Sources for #140 - The Pig War

The Pig War: Standoff at Griffin Bay- Mike Vouri

http://nancymargueriteanderson.com/governor-blanshard/

https://books.google.com/books?id=PMdJAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA203&lpg=PA203&dq=richard+blanshard+governor&source=bl&ots=cqdOqP_m5M&sig=ck_5C-1F4kt0IXf4CgtzDvKH4XA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjFo7Ohi87JAhUO62MKHRK4C1k4ChDoAQgJMAA#v=onepage&q=richard%20blanshard%20governor&f=false

https://books.google.com/books?id=HV69BwAAQBAJ&pg=PT55&lpg=PT55&dq=richard+blanshard+governor&source=bl&ots=y_0t_C14fQ&sig=m7JodINtcRCOOYaegno1XUP91eg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjFo7Ohi87JAhUO62MKHRK4C1k4ChDoAQgYMAU#v=onepage&q=richard%20blanshard%20governor&f=false

http://www.canada.com/story_print.html?id=4ff0cc16-ee49-47e0-8997-e8be19aea5c6&sponsor=

https://books.google.com/books?id=bDtQRq7oSRUC&pg=PA97&lpg=PA97&dq=richard+blanshard+governor&source=bl&ots=u2EVqljYuK&sig=MnDhSbYE0jx0DPUyEggau09zPGM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjEjZ7Mjc7JAhVCwWMKHZdaCBw4ChDoAQglMAk#v=onepage&q=richard%20blanshard%20governor&f=false

http://www.islandnet.com/~bcbhas/learn/truth.html

http://www.canadahistoryproject.ca/1871/1871-04-douglas.html

http://www.canadahistoryproject.ca/1871/1871-04-douglas.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Douglas_(governor)#Governor_of_the_Colony_of_Vancouver_Island

http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/pdfs/bchf/bchq_1950_1.pdf

http://nancymargueriteanderson.com/governor-blanshard/

 

Sources for #139 - The Story of Atari

http://www.ponggame.org

https://www.atari.com/history/1972-1984-0

http://www.engadget.com/2014/05/01/true-story-et-atari/

http://history1900s.about.com/od/1980s/qt/ETmovie.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.T._the_Extra-Terrestrial_(video_game)

Documentary: Game Over

http://www.digitpress.com/library/interviews/interview_howard_scott_warshaw.html

http://www.polygon.com/2015/3/9/8163747/yars-revenge-is-a-journey-back-to-a-lost-world-of-video-games

http://www.nowgamer.com/the-making-of-raiders-of-the-lost-ark/

 

 

Sources for #138 - The Story of American Firefighters

http://lostmuseum.cuny.edu/

-archive/why-new-york-city-should-have-a-paid-fire

-archive/american-volunteer-firemen

-archive/letters-to-phil-memories-of-a-new-york

-archive/volunteer-firemen-react-to-steam-engines

-archive/new-york-times-coverage-of-the-debate-about

-archive/new-york-times-coverage-of-the-transition-to

-archive/marty-keese-describes-being-a-volunteer

chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

idnc.library.illinois.edu : Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections 

www.ushistory.org/tour/philadelphia-contributionship.htm

books.google.com:  

-History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884, Volume 3, By John Thomas Scharf, Thompson 

Westcott  Copyright 1884 by LH Everts & Co.

-History of the American steam fire-engine, By William T. King  January 1, 1896

-South Philadelphia: Mummers, Memories, and the Melrose Diner

 By Murray Dubin 1996 Temple University Press

Dagenais, Michèle, Maver, Irene, and Saunier, Pierre-Yves, eds. Municipal Services and 

Employees in the Modern City: New Historic Approaches. Brookfield, VT, USA: Ashgate 

Publishing Group, 2003.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broad_Street_Riot

bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/09/07/plenty-firefighters-but-where-are-

fires/isCPrIPauX078UKHdixu0K/story.html

usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/12/07/9272989-firefighters-let-home-burn-over-75-

fee-again

www.firehouse.com

www.biomedsearch.com/article/Men-colour-race-riots-black/171411246.html

www.calaverasenterprise.com/news/article_c74096c4-504c-11e5-ad50-

23759808b9b3.html

www.macon.com/news/local/community/houston-peach/article33283191.html

http://www.mynews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/news/article.html/content/news/

articles/cfn/2015/9/5/st_cloud_mayor_layof.html

www.dailycommercial.com/news/article_927f1015-55af-5138-8b7c-0f4ffa54d55f.html

www.fireengineering.com/articles/2010/07/murphy-firefighter-arsonists.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Leonard_Orr

