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  1860s Living Farmstead
The 1860s Living Farmstead is a recreated farm portraying life in north Texas during the opening years of the Civil War.
While the 1860s Living Farmstead is a fictional farm it serves the purpose of interpreting and illustrating the life and times of homesteaders in north Texas during the turbulent early days of the Civil War.
The current 'story' of the Farmstead endeavors to reflect the typical settlement patterns and society of the 1860s in north Texas as reflected in demographic patterns that include census materials, and the predominant ethnic, political, and regional backgrounds of many of the areas residents.
www.dallasheritagevillage.org /Farm.aspx   (358 words)

  
  Newfoundland History in the 1860s
The Confederation issue of this period was played out against a background of several years in the early 1860s of economic depression, a depression which led many Newfoundlanders to regard the issue as a viable option to their economic woes.
By the early 1860s many public men recognized that the fishery would not in itself be able to continue to support the Island's growing population.
With the decline in government revenue in the early 1860s, the colony's ability to meet the growing demands for relief expenditures became pushed to the limit.
www.ucs.mun.ca /~melbaker/1860S.htm   (2836 words)

  
 1860s - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
1830s 1840s 1850s - 1860s - 1870s 1880s 1890s
Our current understanding of the paintings of Manet is so heavily filtered through the lens of Impressionism that in many ways, his contributions to art history have been obscured.
Opera and Drama in Russia As Preached and Practiced in the 1860s
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /1860s.htm   (383 words)

  
 1860s Log Cabins: Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
1860s Log Cabins: Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
A complex of eight structures, the Pioneer Settlement interprets the 1850s-60s "road ranches" that were built along the pioneer trails and served travelers heading west.
The 1860s Road Ranche Cabin Settlement is open on weekends, May 1 through September 30.
www.stuhrmuseum.org /tourlogcabin.htm   (330 words)

  
 Paris in the 1860s
The libretto was written during the Second Empire, in the later 1860s, and mirrors that decade's spirit.
The aesthetic debates of that decade were central not only to the formal direction modern painting, literature, and music would take; the manner in which art and culture either influenced or mirrored national identity became a near obsession.
Sewn into the fabric of French controversies surrounding Wagner and the direction of modern art from the 1860s and 1870s were strands of chauvinism, racialist thinking, and anti-Semitism.
www.americansymphony.org /dialogues_extensions/94_95season/1st_concert/leon.cfm   (1047 words)

  
 Russian Music: 1860s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Before this period, "Russia was still a colony of the West in the field of music." The 1860s was a turning point for the development of music in Russia.
The events of the 1860s changed Russia: no longer a weak imitator of Western music, she finally had a school of music to call her own.
The 1860s was a time of turbulence and conflict for Russian music, with personal rivalries and fiery theoretical debates.
ebrulf.bol.ucla.edu   (203 words)

  
 boys clothes: 1860s garments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Thre decade was importnant because many of the styles worn earlier in the century were disappearing and the garments and styles that were to become important later in the century were appearing.
It was less common for older boys in the 1860s, but the age for this style increased in subsequent decades.
The hats worn by boys in the 1860s were much more varied than later in century when the sailor hat was almost universally worn by boys.
histclo.hispeed.com /chron/mod/19/60/c1860-gar.html   (2957 words)

  
 1860s Hair Dos
Early into the 1860s, skirts were full all around, but after 1864 they became narrower and flatter across the front, extending out farther behind as they evolved towards the bustle.
Dresses tended to be short-waisted, increasingly shorter in the waist towards the end of the 1860s.
The most dominant feature of the 1860s hair styles is the center part, with the hair pulled to the sides and the absence of bangs.
www.lphouse.com /1860s.htm   (580 words)

  
 boys clothes: 1860s
The 1860s were, however, a dividing point between early and late 19th Century fashions.
By the 1860s, while photography was still expensive--it was within the means of the affluent middle-class family.
Fashion before the 1860s was limited to the wealthy in the larger cities could follow fashion developments and afford to engage seamstresses.
histclo.com /chron/c1860.html   (1571 words)

  
 Artworks by Eyre Crowe, 1860s
He was an honorary member of the St John's Wood Clique, the members of which, from 1863, were often mentioned in the same breath by reviewers, and praised for their earnestness, care and historical accuracy.
The 1850s and 1860s were notable in Britain for the rise of picture-purchasing merchants and industrialists, who preferred smaller-sized works by contemporary artists, which they could hang in their homes, to the large Old Masters which had formerly commanded the highest prices.
The Royal Academy exhibition was the premier showcase of contemporary British art, and also its most important market-place, as dealers increasingly took over from private patrons as the purchasers of paintings.
www.geocities.com /eyre_crowe/art_1860s.html   (380 words)

