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This is the grave of James Baldwin. Baldwin was born in 1924 and was raised by his mother and an awful stepfather. Avoiding his enormous, poor, and abusive family, Baldwin spent as much time in libraries as he could and of course, he was a genius so he picked up everything he could. He started […]
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This is the grave of Paul Revere. No, not that one. Paul Revere Dick was born in Harvard, Nebraska in 1938. At some point, his family moved to Idaho. In his early 20s, Revere evidently owned at least one restaurant in Caldwell, Idaho (real biographical details are sketchy; Wikipedia says he owned several restaurants but […]
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This is the grave of Peggy Pascoe. One of the finest historians of the 1980s and 1990s, Pascoe was a pioneer in women’s history and legal history, particularly in the American West. In the 1980s, the field of Western history, by which I mean the U.S. West, long considered something of a backwater, exploded with […]
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This is the grave of Lawrence La Monte. Information on La Monte is not that easy to find. He is known for one thing–he was a member of the American Indian Movement killed at Wounded Knee, on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, on April 27, 1973 in the brutal firefight between the FBI […]
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