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Joanne Woodward - Actor, Part 2 | Profile
Joanne Woodward - Actor, Part 2 | Profile

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Joanne Woodward talks about the early days of her career. Before going to New York, Woodward temporarily worked as a secretary for Albert Quigley. Upon arriving in New York, Woodward first went to...
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 1- Jazz Legend | Profile
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 1- Jazz Legend | Profile

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Jazz legend John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie, was born in Cheraw, South Carolina. Dizzy Gillespie, Cheraw's claim to fame, filled many musical roles, such as trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer...
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 2 - Jazz Legend | Profile
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 2 - Jazz Legend | Profile

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Dizzy Gillespie was awarded the coveted Handel Medal, which is New York City’s most prestigious arts award. Gillespie is also part of the Newport Jazz Festival Program, and introduced friends and...
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 3 - Jazz Legend | Profile
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 3 - Jazz Legend | Profile

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When the opportunity came for a young Dizzy Gillespie to leave Cheraw, he took it. Dizzy moved to Laurinburg, North Carolina, where he went to school at the Laurinburg Institute. While in Laurinburg...
David Drake | SC African American History Calendar
David Drake | SC African American History Calendar

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David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s...
Honor a Vet on Veteran's Day
Honor a Vet on Veteran's Day

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This lesson will explain the beginnings of Veteran's Day as an annual celebration in the United States, as well as familiarizing students with the 5 main branches of the Armed Services. Excellent...