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Liberia: Miss Liberia Belloh Julius representing at the Miss Africa USA Pageant in 2008. Miss Julius is dressed in the national colors of Liberia (flag). She speaks brilliantly about Liberia being the first country in Africa to have a female President. Her goal is to complete her education and return to Liberia to help with development. Miss Belloh Julius was among the top 5 winners placing as the 3rd runner up.
1928 Firestone Tire Ad ~ Rubber Farm in Liberia. Original vintage magazine print ad for Firestone Tires featuring a great Paul Gerding illustration of a native Liberian tabbing a rubber tree at the Firestone plantation. The colonists and their descendants, known as Americo-Liberians, led the political, social, cultural and economic sectors of the country and ruled the nation for over 130 years as a dominant minority.
Anthony W. Gardiner 9th President of Liberia. Bio Snippets: born in Southampton Co VA. Gardiner was a lawyer and one of the delegates of the Nation Convention which drafted the declaration of independence and the constitution. He was the country's first attorney general. As president he worked to improve public education and his govt's relationship with the native tribes. Gardiner resigned office due to serious illness. Read more @ liberianecho.com #liberia #liberianhistory by theliberianecho