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July 20, 1969 is the date of THE lunar landing, the one with all the big names we can tick off: Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and (least we forget) Michael Collins. I am trying to imagine the collective excitement felt by our nation and frankly feel dizzy at the mere thought. I've recently visited the Smithsonian National Ai...
This morning I attended a Serials Solutions webinar on the latest iteration of the Summon discovery system. If you attended the Materials Need for Speed D&R in March, you know that Summon is a federated search of the library's electronic...
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7 years ago
Frank W. Cyr, a rural education specialist and TC professor, best known as the Father of the Yellow School Bus, was active in addressing school transportation issues as they affected cost to school districts and students' access to educational opportunities. [caption id="attachment_1213" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Frank W. Cyr in his later years posing with a yellow school bus"]
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After receiving her B.S. degree from Teachers College in 1914, she taught at the Speyer School, a laboratory school operated by Teachers College in cooperation with the Board of Education of New York City. She joined Teachers College staff as an instructor in 1916 and was appointed as...
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Portrait Of May B. Van Arsdale, Teachers College On a fortunate day in the fall of 1897 two young assistants were unintentional witnesses of an historic event—the welcome to Teachers College of James Earl Russell by Miss Grace Dodge. Little did we realize at the time that that...
7 years ago
April is cherry blossom season! The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has a great map to show you when their cherry blossom trees are blooming and has a program celebrating Japanese culture at the end of the month. The New York Botanical Garden also has cherry blossoms, including those in Cherry Valley near the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden. [caption id="attachment_1197" align="aligncenter" width="800" caption="Japan D&T, Cherry Blossom Time (c.1920)"]
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Portrait Of Miss Lucetta Daniell, Teachers College. (May 1915) Miss Lucetta Daniell, Welfare Director, retired this year after forty-one years of sterling service. She grew up with Teachers College. Most expertly and most competently she directed the social life and cared for ...
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Italy, A beautiful Italian sunset (c.1920)
7 years ago
Early Spring or Late Winter-Tapping a Maple Tree. (c.1920), by Rothman Administrator