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June 18, 2021

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The first five people who contact me through my contact form by midnight June 19, 2021 will receive a free Father’s Day eCard.

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May 25, 2021

Yes, you can teach an old dog new tricks. I am learning to use GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP). It’s similar to Photoshop, but it’s free. There are many online and YouTube tutorials to help us along in learning. This photo is an example of cutting and pasting. I cut the vase of roses from one photo and pasted them into the photo of the table.

This photo is of silent move star Mary Pickford. I put in the text as a “layer.” It will be an illustration for one of my short stories.

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May 14, 2021

New item in A Glimpse of Hawaii: the Gracious Alexander Young Hotel in Honolulu, the way it was and what’s on that site now.

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May 12, 2021

See the historic James Campbell Building in Honolulu in 1919 and in 2021 in A Glimpse of Hawaii.

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May 10, 2021

Alma Gluck posed for cameramen with reporters on ship
Alma Gluck posed for cameramen with reporters on ship. https://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3b31487/. Digital ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3b31487 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b31487. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-84941 (b&w film copy neg.). Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Elizabeth N. Harris. Read the interview here.

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May 1, 2021

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii! Happy Lei Day!

Lei Day in Hawaii, courtesy Hawaii State Archives Photograph Collection, Call Number – PP-48-7-058
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April 30, 2021

Lew G. Henderson; Vincent Genoves; E.K. Miller; and Duke P. Kahanamoku

Find out where Duke Kahanamoku (seated) is and what he’s doing there in A Glimpse of Hawaii.

Jeannette Rankin

This is Jeannette Rankin. Find out who she is and how she led the way for other women in the Blog.

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April 21, 2021

Visit the new page on this website – A Glimpse of Hawaii. Click HERE or on the title in the menu at the top of the screen.

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Interview

Alma Gluck posed for cameramen with reporters on ship
Alma Gluck posed for cameramen with reporters on ship. https://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3b31487/. Digital ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3b31487 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b31487. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-84941 (b&w film copy neg.). Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

April 2, 2021

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by author Theresa Van Meter for her website. She is a skilled interviewer and a wonderful writer. I enjoyed the experience very much.

Find the Interview here.

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Are you an author who writes historical fiction? Are you looking for research resources? Visit the Resources for Writers page and read Resources for Historical Research. Also visit my blog for an overview of Researching with the Library of Congress.