Archive for the ‘High Lights of History’ Category

Gold Rush – Emigrants Reach California

October 18, 2009

HIGH LIGHTS OF HISTORY –  By J. Carroll Mansfield

The Emigrants Reach California

The Long Toilsome Journey

The Long Toilsome Journey

The State of the Trail

The State of the Trail

Reaching California

Reaching California

The Land of Promise

The Land of Promise

The Davenport Democrat and Leader (Davenport, Iowa) Jul 31, 1927

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Emigrant Train – Attack!

October 11, 2009

HIGH LIGHTS OF HISTORY –  By J. Carroll Mansfield

An Attack on an Emigrant Train

The Constant Danger

The Constant Danger

Injun Warning

Injun Warning

War Whoops

War Whoops

Defense or Defeat

Defense or Defeat

New Castle News (New Castle, Pennsylvania) Jul 23, 1926

The Emigrant Train – continued

September 27, 2009

Highlights of History –  By J. Carroll Mansfield

On the Way to California

On the Way to California

Low Food Supply

Low Food Supply

Herds of Buffalo

Herds of Buffalo

Music and Dancing

Music and Dancing

The Davenport Democrat and Leader (Davenport, Iowa) Jul 28, 1927

The California Gold Rush – part 3 – Emigrant Train

August 24, 2009

High Lights of History – The Emigrant Train

By J. CARROLL MANSFIELD

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Davenport Democrat and Leader (Davenport, Iowa) Jul 27, 1927

California Gold Rush – part 2 – The Forty-Niners

August 22, 2009

HIGH LIGHTS OF HISTORY – The Forty Niners

By J. CARROLL MANSFIELD

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Davenport Democrat and Leader (Davenport, Iowa) Jul 26, 1927

The California Gold Rush – part 1

August 21, 2009

High Lights Of History was an educational comic series (by James Carroll Mansfield) published for children in the Davenport Democrat and Leader and many other  newspapers during the 1920s and 1930s.

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High Lights of History — The California Gold Rush

By J. CARROLL MANSFIELD

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Davenport Democrat and Leader (Davenport, Iowa) Jul 25, 1927