Philadelphia

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experimental+recordings

Stokowski . Leopold Stokowski, Dr. Harvey Fletcher, and the Bell Laboratories Experimental Recordings, stokowski.org. Retrieved 2012-03-01. In 1933, stereo signals (Stereophonic sound) were transmitted live from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. In 1937, the vocoder, the first electronic speech synthesizer was invented and demonstrated by Homer Dudley. Bell researcher Clinton


basketball playing

birth_place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania death_date Chamberlain was known by various nicknames during his basketball playing career. He hated the ones that called attention to his height such as "Goliath" and "Wilt the Stilt (stilts)", which was coined during his high school days by a Philadelphia sportswriter (sports journalism). He preferred "The Big Dipper", which was inspired


opera national

with women's suffrage during her studies. In 1909 she was arrested for her political activity and subsequently accepted a full-time position with the Women's Social and Political Union, only to leave it in 1911 due to conflicts with its leadership. Chenoweth participated in a number of vocal competitions and was named "most promising up-and-coming singer" in the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions, which came with a full scholarship to Philadelphia's Academy


black+commercial

, and the original audience was primarily gay African Americans and Latinos." (1976) "Stereo Review", University of Michigan, p.75: " .. and the result – what has come to be called disco – was clearly the most compelling and influential form of black commercial pop music since the halcyon days of the "Motown Sound" of the middle Sixties." Over the last three decades, remittances (''remesas'') from Dominicans living abroad, mainly


opening run

Magadoff. The opera opened one month later in New York City where it enjoyed a successful opening run. Neway also led the Broadway (Broadway theatre) cast, this time with Rosemary Kuhlmann as the secretary of the consulate. Smith, Cecil, "''The Consul''. Musical Drama in Three Acts" (December 1950). ''Notes'' (2nd Ser.), '''8''' (1): pp. 125–126. Neway, Kuhlmann, and Powers also performed these roles in the UK at the Cambridge Theatre in February 1951


writing skills

, Toronto, Tokyo, Vienna, Copenhagen, Montevideo, Milan and Alba (Scotland) (the current list, and map, can be seen at dorkbot.org). Biddle's writing skills had long been in evidence prior to the release of his memoirs. In 1927, he wrote a novel about Philadelphia society, "The Llanfear Pattern." In 1942, he took advantage of his close association with Oliver Wendell Holmes 30 years earlier with a biography of the jurist, ''Mr


huge paintings

in New York City, and sneaker forums (Internet forum) such as Niketalk and ISS. New Jersey Transit Rail Operations North Jersey; New York City Philadelphia – Atlantic City (Atlantic City, New Jersey) New Jersey New York Pennsylvania These huge paintings were taken on a tour and exhibited in many European cities and also in the US by the art dealer Charles Sedelmeyer. All three were bought by American


numerous+comic

''' (born June 22, 1954) is a French (France) author of books about films and television programs, as well as numerous comic books and translations of a number of animation screenplays. He usually collaborates with his wife, Randy Lofficier (born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 3, 1953). '''Norman Tweed Whitaker''' (April 9, 1890 in Philadelphia – May 20, 1975 in Phenix City, Alabama) was an International Master of chess. After more than ten years of campaigning, he was awarded the title by FIDE in 1965 (at age 75), based on his earlier play


light set

, Light set out the city of Adelaide on a grid of one square mile, interspaced by wide boulevards and incorporating five large public squares. Light, recognising the importance of public parks, surrounded the entire city with the Adelaide Park Lands, a green-belt and the "lungs of the city".


wrestling combination

the vast quantity of historical papers, books, and memorabilia he had accumulated during a lifetime of public service and private collecting. In 2005, Misawa and his longtime partner Yoshinari Ogawa returned the GHC Tag Team Championship to Noah from the New Japan Pro Wrestling combination of Yuji Nagata and Hiroshi Tanahashi. From then until his death in 2009, Misawa continued to wrestle a full-time schedule, competing mostly in tag team matches. At the Nippon Budokan on December 10

Philadelphia

'''Philadelphia''' (

In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony (Province of Pennsylvania). During the American Revolution, Philadelphia played an instrumental role as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence (United States Declaration of Independence) in 1776 and the Constitution (United States Constitution) in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals (List of capitals in the United States) during the Revolutionary War (American Revolutionary War), and the city served as the temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. During the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center and railroad hub that grew from an influx of European immigrants. It became a prime destination for African Americans during the Great Migration (Great Migration (African American)) and surpassed two million occupants by 1950. Following numerous civil rights protests and riots (race riots), the city experienced decades of heavy crime and neared bankruptcy by the 1980s. Revitalization began in the 1990s with gentrification turning around many neighbors and reversing its decades-long trend of population loss.

The city is the center of economic activity in Pennsylvania, and is home to the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and seven Fortune 1000 companies. It is also known for its arts and culture. The cheesesteak and soft pretzel (Pretzel) are emblematic of Philadelphia cuisine (Cuisine of Philadelphia), which is shaped by the city's ethnic mix. The city has more outdoor sculptures and murals than any other American city, Gateway to Public Art in Philadelphia, ''Fairmount Park Art Association''. and Philadelphia's Fairmount Park is the largest landscaped urban park in the world.

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