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History Of Tobacco

Unopened package of John Anderson Civil War tobacco. An identical example is on display in the Gettysburg National Battlefield Museum. Featured in my book "The Civil War Soldier - His Personal Items". R. Jones collection

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from marieclaire.com

Skin-Perfecting Techniques You Can Learn from Art History

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July 1939. "10-year-old son of tobacco sharecropper can do a 'hand's work' at harvest time." Seen here feeding logs into the fire next to flue of the curing barn. Granville County, North Carolina. by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.

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“Pain is inevitable and suffering is optional.” In this talk Tara Brach explores the difference between pain and suffering and examines the most common, yet often unconscious, ways we resist pain. http://imcw.org/Talks/TalkDetail/TalkID/819

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It’s hard to find a photograph of Venice Beach that’s earlier than this one. Venice, California, was founded by tobacco millionaire Abbot Kinney in 1905 as a beach resort town designed to give Angelenos desperate to escape the crowding of downtown L.A. This photo was taken the following year, in 1906, showing us a glimpse of how appealing the area must have been to the locals. With its fresh sea air, wide boulevards, Venetian architecture, and sedate canals, it must have seemed like…

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