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21G.061 Advanced Topics: Plotting Terror in European Culture (MIT)

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This interdisciplinary course surveys modern European culture to disclose the alignment of literature, opposition, and revolution. Reaching back to the foundational representations of anarchism in nineteenth-century Europe (Kleist, Conrad) the curriculum extends through the literary and media representations of militant organizations in the 1970s and 80s (Italy's Red Brigade, Germany's Red Army Faction, and the Real Irish Republican Army). In the middle of the term students will have the opportunity to hear a lecture by Margarethe von Trotta, one of the most important filmmakers who has worked on terrorism. The course concludes with a critical examination of the ways that certain segments of European popular media have returned to the "radical chic" that many perceive to have e

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Plotting | Terrorism | European | Culture | Literature | Opposition | Revolution | Anarchism | Kleist | Conrad | Red Brigade | Italy | Red Army Faction | Germany | Real Irish Republican Army | Media | Ireland

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Sennett, Maud Arncliffe-c.1908

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TWL.2002.11Postcard, printed, cardboard, monochrome photographic studio portrait of Maud Arncliffe-Sennett, white border, full-length, hand resting on a chair, printed inscription front: 'VOTES FOR WOMEN. MRS. ARNCLIFFE-SENNETT. MEMBER OF NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WOMEN'S FREEDOM LEAGUE, 1, ROBERT STREET, ADELPHI, LONDON, WC', printed inscription reverse: 'Published by THE LONDON COUNCIL OF THE WOMEN'S FREEDOM LEAGUE, 1, Robert Street, Adelphi, WC'.

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TWL.2000.60Postcard, printed, cardboard, black text and image, white ground, Artists' Suffrage League cartoon illustrating a man trying to look after, feed and educate his children, man depicted seated on a chair holding a baby in one hand and stirring a cooking pot with the other, two other children to his left, slogans on papers and speech bubbles surrounding scene: 'TARIFF REFORM', 'FREE TRADE', 'POOR LAW REFORM UNEMPLOYMENT', 'WELSH DISESTABLISHMENT', 'BUDGET', 'FREE FEEDING', EDUCATE ME', printed inscription front (in speech marks): ''Why won't they let the Women help me?', Printed and Published by the Artists Suffrage League, 259 King's Road, Chelsea'.

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Alan C. L. Day, c1970s

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Professor of Economics, Pro-Director 1979-1980 Information from LSE Magazine November 1984 No68 p.24 (Retirements) Alan Day came to the School as an Assistant Lecturer ion economics in 1949, after service in the RAF followed by three years at Cambridge. He soon became a leading member of the group of academics gathered round Richard Sayers, from which emerged some of the best contemporary work on monetary institutions both domestic and international. From an early stage the breadth of his interests was evident, and for many years what he wrote in The Observer on Sunday was a major topic for discussion on Monday. These interests took him to the Treasury for two years; to a period as editor of the National Institute Economic Review, and to membership of official committees on the London Taxicab Trade and Local Government Finance, while for many years he has been a member of the Council of the Consumers Association. But perhaps his most abiding interest outside the School was in civil aviation; for three years he was a member of the board of the British Airports Authority and later he became Economic Adviser to the Civil Aviation Authority. In 1979 he was appointed Pro-Director, quite exceptionally he was reappointed for a second term; but to the regret of all his friends and colleagues sudden ill health led to his untimely retirement from the School late in 1983. Since then, his remarkable recovery has enabled him to resume many of his activities; in particular, he is pursuing a life-long interest in restoring old buildings by devoting much of his time to an eighteenth century manor house in Kent. IMAGELIBRARY/1066 Persistent URL: archives.lse.ac.uk/dserve.exe?dsqServer=lib-4.lse.ac.uk&a...

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Professor Arthur John, c1960s

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Professor of Economic History From his obituary by Walter M. Stern, in the LSE Magazine, June 1979, No57, p.8 'Arthur John (1915-1978) had touched LSE's life at many points. After graduating there in 1936 with first-class honours, he went on to Cambridge to take a Ph.D. degree under Clapham, just before the war. On his return from service with the RAF, he embarked on an administrative career, acting as Assistant Registrar at LSE during 1946-47, before moving to Nottingham University as Registrar. But he switched to academic teaching and rejoined LSE as Lecturer in Economic History in 1949, becoming Reader (1954) and Professor (1964).' IMAGELIBRARY/273 Persistent URL: archives.lse.ac.uk/dserve.exe?dsqServer=lib-4.lse.ac.uk&a...

