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Science Foundation. Parsons' report in form of a large memorandum called ''Social Science: A Basic National Resource'' became available in July 1948 and remains a powerful historical statement about how Talcott Parsons saw the role of the modern Social Sciences. Talcott Parsons, "Social Science: A Basic National Resource. In Samuel Z. Klauser & Victor M. Lidz (eds.) ''The Nationalization of the Social Sciences.'' Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. ref>

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the inspiration of a singing school given in Stoughton (Stoughton, Massachusetts) in 1774 by Boston composer, William Billings, a group of male singers in town decided to form a singing society. There were 25 names and all of them listed in the membership journal with the date of organization being November 7, 1786. Their first President was Elijah Dunbar, 1740–1814, from Canton. He was also their conductor and a singer.The first music collection the musical society purchased was ''The Worcester Collection of Sacred Harmony'' compiled by Isaiah Thomas in 1786, which contained the first American printing of the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's ''Messiah''. 20px (Image:South plate blue.svg) 20px (Image:I-93.svg) Interstate 93 South - Salem (Salem, NH), Boston 20px (Image:North plate blue.svg)20px (Image:North plate Vermont.svg) 20px (Image:I-93.svg)20px (Image:Everett Turnpike.svg) I-93 (Interstate 93) Everett Turnpike North - Concord (Concord, New Hampshire) I-293 North merges with I-93 North. Everett Turnpike leaves northbound and joins southbound. NOTE: Everett Turnpike unsigned north of this interchange. '''William Hill Brown''' (November 1765, Boston - 2 September 1793, Murfreesboro, North Carolina) was an American novelist, the author of what is usually considered the first American novel, ''The Power of Sympathy'' (1789) and "Harriot, Or The Domestick Reconciliation" Originally published in January 1789 in ''The Massachusetts Magazine.'' Carla Mulford (ed.) (2002): ''Early American Writing''. Oxford University Press. New York.p. 1084ff. as well as the serial essay "The Reformer" published in Isaiah Thomas' ''Massachusetts Magazine''. In both, Brown proves an extensive knowledge of European literature for example of ''Clarissa'' by Samuel Richardson but tries to lift the American literature from the British corpus by the choice of an American setting. DATE OF BIRTH November 1765 PLACE OF BIRTH Boston, Massachusetts, United States DATE OF DEATH September 2, 1793 George Clapp Vaillant was born 1901 in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended Noble and Greenough School in his hometown. After finishing his secondary education at Phillips Academy in Andover (Andover, Massachusetts), Massachusetts, he went to Harvard University where he received his Bachelor's Degree in 1922 and Ph.D. in 1927. His Ph.D. thesis established a chronology of Mayan (Maya civilization) ceramics. Later on, his work launched the historical sequence of cultures in pre-Columbian Mexico. History Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes created the Ars Technica website and limited liability company in 1998. Its purpose was to publish computer hardware and software-related news articles and guides; in their words, "the best multi-OS, PC hardware, and tech coverage possible while .. having fun, being productive, and being as informative and as accurate as possible". "Ars technica" is a Latin phrase that translates to "technological art". The website published news, reviews, guides, and other content of interest to computer enthusiasts. Writers for Ars Technica were geographically distributed in the United States at the time; Fisher lived in Boston, Massachusetts, Stokes in Chicago, Illinois, and the other writers in their respective cities. Priesthood On May 8, 1977, González Nieves became a priest, and, in 1982, he began to serve at St. Pius V in the Bronx, New York, before going to Holy Cross Church, also in the Bronx. In 1986, he was appointed pastor of that church. He remained there until 1988, when he was sent to Boston to work as the city's auxiliary bishop under Cardinal Archbishop Bernard Francis Law. In Boston, Bishop González Nieves was popular in the Hispanic community. Writing Fricke later wrote of his experience in a book, ''Reflections of a Rock Lobster: A Story about Growing Up Gay''. commons:Boston

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liquor store in West Springfield (West Springfield, Massachusetts), plus the Fresh Acres Market, a concept mixing an open-air-style farmers' market with upscale food choices, in Springfield. Throughout its region, Big Y competes mostly with Boston's Stop & Shop, and to a lesser extent with Boston-based Shaw's (Shaw's and Star Market) and Albany, New York's Price Chopper (Price Chopper (New York)) chain. Stage acting career In the 1980s Blamire began acting on stage

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називають Закарпаття. he is perhaps best remembered for his time playing on the famous "Uke Line" in Boston with the Bruins (Boston Bruins), with fellow Ukrainian-Canadians (Ukrainian Canadian) Johnny Bucyk and Vic Stasiuk. Horvath missed out on the Art Ross Trophy in 1959–60 (1959–60 NHL season) by a single point to Bobby Hull, however he tied with Hull for the goal-scoring lead (Maurice 'Rocket' Richard Trophy), with 39. He played for five


