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Spencer

(Encyclopedia) Spencer, city (1990 pop. 11,066), seat of Clay co., NW Iowa, on the Little Sioux River; inc. 1880. The city lies in a fertile farm area. Beef is processed, and Spencer…

Rhinebeck

(Encyclopedia) Rhinebeck, village (1990 pop. 2,725), Dutchess co., SE N.Y., in the foothills of the Berkshire Mts. near the Hudson River; settled before 1700, inc. 1834. It is the site…

Rock Hill

(Encyclopedia) Rock Hill, city (1990 pop. 41,643), York co., N S.C.; inc. 1870. An important textile center, it also has industries producing paper, glass, metal products,…

Pomona

(Encyclopedia) Pomona pəmō´nə [key], city (1990 pop. 131,723), Los Angeles co., S Calif. at the foot of the San Gabriel Mts.; inc. 1888. It is a residential, industrial, and commercial…

Clovis

(Encyclopedia) Clovis. 1 City (1990 pop. 50,323), Fresno co., S central Calif., near the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range; inc. 1912. It is a growing trade center in a farm…

Chautauqua movement

(Encyclopedia) Chautauqua movement, development in adult education somewhat similar to the lyceum movement. It derived from an institution at Chautauqua, N.Y. There, in 1873,…

Bill Pickett Biography

Bill Pickettcowboy, rodeo starBorn: (probably) 12/5/1870Birthplace: Williamson County, Tex. After quitting school in the fifth grade, Pickett became a full-time ranch hand and developed into…

Clair Armstrong CALLAN, Congress, NE (1920-2005)

CALLAN, Clair Armstrong, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Odell, Gage County, Nebr., March 29, 1920; attended the public schools; graduated from Peru State College; during the Second…

Chemistry: The Combined Gas Law

The Combined Gas LawChemistryGas LawsBoyle's Law: Why Compressed Gas Is SmallCharles's Law: The Incredible Imploding CanGay-Lussac's Law: Spray Paint + Campfire = Bad NewsThe Combined Gas LawAvogadro…