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Morris Ginsberg c1930s

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Photo given to LSE by Ginsberg's former neighbour Evelyn Osterweil Morris Ginsberg: An Obituary (LSE Magazine, December 1970, No 40) ? by Donald G. MacRae ?The death of Morris Ginsberg at the age of 81 does much more than sever a link with LSE going back in one form or another to 1911. Although physically frail in his latter years his mind was as powerful, as clear, as interested and as sceptical as ever down until the time of his death, an he was busily engaged in the planning of a new volume of essays. For long he has been the greatest British sociologist. During many years he had carried the burden of sociology in this country almost alone. What the subject has of rigour, order, clarity, scholarship, creative doubt and humane concern in 1970 is the legacy, above all of Ginsberg. He was born in 1899 in one of the smaller communities of the Russian Empire. Coming to England as a lad he was fired by a faith in this country largely through reading a Hebrew translation of George Eliot?s Daniel Deronda ? he always insisted that George Eliot read better in Hebrew, a thought that might have pleased that author. He performed brilliantly in philosophy at University College London, and became an authority on Melebranche ? he published a translation of the Entretiens of 1688 in 1923. British critical realism attracted him and dominated the philosophical concerns that continued through his life. By 1911 he was drawn to LSE by Hobhouse and the new liberal sociology of Westermarck. The Manchester Guardian circle of these years deeply influenced his political outlook. In 1915 along with Hobhouse and Wheeler he published what is still a classic of comparative and statistical sociology. The Material Culture and Social Institutions of the Simpler Peoples. (Those who think of him as an essentially non-quantitative sociology should also remember his remarkable pioneering work of the 1920?s on social mobility.) After war service ? he was a sergeant engaged on the dangerous business of bringing ammunition-laden mule-teams up to the line on the Western Front ? he returned to academic life in London, moving from University College (the Fellowship of which was one of his most prized honours) fully to LSE where in due course and one would think inevitably became the Martin White Professor of Sociology in succession to Hobhouse in 1929. He held this chair until 1954, but taught actively at the school even after retirement. During these years he did important work in social psychology and in 1934 published his Sociology which in its brief compass, its learning in the European tradition of the subject, its succinct force, remains a classic. The crises of the 30?s actively involved him in the tasks of rescue and re-settlement of refugee scholars. When the School was evacuated to Cambridge during the second German war he carried with a success that was to leave him exhausted in 1945 an almost incredible range and burden of teaching. Yet on return to London he re-established and extended the LSE Department on the shoulders of which then rested the total responsibility for the development of sociology in Britain. In all this the support and happiness of his marriage to Ethel Street made his tasks possible. Her long and tragic illness and death was to cloud his old age. His capacity for friendship, for kindness and concern was great and discriminating. He was shy and reserved, even bleak in manner, yet he was at heart warm and eminently practical. He did not fuss, so people under-estimated his human, scholarly and administrative achievements. With difficulty I persuaded him to publish the three volumes of his Essays in Sociology and Social Philosophy (1956-61). Their success delighted him. Their importance is not exhausted: spare in style, always clear, to many people they have seemed essentially critical and exegetical. But this is not the case. Too scrupulous in his debt to Hobhouse and Westermarck he concealed his own originality and wealth of analysis. He made much dangerous nonsense henceforth impossible. He greatly advanced a comparative and institutional sociology at once creative and highly disciplined. His concern with the quality of social life and his sense of rigour made him in my judgement almost the only social philosopher of our age. The influence of his teaching, he was an almost perfect if austere lecturer, has been international. His rationalism, his short term pessimism and longer term hope annoyed the passionate and impatient. Yet they gained from his wise stoicism and deep concern. His humour was private and not always kind, but it was without malice. (How, he reflected, could Malinowski have found more to say about the Trobriands than Gibbon on the fall of Rome?) His loyalty to those he loved never faltered. There is so much that one has no room to say here about him: suffice it to establish that he was one of those who made his subject out of stubborn fact and complexity, made the LSE both unique and great among institutions of higher learning, and who helped his friends and students to endure.? Reference: IMAGELIBRARY/4 Persistent URL: archives.lse.ac.uk/dserve.exe?dsqServer=lib-4.lse.ac.uk&a...

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Alan C. L. Day, c1970s

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Professor of Economics, Pro-Director 1979-1980 Information from LSE Magazine November 1984 No68 p.24 (Retirements) Alan Day came to the School as an Assistant Lecturer ion economics in 1949, after service in the RAF followed by three years at Cambridge. He soon became a leading member of the group of academics gathered round Richard Sayers, from which emerged some of the best contemporary work on monetary institutions both domestic and international. From an early stage the breadth of his interests was evident, and for many years what he wrote in The Observer on Sunday was a major topic for discussion on Monday. These interests took him to the Treasury for two years; to a period as editor of the National Institute Economic Review, and to membership of official committees on the London Taxicab Trade and Local Government Finance, while for many years he has been a member of the Council of the Consumers Association. But perhaps his most abiding interest outside the School was in civil aviation; for three years he was a member of the board of the British Airports Authority and later he became Economic Adviser to the Civil Aviation Authority. In 1979 he was appointed Pro-Director, quite exceptionally he was reappointed for a second term; but to the regret of all his friends and colleagues sudden ill health led to his untimely retirement from the School late in 1983. Since then, his remarkable recovery has enabled him to resume many of his activities; in particular, he is pursuing a life-long interest in restoring old buildings by devoting much of his time to an eighteenth century manor house in Kent. IMAGELIBRARY/1065 Persistent URL: archives.lse.ac.uk/dserve.exe?dsqServer=lib-4.lse.ac.uk&a...

