker could receive on restricted hours. &nbsp;The Lawrence textile strike is the result of the new law as Tateh joins in on the strike. &nbsp;Without workers the mill is forced to increase wages. &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><img src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/upper_baltic_mills_american_woolen_co._enfield_nh.jpg" mce_src="http://foundationsofamerica.com/images/stories/upper_baltic_mills_american_woolen_co._enfield_nh.jpg" alt="alt" width="400"></p><p>By the 1920's the American Woolen company controlled 20% of the nation's woolen production. &nbsp;The water powered mills were unable to keep up with the times however, southern mills could produce fabrics like blankets more inexpensively. &nbsp;The world wars helped to keep the American Woolen company afloat. &nbsp;By the end of the Korean war the American Woolen company was left bankrupt. &nbsp;</p><p><br /></p><p>sources</p><p>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1912_Lawrence_Textile_Strike</p><p>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Woolen_Company</p><p><br /></p>