Brainsnack HomeAbout Brainsnack ToursContact usLinksOur servicesBrain snacks: you are here

Did You Know?

The Pledge of Allegiance, written by a children's magazine editor in 1892, was sent to and recited simultaneously by every student in America in honor of the dedication of the World's Fair in Chicago. So popular it became a daily recitation for America's youth, “under God” was added years later during McCarthy-era witch hunts to ID atheist children.

A water bottle and tripod serve as stand-ins as Michael emulates Daniel Chester French's statue "the Republic," which stands on the location of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair administration building.

Brain Snacks

A smattering of snacks--have a bite!

  • A Brainsnack Annotated Bibliography
    Many of our favorite Chicago books, annotated with book info and our own descriptions. Click on book covers to purchase them at Amazon.com, and we'll get credit!
  • Get the Book!
    The publisher has been saying that Michael's book Hollywood on Lake Michigan, 2d. edition, should be available soon...
  • Pictorial Chicago
    Visit Brainsnack.net's Chicago photo album for more than 1400 sights throughout the city. Download photos for your wallpaper, or register and send an e-card!

 

 

     
               

Site and images © 2004-2012 Michael & Kate Corcoran, some rights reserved. Page last updated:  23 September 2012
Home | About | Contact | Links | Services | Snacks