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Jazz Milestones: Noteworthy Dates in the History of Jazz Music

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Chronology of events marking the history of Jazz music in America.
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A history of Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans - The Grio

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A history of Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans
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The jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton describes the black Indians in his memories of New Orleans of the 1920s, recorded by folklorist Alan Lomax in 1938 at the Library of Congress.
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The Adventures of the REAL Winnie-the-Pooh | The New York Public Library

The Adventures of the REAL Winnie-the-Pooh | The New York Public Library | The 1920's In Its Splendor | Scoop.it
The REAL Winnie-the-Pooh won't be found on a video, in a movie, on a T-shirt or a lunchbox. Since 1987, the REAL Pooh and four of his best friends--Eeyore, Piglet, Kanga, and Tigger--have been living at The New York Public Library.
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Babe Ruth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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George Herman Ruth, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), best known as "Babe" Ruth and nicknamed "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat", was an American baseball player who spent 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) playing for three teams (1914–1935). Known for his hitting brilliance, Ruth set career records in his time for home runs (714 since broken), slugging percentage (.690), runs batted in (RBI) (2,213 since broken), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164). Ruth originally entered the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox as a starting pitcher, but after he was sold to the New York Yankees in 1919, he converted to a full-time right fielder. He subsequently became one of the league's most prolific hitters and with his home run hitting prowess, he helped the Yankees win seven pennants and four World Series titles. Ruth retired in 1935 after a short stint with the Boston Braves, and the following year, he became one of the first five players to be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Ruth was the first player to hit 60 home runs in one season (1927), a mark first eclipsed by Roger Maris in 1961 with 61. Ruth's lifetime record of 714 home runs stood until 1974 when it was surpassed by Hank Aaron. Unlike many power hitters, Ruth also hit for a high batting average: his .342 lifetime average is the tenth highest in baseball history, and in one season (1923) he batted .393, a Yankee record.[1] Ruth dominated the era in which he played. He led the league in home runs during a season twelve times, slugging percentage and OPS thirteen times each, runs scored eight times, and RBIs six times. Each of those totals represents a modern record.[2]

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PJ Lifestyle » Everything You Know About the 1920s Is Wrong

PJ Lifestyle » Everything You Know About the 1920s Is Wrong | The 1920's In Its Splendor | Scoop.it
I'm no expert on the era, but I've studied the pop culture — movies, songs, magazines — for the segment of my Website devoted to the 1920s. It can be a stubborn era to grasp. The Gatsby stereotypes loom too large; 1929 ...
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