Home / General / Erik Visits an American Grave: The Archive Part Two

Erik Visits an American Grave: The Archive Part Two


Since I think there are too many links in the first archival post for this series and new links won’t work, I am now having to use a different post to archive this series:

1-1,295 are linked here

1,296) Elizabeth Barrett Browning, English poet

1,297) John Heyl Vincent, founder of Chautauqua Institution

1,298) Edward Everett Hale, mid-19th century political writer

1,299) James Malin, historian of the U.S. West

1,300) James Colgate Cleveland, Republican congressman from New Hampshire

1,301) Wilma Dykeman, Appalachian writer

1,302) Gioachino Rossini, Italian composer

1,303) Andrew Johnson, terrible president

1,304) William Westmoreland, unfortunate choice to lead American forces in Vietnam

1,305) Ross Perot, douchebag third party candidate

1,306) Sylvester Pennoyer, racist Gilded Age Oregon governor

1,307) Stanley Matthews, corporate hack Gilded Age Supreme Court justice

1,308) Claude Wickard, FDR’s second Secretary of Agriculture

1,309) Marion Barry, civil rights leader and, uh, complicated mayor of Washington

1,310) Oliver Brown, the Topeka Methodist minister who is the plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education

1,311) James Freeman Clarke, antebellum reformer

1,312) Maynard Jackson, first Black mayor of Atlanta, strikebreaker

1,313) Andy Rooney, cranky 60 Minutes commenter

1,314) Ernest Tidyman, writer of Shaft and screenplay for The French Connection

1,315) John Spellman, governor of Washington

1,316) Joseph Pulitzer, newspaper baron, liar who got the U.S. into the Spanish-American War

1,317) John Tower, Texas Republican senator

1,318) Stanley Cavell, philosopher

1,319) Hoke Smith, racist Georgia Populist

1,320) Chris Kelly, rapper and member of Kriss Kross

1,321) Orville Platt, imperialist senator from Connecticut

1,322) Benjamin Hill, treasonous Confederate senator from Georgia

1,323) David Buffum, abolitionist martyr in Kansas

1,324) Frances Sargent Osgood, poet

1,325) Paul Kantner, member of Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship

1,326) Kyutaro Abiko, leader of early Japanese community in California

1,327) Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft

1,328) William Miller, Goldwater’s VP candidate in 1964

1,329) Freddie King, blues guitar legend

1,330) Joseph M. Brown, racist governor of Georgia in early twentieth century

1,331) Shelby Metcalf, Texas A&M basketball coach

1,332) Pinky Whitney, third baseman

1,333) E. Lucy Braun, botanist

1,334) William Monroe Trotter, early 20th century civil rights leader

1,335) Kenny Rogers, king of country cheese

1,336) W. Murray Crane, Massachusetts senator

1,337) Pinetop Perkins, blues pianist

1,338) Davy Crockett, William Travis, and Jim Bowie, committed treason in defense of slavery against Mexico

1,339) Mark Sandman, lead singer of Morphine

1,340) Galileo, scientist

1,341) Joseph Alioto, San Francisco mayor

1,342) Fritz Lanham, Texas congressman

1,343) Roy Wilkins, NAACP head

1,344) James McGregor Burns, popular political scholar, FDR biographer

1,345) James Gibson, Buffalo soldier

1,346) Buzz Martin, songwriter of logging

1,347) Frederick Grant, military nepo baby

1,348) Harold Lockwood, silent film star

1,349) Dion Boucicault, playwright

1,350) Benjamin Cardozo, rare good Supreme Court judge

1,351) Asa Candler, Coca-Cola founder, though not inventor

1,352) Charles Bulfinch, architect

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
This div height required for enabling the sticky sidebar
Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views :