Mexico City-bound API students, July 1946
Photograph of four Alabama Polytechnic Institute students with an old car, holding a sign stating ""Mexico City or bust"". This photograph appeared in the 1947 Glomerata (yearbook) Sophomore Class pages with the caption ""Future Traveling Salesman, That Is"" but the students (and the car) are not identified. [Anyone who can provide information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at email@example.com.] The disruptions of WWII stirred wanderlust in many students, espec
1992 Glomerata, vol. 95
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11.307 Beijing Urban Design Studio (MIT)
This is the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Urban Design Studio, which is a joint program between the MIT and Tsinghua University Schools of Architecture and Planning. The goal of the studio is to foster international cooperation through the undertaking of a joint urban design and planning initiative in the city of Beijing involving important, often controversial, sites and projects. Since 1995, almost 250 MIT and Tsinghua University students and faculty have participated in this annual studio,
Natan Sharansky: Democracy, Education and Human Rights
Natan Sharansky, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Adelson Institute for Strategic Studies: Democracy, Education and Human Rights The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Closing Session -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Keynote Lectures in memory of Dr. Israel Asper http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Expedition 39/40 Activities from the Baikonur Cosmodrome
At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 39/40 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Steve Swanson of NASA and Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos participated in a variety of activities from March 13-19 as they prepared for launch to the International Space Station on March 26, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft. The video includes the crew's arrival in Baikonur and a dress rehearsal fit check in their S
Guide to the Papers of Michael Cherniavsky, 1922-1973
The collection contains the works of Dr. Michael Cherniavsky, including manuscripts, notes, articles, and lectures. Dr. Cherniavsky was professor of Russian medieval history with a specialty in 15th and 16th century Russian political theory.
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 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 the Leaf Family, 1830-1950
The Leafs were a prominent family in Beaver County, Pennsylvania in the latter half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th. The collection includes correspondence, blueprints, personal items, diaries, appointment books pertaining to the lives of members of the Leaf family.
Guide to the Records of the Kingsley Association, 1894-1980
The Kingsley Association was formed in 1893 by George Hodges as a Pittsburgh settlement house. The collection includes: administrative and annual reports, books, brochures, budget information, case studies, clippings, correspondence, directories, minutes, photos and surveys spanning intermittent years from 1894-1980.
NSS Week 2014 - Dr. David Lai, Chinese perspectives
Dr. David Lai is a research professor of Asian Security Studies with the USAWC Strategic Studies Insittute. Born and raised in China, he earned his undergraduate degree in China and additional degrees in the United States. Lai speaks Chinese fluently and was recognized by Henry Kissinger as a resource for his book. "The rebirth of great power politics -- nowhere is this more apparent than in the Asia-Pacific region," said Lai.
Papers of Abraham L. Wolk, 1937-1968
Abraham L. Wolk was born in 1891 and was a Pittsburgh jurist and a former Pittsburgh city councilman whose interests included smoke control, industrial health programs, the "Pay-as-you-go" tax program, and the Civic Light Opera. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda and notes, writings, speeches, memorabilia, photographs and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks have been microfilmed.
Guide to the Records of the Grace Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, PA, 1853-1964
This collection contains the records of the Grace Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, PA 1853-1964 and relates primarily to financial information and organizational infrastructure. These records include bank ledgers, statements, receipts, bills of sale, church programs, bulletins, missals, sermons, member lists, burial records, correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, and miscellaneous medias.
Guide to the Papers of James D. Shaw, 1827-1896
James D. Shaw was a small business entrepreneur who was engaged in the lumbering business in Western Pennsylvania and newspaper publishing in West Virginia. Shaw's papers consist primarily of business records and correspondence from 1860-1893 relating to the lumbering business. The collection also contains documents relating to his office of Justice of the Peace, Tyler County, West Virginia, 1889-91.
Guide to the William McNair Papers, 1930-1948
William N. McNair was mayor of Pittsburgh from 1934 until his resignation on October 6, 1936. Over a decade later, McNair ran as a candidate for the Democratic Presidential nomination. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks.
Guide to the James Bonar Papers, 1886-1924
James Bonar was a late nineteenth and early twentieth century Pittsburgh businessman born in Dunfermline, Scotland, the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie. Bonar migrated to the United States where he was employed for a time by the Carnegie Steel Co. and later formed his own steam appliance company. Bonar was also an artist and served for a number of years as president of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs. Included in the corres
Guide to the Papers of the National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section, 1894-2003
The Papers of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Pittsburgh Section, consist of organizational records, including correspondence, memorabilia, reports, minutes, photographs, and oral histories for the period 1894 to 1997. The bulk of the records are from the NCJW Pittsburgh Section, however there are some materials in the collection regarding NCJW state and national activities.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Pittsburgh Branch Records, 1940-1966, 19
The Records of the NAACP Pittsburgh Branch consist of an extensive collection of correspondence, minutes, local headquarters activities, chapter records, membership campaigns, bills and receipts, reports, pamphlets and other miscellaneous information.
Guide to the Steel Industries Engineering Corporation Records, 1931-1938
The records of the Steel Industries Engineering Corporation include lists of officers and directors, memoranda on company dissolution, and correspondence of company heads.