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Daniel Boone come to life. Washington, D.C., July 31. George S. Stirl of Burkes County, PA, who travels about the country dressed as the famous American poineer Daniel Boone, has been an ardent supporter of President Roosevelt since the president was first nominated. He has done this $10,000.00 worth of publicity, according to Stirl by writing on the sidewalks in chalk "long live President Roosevelt." He did the writing buying the chalk with money that should have been spent for food, 7/31/37

Daniel Boone come to life. Washington, D.C., July 31. George S. Stirl of Burkes County, PA, who travels about the country dressed as the famous American poineer Daniel Boone, has been an ardent supporter of President Roosevelt since the president was first nominated. He has done this $10,000.00 worth of publicity, according to Stirl by writing on the sidewalks in chalk "long live President Roosevelt." He did the writing buying the chalk with money that should have been spent for food, 7/31/37

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In the first grade, students understand chronological sequencing of events by creating basic timelines. Students participate in shared research using biographies and informational text the contributions of historic figures in American history including Squanto, the Pilgrims, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Paul Revere, Thomas Jefferson, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Sacagawea, Daniel Boone, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington Carver. Students identify the significance of historic places and monuments and describe their connection to real events of the past including the Plimoth Plantation, Mount Vernon, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial. Students commemorate the contributions to the American nation of significant groups including National Hispanic History Month, Native American Heritage Month, and Black History Month.

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1937
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Harris & Ewing, photographer
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90719, -77.03687
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Library of Congress
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