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2012 SLOAN Public Service Award Winner - UrbanOmnibus, James McConnell - 2012 Sloan Public Service Award Winner

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2012 SLOAN Public Service Award Winner - UrbanOmnibus, James McConnell - 2012 Sloan Public Service Award Winner, UrbanOmnibus, 2014

Whether it is a hurricane, a fire, a flood, a black out or a terrorist threat, the City turns to James McConnell, Assistant Commissioner for Strategic…

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ABC News, Yucca Mountain

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ABC News, Yucca Mountain, David Howells/Corbis, 2018

Yucca Mountain is a site located in Nevada that is well-known as the federal government's location for a deep geologic repository for the safe storage…

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ABC Television, Alan King, Comedian and Philanthropist

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ABC Television, Alan King, Comedian and Philanthropist, ABC Television, Aug, 25, 1966

Alan King was always looking for a laugh, and used his money to put smiles on other’s faces when they needed it most. Owing to his Jewish roots, he…

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Adam Stein, Goldman Environmental Foundation

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Adam Stein, Goldman Environmental Foundation, Goldman Environmental Foundation, 2011

The Goldman Environmental Prize is the world's largest prize program honoring grassroots environmentalists. Founded in 1990 by Richard and Rhoda…

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Ahunt, Quadracycling

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Ahunt, Quadracycling, Public Domain, 13 January, 2008

The car-free movement is a broad, informal, emergent network of individuals and organizations, including social activists, urban planners,…

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Al Ravenna, World Journal Tribune, Virginia Apgar - Public Heath Pioneer

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Al Ravenna, World Journal Tribune, Virginia Apgar - Public Heath Pioneer, Library of Congress, October 2nd, 1966

Dr. Virginia Apgar examining an infant with a stethoscope. Born in 1909, Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) defied social conventions at a young age. She was…

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Alaska department of Health and Social services, AIDS Preventing Project

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Alaska department of Health and Social services, AIDS Preventing Project, Alaska department of Health and Social services, None

Various posters to provide education about AIDS
(i) A small boy standing on a stool with his hands on top of a very large blue book with

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Albert Gustaf Aristedes Edelfelt, Louis Pasteur, Discoverer of Lifesaving Vaccines

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Albert Gustaf Aristedes Edelfelt, Louis Pasteur, Discoverer of Lifesaving Vaccines, Albert Gustaf Aristedes Edelfelt, 1885

Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) was a French His discoveries reduced mortality from puerperal fever, and he created the first…

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Nurse Elizabeth Grace Neill

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Nurse Elizabeth Grace Neill, National Library of New Zealand, 1890

What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other? GEORGE ELIOT Elizabeth Grace Neill ( 1846 -  1926) was a nurse from New Zealand…

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America the Beautiful, America the Beautiful Fund

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America the Beautiful, America the Beautiful Fund, America the Beautiful, No date

America the Beautiful Fund is a national non-profit organization started in 1965 to encourage volunteer citizen efforts and to protect the natural and…

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