Community Researcher, Crystal Carter, has extensively researched the story of Exeter's Black G.I.s and how Exeter was a segregated city during World War II. Between 1943 and 1944, County Ground in St Thomas Exeter was home to a number of all black US Army battalions.
A continuous performance policy dominated vaudeville for almost two decades before the big-time theatres returned to the two-a-day in the early twentieth century. Up to twelve hours, in which scheduled acts would appear two or three times!
Ellicott Square Building, Buffalo, N.Y. was designed by Charles Atwood of D. H. Burnham & Company, and completed in May, 1896. At the time of its completion, it was the largest office building in the world.