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Blair, Nebraska print that page

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Blair, county seat and largest city in Washington County, was not one of its earliest towns. It was established when the Sioux City and Pacific Rail Road chose to cross the river at that location, going from Missouri Valley, Iowa , and up along "Carter Hollow" on the Nebraska side. Whether

Citronelle, Alabama print that page

This was long part of the territory of thousands of years of indigenous peoples . By the time of European contact , members of the historical tribes of Choctaw and Creek people hunted in the area. The area now known as Citronelle was first explored by Europeans in the 18th century. The land

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Vidéotron print that page

Vidéotron was established in 1964, under the name "Télécâble Vidéotron Ltée" as northern Montreal's first cable television network. Their initial subscriber base was 66. André Chagnon served as the company's founding president. From 1966 to 1969, the company acquired and upgraded their

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Videoconferencing print that page

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A videoconference or video conference (also known as a videoteleconference ) is a set of interactive telecommunication technologies which allow two or more locations to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions simultaneously. It has also been called 'visual collaboration' and

Bartolomeo Cristofori print that pageTimeline of Bartolomeo Cristofori

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transported instruments; worked on his various inventions, and also did restoration work on valuable older harpsichords. [ 1 ] . At this time, the Grand Dukes of Tuscany employed a large staff of about 100 artisans, who worked in the Galleria dei Lavori of the Uffizi . Cristofori's initial

Essie Mae Washington-Williams print that page

only 16 when her daughter was born, sent her to be raised in Coatesville, Pennsylvania by her older sister Mary and her husband John Henry Washington. She was named Essie after another of her mother's sisters, who fostered her briefly as an infant. She had a half-brother seven years younger

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Lake Burley Griffin print that page

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Griffin designed the lake with many geometric motifs, so that the axes of his design lined up with natural geographical landmarks in the area. However, government authorities changed his original plans and no substantial work was completed before he left Australia in 1920. His scheme remained

Robert Zemeckis print that pageTimeline of Robert Zemeckis

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His films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects , including the early use of match moving in Back to the Future Part II (1989) and the pioneering performance capture techniques seen in The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007) and A Christmas Carol (2009

Bill Plympton print that page

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independent New York City animators, has released two DVDs of animated shorts , both titled Avoid Eye Contact . His work also appeared on the 1992–1993 Fox comedy series The Edge ; on MTV during the late 1980s; and on MTV's animated series Liquid Television in the early 1990s. In 1995

Stud contact system print that page

The Stud Contact System is a once obsolete ground-level power supply system for electric trams . Studs were set in the road at intervals and connected to a buried electric cable by switches operated by magnets on the tramcars. Current was collected from the studs by a "skate" or " ski collector

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