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Sears, Roebuck and Company

Sears, Roebuck and Company

In 1886, Richard Sears bought an unwanted shipment of gold watches from a Chicago jewelry shop. After some time working together, they decided to start a company by the name of Sears, Roebuck and Co.Sears observed that farmers paid high prices for many of the products they consumed from local merchants.

The Iberian site of Vilars d’Arbeca, rich in finds

The Iberian site of Vilars d’Arbeca, rich in finds

The Prehistoric Research Group (GIP) of the University of Lleida (UdL) is finding numerous archaeological remains in the Iberian site of the Vilars de Arbeca (Lleida). Among the finds are a fibula, a bronze bracelet, fragments of wood , ceramics and animal bones which through their study will give information about the moment in which the town was abandoned.

Historic Arkansas Museum

Historic Arkansas Museum

The Historic Arkansas Museum is a historic site museum of Arkansas& 39;s frontier days. The museum features an outstanding collection of Arkansas-made decorative, mechanical, and fine arts objects in six galleries.Louise Loughborough recognized in 1939, the historical significance of four shabby structures in a rundown area of Arkansas& 39;s capital city.

Cleopatra and Caesar

Cleopatra and Caesar

Cleopatra Before Caesar by Jean-Léon Gérôme, oil on canvas, 1866. Cleopatra confronts Gaius Julius Caesar after emerging from a roll of carpet. The Egyptian Queen had been driven from the palace in...

William the Conqueror's Harrying of the North

William the Conqueror's Harrying of the North

By the end of 1066 CE William the Conqueror had won a decisive victory at the Battle of Hastings, subdued the south-east of England and been crowned King William I in Westminster Abbey but there remained...

The discovery of 'Homo habilis' turns 50

The discovery of 'Homo habilis' turns 50

In April 1964, the archeopaleontologist couple Louis and Mary Leakey announced the discovery in a rugged region of Tanzania, the Olduvai Gorge. Three decades of excavations that concluded with the diffusion in the scientific world of the appearance of a new species of the genus Homo, H.