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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus Jr. (1889-1961)

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus Jr. (1889-1961), The Straus Historical Society, 1937

Nathan Straus Jr. (1889-1961) was the son of Nathan and Lina Gutherz Straus. He was not interested in going into the family's business of…

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Kunnap, V., The schedule of repairs

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Kunnap, V., The schedule of repairs, Rutgers, 1961

"“The reconstruction and renovation of residential housing is progressing well in the majority of Leningrad districts. However, in some city areas…

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Stepping Stones, Stepping Stones

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Stepping Stones, Stepping Stones, Stepping Stones, Logo: 2016 Photo: May 2011

A photograph of some of those involved with Stepping Stones, recognized with the "Stepping Up Award", a pastry platter designed by residents. This is…

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National Archives, Tenement House Act

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National Archives, Tenement House Act, National Archives, ca. 1900

In 1867, 495,000 people in New York City were living in tenement buildings. Overcrowding (in some areas, a population density of 240,000 people per…

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Habitat for Humanity, Jimmy Carter, Habitat for Humanity Supporter

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Habitat for Humanity, Jimmy Carter, Habitat for Humanity Supporter, Habitat for Humanity, Unknown

"Habitat has opened up unprecedented opportunities for me to cross the chasm that separates those of us who are free, safe, financially secure, well…

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Unknown, Henry Phipps, Member Carnegie Steel Company

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Unknown, Henry Phipps, Member Carnegie Steel Company, Unknown, 1913

Henry Phipps, Jr. was a member of the original Carnegie Steel Company, and so found himself very wealthy and very able to help others. He bought huge…

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Bain News Service, Mrs. Kate Wallert Barrett, Co-Founder National Crittention Mission

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Bain News Service, Mrs. Kate Wallert Barrett, Co-Founder National Crittention Mission, Library of Congress, Unknown

Kate Barett understood that in order to achieve her goals, she’d need to be taken seriously, which is why she pursued a medical degree in order to the…

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