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Educational Alliance, Isidor Straus: Educational Alliance

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Educational Alliance, Isidor Straus: Educational Alliance, Educational Alliance & The Straus Historical Society, Building photo - before 1906 Plaque photo - unknown

The Educational Alliance on 197 East Broadway in New York City was founded by a group of Jewish philanthropists including Isidor Straus. The building…

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Kruger and Firemen's Memorial Committee, Isidor Straus: Kruger and Firemen’s Memorial

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Kruger and Firemen's Memorial Committee, Isidor Straus: Kruger and Firemen’s Memorial, The Straus Historical Society, Circa 1900s

The Kruger and Firemen's Memorial in New York City was first suggested in 1908 by the late Episcopal Bishop Henry C. Potter. He preached a sermon at…

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The Straus Historical Society, Jesse Isidor Straus

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The Straus Historical Society, Jesse Isidor Straus, The Straus Historical Society, Circa 1930s

Jesse Isidor Straus (1872-1936) was born in June 25th, 1872 at 28 West 38th Street in New York City. He attended Harvard and graduated in 1893 with an…

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus (1848-1931)

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus (1848-1931), The Straus Historical Society, Circa 1920s

When we think of public service and the Straus family, we usually think of Oscar S. Straus (1850-1926). A few of his positions include Minister to…

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus: New York City Board of Health

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus: New York City Board of Health, The Straus Historical Society, Circa 1900s

In 1897, Nathan Straus (1848-1931) became the President and Commissioner of the New York City Board of Health for a two year term. Nathan took his…

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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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Underwood & Underwood, Children's Aid Society

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Underwood & Underwood, Children's Aid Society, National Orphan Train Complex, 1909

New York City founded in 1853. It serves 150,000 children per year, providing foster care, medical and mental health services, and a wide range of…

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PA Times, 1976- Nesta Gallas, First Female President of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

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PA Times, 1976- Nesta Gallas, First Female President of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), PA Times, 2012

Widely published and a mentor for many women and men, Nesta M. Gallas was active in professional organizations throughout her career. She was elected…

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NY Daily News, Jefrick R. Dean, Sr. - 2012 Sloan Public Service Award Winner

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NY Daily News, Jefrick R. Dean, Sr. - 2012 Sloan Public Service Award Winner, NY Daily News, 2013

Bus Operator, New York City Transit Authority In his 22 years as a bus operator, Jefrick Dean has driven every bus route out of the East New York…

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