Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
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A Look Back at Braddock
A Look Back at Braddock District is a local history, the story of a rural region in the heart of Fairfax County, Virginia, transformed over time into a sprawling suburb of Washington, DC. The memories of more than 50 Northern Virginia residents are captured in oral histories. Photographs, documents, maps and artifacts amplify these personal experiences and document growth and change in the area. The site offers lesson plans and activity ideas as well as other resources in a database. Explore ta
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Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases has two objectives: to introduce students to major concepts related to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and to convey to students the relationship between basic biomedical research and the improvement of personal and public health. The improvement of personal and public health is the central mission of the National Institutes of Health, the world's largest organization devoted to biomedical research, and the funding agency for this module.
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Ayiti: The Cost of Life
Help the Guinard family struggle to make ends meet and get ahead in their poverty-stricken homeland, Haiti. In this sometimes tragic and always challenging simulation game, you help the parents, Jean and Marie, and their children, Patrick, Jacqueline, and Yves, make decisions about work, education, community building, personal purchases, and health care that might brighten their future. Includes lesson plans for teachers.
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U.S. Steamer Monticello Shelling the Rebel Troops
In the lower right corner of the lithograph is written "U.S. Steamer Monticello." In the lower left corner "The Rebel Flotilla." The steamer is shelling the Rebel troops as they try to stop the retreat of the 20th Indiana Regiment toward Hatteras Lighthouse on October 5, 1861.
Author(s): From a sketch by an officer of the Monticello.

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U.S. Steamer Monticello Shelling the Rebel Troops
In the lower right corner of the lithograph is written "U.S. Steamer Monticello." In the lower left corner "The Rebel Flotilla." The steamer is shelling the Rebel troops as they try to stop the retreat of the 20th Indiana Regiment toward Hatteras Lighthouse on October 5, 1861.
Author(s): From a sketch by an officer of the Monticello.

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Personal War Sketches of the Members of Geo. H. Chapman Post No. 209
Bound volume of personal war sketches from members of the G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman Post in Indianapolis. The Civil War veterans recount stories, memories, and details of their service and experiences in the war. Included here are sketches from four soldiers: George Rigler, Virgil Keaton, George Summers, and Isaac Tedrow. The index with the full list of soldiers who provided sketches is also included.,The G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman post was active at least from 1883 to 1913. The post historian initiate
Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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Supplementary War Sketch of Isaac P. Tedrow (page 2)
Second page of the account of Sergeant Isaac P. Tedrow's service and experience in the Civil War.,
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Isaac P Tedrow Continued

slow but sure process inaugurated by John Winder of Richmond and his subordinate but willingtool Henry Wirz the inhuman Heartless relentless commandant ably assisted by Capt Barnett who executed the orders of the commandant with relish only to be found in the fabled Dominier of Hell No wonder; over thirteen thousand brave and true but unfortun

Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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Index to the Personal War Sketches (page 2)
Second page of the index to the personal war sketches.,Hale Bonnerd 92
Seibert Royal S 93
Dom Josiah 94
Fort David P 95
Newton John 96
Tyner Elijah H 97
Dresser Nathaniel 98
Eagle George 99
Hartley James L 100
Lockwood Charles W 102
O’Donnell Hugh 103
Teavebaugh Wm F 101
Allison Wm M 104
Brennan Patrick 347
House Elitha H 105
Collins William H 106
Tuthill Benj 107
Landormia Pa

Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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The art of plaster casting (UCL)
Professor Edward Allington and Jo Volley (UCL Slade School of Fine Art) demonstrate the complexities of creating a plaster cast and examine other ways the medium has been used. Allington and Volley have helped to curate part of Plastered, an exhibition at the UCL Art Museum about plaster and the casting process, highlighting the sculpture models of the neo-classical artist John Flaxman (1755-1826). Further information: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/uclart/exhibitions Audio podcast - https://soun
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Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
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Southwestern Presbyterian University, Campus, about 1905
This is a from view of the campus of Southwestern Presbyterian University in Clarksville, Tennessee. The College was founded in 1848 and moved to Memphis, Tennessee in 1925. The building on the left was known as the Castle Building and he building on the right was called Stewart Hall.,This 3x5 postcard was a gift of Dr. James Roper. It was published by S. H. Kress and Co. The back is divided with a message, address, stamp and postmark.
Author(s): Rhodes College Archives

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Assessing innovation in hybrid designs using shape grammars
Al-kazzaz et al (2010) described hybrid adaption technique to generate innovative designs from heterogeneous precedents using shape grammars. An evaluation of the degree of innovation in the hybrid designs gave feedback to grammar users before and after applying a rule. Innovation was assessed using variables derived from the internal structure of the grammar such as: the number of antecedents in the corpus having the same rule; the number of rules in a subclass rule set having the same geometry
Author(s): Al-Kazzaz, Dhuha A. and Alan Bridges

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Healthy People 2010 disease prevalence in the Marshfield Clinic Personalized Medicine Research Proje
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of Healthy People 2010 disease conditions in a large population-based cohort in central Wisconsin (WI, USA) and to consider how these conditions can be prioritized for research based on the use of healthcare services, the prevalence of various disease states and the resulting study power. Methods: Healthy People 2010 diagnoses were estimated for participants in the Personalized Medicine Research Project (PMRP), a large popula
Author(s): McCarty, Catherine A.,Mukesh, B. N.,Giampietro, Ph

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Literature circles in the high school setting: an inquiry from comprehension to synthesis
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of literature circles in a high school English classroom setting. Specifically, the purpose of this is to determine if literature circles improve reading comprehension and student involvement in reading and class discussions. As a sub-inquiry of this study, it is the purpose of this researcher to determine if the prescribed roles often used as guidelines for literature circles create perfunctory responses in small group discussions, and if i
Author(s): Walston, Shelly

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On the Civil Disabilities of the Jews in Britain

[This article is excerpted from The Liberal Tradition from Fox to Keynes, newly back in print from the Mises Institute. It comes from Macauley's speech in the House of Commons on the civil disabilities of the Jews, April 17
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6.5 RSS

RSS (‘Really Simple Syndication’ or ‘Rich Site Summary’) newsfeeds supply headlines, links, and article summaries from various websites. By using RSS ‘feedreader’ software you can gather together a range of feeds and read them in one place: they come to you, rather than you having to go out and look for breaking news. The range of RSS feeds on offer is growing daily. There is probably a feed to cover all aspects of your life where you might need the latest information, and you may
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Assessing the validity and reliability of a Piagetian-based paper pencil test
Piaget hypothesized that we understand the world through the use of cognitive frameworks. The strengths and limitations of these cognitive frameworks (or levels) both help and hinder the learning process. Comprehending individuals’ cognitive levels is essential for teachers to ensure that their students learn. Piaget developed a series of tasks to assess individuals’ cognitive levels (typically called "clinical interviews" which can only be conducted in a one-to-one fashion). Thus, a paper-a
Author(s): Dugan, Amy

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21W.742J Writing About Race (MIT)
In The Souls of Black Folk (1903), the great cultural critic W. E. B. Du Bois wrote that "...the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line." A century after Du Bois penned those words, most Americans would agree that at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the color line remains one of our most pressing social issues. In this course, we will explore the terrain of race in America by reading the works of writers of color and others concerned with the issue
Author(s): Faery, Rebecca Blevins

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Wilson Wilcox Upholstery Fabric
Upholstery fabric showing Paisley influence with 63 x 34cm repeat pattern. Maker: Wilson, Wilcox - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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