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South Union Shaker Center House and Preservatory

22-Jan-2021 18:29:51

South Union Shaker Center House and Preservatory is a historic Shaker building on U.S. 68 in South Union, Kentucky. It was built in 1822 and added to the National Register in 1974. Located within the building is the Shaker Museum at South Union. South Union was one of 24 villages built up by the S ...


Skating

22-Jan-2021 18:29:59

* Aggressive inline skating * Artistic roller skating * Figure skating * Freestyle slalom skating * Ice skating * Inline skating * Inline speed skating * Outline of sports * Road skating * Roller skating * Skate (disambiguation) * Skateboarding * Skater (disambiguation) * Skating rink (disambiguatio ...


Bicycle culture

22-Jan-2021 18:29:59

Bicycle culture can refer to a mainstream culture that supports the use of bicycles or to a subculture. Although "bike culture" is often used to refer to various forms of associated fashion, it is erroneous to call fashion in and of itself a culture. Cycling culture refers to cities and ...


Central Bureau of Statistics

22-Jan-2021 18:30:00

* Central Bureau of Statistics (Aruba) * Central Bureau of Statistics (Namibia) * Central Bureau of Statistics (Nepal) * Central Bureau of Statistics (North Korea) * Central Bureau of Statistics (Sudan) * Central Bureau of Statistics (Syria) * Central Statistical Office (disambiguation) * Israel Cen ...


Council on Social Work Education

22-Jan-2021 18:30:10

The Council on Social Work Education is a nonprofit national association in the United States representing more than 2,500 individual members, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education. Founded in 1952, this partnership of educational and professional ins ...


University of Amsterdam

22-Jan-2021 18:30:14

The University of Amsterdam is a public university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The UvA is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other being the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Established in 1632 by municipal authorities and later renamed for the city of Ams ...


Yarra River

22-Jan-2021 18:30:17

The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River , is a perennial river in east-central Victoria, Australia. The lower stretches of the river are where the city of Melbourne was established in 1835 and today Greater Melbourne dominates and influences the landscape of its lower reaches. From ...


Handball (Australian rules football)

22-Jan-2021 18:30:21

Handball or handpass is a skill in the sport of Australian rules football. It is the primary means of disposing of the football by hand, and is executed by holding the ball with one hand and punching it with the other. Skill. Handball is a method of disposing of possession of the football by ha ...


War comics

22-Jan-2021 18:30:23

War comics is a genre of comic books that gained popularity in English-speaking countries following World War II. History. American war comics. Shortly after the birth of the modern comic book in the mid- to late 1930s, comics publishers began including stories of wartime adventures in the mult ...


National Association of Schools of Art and Design

22-Jan-2021 18:30:24

The National Association of Schools of Art and Design , founded in 1944, is an accrediting organization of colleges, schools and universities in the United States. The organization establishes standards for graduate and undergraduate degrees. Member institutions complete periodic peer review proces ...


United States Department of Justice

22-Jan-2021 18:30:28

The United States Department of Justice , also known as the Justice Department , is a federal executive department of the United States government responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, and is equivalent to the justice or interior ministries ...


Art school

22-Jan-2021 18:30:28

An art school is an educational institution with a primary focus on the visual arts, including fine art - especially illustration, painting, photography, sculpture, and graphic design. Art schools can offer elementary, secondary, post-secondary, or undergraduate programs, and can also offer a broa ...


Gerrit Rietveld Academie

22-Jan-2021 18:30:28

The Gerrit Rietveld Academie also known as Rietveld School of Art & Design and Rietveld Academy , is a Dutch academy founded in 1924 for the study of fine arts and design in Amsterdam, Netherlands. History. The Gerrit Rietveld Academy has its origins in the 1924 merger of three schools, which ...


Mattapan station

22-Jan-2021 18:30:30

Mattapan is an MBTA transit station in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the southern terminus of the Ashmont–Mattapan High Speed Line, part of the Red Line, and is also an important MBTA bus transfer station, with ten routes terminating there. It is located at Mattapan Square in the Mattapan neighbo ...


National Association of Schools of Music

22-Jan-2021 18:30:36

The National Association of Schools of Music is an association of post-secondary music schools in the United States and the principal U.S. accreditor for higher education in music. It was founded on October 20, 1924, and is based in Reston, Virginia. Accreditation commenced in 1939. Accreditation. ...


National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

22-Jan-2021 18:30:37

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education was a professional accreditor focused on accrediting teacher education programs in U.S. colleges and universities. It was founded in 1954 and was recognized as an accreditor by the U.S. Department of Education. On July 1, 2013, NCATE merg ...


Government of Arizona

22-Jan-2021 18:30:37

The government of Arizona is the governmental structure of the state of Arizona as established by the Arizona Constitution. The executive is composed of the Governor, several other statewide elected officials, and the Governor's cabinet. The Arizona Legislature consists of the House of Representat ...


Tack piano

22-Jan-2021 18:30:38

A tack piano , also known as a harpsipiano , jangle piano , and a junk piano , is an altered version of an ordinary piano, in which objects such as thumbtacks or nails are placed on the felt-padded hammers of the instrument at the point where the hammers hit the strings, giving the instrument a ...


Hogeschool van Amsterdam

22-Jan-2021 18:30:41

The Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Applied Sciences , or Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences , is a large institute for higher professional education in the Netherlands, established in 1993. The HvA mainly offers bachelor's degree programmes, but also has a number of master's degree ...


International Institute of Social History

22-Jan-2021 18:30:42

The International Institute of Social History is one of the largest archives of labor and social history in the world. Located in Amsterdam, its one million volumes and 2,300 archival collections include the papers of major figures and institutions in radical leftist thought. The IISH was founded ...


Counties of Hungary (before 1920)

22-Jan-2021 18:30:42

A county is the name of a type of administrative unit in the Kingdom of Hungary and in Hungary from the 10th century until the present day. This article deals with only the period before the Treaty of Trianon of 1920. For lists of the individual counties, see Administrative divisions of the Kingdo ...


Social history

22-Jan-2021 18:30:42

Social history , often called the new social history, is a field of history that looks at the lived experience of the past. In its "golden age" it was a major growth field in the 1960s and 1970s among scholars, and still is well represented in history departments in Britain, Canada, Fra ...


Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

22-Jan-2021 18:30:47

The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar was an American military transport aircraft developed from the World War II-era Fairchild C-82 Packet, designed to carry cargo, personnel, litter patients, and mechanized equipment, and to drop cargo and troops by parachute. The first C-119 made its initial flight ...


Labor history (discipline)

22-Jan-2021 18:31:04

Labor history or labour history is a sub-discipline of social history which specialises on the history of the working classes and the labor movement. Labor historians may concern themselves with issues of gender, race, ethnicity and other factors besides class but chiefly focus on urban or indus ...


Oregon Ballot Measures 47 and 50

22-Jan-2021 18:31:05

Ballot Measure 47 was an initiative in the U.S. state of Oregon that passed in 1996, affecting the assessment of property taxes and instituting a double majority provision for tax legislation. Measure 50 was a revised version of the law, which also passed, after being referred to the voters by t ...