"Ode to New York" by Byron Rufus Newton (poetry reading)
Sometimes called "Owed to New York". Byron wrote this satirical poem when he was a reporter of the New York Herald in 1906. Thirteen years later, he was appointed Collector of Customs for the Port of New York. Then folk took exception to this poem and demanded his resignation. He was obliged to issue a statement to the effect that he was "just kidding". He probably figured out a defence that everything he said was true wasn't going to get him off the hook. Satire stops being funny at the exact
Authors@Google: Ann Doyle
Anne Doyle interview women leaders from across the country to research Powering Up. She came to Google to talk about the unique generations of women leaders and how important it is for women to not only be high achievers, but leaders as well.
Musicians@Google: The Dodos
The Dodos performed for Googlers in Mountain View, Ca on April 7, 2011 from their album No Color. About The Dodos: "Is there a rootsy folk-rock band — or any rock band, period, this side of Rush — that's more reliant on drumming than The Dodos? Multi-instrumentalists Meric Long and Logan Kroeber build their best songs around percussion to startling effect: "Good" and "Don't Try and Hide It," from the new No Color, pound and clatter with such precision and clarity, the whomp of the drums mi
Professor Hanna Yablonka - Choosing to Go Forward
Professor Hanna Yablonka - Historian, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel: After the Shoah- Choosing to Go Forward The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Building a Better World -- The Legacy of the Survivors and Celebrating Israel in its 60th Year http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Footage from a memorial ceremony in Bergen-Belsen
Footage from a memorial ceremony in Bergen-Belsen; Rabbi Dr. Zvi Asaria- Hermann Helfgott appears towards the end of the footage- on the left in the group of the three rabbis. For more information, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/helfgott/index.asp Film Courtesy of the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum
Activity 7 «Video documentation of work progress»
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Veterans' Cooperative Grocery Store, April 1946. Photo no. 1.
World War II veterans attending Alabama Polytechnic Institute were often married and sometimes had children. To counter high post-WWII prices in Auburn, Ala., the veterans formed a food cooperative, which resembled a small country grocery store. Per the Alumnews, prices averaged 30% less than in local stores. [Individuals in this photograph are not identified. Anyone with information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at email@example.com.]
Collection of Women's History Anthology, 1826-1974
This collection concerns the historical role of the woman in the United States from Colonial to present time. The materials include photocopied manuscripts and articles from books, pamphlets, periodicals, and newspapers, together with photocopied oral interview transcripts, fables, poems, and songs.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Congregation Beth Hamedrash Hagodol, 1893-1928
The microfilmed records of the Congregation Beth Hamadrash Hagodol, Pittsburgh contains a minute book, general ledger, record book of seat pew holders, non-members book, and a record book of the committee to handle burials.
Guide to the Records of Leonard P. Kane Relating to the Appraisal of Properties for Proposed Nike Mi
This collection contains the property appraisal records of Leonard P. Kane, appraiser, for private property to be used by the United States Army for the building of twelve Nike air defense missile bases surrounding Pittsburgh, PA, 1954-1958.
Guide to the Records of the Associated Brotherhood of Iron and Steel Heaters, Roughers and Rollers o
This collection is a microfilmed copy of the 1872-1875 records of the Associated Brotherhood of Iron and Steel Heaters, Roughers and Rollers, a labor union first organized by a group of Chicago lodge heaters in 1861. In 1876 the group reorganized as the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers (AaisW) and would later take part in the Homestead strike of 1892, a labor dispute involving the steel workers of Homestead, Pennsylvania and the Carnegie Steel Plant. The original records are hel
Guide to the George P. Firth Collection on the Office and Professional Employees International Union
George P. Firth, a Pittsburgh resident, was a representative of the Office and Professional Employees International Union during the 1960's through the mid 1970's. Firth represented unions in various Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states. The collection contains organizational records, publications, news clippings, and leaflets that Firth produced and collected as result of his affiliation with the Office and Professional Employees International Union.
Guide to the Collection of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, 1944-1993
This collection contains materials published by the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, publications sponsored by or prepared by the conference, and miscellaneous publications regarding Pittsburgh not sponsored by the Conference but related to community development, 1944-1993.
Guide to the Papers of Gerald Kaufman, 1969-1972
This collection contains correspondence, memorandums, speeches, notes, reports, newspaper clippings, pamphlets of Pennsylvania state legislator, Gerald Kaufman.
Guide to the Records of Collins and Wright, Inc., 1868-1938
The company was founded in 1838 and was known as the Pittsburgh Brittania Manufacturing Company; specializing in the manufacture of (salt and pepper) shaker and syrup jug tops, cream pitcher lids, mustard lids, and caster trimmings. The collection contains corporate history, corporate records, legal papers, catalogues, brochures, advertisements, price lists, photographs, and genealogical notes and family histories from 1868-1938.
Papers of Park H. Martin, 1935-1958
Park H. Martin was the Executive Director of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, serving until his retirement in 1958 and the material largely pertains to Martin's work from 1945-1958.
Guide to the Records of the Home Owners Protective Association of Mt. Lebanon, PA., Relating to Sout
Contains the correspondence, notes and memoranda, reports, and newspaper clippings of the organization's interest in the proposal to sell, in the early 1950s, the South Pittsburgh Water Company, at first, to the County Sanitary Authority and later to a proposed Mt. Lebanon Township Water Authority.
Guide to the Records of the Association of Community Councils, 1940-1947
The Records of the Association of Community Councils consist of meeting minutes and an annual report for the years 1940-1947. The councils are associated with neighborhoods in and around Pittsburgh.
Records of the Health and Welfare Federation of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA 1943-1950
The Health and Welfare Federation of Allegheny County organized in March, 1943, as the Federation of Social Agencies of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. The Federation promoted cooperation among the social agencies of Pittsburgh and surrounding vicinity for the improvement of social conditions and development of an adequate welfare program for the community. The collection includes the constitution and by-laws of the organization and its divisions, organizational charts, correspondence, minutes,
Guide to the Records of the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization of Allegheny County, 1953-19
The Committee on Immigration and Naturalization of Allegheny County was a citizen's group established, as a result of a 1953 study committee, to promote and sustain the idea of a liberal immigration policy through educational and legislative support. Materials include announcements, brochures, clippings, correspondence, lists, memoranda, minutes, miscellaneous publications and statements supporting a liberal immigration policy.