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  • Edwin Booth

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    Born on November 18, 1833 near Bel Air, Maryland, Edwin Thomas Booth was the son of Junius Brutus Booth and Mary Ann Holmes. He was the seventh of ten children, six of whom lived to adulthood. Edwin’s father was an actor, and Edwin used to accompany him on tours to make sure he wasn’t drinking. It was then he was introduced to theater, and it was at fifteen years old when Edwin made his stage debut as Tressel in Richard III. (Giblin, 2-20) From then on, Edwin was captivated. His life was not perfect

  • Edmund Booth

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    Edmund Booth was an extraordinary man, especially considering the difficult pioneer era he lived in. He was born in Chicopee, Massachusetts on August 24, 1810. On March 8th, 1815, at the age of four, Edmund contracted meningitis, and was not expected to survive this horrible disease. After being very ill for three months, to the surprise of many, Edmund survived. Unfortunately, the meningitis cost him his hearing (slight hearing left in one ear), and the sight in one eye. By age eight, his remaining

  • The Photo Booth

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    minute a photo booth will deliver 4 poses on a piece of strip film for 3 to 4 dollars. These are often seen in vacation areas such as the beach or amusement parks for an impromptu photographic memory of a good time with friends and family. Many are set up in bars or pubs. The pictures come in black and white or color images, and the booths are mostly photochemical, although some of the newer ones are digital. Automated photo machines were invented in the late 1800, and the modern booth with a curtain

  • Phone Booth

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    Phone Booth, a sort of Speed-meets-Twelve Angry Men, is kept basically within the confines of a single "room" and focuses on a life-or-death dynamic between two men, one of whom is a psychopath with a dangerous weapon. At 84 minutes, the premise of Phone Booth just reaches the stress breaking point at its climax. In other words, you can suspend disbelief only so long, and about 75 minutes is it for this one. Still, it¡¯s a tense, taut thriller while it lasts. Colin Farrell plays Stu

  • The DJ Booth

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    The DJ Booth           Even while standing inside a DJ booth can be loud and obnoxious, the excitement of playing music and controlling a huge crowd sends and unexplainable feeling through your body.           When I first step into a DJ booth at Club Centers, located in the heart of Rochester, New York, my nerves start going crazy and butterflies hit my stomach so fast it feels like I have to puke

  • John Wilkes Booth

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    John Wilkes Booth On april 14 1865, at 10 pm, abraham lincoln was at Laura Keenes performance of Our American Cousin. When all the sudden a shot rang out from a .44 caliber derringer, Lincoln was on the ground dying fast. Who was the assassin and why did he kill lincoln. On May tenth,1838, Mary Ann Holmes and her husband Junious Booth were giving birth to their son John Wilkes Booth. He was named after the famous revelutionary john wilkes, who the family claimed to be distant reletives of

  • John Wilkes Booth

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    John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth ( A man with a mission) is known as killing one of our U . S presidents, Abraham Lincoln. How did he do it when did he do it and where did he do it at? Lincoln helping abolish slavery state by state to try to stop the civil war. John Wilkes Booth as he was known as a professional actor before the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Today his life is often forgotten and is also overlooked in schools around the world John Wilkes Booth was born on May 10

  • John Wilkes Booth

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    John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth was born on May 10, 1838 in Maryland?s Harford County on the family farm. His father, Junius Brutus, was one of Maryland?s most distinguished residents. He was a celebrated Shakespearean Actor, who had left his native England to come to the United States in 1821. Although a notorious alcoholic, Junius was very attached to his family. He and his wife, Mary Ann Holmes Booth had, ten children, six of whom survived to adulthood. John Wilkes, a handsome

  • john w booth

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    A History of John Wilkes Booth  The name of John Wilkes Booth conjures up a picture of America's most infamous assassin, the killer of perhaps the greatest president of the United States. However, J. Wilkes Booth (as he was known professionally) led a very prominent life as an actor in the years preceding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This period of his life is often forgotten or overlooked. The Booth family name in the nineteenth century was strongly identified with the American theater

  • Biography of Charles Booth

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    Biography of Charles Booth 1840 - Born he was the son of a wealthy Liverpool entrepreneur. 1884 – Made a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society 1885 – After involvement with the Mansion House Enquiry into unemployment, decided to investigate poverty in London, with a small team of investigators. 1894 – Published survey ‘The Aged Poor in England and Wales’. 1903 – 17 volumes of the inquiry into ‘The Life and Labour of the People of London’ completed.