Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 3. Inventing Notations
We learn how to foster and appreciate students notations for their richness and creativity. We also look at some of the possibilities that early work in creating notation systems might open up for students as they move on toward algebra.,15 min. Pizzas in the Classroom In Englewood, New Jersey, Blanche Young, who attended the summer workshop, tries out one of the problems with her fourth-grade students. Later, she meets with Arthur Powell to discuss the lesson. 5 min. New Brunswick, New Jersey
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals
This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized. When we think of large risks, we often think in terms of natural hazards such as hurricanes, earthquakes or tornadoes Perhaps man-made disasters come to mind such as the terrorist attacks in the U.S. on September 11, 2001. Typically we have overlooked financial crises, such as the credit crisis of 2008. However, these types of man-made disasters have the potential to devastate the global mark
Letters Concerning the Release of Henry McLaughlin, Prisoner of War on Johnson Island, 1865
These letters show how Susan Brown was able to secure the release of her brother, Henry McLaughlin, from prison at Johnson Island near Sandusky, Ohio. Susan receives a letter from E. A. Sconill at the prison where her brother is being held stating that Henry wishes to take the oath of allegiance but that Sconill does not have the authority to release him. Susan then secures a letter of introduction to President Lincoln from Indiana Governor Oliver Morton. A later letter to the editor of the Nati
Personal War Sketch of Virgil D. Keaton
Account of Private Virgil D. Keaton's service and experiences in the Civil War. Keaton enlisted in August 1862 and was discharged in 1865 after the close of the war. Keaton participated in the Atlanta Campaign and acted as a forager for the Train Guard from Atlanta to Savannah.,
Geo. H. Chapman Post, No. 209
Department of Indiana
Grand Army of the Republic
Personal War Sketch
Comrade Virgil D. Keaton
Who was born the ____________________
Personal War Sketches of the Members of Geo. H. Chapman Post No. 209
Title page to a bound volume of war sketches from members of the G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman Post in Indianapolis. The illustrations on the page show three American flags and an open book.,The G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman post was active at least from 1883 to 1913. The post historian initiated a project to get a "personal war sketch" from each member, then combined them into an account. The post was named for Brevet Major General George Henry Chapman of the 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Union Position Near the Centre—Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863
Officers mounted on horses watch the battle taking place in the field in front of them. A group of soldiers marches towards the battle. Artillerymen are loading and firing cannons. A crop is in the field in the distance. In the field next to it men are lying on the ground. In the lower left corner a man is being carried on a stretcher.
Flag with 34 Stars (page 4)
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Union Soldier's Hymn (page 2)
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Old Union Wagon (page 4)
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1st Lieutenant John B. Harrod, Company "B", 9th Indiana Cavalry
Harrod has long hair and a full beard. He is wearing his uniform jacket. He signed the card "Yours Truly," with his name and rank.,Harrod was from Greenfield in Hancock County, Indiana.
Portrait of a Family Outside Their House
A family of three men, three women, and one young girl and her doll are on the front lawn of their house. This plate is a double exposure but the family with their home can be seen clearly. There is a faint image of another family on the same plate.
View of the Spiceland Academy Library
An interior view of the old Spiceland Academy library shows a room lined with bookshelves. A young woman and man are studying at separate tables and there is a stove in the middle of the room.
Portrait of a Young Woman in a Hat With a Veil
A striking young woman poses in a hat with a veil. She wears a matching suit jacket and skirt. The jacket has lace over the lapels. Her white blouse has a high collar and she is also wearing kid gloves.
Portrait of a Young Woman Seated in Profile
The young woman is turned in her chair to the right and only the left side of her face is seen in profile. Her wavy hair is pulled back in a bun and she wears glasses. Her dress is shown to its full advantage with its high neck and full sleeves.
Portrait of an Older Woman With White Hair
An older woman with white hair is seated in three quarter profile. Her hair is parted in the middle and pulled back loosely. She is wearing a dark blouse with a high collar with braid and light fabric around the neck.
Portrait of a Man with a Handlebar Mustache
A man of about middle age poses for his portrait in the photographer's studio. His hair is parted on the side and he has a handlebar mustache. He wears a suit and vest with a high collar and tie. He looks a bit tense as his brow is furrowed.
Marching Drum Corps Strikes a Pose
Sixteen men in hats and white uniform jackets pose with their drums. One man in a pointed hat and flowered jacket holds the American flag high. Most men wear buttons with a man's photograph, the photo is also on two of the drums. The words "Loring Wilkinson, New Castle, Ind." can be seen printed on a drum.
Well Drillers in Spiceland, Indiana
Local well drillers pause to have their picture taken as they work behind a house. Arthur W. Osborn is the man on the left, the other man is unidentified.