Category Archives: History

The Importance of Observation: Dr. A. Stone Freedberg

  I learned recently of an incredible doctor. He’s worth knowing about. As early as 1939, Dr. A. Stone Freedberg of Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, conducted research to show that bacteria caused stomach ulcers. His work was discouraged and then abandoned in favor of more promising fields. He became a cardiologist and developed a treatment… Read More »

Cannabis and Cash Management

KIND is helping the cannabis industry grow by providing cash management services, transactional services and compliance. And working now with Microsoft as a technical partner. Will the next US president legalize cannabis? Will the industry continue its lopsided push forward into American life? The final story is being written now: the legalization of cannabis won’t… Read More »

This Day In History: June 10, 1967

From Wikipedia: Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an American actor, noted for his natural style and versatility. One of the major stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Tracy was nominated for nine Academy Awards for Best Actor and won two, sharing the record for nominations in that category with Laurence Olivier.… Read More »

Oregon Suffrage and Temperance, 1920

Mattie Cone Sleeth — Biographical Essay Mattie Cone Sleeth was a significant force for change in Oregon during the early decades of the twentieth century. A devoted minister’s wife, she arrived in Portland with her family in 1903 and established herself as a leader of the Oregon Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). She was an ardent… Read More »