: Career He is the son of the French singer Jacques Higelin and Nicole Courtois. After traveling in the West Indies, he studied music in Boston before returning to Paris and developing his eclectic but highly personal musical style, drawing on such influences as Thelonious Monk, Serge Gainsbourg, the Sex Pistols, jazz, blues, Middle Eastern music and the tango (tango (music)). He first performed in 1988 in clubs in Paris, as leader of a trio with bassist Brad Scott and drummer Paul Jothy. *'''Leyland Sachum Trask''' — Trask is an American psychic (or ''sensitive'', as he calls it) from Boston, Massachusetts. He occasionally provides hints and foreshadowing future storyline developments. He decides to remain on the ship during the sinking, after claiming that he is too old and fat for one of the lifeboats. Surprisingly, he reveals to have known about the ''Titanic'' ' s fate all along and that your actions throughout the game have changed the past and indeed the future. Career Paula Poundstone started doing stand-up comedy at open-mic nights in Boston in 1979. She characteristically performs dressed in a suit and tie. In 1984, Poundstone was cast in the movie ''Hyperspace'' but she did not further pursue an acting career. Instead, she continued as a comedian and began appearing on several talk shows. In 1989, she won the American Comedy Award for "Best Female Stand-Up Comic." In 1990, she wrote and starred in an HBO special called ''Cats, Cops and Stuff'', for which she won a CableACE Award. She worked as a political correspondent for the ''Tonight Show'' during the 1992 US Presidential campaign (U.S. presidential election, 1992) and did the same for ''The Rosie O'Donnell Show'' in 1996. In 1993, Poundstone won a second CableACE Award, and began writing the column, "Hey, Paula!" for ''Mother Jones (Mother Jones (magazine))'' (1993–1998). Paula featured in her own variety show, ''The Paula Poundstone Show'', on ABC (American Broadcasting Company) (which lasted only two episodes). She was also a regular panelist for the game shows ''Hollywood Squares'' and ''To Tell the Truth.'' Career Wainwright's career began in the late 1960s. He had played the guitar while in school but later sold it for yoga lessons while living in San Francisco. Later, in Rhode Island, Wainwright's grandmother got him a job working in a boatyard. An old lobsterman named Edgar inspired him to borrow a friend's guitar and write his first song, "Edgar". Wainwright soon bought his own guitar and in about a year wrote nearly twenty songs. He went to Boston and New York City to play in folk clubs and was eventually "discovered" by Milton Kramer, who became his manager. He acquired a record deal with Atlantic Records, who released his first album in 1970. Bear Stearns' World Headquarters was located at 383 Madison Avenue, between East 46th Street and East 47th Street in Manhattan. The company employed more than 15,500 people worldwide. The firm was headquartered in New York City with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Irvine (Irvine, California), San Francisco, St. Louis, Whippany, New Jersey; and San Juan (San Juan, Puerto Rico) in Puerto Rico. Internationally the firm had offices in London, Beijing, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Lugano, Milan, São Paulo, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. lbl22 Residence data22 New York City, New York '''Formerly:''' Boston, Massachusetts alias origin Boston, Massachusetts, United States instrument '''Belly''' was an alternative rock band formed in 1991 by former Throwing Muses members Tanya Donelly (who was also in The Breeders) and Fred Abong. The band was based in Boston, Massachusetts, though all of the original members grew up in Newport, Rhode Island. The band consisted of Donelly on lead vocals and guitar, Abong on bass (Bass guitar), Tom Gorman on guitar, and Chris Gorman on drums. Tom and Chris, who were brothers, were childhood friends of Donelly's; they had previously played in the hardcore punk band Verbal Assault. In order to market music from the hugely successful TV show, ABC-Paramount established the Am-Par Record Corporation and the ABC-Paramount label in early 1955, appointing former Boston record distributor Sam Clark as president, with sales manager Larry Newton and A&R director Harry Levine, and the new recording company enjoyed Goldenson's full support. Producer-arranger Sid Feller, the company's first salaried employee, started work on 14 July 1955. Kahn, 2006, p.16 The label scored some notable early successes in the pop field with acts such as Paul Anka. '''George Maciunas''' ( commons:Boston

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Fail '' and ''How Children Learn'', as well as his lesser-known and more radical work, ''Escape from Childhood: The Rights and Needs of Children (Escape from Childhood)''. These three books detailed the foundational ideas of Holt's philosophy of education. He held that the primary reason children did not learn in schools was fear: fear of getting the wrong answers, fear of being ridiculed by the teacher and classmates, fear of not being good enough. He maintained that this was made

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''(damage pictured)'', killing at least 3,000 people and leaving more than half of the city's population homeless. 1875 – The first performance of Tchaikovsky (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky)'s '''Piano Concerto No. 1 (Piano Concerto No. 1 (Tchaikovsky))''', one of his most popular compositions

