David Lewis

Independent Historian

David Lewis received his B.A. in history from the University of
Washington. His Senior paper was on “The Influence of Sufi Orders on Anatolian
Music with Special Attention to Dervish Lodges in the Ottoman Period.” He is
also the director of Saab Lofton: The
Movie
which won second place at the Seattle
Central Community College Film Festival
. He currently lives in Seattle,
Washington.

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau (1687- )

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Bissau is the capital of the nation of Guinea-Bissau. It is located on the Geba River estuary on the Atlantic Ocean, on a peninsula that used to be an island. In 2007 its population was estimated at approximately 407,000 people.  Bissau … Read MoreBissau, Guinea-Bissau (1687- )

Monrovia, Liberia (1821- )

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Monrovia is the capital of Liberia as well as its largest city. It is located on Bushrod Island and Cape Mesurado along the Mesurado River. A 2008 census showed its population as 970,824. Monrovia was founded on April 25, 1822 by … Read MoreMonrovia, Liberia (1821- )

Christian Abraham Fleetwood (1840-1914)

Christian Fleetwood, soldier, choir master, clerk, and abolitionist, was born free in Baltimore, Maryland to Charles Fleetwood and Anna Marie Fleetwood on July 21, 1840. At an early age Christian Fleetwood showed signs of intelligence and quickly endeared himself to the wealthy sugar merchant John … Read MoreChristian Abraham Fleetwood (1840-1914)