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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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D.H. Anderson, Chiefs of Police, New York City

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D.H. Anderson, Chiefs of Police, New York City, Library of Congress, ca. 1889

The New York State Association of Chiefs of Police was organized on November 30, 1901, in Rochester, New York and incorporated in 1957. It is a not…

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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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Synthia Saint James, In Unity, September 11th

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Synthia Saint James, In Unity, September 11th, A Day in September, 2002

When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work. Chief Edward F.…

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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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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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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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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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Library of Congress, Justice Jane Bolin, First African-American Judge

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Library of Congress, Justice Jane Bolin, First African-American Judge, Library of Congress, 1942

In college, Jane Bolin was surrounded by white male students who would ignore her, and her career advisor told her to stop pursing her judicial…

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