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    Newark, Delaware.
    Under President Hullihen's leadership, the two colleges known as Delaware College and the Women's College were officially joined and became known as the University of Delaware in 1921. Two years later, Hullihen inaugurated . . .

    (Education • Notable Persons • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--14:44: University of Delaware
  • Newark, Delaware.
    The University of Delaware traces its origins to a school founded by the Rev. Francis Alison in 1743, which later became the Academy of Newark. In 1833, the state of Delaware chartered its first institute of higher . . .

    (Architecture • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--14:53: In Memoriam
  • Newark, Delaware.
    To the men of the University of Delaware who died in the service of their country during World War II [Names not transcribed]

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    In 1914, Samuel Chiles Mitchell was elected the 16th President of what was then known as Delaware College, now the University of Delaware. During his six-year tenure as President, the Women's College was opened; the central . . .

    (Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--15:09: Colegio Montejo Annex
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí se fundó el Colegio Montejo “Anexo”, el 2 de septiembre de 1941, donde también funcionó el primer centro colectivo de alfabetización para adultos, a iniciativa del Mtro. Dr. Jose E. Santana Robles, con la colaboración y . . .

    (Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    Delaware College, now University of Delaware, might have been a financial casualty of the Civil War period except for the assistance of George Gillespie Evans, a Newark merchant. Indeed, Delaware College did close for 11 . . .

    (Education • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    Pierre S. du Pont can fairly be described as the founder of the modern University of Delaware. In 1915, he donated the money to purchase the land that is now The Green, which physically unified Delaware College and Women's . . .

    (Education • Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--15:53: Robert W. Gore, B.ChE., 1959
  • Newark, Delaware.
    Robert ("Bob") Gore was a University of Delaware undergraduate studying chemical engineering when he invented GoreTex?. This polymer material became key to the success of W.L. Gore and Associates, a company that Bob's . . .

    (Education • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    H. Rodney Sharp was only 16 when he entered Delaware College in 1896, and he graduated four years later in what was termed the "Class of aughty-aught." In 1915, he was appointed a Trustee. Mr. Sharp was deeply loyal to his . . .

    (Architecture • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--16:21: Polytechnic High School
  • San Francisco, California.
    Founded in 1894 to teach vocational skills, it produced generations of scholars, athletes, workers, creative thinkers, and informed citizens. The 1906 earthquake and fire destroyed the original school building at Bush and . . .

    (Architecture • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--16:25: Lambert Plaza
  • Lakeland, Florida.
    Vaudie V. Lambert and Lillian Lambert Reverend Vaudie V. Lambert Jr., served over 50 years as an Assemblies of God minister. For 23 of those years he and his wife Lillian pastured churches in Alabama and Florida. His last . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    In 1871, Theodore Wolf joined Delaware College as a 21-year-old Professor of Chemistry, fresh from receiving his doctorate at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Professor Wolf was a demanding but innovative and popular . . .

    (Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--16:27: Homer Plaza
  • Lakeland, Florida.
    Cyril E. Homer, D.D. Cyril E. Homer D.D., served as president of South-Eastern Bible College from 1955 to 1958 and again from 1970 to 1979. Well-respected and appreciated by students and faculty alike, Dr Homer was known . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    Born in Sussex County, Del., Hugh Rodney Sharp spent four happy years at Delaware College, now the University of Delaware, graduating in 1900 at the age of 20. He went on to become a successful business executive, a . . .

    (Architecture • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Las Vegas, Nevada.
    Charles "Pop" Squires, often referred to as "the Father of Las Vegas" lived at this location, with his wife, Delphine, from 1931 until his death 1958. Squires first arrived in the Las Vegas Valley in February 1905. He and . . .

    (Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Richardson, Texas.
    Founded in 1865 with nineteen charter members, this congregation began as Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Early worship services were held in the Elm Grove schoolhouse. The Rev. J.J. Butler was called as first pastor of the . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    George Abram Harter served as President of Delaware College, now the University of Delaware, from 1896 to 1914. A quiet scholar who enjoyed teaching, he was an administrator respected for his unwavering dedication to the . . .

    (Communications • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--16:46: Auburn Line Park
  • Pittsford, New York.
    Location of Samuel Hildreth's stagecoach barns 1814-1834. Route of the Auburn & Rochester railroad line serving Pittsford from 1840-1989

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    During the height of the Great Depression, Harry Fletcher Brown first came to the aid of the University of Delaware and, over the next decade, became one of the University's most generous benefactors, financing construction . . .

    (Architecture • Education • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    Wilbur Owen Sypherd served as President of the University from 1944-46, and his administration accomplished much, including a major reorganization of the University's administrative structure, reinstituting coeducation and . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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