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Join genealogist, Sharon Batiste Gillins for a discussion of Record Group 105 of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. She will share her experiences in locating records in this rich genealogical resource available at the National Archives.
The Freedmen's Bureau was established in the War Department by an act of Congress on March 3, 1865. The life of the Bureau was extended twice by acts of July 16, 1866 and July 6, 1868. The Bureau was responsible for the supervision and management of all matters relating to refugees and freedmen, and of lands abandoned or seized during the Civil War.
Sharon Batiste Gillins is a native of Galveston, Texas with paternal ancestral roots in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana and maternal roots in Fort Bend County, Texas. A life-long interest in her family's history led to an active involvement in researching African American family history over the past 25 years. While researching her own family, she developed an in interest in unique and under-utilized record systems and record groups. Some of her more recent work focuses on strategies researchers can use to analyze Louisiana’s Freedmen’s Bureau field office records for revealing, often personal information on freedmen ancestors.
Ms. Gillins is a member of the Galveston Historical Society, National Genealogical Society, and Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. A retired Associate Professor at Riverside City College, she frequently calls upon her career background as a college educator to present workshops or deliver courses at regional and national conferences and genealogical institutes. She is also a member of the adjunct faculty at Samford Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research in Birmingham.
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NBPTS and their partnership with The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)
The Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Board of Directors hosts U.S. Senate candidates Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) and Mitch McConnell (R) at a “Measure the Candidates” forum on Wednesday, August 20, in Louisville. The candidates an opportunity to share their views and solutions for current agricultural and rural issues.“Measure the Candidates” is a forum, not a debate, and open only to the KFB Board of Directors, selected staff and members of the press.
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A STANFORD All-American and 5 time NFL ALL-PRO, BRIAN HOLLOWAY, excelled as the SUPER BOWL XX TEAM captain of the 1985 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS. In 1986, at age 26, Holloway as Vice President of the NFL Players, was one of the principal architects of the NFL's growth strategy that produced a landmark $1.8 Billion TV contract in 1998.
As AMERICA’S #1 most requested motivational speaker, Brian has been hired by 325 Fortune 500 companies. His clients include Apple, Wal-Mart, HP, Honeywell, Bank of America, The White House, Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, State Farm, Ford, Reebok, The Million Dollar Round Table to name a few.
And father of 8!
On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:
David DiStefano is a financial advisor and insurance consultant. He is also Commissioner on Janesville School Board. Commissioner DiStefano shared his perspective on the impact of Act 10 on SDJ, the new grading system, progress of the Benefits Committee he is chairing, how he keeps his private beliefs from interfering with his position on the School Board and the importance of coming to school this Friday.
David Reinhart is a lecturer at UW - Whitewater in philosophy and religious studies. David stopped by the program to preview his upcoming talk at Hedberg Public Library on causing Peace and conflict resolution.
Executive Director of Janesville Convention & Visitors Bureau Christine Rebout is a long friend of the program but a first time visitor to Janesville Community Radio studio. Christine previewed the upcoming Art Infusion along the Janesville Mile chalk contest, and also talked about Irish Fest and other exciting local events coming up in Janesville. Learn more by going to www.JanesvilleCVB.com
Ann Roe and Julie Richardson are past Presidents of the Women's Club and they came to preview the upcoming launch of the capitol campaign, looking to do some substantial improvements to the historic building at 108 South Jackson street, housing several organizations, includingh Daughter of American Revolution, American Association of University Women, MacDowell Music Club, the Women's Club and Janesville Art League. Learn more by going to www.fp108sj.org
Today's program is brought to you by The "A" Team, LLC - your social media specialists, Basics Cooperative - home of the Super Tuesday, and by "Raising Abel, the Life of Faith" by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.
"COINTELPRO" was the FBI's secret program to undermine the popular upsurge which swept the country during the 1960s. Though the name stands for "Counterintelligence Program," the targets were not enemy spies. The FBI set out to eliminate "radical" political opposition inside the US. when exposure, blatant harassment, and prosecution for political crimes failed. The Bureau took the law into its own hands and secretly used fraud and force to sabotage constitutionally- protected political activity. Its methods ranged far beyond surveillance, and amounted to a domestic version of the covert action for which the CIA has become infamous throughout the world
Due to the deaths caused; By cyberstalking and cyberbullying their have been laws passed to protect innocent victims from abuse of cyberbullying. We request a bill be put in place that once the internet provider is given evidence of cyberstalking, cyberbullying and harassment they must have so many days to remove the material or be held criminally liable.
Nothing by mouth was how he ate for months on end. With a family, a career and one very big challenge Jon tells us how he adjusted then and what that means to him now.