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Graham Wallas (right), K.B. Smellie (left), 1925

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Picture given by Anne Bohm Extracts from ?Portraits from the Past: Graham Wallas: 1858-1932,? by W.A. Robson from LSE Magazine, May 1971, No41, p.5 ?The son of an Anglican clergyman, he went to Shrewsbury and then to Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he read classics. His first post was as a schoolmaster at Highgate School but he left after a few years on a question of religious conformity. He then became an extension lecturer in London University in 1890. He joined the Fabian Society in its early days and wrote one of the original Fabian Essays. As a friend and colleague of the Webbs and Bernard Shaw he played a leading part in the creation and development of LSE from the day of its conception in August 1894, at the farm near Godalming where the four were staying, until the end of his active life. He was a lecturer at the School from 1895 and later became its first Professor of Political Science?Wallas was much greater as teacher than as a writer. As H.G Wells remarked in his Autobiography, ?the London School of Economics will testify how much the personal Graham Wallas outdid the published Graham Wallas?there is scarcely any considerable figure among the younger generation of publicists who does not owe something to his slow, fussy, mannered, penetrating and inspiring counsels.? Of his own debt Wells wrote ?I cannot measure justly the influence of the disinterested life he led on my own. It was I think very considerable.? Many of us who were his students and friends feel a similar debt. No small part of Wallas? influence was due to his lovable personality and the spirit of benevolence and altruism which shone through him at all times.? Extracts from ?Professor K.B.S. Smellie? by C.M.R. in The LSE Magazine, June 1988, No75, p. 21 ?Professor K.B.S. Smellie, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, died in London on 30 November 1987. Only three days earlier a notice had appeared in The Times expressing his appreciation for the cards and flowers sent to him for his ninetieth birthday, and his regret that, because he was in hospital, he could not celebrate with his friends in the normal champagne manner. For K.B as he was affectionately known, such celebrations, to mark the passing years, had over the last decades become very much part of the currency of life. This was not only because he rejoiced in the birthdays and anniversaries themselves, but because they gave the opportunity for family and friends to come together at his home in Wimbledon, to be generously entertained, drawn into stimulating conversation on whatever intellectual problem was currently in the forefront of his mind, and delighted by the humour, felicity and incisiveness with which he would reply to the toast for the occasion. More often than not the toast would be proposed by a former student of his who subsequently became a colleague, and a friend. For K.B., the three categories were largely indistinguishable; and the resulting loyalties and affections were two-way and lasting. Kingsley Bryce Speakman Smellie was born in London on 22 November 1897, of Scottish parents who were on the stage. He was educated first at a Dame School in Hammersmith?and then at Latymer Upper School. After the First World War he went up to St John?s College, Cambridge, on a scholarship and obtained a First in both parts of the History Tripos. In 1925 he went to Harvard Law School for a year on a Laura Spelman Rockefeller studentship, and acquired the abiding fascination with the institutions of the American democracy which he always retained. That year apart, Smellie?s whole academic career was spent on the staff of the Government Department of the School. He had become a public administration assistant to Graham Wallas, the first Professor of Political Science in 1921; a Lecturer in Public Administration in 1929 and a reader in Political Science in 1939; and was appointed to a personal chair in Political Science in January 1949. This he held until he reached retirement age in 1965, when he became Emeritus. Twelve years later the School, happily, made him an Honorary Fellow. He published nine books between 1928 and 1962?but it was orally, perhaps more than in his writings, that Smellie excelled and exercised a profound influence on generations of students. The style was one of scepticism, paradox, aphorism, of delight in ideas and intellectual provocation, of much knowledge combined with an element of self-depreciation?and of infectious enthusiasm and wit. Few who had the experience of lectures by, or tutorials with, K.B. ? thumbs tucked into his characteristic fawn waistcoat surmounted by an elegant French bow-tie, eyes twinkling and intellectual argument flowing ? will forget those happy experiences or what they learnt and derived from them?In the sphere of public administration, Smellie drew fruitfully on the practical knowledge he gained during the Second World War, when he served first in the BBC?s Propaganda Research Unit (July to December 1940) and then as a temporary administrative civil servant, from December 1940 to April 1942 in the Ministry of Home Security (bomb recording work) and then till January 1945 in the Board of Trade (clothes rationing)?Before and after his temporary service, Smellie was among those who lectured in Cambridge where the School was evacuated. There were two other profound influences in K.B?s life. The first was his marriage in 1931, to Stephanie Narlian, one of his former students. This was a happy and successful partnership in which, in their qualities, their activities and interests they complemented each other superbly?The other influence was notable for what it did not do. K.B. served as a Private in the London Scottish in France in the First World War and, in April 1917, an exploding shell necessitated the amputation of his left leg below the knee and of his right foot. For all the seventy years that followed he had two wooden prostheses. But never once did he allow this to interfere with a full life, which included playing table tennis, driving a car in a manner which became somewhat notorious and a propensity for many years to consider attendance at West End cinemas to see the latest films as an extension of the facilities of the School?? IMAGELIBRARY/269 Persistent URL: archives.lse.ac.uk/dserve.exe?dsqServer=lib-4.lse.ac.uk&a...

