"The Men Seem To Be Pretty Well Satisfied": John Anderson on the 1919 Steel Strike
In the dramatic 1919 steel strike, 350,000 workers walked off their jobs and crippled the industry. The U.S. Senate Committee on Education and Labor set out to investigate the strike while it was still in progress. In his testimony before the committee, John Anderson, a helper in the open-hearth furnace at the Homestead steelworks in Pennsylvania, maintains that the steelworkers were satisfied with conditions. Although born in Scotland, Anderson identified himself as an"American" in distinction
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"Please, Let Me Put Him in a Macaroni Box" The Spanish Influenza of 1918 in Philadelphia
In 1918 and 1919 the Spanish influenza killed more humans than any other disease in a similar period in the history of the world. In the United States a quarter of the population (25 million people or more) contracted the flu; 550,000 died. In the early 1980s, when historian Charles Hardy did interviews for the Philadelphia radio program "The Influenza Pandemic of 1918," he was struck by the painful memories as many older Philadelphians recalled the inability of the city to care for the dead and
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"It Is Entirely the Bolshevik Spirit": Mill superintendent W. M. Mink Explains the 1919 Steel Strike
In the dramatic 1919 steel strike, 350,000 workers walked off their jobs and crippled the industry. The U.S. Senate Committee on Education and Labor set out to investigate the strike while it was still in progress. In his testimony before the committee, W. M. Mink, mill superintendent at the Homestead steelworks, testified that the cause of the strike was simple--the infection of "the Bolshevik spirit"among "the foreigners."
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"I Glanced Up--The Statue of Liberty!": Emma Goldman Describes Her Deportation in the Era of the Red
After World War I, a "red scare" gripped the United States. One reflection of this climate of hysteria was in the "Palmer raids" on radicals. Striking without warning and without warrants, Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer's men smashed union offices and the headquarters of Communist and Socialist organizations. They concentrated whenever possible on aliens rather than citizens, because aliens had fewer rights. In December 1919, in their most famous act, Palmer's agents seized 249 resident ali
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The not-so-famous person report
Instead of teaching the history of the famous, use research in primary sources to teach students that the past and present were made by people like them.
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Teach what you love
Stephen Mullaney works as a half-time ESL resource teacher/half-time second grade language arts teacher at Club Boulevard Elementary in Durham. This article focuses on his advice for teachers working with ESL students.
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JFK50 A Career Born Out of the Inaugural — Robert Stavins
Robert Stavins, business and government professor at Harvard Kennedy School, says he owes his entire career path — from student to Peace Corps volunteer to environmental protector — to JFK's inaugural speech.
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Cities Under Siege
Cities have become the new battleground of our increasingly urban world. From the slums of the global South to the wealthy financial centres of the West, Cities Under Siege traces how political violence now operates through the sites, spaces, infrastructures and symbols of the world's rapidly expanding metropolitan areas. Drawing on a wealth of original research, Graham shows how Western and Israeli militaries and security forces now perceive all urban terrain as a real or imagined conflict zone
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Roasted Red Grape, Octopus, and Fingerling Potato Salad
Octopus is cooked sous vide, then grilled and tossed with flat-leaf parsley, green olives, lemon zest, lime juice, good quality olive oil, and roasted fingerling potatoes. Chef Scott Samuel of the Culinary Institute of America was asked to develop some contemporary recipes with California table grapes. Download a printer-friendly copy of the recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/grapes/recipes.html
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Sebastien Laplante 2_18_11.MP4
The Northeastern men's hockey team involved itself in another knock-down drag out fight with the No. 1 team in the country in Boston College on Friday night at Conte Forum. The Huskies and Eagles skated to a 7-7 draw despite all the electricity. Sebastien Laplante addressed the media following the game.
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Clemson University Town Hall Meeting
February 17, 2011 Clemson University unveiled a long-term strategic plan to invest in new faculty hires, student engagement, upgraded facilities and technology, and faculty and staff compensation over the next five years — with most of the funding to come from existing resources. Full press release can be viewed at: http://www.clemson.edu/media-relations/3375/clemson-unveils-strategic-plan-gets-back-on-offense
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Agriculture and Climate Change

A lecture by Univ. Prof. Josef Eitzinger, Institute of Meteorology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna
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G20 finance ministers talk inflation
The world's major economies are split over how to measure imbalances in the global economy to help avert future financial crises.
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Myeloid Leukemias: A Model for Molecular Diagnostics and Targeted Cancer Therapy - Jerald Radich, MD
Modern molecular biology can be used to define prognostic groups and be used to follow disease response. In this lecture from the Lab Medicine Grand Rounds series, you will see the use of myeloid leukemias (acute myeloid and chronic myeloid leukemia) as models for the application of molecular diagnostics in clinical research and practice. (Series: Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds)
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Events for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicity Students
We are committed to ensuring that the best students, irrespective of their backgrounds, are encouraged to apply to study at the University of Cambridge, and we organise a number of free one-day events and summer schools aimed at BAME students to give them a taster of what undergraduate life at the University is like. Take a look at our video to see what last year's participants thought of the events hosted specifically for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students. Find out more at http://www.c
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FORMATIC – Paris 2011 - Méthodes et outils de l’e-santé au bénéfice des malades.

La France se trouve confrontée à des modifications démographiques importantes : l’allongement de la durée de vie, les perspectives de croissance du nombre des personnes âgées dépendantes et la démographie médicale corrélés à l’augmentation des dépenses de santé au niveau national, rendent inéluctable le développement des services e-santé notamment à domicile. A ce titre, le Centre e-Santé, créé en mars 2010 par le CHU de Toulouse, les pôles de compétitivité Aeros
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FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – L’opération VDI du nouvel hôpital du CHAC

Les entretiens de Télécom Paris Tech & Le colloque TIC Santé 2011
Atelier 1 : « TIC et pratiques innovantes au sein des structures de santé »
Le Centre Hospitalier Alès-Cévennes a prévu de mettre en œuvre plusieurs outils utilisant les TIC. Ils constituent un enjeu vital dans la mesure où l’ouverture du nouvel hôpital exigera leur recours nécessaire pour assurer une prise en charge adaptée des patients, et ce, pour chaque secteur de soin considéré.
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Gotham Gazette Games and Quizzes
These games will let you--the reader--make policy. What problems would you like to take on as a virtual policy-maker? The fate of the city's garbage? The right way to balance civil liberties and security in an Emergency? Developing a balanced land use plan for a neighborhood? Gotham Gazette is a Web site about the issues facing New York City.
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CO 1069-37

The National Archives UK posted a photo:

CO 1069-37

Description: Visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to the Gold Coast Colony 1925

Location: Ghana

Date: 1925

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