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NW Okie's Journey

Alva, OK - Last week we donated our time to our (C)Kouwenhoven genealogy, especially John A. Kouwenhoven [Kouwenhoven had several different spellings of its surname. Couwenhoven, Couvenhoven and Conover. ] The (C)Kouwenhoven surname could be found with "Van" in front of it. That's another story, though. And ... John (Janse, Jan) was a common family name used throughout the Kouwenhoven ancestry. As well as the name of Gerritt, which had various spellings, also: Garrett, Gerrett).

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Eisenhower's Cross of Iron Speech 1956

USA - Found in The Gazette and Daily front page and continued on page 63, in York, Pennsylvania on Friday, 26 October 1956, Eisenhower's Cross of Iron Speech 1956.

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1948 - 2 Negro Leaders Demand Congress Action On Rights

USA - 1948, 2 negro leader demand congress action on rights, threaten strike against draft. This news article was found in The Pantograph in Bloomington, Illinois, Thursday, April 1, 1948, with these frontpage headlines reading: "Threaten Strike Against Draft."

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Walking With Sweet Silly Sadie

Alva, OK - NW Okie and OkieLegacy have been re-organizing their Facebook pages to separate out the "Political Commentary & News" from NW Okie's main Facebook page.

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The Campaign and Election of 1952

USA - Dwight D. Eisenhower had done some things that few, if any, Americans had ever experienced. But he had not done something that was extremely common — he had never voted. Yet in 1948, many Americans hoped that the general would cast his first ballot—for himself as President.

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You said it all with eloquence and true feeling. I hope you don't lose any subscribers because of your statement, but it will be their loss, if you do. I'm proud of you.
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Cross of Iron Speech 1956 - President Eisenhower

USA - Will humanity ever learn? This speech was where President Dwight D. Eisenhower spoke on the insanity of war with the following words:

".....Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."

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1948 Democratic Ike For President Boom Surged Forward

USA - This is what we found when we searching in The Eagle on the front page, in Bryan, Texas, Monday 5 July 1948. "Democratic Ike for President 1948" on Newspapers.com.

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