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U.S. Mint announces WWI Centennial Commemorative Design winner

In a rare Monday holiday appearance by government workers, the U.S. Mint announced that they selected a design for the World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin. The winning design was submitted by LeRoy Transfield, a sculptor from Orem, Utah. In an interview that appeared in the Desert News, Transfield said that he had […]



Canada Day, or Fête du Canada in the French-speaking areas, is Canada’s version of Independence Day. It celebrates the enactment of their Constitution on July 1, 1867. The Constitution Act of 1867 brought together Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick to create the Dominion of Canada. As a Dominion then an independent member of […]

JFK 100

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the second son of Joe and Rose Kennedy. Born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, Jack, as he was known to family and friends, was born of privilege and lead that life being able to travel […]