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Chemistry 202. Organic Reaction Mechanisms II. Lecture 17. Kinetics and Rate Equations, Part 2

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UCI Chem 202 Organic Reaction Mechanisms II (Winter 2014) Lec 17. Organic Reaction Mechanism -- Kinetics and Rate Equations -- Part 2 View the complete course: http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_202_organic_reaction_mechanisms_ii.html Instructor: David Van Vranken, Ph.D. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Terms of Use: http://ocw.uci.edu/info. More courses at http://ocw.uci.edu Description: Topics include more in-depth treatment of mechanistic concepts, kinetics, conformational analysis, computational methods, stereoelectronics, and both solution and enzymatic catalysis. Organic Reaction Mechanisms II (Chem 202) is part of OpenChem: http://ocw.uci.edu/collections/open_chemistry.html These videos are part of a 23-lecture graduate-level course titled "Organic Reaction Mechanisms II" taught at UC Irvine by Professor David Van Vranken. Recorded on February 26, 2014. Required attribution: Van Vranken, David Organic Reaction Mechanisms 202 (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_202_organic_reaction_mechanisms_ii.html [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/deed.en_US).

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UCI Chem 202 Organic Reaction Mechanisms II (Winter 2014) Lec 09. Organic Reaction Mechanism -- Pericyclic Reactions View the complete course: http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_202_organic_reaction_mechanisms_ii.html Instructor: David Van Vranken, Ph.D. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Terms of Use: http://ocw.uci.edu/info. More courses at http://ocw.uci.edu Description: Topics include more in-depth treatment of mechanistic concepts, kinetics, conformational analysis, computational methods, stereoelectronics, and both solution and enzymatic catalysis. Organic Reaction Mechanisms II (Chem 202) is part of OpenChem: http://ocw.uci.edu/collections/open_chemistry.html These videos are part of a 23-lecture graduate-level course titled "Organic Reaction Mechanisms II" taught at UC Irvine by Professor David Van Vranken. Recorded on February 3, 2014. Required attribution: Van Vranken, David Organic Reaction Mechanisms 202 (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_202_organic_reaction_mechanisms_ii.html [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/deed.en_US).

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UCI Chem 202 Organic Reaction Mechanisms II (Winter 2014) Lec 10. Organic Reaction Mechanism -- Pericyclic Reactions -- Part 2 View the complete course: http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_202_organic_reaction_mechanisms_ii.html Instructor: David Van Vranken, Ph.D. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Terms of Use: http://ocw.uci.edu/info. More courses at http://ocw.uci.edu Description: Topics include more in-depth treatment of mechanistic concepts, kinetics, conformational analysis, computational methods, stereoelectronics, and both solution and enzymatic catalysis. Organic Reaction Mechanisms II (Chem 202) is part of OpenChem: http://ocw.uci.edu/collections/open_chemistry.html These videos are part of a 23-lecture graduate-level course titled "Organic Reaction Mechanisms II" taught at UC Irvine by Professor David Van Vranken. Recorded on February 5, 2014. Required attribution: Van Vranken, David Organic Reaction Mechanisms 202 (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_202_organic_reaction_mechanisms_ii.html [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/deed.en_US).

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Van Lew Mansion, 23rd and Grace Streets, Richmond, Va.

