Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Harrisville United Methodist Church, Harrisville (Butler Cou
The Harrisville United Methodist Church (originally named the Methodist Episcopal Church of Harrisville) was formed in 1834 by Rev. William Carl. The records span the years 1875-1979. Combined church records make up the largest series and are concentrated around the years 1903-1967.
21L.325 Small Wonders: Staying Alive (MIT)
This course closely examines a coherent set of short texts and/or visual works. The selections may be the shorter works of one or more authors (poems, short stories or novellas), or short films and other visual media. Additionally, we will focus on formal issues and thematic meditations around the title of the course "Staying Alive." Content varies from semester to semester.
Guide to the Papers of Michelle Madoff, 1970-1977
Michelle Madoff, an active community volunteer and politician in the 1970s, was concerned primarily with the reduction of air pollution. This collection of papers consists mostly of published materials relating to environmental topics and related information about citizens' groups created to combat pollution in Pittsburgh.
Guide to Papers of Homer S. Brown, 1918-1977
Homer S. Brown became a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association in 1923. He was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1934 and became the first African-American appointed to the Pittsburgh Board of Education (1943), and elected (1949) as Allegheny County Judge. He served as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Allegheny County from 1956 to 1975. The Papers of Homer S. Brown consist of biographical material, correspondence from his political and judicial career, photogra
Guide to the Records of the Bethlehem Mines Corporation Police Department, 1926-1935
The Records of the Bethlehem Mines Corporation Police Department, 1926-1935, include various reports of the police department of Bethlehem Mines Corporation, for the mines that the company operated in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Guide to the Collection of the Birmingham Union, 1893-1977
The Birmingham Union began when a group of concerned citizens decided to promote the revitalization and historic preservation of the South Side in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This collection contains information gathered by this group concerning the historic development and attempted revitalization of the South Side. The collection includes publications, news clips, histories, and photographs that contain information on churches, organizations, societies, institutions, and individuals in the South
Guide to the Records of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, Relating to Phase I of the
This collection contains memoranda, agreements, progress reports, and status reports of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh's East Street Interchange Project - Phase I, 1969-1971.
Guide to the Records of the Polish National Alliance of the United States of North America, Group 10
This collection consists of the records of the Polish National Alliance, Group 1013, Ambridge, PA, 1908-1948. Included are three volumes of assessment reports, 1908-1924, and two volumes of minute books, 1938-1948.
Guide to the Records of the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center, 1905-19781961-1978
The Beaver County United Jewish Community Center has served as a meeting place for the Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation and other local Jewish organizations since its dedication on May 1, 1960. This collection contains records of the Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation and the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center.
Frankfurt motors into future
The world´s car makers unveil their latest models on the first day of the Frankfurt car show, as France´s PSA Peugeot Citroen says it´s cutting jobs and costs to prepare for tough economic times ahead.
Guide to the Records of the Steve Nelson Oral History Project, 1977-1978
The Steve Nelson Oral History project was conducted in 1977-1978 by James R. Barrett and Robert L. Ruck, graduate students in the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh. The interviews with Steve Nelson, one-time member of the Communist Party of the United States, radical political activist and industrial organizer, took place at his home in Truro, Maine. The collection contains audiotapes and transcriptions of interviews conducted by James Barrett and Robert Ruck; in addition, Ne
Apparel Design - Oregon State University
Amanda Grisham, a student at Oregon State University, talks about her experience in the Apparel Design and Merchandising Management Program.
Sacred Calendar - Eid-ul-Fitr
Mr Shujahat Aslam, an imam, discusses the Muslim festival of Id-ul-Fitr, which concludes Ramadan, with Dr Jon Hoover, an expert in Islamic Studies; it describes what happens on the feast and what it means to those who celebrate it.
ENIAC: The First Computer
The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, or ENIAC, was created under the direction of John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of Penn's Moore School of Electrical Engineering (now the School of Engineering and Applied Science). Construction of the 27-ton, 680-square-foot computer began in July 1943 and was announced to the public on Feb. 14, 1946. It was built to calculate ballistic trajectories for the Army during World War II, a time- and labor-intensive process that had previously been p
NIFP Workshop Participant Fears
Presentation in the 2008 Rice University NSF Advance Conference entitled “Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position”. This handout is from Mikki Hebl's talk entitled "Fear of Failure, Fear of Success".
The Paper Crane
This video includes text, narration, and pictures for the story The Paper Crane by Molly Bang. The book is part of the suggested reading material listed on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. (04:10)
Sample performance tasks for this book include:
Students identify words and phrases within Molly Bang’s The Paper Crane that appeal to the senses and suggest the feelings of happiness experienced by the owner of the restaurant (e.g., clapped, played, love
Creating a Supportable and Maintainable System
The most important aspect of any systems project - whether an individual tool, a product release, or a site-specific implementation - is that it is supportable: the right kind of documentation, […]
Sherman County - Wheatacres Ranch
From June 22-30 2011, three OSU representatives toured the state, stopping at Extension County offices, local businesses, farms, and community hubs to award businesses and individuals with Community Impact Awards. OSU Extension faculty nominated the awardees based upon their ongoing support for OSU Extension and their involvement in civic engagement. The tour is part of the celebration of OSU Extension's centennial anniversary, and it's also a personal thank you to the partners and people who
Types of genre subjects seen in Ford's films: Miscellaneous scenes
This dissertation demonstrates John Ford’s use of images from a wide range of sources in many of his films. In particular, it examines Ford’s use of images based on the conventions of American […]
Italy strike adds to debt crisis fears
Sept. 6 - A national strike in Italy and doubts about it and Greece's willingness to push through the austerity demanded by their euro zone partners add to fears that the debt crisis may spiral out of control. Sonia Legg reports.