Posts Tagged: columbus day

Columbus- All American Hero

  Christopher Columbus embodied the very spirit of a founding father. The noble spirit of 1492 rivaled that of 1776. Or so the story went. Skillfully weaving fairy tales with the deftness of the Brothers Grimm, Uncle Sam spun a

Columbus- All American Hero

  Christopher Columbus embodied the very spirit of a founding father. The noble spirit of 1492 rivaled that of 1776. Or so the story went. Skillfully weaving fairy tales with the deftness of the Brothers Grimm, Uncle Sam spun a

Vintage schoolbook illustration Columbus ships

Celebrating Columbus Day – American Dreaming

Next to July 4th Columbus day was the most sacred American Holiday in my mid-century childhood. After all, Christopher Columbus embodied the very spirit of a founding father. Or so the story went. Skillfully weaving fairy tales with the deftness

Vintage schoolbook illustration Columbus ships

Celebrating Columbus Day – American Dreaming

Next to July 4th Columbus day was the most sacred American Holiday in my mid-century childhood. After all, Christopher Columbus embodied the very spirit of a founding father. Or so the story went. Skillfully weaving fairy tales with the deftness

Vintage illustration Columbus

Christopher Columbus- America Dreaming

Next to July 4th Columbus day was the most sacred American Holiday in my mid-century childhood. After all, Christopher Columbus embodied the very spirit of a founding father. Or so the story went. Skillfully weaving fairy tales with the deftness

Vintage illustration Columbus

Christopher Columbus- America Dreaming

Next to July 4th Columbus day was the most sacred American Holiday in my mid-century childhood. After all, Christopher Columbus embodied the very spirit of a founding father. Or so the story went. Skillfully weaving fairy tales with the deftness

vintage illustration Columbus

Celebrating Columbus Day

Eureka! The mythology that Christopher Columbus “discovered” America and the “Indians” that we all learned in school,  is as antiquated as this vintage children’s book illustration from the 1950’s. Looking for a new way to celebrate Columbus Day? Follow this

vintage illustration Columbus

Celebrating Columbus Day

Eureka! The mythology that Christopher Columbus “discovered” America and the “Indians” that we all learned in school,  is as antiquated as this vintage children’s book illustration from the 1950’s. Looking for a new way to celebrate Columbus Day? Follow this