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A History of Black Friday

Posted by Courtney Clem on

A History of Black Friday
Black Friday is the largest and most profitable day for retailers across the nation. Yet, it didn’t originally start out that. The meaning behind Black Friday has changed over the last century as it evolved into what it is today.

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The History of Veterans Day

Posted by Sophie Barnes on

The History of Veterans Day
Veterans Day is almost here! Celebrated on November 11th every year, Veterans Day, or Remembrance Day in Canada, was implemented over 100 years ago. So, what is Veterans Day and why...

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Small Business Gift Ideas

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Small Business Gift Ideas
Christmas is right around the corner, and for many people, giving is better than receiving. For friends and family members, it tends to be easier to pick a gift than for work colleagues. We have all felt that panic of...

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Five 1950s Trends That Are Making A Comeback

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Five 1950s Trends That Are Making A Comeback
The 1950s were a prosperous time for the American economy and culture. From the Baby Boom to Hollywood Stars and new inventions, the 50s are still coveted today for their vintage yet stylish trends. Many trends today are inspired by this time period...

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The History of Football

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The History of Football

The history of Football in the United States is an intriguing story, especially its climb to become one of the most popular sports in America. But how much do you really know about the sport? Here at Memory Road, we love to explore the nostalgia of the past and nothing gets us more fired up than a good game of football! Football Origins in America American football is closely related to two other ancient English sports, rugby and soccer. It was introduced to the United States in the late 19th century. On November 6, 1869, Rutgers University and Princeton University...

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