A Voice from the Past – 1947 Interview with Corporal Julius Franklin “General” Howell (1846-1948)

Now somebody was mighty smart to get a tape of the voice of one of Lee’s last veterans. Also if one is interested there are somebody also as smart in the WPA during the Great Depression. Up and made recordings of the last Former Slaves voices. So hopefully some of the History Teachers out there … Continue reading “A Voice from the Past – 1947 Interview with Corporal Julius Franklin “General” Howell (1846-1948)”

This was never sent, but it damn well should have been.

Oxford Rebukes Black Activists The letter (below) is a response from Oxford University to black students attending as Rhodes Scholars who demand the university removes the statue of Oxford Benefactor, Cecil Rhodes.  Interestingly, Chris Patten (Lord Patten of Barnes), The Chancellor of Oxford University, was on the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4 on precisely … Continue reading “This was never sent, but it damn well should have been.”