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Description: This stately old mansion owes its fame to the fact that it was the former home of Miss Van Lew, a Union Sympathizer during the Civil War. She frequently found means of conveying secret information to the Federal armies investing Richmond, and harbored for a time the 19 prisoners who escaped from Libby Prison. After the war she was appointed Post-Mistress of Richmond by Gen'l Grant, then president of the U.S. The building is now used as private hospital. Manufacturer: Southern Bargain House, Richmond, Va. Date Postmarked: Not postmarked. Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested. Reference URL: dig.library.vcu.edu/u?/postcard,160 Collection: Rarely Seen Richmond: Early twentieth century Richmond as seen through vintage postcards

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This course introduces the basic ideas and equations of Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity. If you have hoped to understand the physics of Lorentz contraction, time dilation, the "twin paradox", and E=mc2, you're in the right place.AcknowledgementsProf. Knuteson wishes to acknowledge that this course was originally designed and taught by Prof. Robert Jaffe. This course introduces the basic ideas and equations of Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity. If you have hoped to understand the physics of Lorentz contraction, time dilation, the "twin paradox", and E=mc2, you're in the right place.AcknowledgementsProf. Knuteson wishes to acknowledge that this course was originally designed and taught by Prof. Robert Jaffe.

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UCI Chem 51C: Organic Chemistry (Spring 2015) Lec 12. Organic Chemistry -- Reactions of Carboxylic Acids View the complete course: http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_51c_organic_chemistry.html Instructor: Susan King, Ph.D. License: Creative Commons CC-BY-SA Terms of Use: http://ocw.uci.edu/info More courses at http://ocw.uci.edu Description: This is the third (and final) quarter of the organic chemistry series. Topics covered include: Fundamental concepts relating to carbon compounds with emphasis on structural theory and the nature of chemical bonding, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopic, physical, and chemical properties of the principal classes of carbon compounds. Organic Chemistry (Chem 51C) is part of OpenChem: http://ocw.uci.edu/collections/open_chemistry.html This video is part of a 27-lecture undergraduate-level course titled "Organic Chemistry" taught at UC Irvine by Professor Susan King. Recorded April 27, 2015 Index of Topics: 00:20 - Reaction of Esters with Alcohols: Transesterification 02:03 - Reaction of Esters with Amines: Aminolysis 02:37 - Reactions of Carboxylic Acids 07:09 - Acid Catalyzed Esterification (Fisher Esterification) 14:30 - Conversion of Carboxylic Acids into Acid Chlorides 21:51 - Reactions of Amides 22:44 - Acid Catalyzed Hydrolysis of Amides 31:32 - Acid Catalyzed Esterification 32:14 - Reactions of Nitriles 45:12 - Irreverisble Addition Reactions of Type 2 Carbonyl Compounds Required attribution: King, Susan.Chem 51C (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_51c_organic_chemistry.html. [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US).

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This interactive resource introduces students to the idea of double doors used in recording studios. It explains how a sound lock is produced by keeping one of the two doors shut, and describes the materials that should ideally be used to construct such doors. The resource also features a diagram depicting how recording studio doors function.

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Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Fifth District, Richmond, Va.

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Description: Constructed of Indiana Limestone, upon a base of granite, with three story vault line with steel four inches thick, non-drillable and two feet thick. This magnificent structure representing the last word in architecture, designed for security and service, rises 110 feet above the ground, with six stories above and two below the surface. The arrangement of the upper structure permits light to enter to every point on each floor on all four sides. Manufacturer: Southern Bargain House, Richmond, Va. Date Postmarked: Not postmarked. Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested. Reference URL: dig.library.vcu.edu/u?/postcard,413 Collection: Rarely Seen Richmond: Early twentieth century Richmond as seen through vintage postcards

