Lowrey Racists

Am I from a Racist Family? The Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill, introduced by Representative Leonidas C. Dyer, a Republican from Saint Louis, Missouri, in the US House of Representatives in 1918, was directed at punishing lynchings and mob…

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Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain College "Blue Mountain College" (originally called 'Blue Mountain Female Institute') was established in 1873. Blue Mountain College still exists today. We used to have our LOWREY FAMILY REUNIONS there. I visited there for one of…

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Who was Adam Lowrey?

Adam Lowrey (1783-1841) Our family is definitely descended from Adam Lowrey. There may be some confusion about Samuel Lowrey, but there is none whatsoever about Adam Lowrey. The reason for the confusion is some claims that Adam…

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Inspired by the FBI

My first attempt to write down my autobiography was in 2008. Before that, I had always considered the idea of writing down my life story as a useless endeavor – the final result unsuitable to read by…

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Did you make Hajj?

THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME In this life people are usually aware of two kinds of journeys: Those made to earn a livelihood and those undertaken for pleasure and sight seeing. The Hajj, however is unique from…

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How to be Successful

What is the true meaning of success? "How to be successful", read the title of the book. A shiny paperback sitting on the display shelf of the local bookstore. Underneath the title is a picture of a…

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