  
 Dating Photos
This cdv was taken sometime in the 1860s and reprinted in March 1871.
Card typically 1860s - thin, poor quality, photo roughly cut and positioned.The only thing that is different is the arch-shaped hard vignette of the print, probably more typical of very late 1860s-early 1870s, so without reprint date on back, you might date it a few years too late.
All the familiar 1860s elements are present - drape, skirting board and plain wall behind, book in hand, table with something on it (this time a top hat).
www.acay.com.au /~gsm/1860s.html   (1577 words)

  
 Alexandria Archaeology Museum - Discovering the Decades: 1860s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In 1860, however, the city's inhabitants could not have foretold the death and destruction that would follow and, there would be few who would not lose husbands, brothers or sons in the coming conflict.
As early as 1868, for instance, fls on the Washington and Alexandria Railroad were being forced to occupy segregated seating areas.
Also in the late 1860s, Ku Klux Klan-type groups arose in Northern Virginia, but were most active in Fauquier County.
oha.ci.alexandria.va.us /archaeology/decades/ar-decades-1860.html   (2147 words)

  
 Why and with what consequences did Alexander II adopt more reactionary policies in the 1860s?
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He was the leader of the revolutionary democratic movement of the 1860s called Narodism.
This was a system of views was formed in response to the growing conflicts between the peasantry and the kulaks.
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 1860s Baseball at the Vancouver National Historic Reserve
In a hard-fought nine-inning duel, NPS employees and Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP) portraying the historic town team, the Vancouver Occidentals, defeated NPS Volunteers-in-Parks portraying the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry, by a score of 12-6.
A vintage 1860's brass band provided period musical entertainment between innings, and players distributed and autographed highly popular period tobacco-style base ball trading cards.
Playing gloveless ball under the rules of 1860, the players provided formal and informal interpretive talks on various topics to the attending "cranks" and "rooters", including the Army’s use of athletics as a relief from the boredom of garrison duty.
www.nps.gov /fova/baseball1.htm   (493 words)

  
 Eccles Shorrock: Events of the 1860s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Attention needs to be paid to world and social events impacting on the Town in an attempt to glean the tenor of life in Darwen during this period, and to fully understand what inspired Eccles Shorrock.
The 1860s proved to be a fascinating period in the life of Eccles Shorrock, and Darwen.
He emerges from the 1860s as a man of vision, a powerful business force and yet compassionate and responsible to his large workforce.
www.cottontown.org /page.cfm?language=eng&pageID=485   (495 words)

  
 HawaiiNews.com: Kilauea photo from 1860s found
Running outside with the print in one hand and a camera in the other, the place where the photographer stood was narrowed down to an area about halfway between HVO and the highest point at Uwekahuna, where the triangulation station is. Shadows tell that the photograph was taken in the afternoon.
The most striking difference, completely unexpected, was the presence in the 1860s of a cliff, probably 10-15 m (30-50 feet) high, beyond Halemaumau, as viewed from Uwekahuna.
Brigham had a "photograph apparatus" uncommon in Hawai`i in the 1860s, was chomping at the bit after a week of dull weather, was enthused by the information given him by the pulu pickers, and knew where to go to get "perhaps the best" afternoon view of Kilauea.
www.hawaiinews.com /archives/volcano_watch/000332.shtml   (902 words)

  
 boys clothes: 1860s technological change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The cost of a photographic portrait by tyhe 1860s had declined to a point that many people could afford them, many more than were having their portraits painted.
The appearnce of increasing quantities of well-made, reatively inepensive ready-made clothes in the 1860s was possible because of a series of technical improvements in te garment industry.
Department stores are one of the many phenomenons that developed in the 19th century Victorian era and is in large measure a result of the rise of the middle class.
histclo.hispeed.com /chron/mod/19/60/c1860-tech.html   (1499 words)

  
 Dressing Up Info - 1860s WC Blue White Emb
This waistcoat was worn in a wedding in the 1860s.
However, given how much larger the back is than the front, and the marks from where the buttons have been moved, it could very well be a waistcoat from the 1840s that was refurbished to be worn in the 1860s.
Ordering a piece of fabric pre-embroidered with corners and pocket embellishments, and cutting it out to best use the decorations, is a method that had been in use at least a hundred years when this waistcoat was created.
www.dressingup.info /item229.html   (115 words)

