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10 Things You May Not Know About “Typhoid Mary”
On March 27, 1915, New York City health officials quarantined the 45-year-old woman known as “Typhoid Mary” for the second time after linking her to another typhoid fever outbreak. A century later, th...
George Balanchine
Balanchine's first American ballet, Serenade (1934), was choreographed for his students. An ideal manifestation of Tchaikovsky's soaring Serenade for Strings...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Apollo
This ballet depicts Apollo, the young god of music, who is visited and instructed by three Muses: Calliope, Muse of poetry, whose symbol is a tablet; Polyhym...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Serenade
Balanchine's first American ballet, Serenade (1934), was choreographed for his students. An ideal manifestation of Tchaikovsky's soaring Serenade for Strings...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Ballo della Regina, clip 1
Created by the legendary George Balanchine for New York City Ballet in 1978, Ballo della Regina is a virtuoso set of variations, comparable to the bel canto ...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Rubies
Rubies Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust A ballet in three parts, George Balanchine's Jewels was premiered by New York City Bal...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Symphony in C
George Balanchine's dazzling Symphony in C is a stunning showpiece for Houston Ballet's full company. Symphony in C Choreography by George Balanchine © The G...
Charlie Parker
Charlie Parker (alt. sax), Herbie Williams (tromp.), Rollins Griffith (Piano), Jimmy Woode (bass), Marquis Foster (drums) Dec. 1953.
Les Paul
Listerine presents: The Les Paul & Mary Ford Show: World Is Waiting For The Sunrise. One of their many 5 minute episodes.
Arthur Ashe
Run Athletics pays tribute to the great Arthur Ashe, a singular figure who helped change the social climate of America. He was more than an athelete to the w...
Peter T. Curtenius
Peter Theobaldus Curtenius (April 3, 1734 in New York City – 1798 in New York City) was an American merchant and politician.
He was the son of Rev. Anthonius Curtenius, a clergyman of the Du...
John Cunneen
John Cunneen (May 18, 1848 near Ennis, County Clare, Ireland – February 21, 1907 Buffalo, Erie County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician.
He came to the United States when 14 ye...
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Tallulah Bankhead
Tallulah Brockman Bankhead (January 31, 1902 – December 12, 1968) was an American actress of the stage and screen, talk-show host, and reputed libertine. Bankhead was also known for her deep voice, f...
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10 Things You May Not Know About “Typhoid Mary”
On March 27, 1915, New York City health officials quarantined the 45-year-old woman known as “Typhoid Mary” for the second time after linking her to another typhoid fever outbreak. A century later, th...
Brooke Astor
Roberta Brooke Russell, also known as Mrs. Vincent Astor (March 30, 1902 – August 13, 2007) was an American philanthropist, socialite, and writer who was the chairwoman of the Vincent Astor Foundatio...
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George B. Agnew
George Bliss Agnew (1868 – June 21, 1941) was an American politician from New York.
He graduated from Princeton University in 1891.Agnew was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., ...
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Jay Gould
Jason "Jay" Gould (May 27, 1836 – December 2, 1892) was a leading American railroad developer and speculator. He was long vilified as an archetypal robber baron, whose success at business made hi...
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Elaine Cancilla Orbach
Elaine Cancilla Orbach (January 19, 1940 – April 1, 2009) was an American stage and musical theatre actress and dancer.
Orbach, known professionally as Elaine Cancilla, appeared on Broadway and Of...
Elizabeth Beardsley Butler
Elizabeth Beardsley Butler (1885–1911) was a pioneering social investigator of the Progressive Era. She is best known for her contributions to The Pittsburgh Survey, a landmark study of social conditi...
Alvin Cooperman
Alvin Cooperman (July 24, 1923 – August 11, 2006) was a television producer and an entertainment executive.
Born in Brooklyn, Cooperman began his work as an office boy at the age of 16 for t...
George Crockett Strong
George Crockett Strong (October 16, 1832 – July 30, 1863) was a Union brigadier general in the American Civil War.
Strong was born in Stockbridge, Vermont, and attended Williston Seminary bu...
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