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/press/atlantic/municipalities-defend-having-

paid-firefighters-vs-an-all-volunteer-force/article_7d5aa9e2-6bca-11e1-861b-

001871e3ce6c.html

www.governing.com/columns/smart-mgmt/col-fire-departments-rethink-delivery-

emergency-medical-services.html

 

Sources for #137 - Phineas Gage

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/05/phineas_gage_neuroscience_case_true_story_of_famous_frontal_lobe_patient.html

http://www.salon.com/2013/07/21/everything_you_know_about_the_brain_is_wrong/

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ist/?next=/history/phineas-gage-neurosciences-most-famous-patient-11390067/

http://psychology.about.com/od/historyofpsychology/a/phineas-gage.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phineas_Gage

An Odd Kind of Fame by By Malcolm Macmillan

 

Sources for #136 - Bayou of Pigs

Bell, Stewart  Bayou of Pigs: The True Story of an Audacious Plot to Turn a Tropical Island 

into a Criminal Paradise. 2008  HarperCollins Canada. Kindle Edition.  

0-infoweb.newsbank.com.catalog.multcolib.org/resources  (NewsBank)

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Dominica

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Island_Caribs

www.dominicaliving.com/about-history.htm

www.avirtualdominica.com/caribs.cfm

thecommonwealth.org/our-member-countries/dominica/history

 

Sources for #135 - Stagecoach Mary

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Fields

http://www.historynet.com/mary-fields-female-pioneer-in-montana.htm

https://books.google.com/books?id=18sDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA96#v=onepage&q&f=false

Graham, Art. Review of James A. Franks, “Mary Fields: The Story of Black Mary.” Montana The Magazine of Western History 53, no. 1 (Spring 2003), 74-75.

 “Mother Amadeus and Stagecoach Mary.” True West, March 1996.

 

Sources for #134 - Chicago Martial Arts Legend Count Dante

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/the-life-and-death-of-the-deadliest-man-alive/Content?oid=922605

Black Belt Magazine June 1976.

http://johnkeehan.blogspot.com

http://www.thelastdragontribute.com/count-dante-the-greatest-story-never-told/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBzSVCxDb1E

Deadliest Man Alive!: The Strange Saga of Count Dante and the Black Dragon Fighting Society by T. L. Roy

 

Sources for #133 - The Toxic Lady of Riverside

ANATOMYOFTHE” FUMING WOMAN “   New Times Los Angeles Published: 05/15/97

http://articles.latimes.com/1994-04-12/news/mn-45167_1_ramirez-family

http://www.nytimes.com/1994/09/04/us/doctor-faults-state-report-on-faintings.html

http://articles.latimes.com/keyword/hospitals-riverside-county

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Ramirez

http://discovermagazine.com/1995/apr/analysisofatoxic493

 

Sources for #132 - The Bone Wars

Jaffe, M. (2000), The Gilded Dinosaur: The Fossil War Between Cope and Marsh and the Rise of American Science, Crown Publishers, NY.

http://www.slate.com/articles/business/rivalries/2013/08/dinosaur_bone_wars_othniel_charles_marsh_edward_drinker_cope_and_their_forgotten.html 

http://oceansofkansas.com/NYHerald.html

http://www.slate.com/articles/business/rivalries/2013/08/dinosaur_bone_wars_othniel_charles_marsh_edward_drinker_cope_and_their_forgotten.html 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/dinosaur-harpers/ 

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/marsh.html 

http://www.npr.org/2012/12/09/166665795/forget-extinct-the-brontosaurus-never-even-existed 

PBS. “Dinosaurs Wars”. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4juLFgSPEY 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/biography/dinosaur-rivalry/ 

http://www.wired.com/2011/01/scientists-clash-in-dinosaur-wars/ 

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/the-dinosaur-fossil-wars-116496039/?no-ist

http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/bonewars2.html 

http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/04/15/battle-for-the-bone-wars-beasts/ 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/dinosaur-harpers/?flavour=mobile

 

