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It’s Women’s History Month and I’ve been researching some of the women pioneers of aviation. Perhaps the most famous woman aviator was Amelia Earhart and I have been fortunate enough to publish an audiobook of one of her memoirs, “20 Hrs. 40 Mins.”  But Earhart followed a long line of women pioneers. Consider, for example,  Continue Reading »

Through the Brazilian Wilderness Captured on Early Motion Picture Film

The Motion Picture industry was well established when Theodore Roosevelt took his famous journey “Through the Brazilian Wilderness” in 1913, so, it was natural that a motion picture camera be brought along. The Cinematographer is said to have been Carl von Hoffman, who was employed at the time by the Mutual Film Company, although Roosevelt  Continue Reading »