  
 Washington Navy Yard -- Comments on 1860s Views
In August 1997, the Photographic Section received a letter from a Japanese history teacher who was interested in determining the exact location where the Japanese Mission to the United States was photographed in 1860, when they landed at the Washington Navy Yard (see Photo # NH 51119).
The photographs were all taken in the northwestern quater of the 1860s Navy Yard, or in its waterfront area.
Plan # 1, which shows the Washington Navy Yard as it was in 1866, with substantial buildings shaded.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/pl-usa/pl-dc/wny/cmt1.htm   (472 words)

  
 urbanization in 1860s america: essayspal.com- the essays, book reports, college papers, term papers pal
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 1860s Baseball Game on August 16
August 16, 2003 6:00 PM Due to the popularity of earlier games, the National Park Service is offering another evening of vintage base ball.
The National Park Service, a partner in the Vancouver National Historic Reserve, is pleased to announce a special Evening at the Reserve entitled An Evening of 1860s Vintage Base Ball on the Parade Ground of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on August 16, 2003 at 6:00 PM.
Cranks (1860s term for fans) will experience a game played between soldiers from the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry and base ballists (players) on the Vancouver Occidentals Base Ball Club.
www.nps.gov /fova/baseballpress.htm   (359 words)

  
 Orlando: In Depth : History : The 1860s: Civil War/Cattle Wars | Frommers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Throughout the early 1860s, cotton plantations and cattle ranches became the hallmarks of central Florida.
Log cabins went up along the lakes and the pioneers eked out a somewhat lonely existence, separated from each other by miles of farmland.
But as the 1860s came to an end, large-herd owners from other parts of the state moved into the area and began organizing the industry in a less chaotic fashion.
www.frommers.com /destinations/orlando/0022033099.html   (448 words)

  
 Baseball and Jackie Robinson - Baseball, the Color Line, and Jackie Robinson (American Memory from the Library of ...
By the 1860s, the sport, unrivaled in popularity, was being described as America's "national pastime."
Baseball rules and teams were gradually formalized during the mid and late 1800s.
By the 1860s notable fl amateur teams, such as the Colored Union Club in Brooklyn, New York, and the Pythian Club, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, had formed.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/collections/robinson/jr1860s.html   (486 words)

  
 15K Tassel Locket Enamel and Pearl, circa 1860s
Description: 1860s extremely fine antique mourning locket with intricate detail.
The 15K locket has beaded rope on the outer edge, twisted wire and beaded granulation throughout body and bail.
This piece measures approximately 2.5 inches long from bail to the longest tassel and 1 inch wide.
www.antiqnet.com /detail,15k-tassel-locket,450432.html   (140 words)

  
 SSRN-Lessons from the Judicial Reaction to the Regulation of Chinese Laundries, 1860s to 1930s by David Bernstein
SSRN-Lessons from the Judicial Reaction to the Regulation of Chinese Laundries, 1860s to 1930s by David Bernstein
This article discusses hostile regulation of Chinese laundries in the American West from the 1860s to the early twentieth century.
Bernstein, David E., "Lessons from the Judicial Reaction to the Regulation of Chinese Laundries, 1860s to 1930s" (January 1999).
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=146952   (326 words)

  
 Guided by History: Tips for Travelers, 1860s Style
Guided by History: Tips for Travelers, 1860s Style
Today I have received half a dozen calls asking about stagecoaches.
Our great history allows our archivists and historians to provide a rich online experience that bridges events in the past with an outlook on the future.
blog.wellsfargo.com /GuidedByHistory/2006/09/tips_for_travelers_1860s_style.html   (659 words)

  
 African-Americans and the U.S. Navy -- 1860s
While we have no relevant pictures that predate the Civil War, this page presents a broad selection of our 1860s images.
Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.
Frank Allen, who served on USS Franklin in European waters in 1868.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/prs-tpic/af-amer/afa-1860.htm   (781 words)

  
 Ottawa Citizen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
When I was a high school history teacher, one of the inevitable conversations we got into, usually on a lazy Friday afternoon, involved the consideration of what historical period or famous event students would want to observe firsthand. 
Music was an everyday part of life for most people during the 1860s.
Though she didn't live in the immediate location where Hayley and Neco are living for Little House in the Village, she lived nearby.
www.canada.com /ottawa/ottawacitizen/features/littlehouse/history.html   (255 words)

  
 Transportation and Literature - 1860s
In a late chapter Dick rescues a young kid who fell off and got a permanent desk job as the reward from the kid's father (Ch.
This book follows some of the same characters as Ragged Dick and adds more details about New York horse cars and ferries.
This novel deals with the corruptions of post Civil War land speculation in the west and middlewest, with special emphasis in the first half on railroad and riverway-improvement schemes.
english.cla.umn.edu /faculty/ross/Transport/1860.htm   (6380 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: The Blue Bower: Rossetti in the 1860s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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