By Marlin L. Heckman

From the Nineties during the Nineteen Twenties, the postcard was once a very renowned technique of verbal exchange, and plenty of of the postcards produced in this "golden age" can this day be thought of artworks. Postcard photographers traveled the size and breadth of the state snapping pictures of busy highway scenes, documenting neighborhood landmarks, and assembling crowds of neighborhood kids basically too chuffed to pose for an image. those photos, published as postcards and offered typically shops around the nation, live on as telling reminders of a huge period in America's historical past. This interesting background of Lordsburg and l. a. Verne, California,showcases greater than two hundred of the simplest classic postcards to be had.

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Others, like Isaac Pinto, the wholesale wine merchant, whose advertisements appeared from 1760 to 1762, were probably more important. Such, for example, was Philip Hart, partner in a business at Georgetown and part owner of a vessel. Isaac De Pass, likewise (he spells his name in his advertisements “Depaz,” “De Paz,” “De Pas,” and finally “De Pass”) was the sole owner of the brigantine. The Carolina, in 1744; and, about the same time, Solomon Isaacs was the sole owner of the sloop, The Heron, in 1747, and Joseph Tobias the owner of the schooner.

The Inhabitants, who... were esteemed the polite & genteelest People on the Continent... ” However, he was a sickly man and had just landed from 20 How The Jews Settled in Charles Town a wretched voyage—his first at sea; no doubt, he was very glad to be ashore. It was not enough to be rich or powerful in Charles Town. The rich planter or merchant was supposed to have good taste and good manners. The schools of New England taught children to become industrious and God-fearing men and women. The aristocrats of Charles Town educated their children to make them fit for their station.

Instead, he volunteered his mind and ventured his body, joining not merely in the talk 39 The Jews of Charleston of liberty but in its action: serving in town, not without distinction, among the gentlemen of the Congress of South Carolina as the province struggled to become a state, and riding in the districts at the head of plain folk to defend the country. To judge him, then, by intention, by strict devotion to noble ends, is to rank him among the heroes of the American Revolution. As a Jew, these facts remain: he was the first to hold an important elective office in the New World and the first to die in the cause of American liberty.

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