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John Curry

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Name: John Currey Arrested for: not given Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 27 July 1905 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-75-John Currey Images are also available of his accomplices James Curry www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/16091228094/in/album-72157... and Robert Smith www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/19144732584/in/dateposted/. The Shields Daily News for 28 July 1905 reports: ?THEFT FROM SMITH?S DOCK. THREE NORTH SHIELDS MEN SENT TO PRISON. At North Shields Police Court today, Robert Smith (48), fireman, 9 Middle Street, Milburn Place; John Curry (39), 25 Front Street, and James Curry (35), 3 West Street, Milburn Place, marine store dealers, were charged on remand with having stolen from Messrs Smith?s Pontoon Dock, on the 25th inst., a quantity of brass valued at Ł4 17s 1d. John Craigie, foreman fitter with the prosecutors, said that on the morning of the 26th inst. he went into the engine room of the pontoon and missed a quantity of brass. In the afternoon of the same day he accompanied an officer to No.25 Front Street, Milburn Place, and there identified a portion of the stolen metal. James C. Smith, store keeper with Messrs Smith?s Dock Coy. Ltd, said that on the morning of the 26th inst. He missed a quantity of brass, and afterwards went to the Central Police Station. He was there shown a quantity of brass, which he identified as the property of Messrs Smith. The total weight of the metal was 116 lbs and the value was $4 17s 1d. Joseph Garrick, a rigger and stevedore, said that on the 25th inst, he saw Smith and James Curry go into the Aberllelyn Arms in Front Street, Milburn Place. At a late hour on the same night he saw Smith go over the wall of Messrs Smith?s premises, enter the engine room and afterwards leave with a bag of metal. He gave information to the police. PC Cuerton said that at 11.40pm on the 25th inst. he saw John Curry go into his house and at midnight he saw his brother leave the house and walk in the direction of his own. Detective Sergt. Scougal said that at noon on the 26th inst. he went to the house of John Curry with a search warrant and found underneath the bed a quantity of brass, which was identified as the property of Messrs Smith by the witness Craigie. He then proceeded to No. 9 Middle Street, where he saw Smith. He told him he was going to take him to the Bull Ring Police Station, whereupon his wife said: ?What?s the matter, Bob??. Accused replied: ?There has been some brass stolen from Smith?s?. Witness charged him with having stolen the brass, and he replied: ?I know nothing about it?. At five o?clock the same afternoon he met the two Currys in the Borough Road and told them he was going to take them to the Bull Ring Police Station. They both replied: ?It is only a bit of spite because we would not do the same as him?. The following morning he charged the three of the prisoners with the theft. Smith replied: ?I have nothing to say?. John Curry replied: ?We got the best part of the brass from the saw mills, We only got two small pieces from Smith and gave him a couple of bob for them?. James in answer to the charge said they got most of the metal from the saw mills. Formally charged, the whole of the prisoners pleaded guilty. Mr G.R. Duncan, who represented the accused, said that Smith, who could produce discharges covering a period of twenty years, showing an excellent character, had been employed for some time as a fireman by the prosecuting firm. Unfortunately, having got some drink, he yielded to the temptation while working on the night shift, and in consequence had lost his situation. Both he and his wife were most distressed about it. The two Currys were licensed marine store dealers bearing good characters. The Chairman said the case was too serious to be dealt with under the First Offenders? Act and the amount involved was too large to permit of a fine being imposed. The prisoners would each be committed for a month". These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court between 1902 and 1916 in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives (TWA ref DX1388/1). Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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James Curry, arrested for stealing brass

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Name: James Currey Arrested for: not given Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 27 July 1905 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-75-James Currey Images are also available of his accomplices John Curry www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/16091228264/in/album-72157... and Robert Smith www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/19144732584/in/dateposted/. The Shields Daily News for 28 July 1905 reports: ?THEFT FROM SMITH?S DOCK. THREE NORTH SHIELDS MEN SENT TO PRISON. At North Shields Police Court today, Robert Smith (48), fireman, 9 Middle Street, Milburn Place; John Curry (39), 25 Front Street, and James Curry (35), 3 West Street, Milburn Place, marine store dealers, were charged on remand with having stolen from Messrs Smith?s Pontoon Dock, on the 25th inst., a quantity of brass valued at Ł4 17s 1d. John Craigie, foreman fitter with the prosecutors, said that on the morning of the 26th inst. he went into the engine room of the pontoon and missed a quantity of brass. In the afternoon of the same day he accompanied an officer to No.25 Front Street, Milburn Place, and there identified a portion of the stolen metal. James C. Smith, store keeper with Messrs Smith?s Dock Coy. Ltd, said that on the morning of the 26th inst. He missed a quantity of brass, and afterwards went to the Central Police Station. He was there shown a quantity of brass, which he identified as the property of Messrs Smith. The total weight of the metal was 116 lbs and the value was $4 17s 1d. Joseph Garrick, a rigger and stevedore, said that on the 25th inst, he saw Smith and James Curry go into the Aberllelyn Arms in Front Street, Milburn Place. At a late hour on the same night he saw Smith go over the wall of Messrs Smith?s premises, enter the engine room and afterwards leave with a bag of metal. He gave information to the police. PC Cuerton said that at 11.40pm on the 25th inst. he saw John Curry go into his house and at midnight he saw his brother leave the house and walk in the direction of his own. Detective Sergt. Scougal said that at noon on the 26th inst. he went to the house of John Curry with a search warrant and found underneath the bed a quantity of brass, which was identified as the property of Messrs Smith by the witness Craigie. He then proceeded to No. 9 Middle Street, where he saw Smith. He told him he was going to take him to the Bull Ring Police Station, whereupon his wife said: ?What?s the matter, Bob??. Accused replied: ?There has been some brass stolen from Smith?s?. Witness charged him with having stolen the brass, and he replied: ?I know nothing about it?. At five o?clock the same afternoon he met the two Currys in the Borough Road and told them he was going to take them to the Bull Ring Police Station. They both replied: ?It is only a bit of spite because we would not do the same as him?. The following morning he charged the three of the prisoners with the theft. Smith replied: ?I have nothing to say?. John Curry replied: ?We got the best part of the brass from the saw mills, We only got two small pieces from Smith and gave him a couple of bob for them?. James in answer to the charge said they got most of the metal from the saw mills. Formally charged, the whole of the prisoners pleaded guilty. Mr G.R. Duncan, who represented the accused, said that Smith, who could produce discharges covering a period of twenty years, showing an excellent character, had been employed for some time as a fireman by the prosecuting firm. Unfortunately, having got some drink, he yielded to the temptation while working on the night shift, and in consequence had lost his situation. Both he and his wife were most distressed about it. The two Currys were licensed marine store dealers bearing good characters. The Chairman said the case was too serious to be dealt with under the First Offenders? Act and the amount involved was too large to permit of a fine being imposed. The prisoners would each be committed for a month". This may not have been Curry's last brush with the courts. The Shields Daily News for 15 November 1907 reports: "WIFE ASSAULT. James Curry, a young man, was summoned for having assaulted his wife on the 9th inst. Complainant said that on the date in question her husband came home drunk and without receiving provocation badly used her, blackening one of her eyes. He was frequently drunk and whenever he was in that condition he ill-treated her, using pokers, chairs and anything else he could lay his hands on. She had him before the magistrates nine years ago and she had then only been seven months married. Defendant promised to behave himself better in future. The Chairman (Coun. Addison) severely repromanded the dfendant in imposing a fine of 10s and costs or 14 days." These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court between 1902 and 1916 in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives (TWA ref DX1388/1). (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Professor Peter Self, c1960

