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Question: flag folding ceremony

Yesterday I witnessed a flag-folding ceremony at a Veteran's Day assembly at my new school. I've been trying to find out from when and whence this thing comes. Some historical background with citation to sources. Here's what I'm talking about. This would be a military history search, and I've been looking, but am stumped, so... thought about RadRef as a source of help. I particularly want to know the age of the "meaning" of the 13 folds. Mucho gracias!

Answer: comparing the 2004 election map to a pre-civil war map

Question: comparing the 2004 election map to a pre-civil war map

I work at the Indypendent newspaper, and we want to run this map comparing free states and slave states from before the Civil War to the current division between red and blue states. We want to make sure the information is accurate before printing it in the paper!

Question: Historical NYC images

I'm looking for historic images of NYC for a documentary that I'm working on for my group, Heads On Fire. I hope you can help out.

Specifically, I'm looking for images of Brooklyn from 1925 - 1950,
especially images of Prospect Market and Belmont Market in Brownsville
around 1925. I'm also looking for images of the 1595 East NY Avenue area.

Question: Small town Libraries

Where can I find listings (telephone/address/etc) of all the small town, rural libraries in the US?

Question: Media and Iraq War

Can you give me a good list/bibliography of books and articles about US media coverage of the War in Iraq?

EuroDusnie and Dutch anarchism

Unfortunately, I don't speak Dutch or know much about European anarchist
organizations. However, there's a Dutch anarchist collective called
EuroDusnie. The site mentions a Free Shop/Give Away Shop open on Thursday and Friday from 1400hrs till 1700hrs, and on Saturday from 1100hrs till 1700hrs. The shop can be found at Hooglandsekerkgracht 4 in Leiden. I'd say contacting EuroDusnie or going down to the Free shop in Leiden would be your best bet for finding out how to start a collective.

Question: Dutch anarchist communities

I want to start up a DUTCH Anarchisme Community, my question is, do you have some tips, and are there other dutch communities?

Question: Global flour trade

I am researching the history of Seattle's Fisher family. The Fisher's owned a huge flour mill. I am trying to understand the political context of Fisher's role in the grain trade.

I have a book, "Merchants of Grain" by Dan Morgan, which outlines the global and political implications of the grain trade. It was written in 1979. I am looking for some material that would bring my understanding of this issue up to the current day. I am sure the type of article i am looking for would at least reference this book.

Question: Guidelines for books/letters etc to prisoners

How does one find out the guidelines for sending letters to inmates?
I hear people have trouble mailing things cuz no one can figure out the rules and the jails arbitrarily reject things...are there actual rules re this that are good nationally? Does one have to go institution by institution to find out HOW to write prisoners so they will get the

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