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Ann Sheridan

Clara Lou Sheridan, known professionally as Ann Sheridan, was an American actress and singer. She worked from 1934 until her death, first in film and in television. Notable roles include San Quentin with Pat O'Brien and Humphrey Bogart, Angels with Dirty Faces with James Cagney and Bogart, They Drive by Night with George Raft and Bogart, The Man Who Came to Dinner with Monty Woolley, Kings Row with Ronald Reagan, Nora Prentiss, I Was a Male War Bride with Cary Grant. Born in Denton, Texas, on February 21, 1915, Clara Lou Sheridan was the daughter of G. W. Sheridan and Lula Stewart Warren Sheridan. According to Sheridan, her father was a great-great-nephew of Civil War Union general Philip Sheridan, she had Pauline. She was active at North Texas State Teachers College, she sang with the college's stage band. In 1932, she was a student at North Texas State Teachers College when her sister sent a photograph of her to Paramount Pictures, she subsequently entered and won a beauty contest, with part of her prize being a bit part in a Paramount film, The Search for Beauty.

She left college to pursue a career in Hollywood. After making her film debut in 1934, aged 19, in Search for Beauty, she played uncredited bit parts in Paramount films for the next two years, starting at $75 a week, she can be glimpsed in Bolero, Come On Marines!, Murder at the Vanities, Shoot the Works and Make-Up, The Notorious Sophie Lang, College Rhythm, Ladies Should Listen, You Belong to Me, Wagon Wheels, The Lemon Drop Kid, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, Ready for Love, Limehouse Blues, One Hour Late. Sheridan worked with Paramount's drama coach Nina Mouise and performed plays on the lot with fellow contractees, including The Milky Way and The Pursuit of Happiness; when she did The Milky Way, she played a character called Ann and the Paramount front office decided to change her name to "Ann". Sheridan had a part in Behold My Wife!, which she got at the behest of director Mitchell Leisen, a friend. She had two good scenes. Sheridan attributed, she followed it with Enter Madame, Home on the Range, Rumba.

Sheridan's first lead came in Car 99 with Fred MacMurray. She was in a Randolph Scott Western. "No acting, it was just playing the lead, that's all," she said. She appeared in Mississippi with Bing Crosby and W. C. Fields, The Glass Key with George Raft, The Crusades with Loretta Young. Paramount lent her out to Talisman, a small production company, to makeThe Red Blood of Courage with Kermit Maynard. After this, Paramount declined to take up her option. Sheridan did one film at Universal, Fighting Youth, signed a contract with Warner Bros. in 1936. Sheridan's career prospects began to improve, her early films for Warner Bros. included Sing Me a Love Song. Sheridan moved into B picture leads: The Footloose Heiress, she was a lead in its sequel Mystery House. Sheridan was in Little Miss Thoroughbred with Litel for Farrow and supported Dick Powell in Cowboy from Brooklyn. Universal borrowed her for a support role in Letter of Introduction at the behest of director John M. Stahl. For Farrow, she was in a remake of Three on a Match.

Sheridan's notices in Letter of Introduction impressed Warner Bros. executives. "Oomph" was described as "a certain indefinable something that commands male interest." And she began to get roles in A pictures, starting with Angels with Dirty Faces, wherein she played James Cagney's love interest. The film was a big hit and critically acclaimed. Sheridan was reunited with the Dead End Kids in They Made Me a Criminal starring John Garfield, she was third-billed in the Western Dodge City, playing a saloon owner opposite Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. The film was another notable success. In March 1939, Warner Bros. announced Sheridan had been voted by a committee of 25 men as the actress with the most "oomph" in America. She received as many as 250 marriage proposals from fans in a single week. Tagged "The Oomph Girl"—a sobriquet which she loathed—Sheridan was a popular pin-up girl in the early 1940s. Sheridan co-starred with Dick Powell in Naughty but Nice and played a wacky heiress in Winter Carnival.

She was top billed in Indianapolis Speedway with O'Brien and Angels Wash Their Faces with O'Brien, the Dead End Kids and Ronald Reagan. Castle on the Hudson put her opposite O'Brien. Sheridan's first real starring vehicle was It All Came True, a musical comedy co starring Bogart and Jeffrey Lynn

P-Funk Earth Tour

The P-Funk Earth Tour was a series of concerts performed by Parliament-Funkadelic in the mid-1970s, featuring absurd costumes, lavish staging and special effects, music from both the Parliament and Funkadelic repertoires. The P-Funk Earth Tour was ambitious from the start. Casablanca Records executive Neil Bogart gave George Clinton a $275,000 budget for production, the largest amount allocated for a black music act to tour. Clinton hired Jules Fischer as set designer, who had worked on tours for The Rolling Stones, KISS, other rock bands. Both the show's music and production elements were extensively rehearsed at an aircraft hangar in Newburgh, New York; the show required seven trucks to transport its scenery. With a broad range of themes embodied in the show's production, culminating in the Afrofuturist landing of the P-Funk Mothership, author Rickey Vincent states that the P-Funk Earth Tour "drew from the ribald, uncensored entirety of the black tradition in mind-blowing ways no one had yet attempted."

