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Bridges, Harry

(Encyclopedia) Bridges, Harry (Alfred Renton Bridges), 1901?90, American labor leader, b. Melbourne, Australia. Arriving (1920) as an immigrant seaman in San Francisco, he became a longshoreman and?


(Encyclopedia) Hawaii h?w??, hv?, 50th state of the United States, comprising a group of eight major islands and numerous islets in the central Pacific Ocean, c.2,100 mi (3,380 km) SW of San?

Lucien Edward BLACKWELL, Congress, PA (1931-2003)

BLACKWELL Lucien Edward , a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Whitsett, Fayette County, Pa., August 1, 1931; attended public schools; United States Army, 1953-1954; president, Local 1332,?

John Cornelius BUTLER, Congress, NY (1887-1953)

BUTLER John Cornelius , a Representative from New York; born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 2, 1887; attended the public schools and Old Central High School, Buffalo, N.Y.; from boyhood was?

Brewer's: Along-shore Men

or Longshoremen, that is stevedores (2 syl.), or men employed to load and unload vessels. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Alonzo of AguilarAloe A B C D E?

October 2002

WorldBosnian Serb Leader Pleads Guilty (Oct. 2): Biljana Plavsic admits to committing crimes against humanity during the 1992?1995 Bosnian war against Croats and Muslims. In exchange, the war?

September 2002

WorldEarth Summit Ends with Pact (Sept. 4): Meeting produces plan to improve sanitation, increase accessibility of clean water, reduce the number of endangered species, and improve safety of?

Women's Suffrage: The Decisive Battle

by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler The Fighting ForcesMore Victories and More DefeatsThe Decisive BattleTo even a casual observer at the close of 1916 it must have been clear?