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Reader, Government Department, 1948-1963, Professor of Public Administration from 1963-1982, died on 29 March 1999 aged 79 'Peter Self, Professor of Public Administration from 1963 until he took early retirement in December 1982, was the second holder of the chair created initially for William Robson. He was educated at Lancing College, and read PPE at Balliol College, Oxford. He was on the editorial staff of The Economist from 1944 to 1962 and was a Extra-Mural Lecturer of London University from 1944-1949. He came to the School in 1948 as lecturer in Public Administration and was promoted to a Readership in 1961....He was no ivory-towered academic. As a Director of Studies at the Civil Service Department he helped to establish the first set of courses at the Civil Service College. He was a force in the Town and Planning Association and a member of the South East Economic Planning Council...His hobbies were walking (he knew almost every corner of the United Kingdom), golf and making up and telling detective stories.' LSE Magazine, June 1983, 1965, p19 In 1982 heembarked on a career as Senior Research Fellow and then Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra. IMAGELIBRARY/258 Persistent URL: archives.lse.ac.uk/dserve.exe?dsqServer=lib-4.lse.ac.uk&a...

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Remembering the first African American elected to the US Senate — a Republican Remembering the first African American elected to the US Senate — a Republican

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Sadly but not surprisingly overlooked, Tuesday will be the 50th anniversary of the election of Edward Brooke to the US Senate. On 8th November 1966, Brooke became the first African American to be popularly elected to the Senate, representing Massachusetts as a Republican, which at the time was 97.8% white and had voted 67% Democratic in the previous presidential election. It was one of the highlights of my life to interview Brooke seven months before he died. Brooke was one of the last of a generation of black leaders who personally knew someone who had been born into slavery. Brooke’s ... Sadly but not surprisingly overlooked, Tuesday will be the 50th anniversary of the election of Edward Brooke to the US Senate. On 8th November 1966, Brooke became the first African American to be popularly elected to the Senate, representing Massachusetts as a Republican, which at the time was 97.8% white and had voted 67% Democratic in the previous presidential election. It was one of the highlights of my life to interview Brooke seven months before he died. Brooke was one of the last of a generation of black leaders who personally knew someone who had been born into slavery. Brooke’s ...

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Russell, Countessc.1910

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TWL.2000.158Postcard, printed, cardboard, monochrome photographic studio portrait of 'COUNTESS RUSSELL', standing, right hand resting on a table, front-profile, white border, black text, printed inscription front: 'VOTES FOR WOMEN COUNTESS RUSSELL. MEMBER OF NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WOMEN'S FREEDOM LEAGUE, 1, ROBERT ST, ADELPHI, LONDON WC', printed inscription reverse: 'Published by THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE WOMEN'S FREEDOM LEAGUE, 1, Robert Street, Adelphi, WC'.

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"Demand the Beveridge Plan", 1944

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"Demand the Beveridge Plan", page from, "Beveridge on Beveridge: recent speeches of Sir William Beveridge", edited by Joan S Clarke, nd [1944]. A pdf of the pamphlet is available via the Archives catalogue: archives.lse.ac.uk/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&i... IMAGELIBRARY/1383 Persistent URL: archives.lse.ac.uk/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&i...

