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Damien, Father

(Encyclopedia) Damien, Father dā´mēən, dämyăN´ (Damien De Veuster), 1840–89, Belgian missionary priest and saint, originally named Jozef De Veuster. He went to Hawaii (1864) as a Picpus Father (…

Cope, Saint Marianne

(Encyclopedia) Cope, Saint Marianne, 1838–1918, American Roman Catholic hospital administrator, b. Heppenheim, Germany. In 1939 her family immigrated to the United States, settling in Utica, N.Y. She…

Stevenson, Robert Louis

(Encyclopedia) Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850–94, Scottish novelist, poet, and essayist, b. Edinburgh. Handicapped from youth by delicate health, he struggled all his life against tuberculosis. He…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science Medical Marvels Mutter Museum…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science Medical Marvels Mutter Museum…

Hawaii

Capital: Honolulu (on Oahu) State abbreviation/Postal code: Hawaii/HI Governor: David Ige, D (to Dec. 2018) Lieut. Governor: Shan Tsutsui (to Dec. 2018) Senators: Mazie Hirono (D) (to Jan. 2019…