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The Taft Cabinet

The Taft Cabinet

The Taft Cabinet

Gibson Girl

Gibson Girl

The Gibson Girl was the archetypical young American beauty, as depicted in the drawings of the illustrator Charles Dana Gibson from the late 19th century until the World War I era. The Gibson girl affected styles in clothing and her hair style favored full tresses piled high in bouffant fashion.The Gibson Girl fell out of fashion with the advent of World War I, when American women began to prefer more comfortable and practical clothing over the stylish but restrictive garb favored by the Gibson Girl.

Siena Heights University

Siena Heights University

Siena Heights University is a Catholic liberal arts institution in Adrian, Michigan. The university offers academic programs leading to the associate, bachelor and master& 39;s degrees.Founded as St. Joseph& 39;s College in the liberal arts tradition in 1919 by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, it was recognized as one of the nation& 39;s 10 best liberal arts colleges for women by the 1950s.

Sterett II DD- 407 - History

Sterett II DD- 407 - History

Sterett II(DD-407; dp. 1,500; 1. 341& 39;3 5/8; b. 35& 39;6& 34;; dr. 17& 39;8& 34;; s. 40.7 k. (tl.); cpl. 251; a. 4 5& 34;, 4 40mm., 8 21& 34; tt., cl. Benham)The second Sterett (DD-407) was laid down on 2 December 1936 at the Charleston Navy Yard; launched on 27 October 1938, sponsored by Mrs. Camilla Ridgely Simpson, and commissioned on 15 August 1939, Lt.

UNESCO will help Egypt restore its heritage

UNESCO will help Egypt restore its heritage

During a meeting this week at the offices of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), UNESCO cultural director Tamara Twinasky announced UNESCO's full collaboration with SCA to restore and preserve Egyptian archaeological sites that are inscribed on the List of Antiquities. World Heritage since 1979.

Willy Minnix

Willy Minnix

Willy Minnix is a music teacher and author of the “Mandolin Dead Man’s Tuning” series of books.