Rolling Stone viewed the tour as embracing Clinton's "semiserious funk mythology" with " mixture of tribal funk, elaborate stage props and the relentless assault on personal inhibition resembled nothing so much as a Space Age Mardi Gras." The New York Times described the tour as featuring "superbly silly, lavish costumes" and an "opulent Baroque... stage show". The tour began in October 1976 in New Orleans; the 1977 live album Live: P-Funk Earth Tour was recorded at two early 1977 concerts, January 19 at the Los Angeles Forum and January 21 at the Oakland Coliseum. The tour drew to a close in mid-1977; the tour served as valuable publicity and marketing for "the P-Funk brand", making reference to the greater Parliament-Funkadelic-Clinton enterprise of acts, side projects, spin-offs, so forth. P-Funk Tour List

Donald Russell (American football)

Donald M. Russell is a former American football coach, he was the head football coach at Wesleyan University from 1964 to 1970 and has the highest winning percentage of any Wesleyan football coach with more than two years as head coach. A native of Quincy, Russell graduated from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine in 1951, he played defensive tackle for the Bates College football team. After graduating from Bates, Russell spent nine years as a high school teacher and football coach at Hollis High School in Hollis, Thornton Academy in Saco and Turner Falls High School in Turners Falls, Massachusetts. In 1960, Russell joined the coaching staff at Wesleyan University as an assistant football coach under Norm Daniels. After Daniels took a sabbatical, Russell took over as the head football coach in June 1964, he became Wesleyan's athletic director and chairman of the physical education department in 1968. His best season at Wesleyan was in 1969 when he led the Wesleyan Cardinals football team to an undefeated, untied 8–0 record and a Little Three championship.

The 1969 Cardinals shared the Lambert Cup with Delaware as the best small college team in the East, Russell was selected as the 1969 New England small college coach of the year. He led Wesleyan to Little Three football championships in 1966 and 1970. In seven years as the head football coach at Wesleyan, Russell compiled a record of 37–19, his winning percentage of.661 is the highest among all Wesleyan football coaches with more than two years on the job and is the highest among all football coaches since 1920. In November 1970, Russell announced his intention to retire from active coaching at the end of the year in order to allow him to devote full time to his job as chairman of the university's physical education department

Milton W. Glenn

Milton Willits Glenn was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1957–1965. Glenn attended the schools of the Atlantic City School District and Georgetown University in 1921 and 1922 and graduated from Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1924, he commenced practice in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He was the municipal magistrate in Margate City, New Jersey, from January 1940 to November 1943. During World War II, Glenn was commissioned a lieutenant in the United States Navy and served from November 1943 to June 1946, subsequently served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Naval Reserve. After the war, he was elected to serve on the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders from June 1946 to January 1951, he was elected to the New Jersey General Assembly for an unexpired term in 1950, was reelected in 1951, 1953, 1955. He was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of T. Millet Hand.

Glenn voted in favor of the Civil Rights Acts of 1960 and 1964. Glenn was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress, falling to Democrat Thomas C. McGrath, Jr., making his first run for elective office. After leaving Congress, he resumed the practice of law. Glenn died in Margate City on December 14, 1967, was interred at West Creek Cemetery in West Creek, New Jersey; this article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website United States Congress. "Milton W. Glenn". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Milton Willits Glenn at The Political Graveyard Milton W. Glenn at Find a Grave


Enopliinae is a subfamily of beetles in the family Cleridae. ApolophaApteropilo – Boschella – Chariessa – CorinthiscusCregyaCuracaviEnopliumExochonotusLasioderaNeopylusNeorthopleura – Pelonides – PeloniumParapelonidesPhymatophaeaPlatynopteraPseudichneaPylusPyticaraTenerus Bartlett, J. S. 2009: Taxonomic revision of Apteropilo Lea, 1908. Zootaxa, 2200: 41–53. Opitz, W. 2009: Classification and evolution of the genus Phymatophaea Pascoe from New Zealand and New Caledonia. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 39: 85–138. Opitz, W. 2010: Classification, natural history and subfamily composition of the Cleridae and generic content of the subfamilies. Entomologica Basiliensia et Collectionis Frey, 32: 31–128. Solervicens, J. A. 2005: A prothoracic character that defines the subfamily Korynetinae. New Zealand entomologist, 28: 49–54. Abstract PDF Wolcott, A. B. & H. S. Dybas, 1947: Two new beetles from Costa Rica and Australia with a description of a new Genus.

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Pottersville District

The Pottersville District encompasses the earliest non-Native settlement in Harrisville, New Hampshire, as well as sites of some of the town's earliest industrial activities. The 93-acre district includes forty buildings and two archaeological sites, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986; the Pottersville area was settled in the 1760s by migrants from Massachusetts. One house, built c. 1765, survives in the district from this time. The oldest church in Harrisville, now the Chesham Community Church, was built in 1797 by a Baptist congregation, the town's oldest surviving schoolhouse, built 1840, stands next to the church. There are foundational remnants of early sawmills and gristmills built in the 1790s, near the outlet of Russell Reservoir; the area's most significant industrial history, however, is in pottery works that were established by 1795 and reached their height in the 1810s. As many as twelve pottery works operated in the area, supplying wares to a wide region in central New England.

All of these had failed to do increased competition by about 1860, only industrial archaeological remains survive. At least two sites have been identified where waste materials from pottery works were dumped, several kiln and workshop sites have been investigated; the Pottersville District is a rectangular area following Chesham and Brown Roads in southwestern Harrisville. Its western boundary is 100 feet west of the junction of Chesham and Old Marlboro Roads, its eastern boundary is at a point on Brown Road parallel to the eastern end of Russell Reservoir, its northern and southern boundaries extend 350 feet north and south from the line of the two roads. National Register of Historic Places listings in Cheshire County, New Hampshire