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lse | londonschoolofeconomics | williambeveridge | lordbeveridge | beveridgereport | interdepartmentalcommitteeonsocialinsuranceandalliedservicesreport | socialsecurityleague | welfare

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21G.052 French Film Classics (MIT) 21G.052 French Film Classics (MIT)

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This course covers the history and aesthetics of French cinema from the advent of sound to present-day. It treats films in the context of technical processes, the art of narration, directorial style, role of the scriptwriter, the development of schools and movements, the impact of political events and ideologies, and the relation between French and other national cinemas. Taught in English, the films are screened with English subtitles. Students may complete written assignments in French. This course covers the history and aesthetics of French cinema from the advent of sound to present-day. It treats films in the context of technical processes, the art of narration, directorial style, role of the scriptwriter, the development of schools and movements, the impact of political events and ideologies, and the relation between French and other national cinemas. Taught in English, the films are screened with English subtitles. Students may complete written assignments in French.

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France | France | french film | french film | the new wave | the new wave | René Clair | René Clair | Jean Epstein | Jean Epstein | La Grande Illusion | La Grande Illusion | Jean Renoir | Jean Renoir | The Left Bank | The Left Bank | 1970s Sex and Sectarianism | 1970s Sex and Sectarianism | Les Valseuses | Les Valseuses | Bertrand Blier | Bertrand Blier | Diva | Diva | Jean-Jacques Beineix | Jean-Jacques Beineix | cult film | cult film | cult classic | cult classic | Maghrebi-French (Beur) | Maghrebi-French (Beur) | Amélie | Amélie | popular Film | popular Film | Cluzot | Cluzot | Le corbeau | Le corbeau | Funny Face | Funny Face | Stanley Donen | Stanley Donen | Jacques Cousteau | Jacques Cousteau | BarthesCésaire | BarthesCésaire | Roger Vadim | Roger Vadim | François Truffaut | François Truffaut | Simone de Beauvoir | Simone de Beauvoir | Breathless: Jean-Luc Godard | Breathless: Jean-Luc Godard | Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob | Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob | Gérard Oury | Gérard Oury | Nikita | Nikita | Jean-Luc Besson | Jean-Luc Besson | La Haine | La Haine | Mattheiu Kassovitz | Mattheiu Kassovitz | Intouchables | Intouchables | Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache | Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache | Bande de filles | Bande de filles | Céline Sciamma | Céline Sciamma | Realism | Realism | the Popular Frot | the Popular Frot | Liberation | Liberation | Henri Langlois and the CinémathÚque française | Henri Langlois and the CinémathÚque française | Les parapluies de Cherboug | Les parapluies de Cherboug | Jacques Demy | Jacques Demy | Brigitte Bardot | Brigitte Bardot | Catherine Deneuve | Catherine Deneuve

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Virginia Railway & Power Company's Building (7th and Franklin Streets,) Richmond, Va.

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Description: This unique office building was built especially to be the headquarters of the Virginia Railway & Power Co. It is of fire-proof construction and stands highest in this respect in the state of Virginia. Externally it is of buff brick and glazed terra cotta, is crowned with a series of torches and has a row of handsome lamps around the fourth floor, all symbolic of the building's use. Architecturally it is the character of the Virginia Colonial style; internally it is sumptuously decorated with mahogany throughout and forms one of the most ornamental buildings in the city. Manufacturer: Southern Bargain House, Richmond, Va. Date Postmarked: Not postmarked. Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested. Reference URL: dig.library.vcu.edu/u?/postcard,404 Collection: Rarely Seen Richmond: Early twentieth century Richmond as seen through vintage postcards

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Your cancer risk : breast cancer resource stub

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A resource stub for the "Your cancer risk: breast cancer" webpage. The website, from the Havard Centre for Cancer Prevention, contains information on how to take steps on reducing the risk of breast cancer (available are a fact sheet, extensive list of risk factors and an online questionnaire).

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breast neoplasms | prevention and control | breast cancer | breast carcinoma | breast tumours | risk evaluation | Technology | Diseases | APPEARANCE | SAFETY | Medicine and Dentistry | UK EL04 = SCQF 4 | Foundational Level | NICAT 1 | CQFW 1 | Foundation | GCSE D-G | NVQ 1 | Intermediate 1 | | UK EL05 = SCQF 5 | Intermediate level | Intermediate | NICAT 2 | CQFW 2 | Intermediate | GSCE A-C | NVQ 2 | | UK EL06 = SCQF 6 | Advanced courses | | NICAT 3 | CQFW 3 | Advanced | A/AS Level | NVQ 3 | Higher | SVQ 3 | UK EL07 = SCQF 7 | Higher Certificate | NICAT 4 | CQFW 4 | NVQ 4 | Advanced Higher | SVQ 4 | HN Certificate | Teaching | Learning | Assessment | Design and delivery of programmes | dentistry | A000 | EDUCATION / TRAINING / TEACHING | FAMILY CARE / PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT / PERSONAL CARE and APPEARANCE | HEALTH CARE / MEDICINE / HEALTH and SAFETY | INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY and INFORMATION | G | H | P | C

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