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Each Monday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Millennial Generation. Born from 1982 to 2001, Millennials mostly come from the prosperous 1980s and 1990s. Children don’t join their official generation until they reach the age of 18, so currently, those born in…

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Dupont Manual High School seniors were having their prom on night May 31,1957, and all was dignity and decorum until the orchestra cut loose with a few hot licks and Mary Ray Douglas, 18, and her date Joe Breen started to really cut the rug in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Each Generation X-File Friday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of Generation X. Born from 1965 to 1981 and coming on the heels of the Boomer Generation, the formative years of Generation X were from the 1970s through the year 2000.

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Each Throwback Thursday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the G.I. Generation. Born from 1901 to 1926, the G.I. Generation is also known as the Greatest Generation. The G.I. Generation was molded by the first World War, the Roaring ’20s.

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Forty years on this little farm in west Hamblen County have been mostly pleasant and tranquil. My neighbors on the south side are Wayne and Ella Harrell, who keep their home and yard immaculate and are always quick to lend a hand to anyone, while the new young neighbors on the other side, th…

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Each Generation X-File Friday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of Generation X. Born from 1965 to 1981 and coming on the heels of the Boomer Generation, the formative years of Generation X were from the 1970s through the year 2000.

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Each Throwback Thursday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the G.I. Generation. Born from 1901 to 1926, the G.I. Generation is also known as the Greatest Generation. The G.I. Generation was molded by the first World War, the Roaring ’20s.

Each Wednesday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Boomer Generation. Born from 1946 to 1964, the formative years for Boomers range from the late 1940s through the late 1970s.

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Folks have long held an attraction for automobiles, with the French building a steam-powered personal vehicle in 1769. The 1800s saw an array of automobiles, often powered by fuels we would deem strange. Carl Benz patented the first practical gasoline-powered vehicle in 1886, while the Ameri…

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Each Wednesday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Boomer Generation. Born from 1946 to 1964, the formative years for Boomers range from the late 1940s through the late 1970s.

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Each Tuesday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Silent Generation. Born from 1927 to 1945, the formative years for the Silent Generation range from the early 1930s through the early 1960s.

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The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, right, integration leader, announces at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala., that an agreement has been reached by a biracial committee on civil rights grievances which have set off massive demonstrations, May 10, 1963. Rev. Martin Luther King, left, called the…

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Each Generation X-File Friday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of Generation X. Born from 1965 to 1981 and coming on the heels of the Boomer Generation, the formative years of Generation X were from the 1970s through the year 2000.

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Each Wednesday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Boomer Generation. Born from 1946 to 1964, the formative years for Boomers range from the late 1940s through the late 1970s.

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Each Tuesday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Silent Generation. Born from 1927 to 1945, the formative years for the Silent Generation range from the early 1930s through the early 1960s.

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The earliest humans quickly began looking for ways to make their work easier and began domesticating animals. That quest extended to wind and water power. Steam began powering devices as early as the first century A.D. with the first commercial steam engine being produced in 1712. The 1800s …

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Each Throwback Thursday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the G.I. Generation. Born from 1901 to 1926, the G.I. Generation is also known as the Greatest Generation. The G.I. Generation was molded by the first World War, the Roaring ’20s.

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Each Wednesday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Boomer Generation. Born from 1946 to 1964, the formative years for Boomers range from the late 1940s through the late 1970s.

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Each Tuesday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Silent Generation. Born from 1927 to 1945, the formative years for the Silent Generation range from the early 1930s through the early 1960s.

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Members of the supreme lodge of the order of Ahepa were received by President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House, Washington on April 25, 1941. From left to right are: C.N. Diamond, Detroit, supreme governor; G.C. Vournas, Washington, supreme vice president; P.T. Kourides, New York, su…

David Britton ~ As a collector, his favorites are from the golden age of automobiles

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Each Generation X-File Friday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of Generation X. Born from 1965 to 1981 and coming on the heels of the Boomer Generation, the formative years of Generation X were from the 1970s through the year 2000.

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Each Throwback Thursday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the G.I. Generation. Born from 1901 to 1926, the G.I. Generation is also known as the Greatest Generation. The G.I. Generation was molded by the first World War, the Roaring ’20s.

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Each Wednesday the Citizen Tribune shares a photo from the formative years of the Boomer Generation. Born from 1946 to 1964, the formative years for Boomers range from the late 1940s through the late 1970s.

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