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The Straus Historical Society, Lee Kohns (1864-1927)

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The Straus Historical Society, Lee Kohns (1864-1927), The Straus Historical Society, Circa 1890s

Lee Kohns was born in Columbus, GA., September 1, 1864. His mother, Hermine Straus, was the daughter of Lazarus and Sara Straus. His father was…

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The Straus Historical Society, Isidor Straus (1845-1912)

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The Straus Historical Society, Isidor Straus (1845-1912), The Straus Historical Society, Circa 1900s

Isidor (1845-1912), Nathan (1948-1931) and Oscar Straus (1850-1926) were close friends of Grover Cleveland, Governor of New York (1883-1885) and…

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The Straus Historical Society, Jesse Isidor Straus: Temporary Emergency Relief Administration (TERA)

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The Straus Historical Society, Jesse Isidor Straus: Temporary Emergency Relief Administration (TERA), The Straus Historical Society, 1920

The official announcement that Jesse Isidor Straus (1872-1936) would head the New York State Temporary Emergency Relief Administration (T.E.R.A.) was…

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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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New York, State of New York - Constitution

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New York, State of New York - Constitution, New York, 1788

State Motto of New Your "Excelsior" - Ever Upward. The First New York State Constitution, 1977 This constitution was framed by a convention which…

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Lenox315, Phil Weinberg - 2012 Sloan Public Service Award Winner

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Lenox315, Phil Weinberg - 2012 Sloan Public Service Award Winner, Unknown, 2015

2012 SLOAN Public Service Award Winner: Phil Weinberg (Principal, High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology, Department of Education) Phil…

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Samuel Johnson Woolfe, Theodore Roosevelt - 26th United States President - Timeline

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Samuel Johnson Woolfe, Theodore Roosevelt - 26th United States President - Timeline, U.S. Library of Congress & American Museum of Natural History, 1919

"There can be no greater issue than that of conservation in this country. Just as we must conserve our men, women and children, so we must conserve…

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Ezra Ames, George Clinton Governor of New York, 1739 - 1812

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Ezra Ames, George Clinton Governor of New York, 1739 - 1812, New York Historical Society, 1814

George Clinton 1739 – 1812 was an American soldier and statesman, considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He served as Governor…

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H. Finkelstein & Son, James Farley Post Office

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H. Finkelstein & Son, James Farley Post Office, General Post Office (New York), 1910-1920

The James A. Farley Post Office Building is the main post office building in New York City. Its ZIP code designation is 10001. Built in 1912, the…

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Oath of Office (Section I of Article XIII of the New York State Constitution), NY Oath of Office

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Oath of Office (Section I of Article XIII of the New York State Constitution), NY Oath of Office, NY State Library, No date given

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the constitution of the United States, and the constitution of the State of New York, and that I…

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