his English, and at the age of 18, he decided to study medicine since he had suffered from tuberculosis and experienced the treatment difficulties of those times. In 1889, Hrdlička started studies at Eclectic Medical College and then continued at Homeopatic College in New York (New York City). To finish his medical studies, Hrdlička sat for exams in Baltimore in 1894. At first, he worked in the Middletown asylum for mentally affected where he learnt of anthropometry. In 1896, Hrdlička left for Paris, where he started to work as an anthropologist with other experts of then establishing field of science. right thumb 241px A map of the school's Roland Park campus (Image:Gilman-school-map-06-24-09.jpg) Gilman was founded as The Country School for Boys by Baltimore resident Anne Galbraith Carey, with assistance from Daniel Coit Gilman (the first president of Johns Hopkins University). The school opened its doors on September 30, 1897 on the Homewood mansion on the Johns Hopkins campus. In 1910, the Country School moved to its current 68-acre (275,000 m²) campus in Roland Park and changed its name to The Gilman Country School for Boys. In 1951, "Country" was dropped. Commons:Category:Baltimore WikiPedia:Baltimore Dmoz:Regional North America United States Maryland Localities B Baltimore
. The National Brewing Company (National Bohemian) had purchased the team's broadcast rights and hired Ernie Harwell as the lead voice, but still wanted Thompson to be part of the coverage. He agreed to work with Harwell on Orioles broadcasts on WCBM-AM (WCBM) and WMAR-TV in 1955. Two years later he joined Bob Wolff to call Washington Senators (Minnesota Twins) games on WWDC-AM (WWRC) and WTOP-TV (WUSA (TV)), succeeding Arch McDonald as a result of National Brewing
education but few particulars can be found. His parents, Edward and Johanna Purcell, being industrious and pious, gave their children all the advantages of the education attainable at a time when the penal laws (Penal Laws (Ireland)) were less rigorously enforced. John displayed remarkable talent and mastered all the branches of the school curriculum before his eighteenth year. Entrance into the colleges of Ireland was an impossibility. He therefore decided to seek in the United States
birth_place Baltimore, Maryland, USA genre Progressive rock, pop rock, jazz fusion DATE OF BIRTH 1948-12-11 PLACE OF BIRTH Baltimore, Maryland, USA DATE OF DEATH Color Field painting He returned to his native Baltimore in 1940 and taught privately. In 1948, he pioneered the use of Magna paint - a newly developed oil based acrylic paint made for him by his friends, New York City paintmakers Leonard Bocour
of the peninsula is historic Fort McHenry, a National Shrine and park since the end of World War I, when the old U.S. Army Hospital surrounding the 1798 star-shaped battlements was torn down. Across from the old South Baltimore peninsula and the Middle and Ferry (now South) branches of the Patapsco River spanned by the Hanover
with a degree in theater arts, Mildred Natwick toured with a number of stage productions before her first Broadway (Broadway theatre) production, ''Carry Nation''. DATE OF BIRTH 1905-6-19 PLACE OF BIRTH Baltimore, Maryland, USA (United States) DATE OF DEATH 1994-10-25 Life A graduate of Oberlin College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop where she was a Teaching Writing Fellow in Poetry, Lia Purpura is currently Writer-in-Residence at Loyola College (Loyola University Maryland) in Baltimore, Maryland. She is also on the faculty of the Rainier Writing Workshop Low-Residency MFA Program in Tacoma, Washington. Recent visiting appointments include the Bedell Visiting Writer at the University of Iowa's MFA Program in Nonfiction; Coal Royalty Visiting Professor at the University of Alabama's MFA Program; Reader Lecturer at the Bennington Writing Program, and Visiting Writer at the Warren and Patricia Benson Forum on Creativity at Eastman School of Music. She lives in Baltimore with her husband, conductor Jed Gaylin, and their son. Ship ordered Ship builder J. J. Abrahams, Baltimore, Maryland Ship laid down right thumb 300px ''The Battle of North Point'', Lithograph of an original painting by militiaman and amateur painter Thomas Ruckle (File:Lithograph of painting byThomas Ruckle.jpg). Ruckle served with the Washington Blues, a company of the 5th Regiment, Maryland Militia (Maryland National Guard), at the Battle of North Point. The 5th Maryland Regiment saw action during the War of 1812 at both the Battle of Bladensberg Elting, p.217 and the Battle of North Point. At Bladensberg the regiment was routed, along with the rest of the army, by the advancing British, but at North Point they proved more effective. There, the Maryland Volunteers under General John Stricker bore the brunt of the British attack, holding off the enemy long enough for the defense of Baltimore to be successfully shored up. The battle formed part of the larger Battle of Baltimore and proved a turning point in the War of 1812. * Article on the Maryland Militia at the Battle of North Point, at the National Guard website History During the 1790s, Haiti was the main place of exploitation sugar cane in the world, being also the most affluent of the French colonies. Haitians, whose country was populated by a majority slave (original Sub-Saharan Africa and Central Africa), rebelled against their owners and began fighting for independence. However, 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 developed between the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Thus, many