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is the annual lead sponsor of Beer Advocate's Extreme Beer Fest in Boston, Mass. Each year, Dogfish Head brews a special beer for the festival in collaboration with the Alström brothers of Beer Advocate. This special beer's name is voted on by visitors to the Beer Advocate website. The beer brewed for 2010's festival was "Wrath of Pecant". In addition to the year's special beer, Dogfish Head (like most other breweries) bring specially-altered version of normal beers such as 120 minute IPA pressurized through whole-leaf hops, Red & White pressurized through orange peels, and World Wide Stout pressurized through espresso beans in 2010. http: fests ebf - 1990–1992 WHDH-TV Boston, Massachusetts anchor - World War II Arriving Norfolk 20 June 1941, ''Relief'' thereafter served as a base hospital for the Atlantic Fleet in waters from Charleston, South Carolina, to Newfoundland (Dominion of Newfoundland). She was in port at NS Argentia (Naval Station Argentia), Newfoundland, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The following day she got underway via Boston for Norfolk. Returning north, she arrived Casco Bay, Maine, 28 April and provided for the health needs of men training to man the Navy's new fighting ships. She also cared for victims of the war in the Atlantic. 1898–1905 The hospital ship was in constant service during the Spanish-American War, returning wounded and ill servicemen from Cuba to Norfolk, New York, and Boston. In February 1899, she sailed for Europe, and she visited ports there, in the Near East, the Far East, and Hawaii, before arriving at Mare Island, California, on 27 May, for an overhaul. She returned to sea on 1 July 1899 and, until October 1905, carried mail, passengers, and provisions from San Francisco to Hawaii, Guam, the Philippine Islands, China, and Japan. ''Solace'' was placed out of commission at the Mare Island Navy Yard on 12 October 1905. * '''Delete''' Fuzheado (User:Fuzheado) Talk (User talk:Fuzheado) 15:14, 25 Mar 2005 (UTC) * '''Delete''' . No, it's not a hoax, but checking a library catalogue or two is often better than googling when looking for a book. It seems to be something other than the original Baron Münchhausen stories. From the catalogue of the British Library: ''Mr. Munchausen. Being a true account of some of the recent adventures beyond the Styx of the late Hieronymus Carl Friedrich, sometime Baron Munchausen of Bodenwerder, as originally reported for the Sunday Edition of the Gehenna Gazette by its special interviewer the late Mr. Ananias formerly of Jerusalem, and now first transcribed from the columns of that journal'' by J. K. Bangs. Embellished with drawings by P. Newell. Noyes, Pratt & Co.: Boston, 1901.The author's full name is John Kendrick Bangs and that article links to this book title. There seems to be no reason for this to be an article of its own at this point. Uppland (User:Uppland) 15:22, 25 Mar 2005 (UTC) **'''Keep''' moved and expanded version. Uppland (User:Uppland) 19:29, 28 Mar 2005 (UTC) Lane acquired such ‘lessons’ by way of his employment at Pendleton's Lithography shop in Boston, which lasted from 1832 to 1847. With the refinement and development of his artistic skills acquired during his years working as a lithographer (lithography), Lane was able to successfully produce marine paintings of high quality, as evidenced in his being listed, officially, as a ‘marine painter’ in the Boston Almanac of 1840. Lane continued to refine his painting style, and consequently, the demand for his marine paintings increased as well. Early life Tradition holds that John Manley was born in 1733 near Torquay, Devonshire, in south west England. As a young man, he settled in Marblehead, Massachusetts, eventually becoming the captain of a merchant vessel there. Peabody p5 For reasons apparently lost to history, Manley went by the name of John Russell during his time spent in Marblehead, where he married Martha Russell (née Hickman) on September 27, 1764, and by whom he had at least two sons and three daughters. Outside of Marblehead, John continued to use the surname Manley. Lord pp284-285 Modern historian John L. Nelson acknowledges the above accounts, but suggests that they were "made up", and that in actuality Manley was likely born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, where he later became a merchant sea captain and married Hannah Cheevers in 1763, by which he had one surviving son John. Nelson p168 All of the sources place Manley in Boston by 1775 after his services were enlisted for the nascent Continental Navy. Captain Manley died in Boston, Massachusetts in 1793. Portland brownstone Portland brownstone (Portland Brownstone Quarries) is also very popular. The stone from quarries located in Portland, Connecticut and other nearby localities was used in a number of landmark buildings in Chicago, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, New Haven, Connecticut, and Hartford, Connecticut. New Jersey brownstone data8 commons:Boston

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, this rebellion caused a mass exodus encouraged by panic: Many whites of French descent and blacks, free and slave, emigrated to the United States seaports establishing large French-speaking communities in New Orleans, Norfolk, Baltimore, New York City and Boston. France was a good place to live only for college and for some Haitian middle class people, but most Haitians were poor. For this reason, many Haitians decided to emigrate to United States. This migration is basically


'''Boston''' (pronounced Included in the CSA: MA counties: Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk and Worcester; NH counties: Belknap, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham and Strafford; RI counties (entire state): Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence and Washington (South County)

One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England.

The area's many colleges and universities make Boston an international center of higher education and medicine, and the city is considered to be a world leader in innovation for a variety of reasons.

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