Jon Reiner is the award-winning author of the memoir The Man Who Couldn’t Eat, (Simon & Schuster), selected as a Top Pick by the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Daily Beast and winner of a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award for best audiobook. The book is based on a story of the same title Reiner wrote for Esquire which won the James Beard Foundation Award for Magazine Feature Writing, was nominated for a National Magazine Award, and was translated into multiple languages for international publication. Other recent writing has been published by The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, NPR.com, CNN.com, DownEast, San Francisco Book Review, Nervous Breakdown, Slice, Creative Nonfiction, Fool, Graze and elsewhere.
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Tune in to Sharon Bennett, host of The Marketing Pulpit Radio Show, today at 10:30 am for the Special Episode of “Up Against The Wall”, in support of Domestic Violence (DV) Awareness Month (October). Sharon and her guest, Mike Sexton, Coordinator of the Domestic Violence Speaker’s Bureau, will address the recent media frenzy on celebrity suspensions and the fallout from the events.
The Marketing Pulpit Radio Show is the creation of expert marketer, Robert Gatewood MBA, president of Gatewood Marketing.
The show’s mission is to build strong businesses in the community in order to put people to work.
The show provides crucial knowledge in the areas of sales, branding, pricing, media buying, Internet, social media, music, entertainment, franchising, networking, event planning, accounting, business development, workforce development, industry trends, business news and more.
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Tonight we have the honor to hear from husband and wife team John and Charlene Donelson.
Charlene is a survivor of childhood sexual and verbal abuse. She shares her process and the trials of her childhood; how she manages to deal with the reflections that resonated in her adult life. The effects of her past experiences tried try to destroy her emotionally, physically, and spiritually. She holds onto the truth of God’s word that tells us all that, “We are overcomers by the blood of the lamb, and by the word of our testimonies”.
John is also a survivor, but of a different type of abuse. He is a product of a teenage rape, and through the abuse, or (ab-normal use) of an adult’s authority in his life, he shares about how he was exposed to ography at a very young age- that planted the seeds for an addiction. Although this is accepted in our society today, it has a lasting snowball effect on the mind and spirit that causes much pain and destruction; leaving behind a trail of broken relationships, self-esteem issues, ography addiction, and even more. He shares his battles, victories and the lessons that he learned in life to the glory of God.
Starting a family together under these conditions was not and is still not easy. As you can imagine, their journey has been filled with much pain and frustration and yet they made it through together and are advocates against violence and abuse and on the speaker’s bureau for RAINN, the Rape, Abuse, Incest, National Network in Washington, D.C.
Today's show will have three outstanding women thriller authors.
First up will be Carla Neggers, followed by Sandra Brannan, and then Janice Gable Bashman.
For Carla Neggers we will talk about her latest book Harbor Island:
In this vivid and suspenseful addition to her widely acclaimed Sharpe & Donovan series, New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers takes readers on a heart-stopping journey from Boston to Ireland to the rocky coast of Maine.
For Sandra Brannan we will look at Solomon's Whisper:
The latest installment in the Liv Bergen Mystery Series
As Liv Bergen investigates the long-ago murder of her niece, she uncovers a well-guarded secret—and stumbles into one the most prolific killer she’s faced yet.
Once an amateur sleuth, Liv “Boots” Bergen has now found her footing as an official FBI agent. It should be Liv’s dream career—she’s working closely with a bureau legend, Agent Streeter Pierce, as well as the exotic Agent Jack Linwood, with whom she shares a growing romance. Liv has proven to be an adept agent, and the whole office has been moved to a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in central Denver.
And Janice Gable Bashman it's Predator:
The hunt is on!
Sixteen-year-old Bree Sunderland must inject herself with an untested version of her father’s gene therapy to become a werewolf in order to stop a corrupt group of mercenaries from creating a team of unstoppable lycanthrope soldiers.
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From her Bachelor's to her Doctorate, Dr. Mildred Johnson has recognized the importance of leadership in her career. Married to retired police detective and current Deacon Charles Johnson and herself a retired Sergeant and current Assistant Chief Chaplain with the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Mildred has built her life around the intersection of leadership, ministry, and justice. Currently, she also teaches others about this mission as the Director of the Municipal Police Officers' Training Academy and the Coordinator of the Law Enforcement and Homeland Security programs at Westmoreland County Community College.
Join your host John Stanko as he chats with Mildred about the many facets of her life where her learning as a Geneva College MSOL alumna has truly developed her as a servant leader. They'll discuss the ways in which MSOL and the concept of leadership have impacted her work in law enforcement; her position as Executive Director with Rochester Family Life Center, a non-profit ministry; and her educational attainment of a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University.
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