Sources for #131 - John Ericsson and The Monitor

http://chiseler.org/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Sprowle

https://books.google.com/books?id=JmWl0oN778sC&pg=PA27&lpg=PA27&dq=Andrew_Sprowle&source=bl&ots=IRTooDUCwD&sig=mavS7jOFaJ1nTH36t2AnZS7AgvM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CD0Q6AEwBGoVChMIvbvI4caGyQIVDu5jCh1JHQVd#v=onepage&q=Andrew_Sprowle&f=false

https://books.google.com/books?id=wEFFAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA2-PA153&lpg=RA2-PA153&dq=Andrew_Sprowle&source=bl&ots=O44FRjZSWw&sig=bx9x7L4nW8eV3lBXy5wMgH733Pg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CEEQ6AEwBWoVChMIvbvI4caGyQIVDu5jCh1JHQVd#v=onepage&q=Andrew_Sprowle&f=false

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ericsson

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norfolk_Naval_Shipyard

The Life of John Ericsson, Volume 2 By William Conant Churc

http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1344.htm

 

Sources for #130 - The Bald Knobbers

etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd04142011094633/unrestricted/HernandoDissertation.pdf:  The Bald Knobbers of Southwest Missouri, 1885-1889: A study of vigilante justice in the Ozarks, a dissertation by Matthew J. Hernando May 2011

Spencer, Thomas, Other Missouri History University of Missouri Press, 2005. 

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/  (Chronicling America, Library of Congress Digital Newspaper Collection)

cdnc.ucr.edu  (California Digital Newspaper Collection)

civilwartalk.com/threads/baldknobbers-post-war-vigilanties.97664/thelibrary.org/lochist/periodicals/bittersweet/su79e.htm

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bald_Knobbers

http://thelibrary.org/lochist/periodicals/bittersweet/su79e.htm

 

Sources for #129 - Straw Hat Riot

http://blog.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/2014/01/15/the-first-top-hat-causes-a-commotion/

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9E01EEDF1139EF3ABC4E52DFBF668389639EDE

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1922-09-16/ed-1/seq-3/

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=OaoxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=bNwFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5556,1489569&dq=straw-hat+riot&hl=en

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9C06E2D61039EF3ABC4C52DFBF668389639EDE

https://books.google.com/books?id=BEIGAwAAQBAJ&pg=PT120&dq=straw+hat+september+15th&hl=en&sa=X&ei=anPlVPOiH8S6ggTj6IE4&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=straw%20hat%20september%2015th&f=false

http://nowiknow.com/the-last-straw/

https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/3cyi37/what_were_the_origins_of_the_straw_hat_riot_of/

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=sg0bAAAAIBAJ&sjid=4EgEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1666,3136231&dq=straw-hat+riot&hl=en

http://www.oddlyhistorical.com/2014/02/01/fashion-faux-pas-started-riot-straw-hat-riot-1922/

A Perfect Fit: Clothes, Character, and the Promise of America By Jenna Weissman Joselit

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=OaoxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=bNwFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5556,1489569&dq=straw-hat+riot&hl=en

 

 

Sources for #128 - Nim the Chimp

http://history.nasa.gov/animalisms

http://acp.eugraph.com/apes/

http://www.npr.org/2011/07/20/138467156/project-nim-a-chimps-very-human-very-sad-life

https://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2011/07/a-chimp-raised-as-a-human.html

Janegoodall.ca

http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2011/aug/18/troubled-life-nim-chimpsky/

http://www.theguardian.com/film/2011/jul/24/project-nim-chimpsky-chimpanzee-language

Documentary Project Nim 

NIM by Herb Terrace

 

Sources for #127 - Bank Robber Harry Pierpont

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Dillinger

http://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2011/01/04/dillinger-arrested-in-tucson/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Pierpont#cite_ref-King_2005.2C_p._18_8-0

Dillinger, the Hidden Truth - Reloaded By Tony Stewart

Hoosier Public Enemy: A Life of John Dillinger by John Beineke

http://www.history.com/news/history-lists/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-john-dillinger

 

Sources for #126 - RA Cunningham and Tambo

http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=h-rural&month=9310&week=&msg=eydw%2B4dANKfQOSQtECNDOQ&user=&pw=

https://books.google.com/books?id=ZYPdHJaE6yMC&pg=PA55&lpg=PA55&dq=ra+cunningham+tambo&source=bl&ots=h_P1W4SHnq&sig=T3Mgrq_6A98Va5SGL_fPXwJpQ68&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAWoVChMI8eXpy96NxwIVSpENCh35zwsc#v=onepage&q=ra%20cunningham%20tambo&f=false