Haitians living in the United States studied in college. After of this period there are four period of migrated en masse o United States in the history of Haiti: the United States occupation of Haiti (1915-1934); the period of the Duvaliers (1957-1986); and the overthrow of President Aristide (1991). Thus, Between 1957 to 1986, when François Duvalier and Jean-Claude Duvalier governed Haiti, the political persecution that suffer the Haitians caused that many Haitian professionals, the middle class, and students emigrated to others countries. Haitians in sought political asylum or permanent residence status in many countries such as the United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico, France, Dominican Republic. Between 1977 and 1981, 60,000 Haitian boat people landed in South Florida, most of them migrated to a neighborhood called "Little Haiti". In the 1980s, many Haitian immigrants arrived in the United States by boat on the shores of Florida. They were known as the "boat people." In these years was also a significant brain drain from Haiti, since early 1980s, Thousands of Haitian doctors, teachers, Social Workers and entrepreneurs from New York moved to Miami. Haitians also began working in restaurants and music stores. In 1986, 40,000 Haitians who came to the United States seeking political asylum, achieved permanent resident status. birth_date Commons:Category:Baltimore WikiPedia:Baltimore Dmoz:Regional North America United States Maryland Localities B Baltimore
with the growing after-school programs movement: in 2004 and 2005 the NAUDL was invited to make presentations at the National Institute for Out of School Time See evaluation of Dr. Georgia Hall of the New York Urban Debate League, at http: www.niost.org projects projects_nycud.html -- and the Alliance for Excellent Education annual conferences. Alliance
), audition for ''The Corny Collins Show'', a popular Baltimore teenage dance show based on the real-life ''Buddy Deane Show (The Buddy Deane Show)''. Despite being overweight, Tracy becomes a regular on the show, infuriating the show's reigning queen, Amber Von Tussle (Colleen Fitzpatrick (Vitamin C (artist))), a privileged, beautiful high school classmate whose pushy stage parents, Velma (Debbie Harry) and Franklin Von Tussle (Sonny Bono), own Tilted Acres amusement park (based on Baltimore's Gwynn Oak Amusement Park, where racial problems occurred). Tracy steals Amber's boyfriend, Link Larkin (Michael St. Gerard), and competes against her for the title of Miss Auto Show 1963, fueling Amber's hatred of her. According to a birth certificate issued in the United States, York was born in Boston, Massachusetts ''In the Matter of the Application of Issa Al Haadi Al Mahdi for leave to change his name to Malachi York'' 15 January 1993 Commons:Category:Baltimore WikiPedia:Baltimore Dmoz:Regional North America United States Maryland Localities B Baltimore
People first Jennifer last Wulff date July 23, 2001 She has a brother, Robert, who is also a sociologist and a professor at the University of California, Davis. Faris grew up in Edmonds, Washington.
, or Horror (Horror fiction) by the members of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, Inc, at their annual Baltimore-area science fiction convention, Balticon, held on Memorial Day weekend in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Awards have been presented since 1983. The award is also known as the Compton Crook Stephen Tall Award. Early tests Stratovision tests were undertaken between June 1948 to February 1949. The first phase was undertaken by the Glenn L. Martin Co
With a population of 622,104 as of July 1, 2013, Baltimore increased by 762 residents over the previous year, ending over six decades of population loss since its peak in 1950. The Baltimore Metropolitan Area has grown steadily to approximately 2.7 million residents in 2010; the 20th largest (List of metropolitan areas of the United States) in the country.
With hundreds of identified districts, Baltimore has been dubbed "a city of neighborhoods", and has been more recently known as "Charm City", to go along with its older moniker of "The Monumental City" (coined by sixth President John Quincy Adams in 1827), and its more controversial 19th-century sobriquet of "Mobtown". The talents of writers Edgar Allan Poe and H.L. Mencken, jazz musician James "Eubie" Blake (Eubie Blake) and singer Billie Holiday, as well as the city's role in the War of 1812 and Francis Scott Key's writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner", which later became the American national anthem, have all contributed to the city's historical importance.
According to the Brookings Institution, almost a quarter of the jobs in the Baltimore region are science, technology, engineering and math positions. The Baltimore area is known for health and science, which is in part attributed to the prestigious Johns Hopkins University, with its extensive undergraduate and graduate schools, the University of Maryland at Baltimore (University of Maryland, Baltimore), and other smaller schools such as the University of Baltimore, the science-heavy University of Maryland, Baltimore County, (in Catonsville (Catonsville, Maryland)), Loyola University (Loyola University Maryland), Notre Dame University Maryland (Notre Dame of Maryland University), Stevenson University, (formerly Villa Julie College – in suburban Stevenson (Stevenson, Maryland)), Goucher College, (in suburban Towson (Towson, Maryland)), and the Maryland Institute College of Art.