Category Archives: history

Book Review: King George and Queen Elizabeth

I would like to show you some nice old photos of Queen Elizabeth when she was a young girl.  I found them in a copy of “King George and Queen Elizabeth”–a hardback with a red and blue cover–a nice deep … Continue reading

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National Button Week 2013 Part 6: Wellington Buttons

“Waterloo!  Waterloo!  Where will you meet your Waterloo?”  ♫  ♫  ♫ That song lyric is from the old Stonewall Jackson recording, thanks to a reader–do you remember it? No?  Well, do you remember the date June 18, 1815?  That was … Continue reading

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Political Buttons

Have you noticed that it’s an Election Year? To get in the mood, I thought I’d get out my little collection of political buttons to show you.  And I’ll say right off the bat, that I’m not favoring one side … Continue reading

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Button Talk: L’Aiglon

The French word “aiglon” means eaglet. Once, a long time ago, before you were born, there was a man named Napoleon—oh yeah, that Napoleon.  You can read about his armies and  battles and exiles and the role he played in the … Continue reading

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