Professional Savages: Captive Lives and Western Spectacle By Roslyn Poignant - Yale University Press

https://books.google.com/books?id=DAbwF-b56b4C&pg=PA267&lpg=PA267&dq=ra+cunningham+tambo&source=bl&ots=tXIE7M1WtN&sig=TcZjJ_fM1QOY26QGBAJedA-HD5Q&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CDUQ6AEwBGoVChMI8eXpy96NxwIVSpENCh35zwsc#v=onepage&q=ra%20cunningham%20tambo&f=false

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ark/aborigines-in-the-circus/3429544

http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/history-culture/2012/06/the-strange-tale-of-aboriginal-circus-performers

 

Sources for #125 - The Puritans and The Quakers

http://archive.org/stream/diaryofsamuelsew01sewaiala/diaryofsamuelsew01sewaiala_djvu.txt

http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/way-more-than-the-scarlet-letter-puritan-punishments/

http://marybarrettdyer.blogspot.com/2011/12/top-10-things-you-may-not-know-about.html

https://books.google.com/books?id=XPo-AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA25&dq=connecticut+law+quakers+1656&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CB0Q6AEwAGoVChMI3azj-eWeyAIVCpMNCh0zrwRF#v=onepage&q=connecticut%20law%20quakers%201656&f=false

http://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/content/quakers-fight-religious-freedom-puritan-massachusetts-1656-1661

http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/the-great-migration-of-picky-puritans-1620-40/

http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/how-new-haven-became-part-of-connecticut-it-was-the-regicides/

 

Sources for #124 - The Fine Cotton Scandal

blogs.theaustralian.news.com.au/jacktheinsider/index.php/theaustralian/comments/the_race_that_stopped_the_nation/

www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2015/05/04/4228556.htm:  Conversations with Richard Fidler:  Peter Hoysted unravels the true tale of the Fine Cotton fiasco

trove.nla.gov.au: various articles from the National Library of Australia newspaper archives

brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/fine-cotton-trainer-allowed-back-on-track-after-29-years-20131129-2ygs3.html#ixzz3gTog3Dbn

www.smh.com.au/sport/horseracing/the-rider-caught-up-in-the-fine-cotton-scandal-20141205-12101k.html#ixzz3gU692SG3

gulfnews.com/news/uae/general/conman-arrested-over-job-scam-1.408063

adb.anu.edu.au/biography/freeman-george-david-12512

www.oscorpentertainment.com/

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/thetrack/ep5trans.htm:  THE TRACK Transcript Episode five: Follow the Money

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1300&dat=19800814&id=c-BUAAAAIBAJ&sjid=1ZIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1516,6326897&hl=en     The Age, Aug 14, 1980

www.abc.net.au/tv/thetrack/ep5trans.htm

www.news.com.au/national/the-horse-racing-scams-that-stopped-the-nation/story-e6frfkp9-1226513078978

www.news.com.au/national/fine-cotton-fixer-flashes-monet/story-e6frfkp9-1111116091614

www.heraldsun.com.au/news/law-order/john-gillespie-says-he-won-18m-on-fine-cottons-race/story-fni0ffnk-1225869940257

www.smh.com.au//breaking-news-sport/scandal-horse-fine-cottondies-20090220-8dm0.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_(horse)

 

Sources for #123 - The Yankee Pitcher Switch

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2005/mar/7/20050307-121328-5084r/?page=all

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fritz_Peterson

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=iTAcAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ElgEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6937,4844728&dq=mike+kekich+fritz+peterson+marilyn&hl=en

https://archive.org/details/JimmyScottJimmyScott_sHigh_Tight_TheFritzPetersonInterview

http://m.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/yankees/original-wife-swap-yankee-pitchers-trade-lives-article-1.2138703

 

Sources for #122 - The Iraq War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Bremer#Financial

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Fallujah_ambush

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalition_Provisional_Authority

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_al-Sistani

http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/159589

Occupying Iraq: A History of the Coalition Provisional Authority By James Dobbins

Imperial Life in The Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone by Rajiv Chandrasekaran 

 

Sources for #121 - The First NY Post Office

http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/39624371/

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9901E2D61F38EF34BC4C52DFB6678389669FDE

http://www.boweryboyshistory.com/tag/post-office

http://www.oocities.org/pdstampinfo/harpers.html#October1871

Governing the Postal Service - By J. Gregory Sidak

Lapham’s Quarterly, April 2012