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Tigard, Oregon

) and a meeting hall, and renamed East Butte to "Tigardville" in 1886.

incorporation as a city in 1961. The town was renamed Tigard in 1907 by the railroad to greater distinguish it from the nearby Wilsonville (Wilsonville, Oregon), and the focus of the town reoriented northeast towards the new rail stop as growth accelerated. 1911 marked the introduction of electricity, as the Tualatin Valley Electric company joined Tigard to a service grid with Sherwood (Sherwood, Oregon) and Tualatin (Tualatin, Oregon). William Ariss built


San Rafael, California

in the western United States, primarily in California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona. In its later years, it had expanded into the inter-mountain states, the Pacific Northwest, Texas, and parts of the Midwest. Founded in 1941, the chain was headquartered in San Rafael, California until it was acquired by Cinemark Theaters from Plano, Texas in 2006. Many now-Cinemark-owned theaters continue to operate under the "Century" name


Ramallah

: www.mundus.ac.uk cgi-bin search?coll_id 235&inst_id 7 publisher MUNDUS Friends Churches from Ohio Yearly Meeting sent missionaries to India in 1896 forming what is now Bundelkhand Yearly Meeting. Friends from Cleveland


Shreveport, Louisiana

'''Victoria Williams''' (born December 23, 1958) is an American student and musician, originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, although she has resided in Southern California throughout her musical career. She is noted for her descriptive songwriting talent, which she has used to immerse the listener of her songs into a vivid feeling of small-town, rural Southern upbringing and life. Her best-known songs include "Crazy Mary", and "Century Plant". Finding

inspiration in nature, ("Weeds", "Century Plant," "Why Look at the Moon"), everyday objects ("Shoes," "Frying Pan") and the unseen, as in "Holy Spirit". Biography Williams was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. In 1995 she worked with then husband Peter Case on his debut album, following this a year later with her own debut, ''Happy Come Home'', produced by Anton Fier, with an accompanying 28 minute documentary by D


Mombasa

; ref Friends Churches from Ohio Yearly Meeting sent missionaries to India in 1896 forming what is now Bundelkhand Yearly Meeting. Friends from Cleveland meeting went to Mombasa, Kenya, starting what has been Friends


Normandy

and the Saint Julien church. Its farming activity and its location on the road from Paris to Dreux and Normandy brought prosperity to the village, culminating in the end of the 13th century, the so-called "century of Saint Louis (Louis IX of France)", famous for the prosperity of northern France and the building of Gothic (Gothic architecture) cathedrals. The 14th century brought the Black Plague and the Hundred Years' War, and with it death and destruction

, Twelfth United States Army Group, and given the code name "CENTURY" which it retained throughout the war. The corps headquarters was established at Carteret (Barneville-Carteret), in Normandy, and for six weeks, the corps received and processed all the troops of the 12th Army Group arriving over the Normandy beaches during that period. The corps also participated in the "Red Ball Express" by organizing 45 provisional truck company


White House

for the meetings. Mahogany furniture patterned after the Cabinet Room (Cabinet Room (White House)) of the White House was ordered from Washington, D.C. Miranda signed a movie contract with Hollywood and arrived in the United States in 4 May 1939 with her band, the Bando da Lua. Carmen grew to fame in the country quickly, having formally been presented to President Franklin D. Roosevelt at a White House banquet shortly after arrival. ref name

"century" She was encouraged by the United States government as part of President Roosevelt’s Good Neighbor policy, designed to strengthen links with Latin America and Europe; it was believed that in delivering content like hers, the policy would be better received by the American public. By 1946 she was Hollywood's highest-paid entertainer and top female tax payer in the United States, earning more than $200,000 that year ( $2.2 million


Buenos Aires

with a Brunswick, a German recording company in 1929. In 1930, she was known to be Brazil's gem singer, and in 1933 went on to sign a two-year contract with Rádio Mayrink Veiga, becoming the first contract singer in the radio industry history of Brazil. In 1934, she was invited as a guest performer in Radio Belgrano in Buenos Aires. Ultimately, Miranda wound up with a recording contract with RCA Records. She pursued a career as a samba singer for ten years

'' with her sister Aurora, for the first time. *


Kenya

in the United Kingdom url http: www.mundus.ac.uk cgi-bin search?coll_id 235&inst_id 7 publisher MUNDUS Friends Churches from Ohio Yearly Meeting sent missionaries to India in 1896 forming what is now Bundelkhand

other institutions ran the Ramallah Friends Schools which still exist today, and Swiss missionary Theophilus Waldmeier founded Brummana High School in Lebanon in 1873. Friends Churches from Ohio Yearly Meeting sent missionaries to India in 1896 ref name "Century of Planting


Zimbabwe

Shanghai: The Story of China's Gateway'' (Wiley-Academy, 2006):113. It was the largest steel bridge in Shanghai and was the first steel truss bridge to be built in China, and is the only surviving example of a camelback truss bridge in the country. "Century-old Bridge to Reopen Soon" ''People's Daily'' online (26 February 2009); http: english.people.com.cn 90001 6601352.html The bridge had a "total length


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