In this, his Olympic centennial year, Jim Thorpe is the ultimate Phantom Contender, there but not there.
Because Kansas is kicking off its centennial year, she concentrated on a very Kansas subject: Dorothy Gale from The Wizard of Oz.
"This centennial thing—and this Republican thing of people trying to put on Ronald Reagan masks—it's a little puzzling," she says.
The centennial West line, which would be about the same size, would sweep west from Oklahoma towards California.
To commemorate the centennial on Friday, shops and eateries will price their goods as if it were 1913.
The statue was unveiled at the centennial celebration of the battle, 1875.
I was there once, in the centennial, and it was so full everywheres.
Europe may well be invited to celebrate her own political, social and material centennial in 1876, as truly as that of America.
It is June of the centennial year, and all the land is ablaze with patriotic fervor.
“They ought to have shot that off in honor of our centennial,” remarked the young captain.