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Drew Bundini Brown

Drew Bundini Brown was an assistant trainer and cornerman of the American 20th Century boxer Muhammad Ali. Brown, born in Midway and raised in nearby Sanford, dropped out of junior high school after the eighth grade; the strapping young Brown, who had matured during puberty, was able to lie about his age and join the United States Navy as a Messboy at age 13. Discharged two years he found employment as a United States Merchant Marine, spent 12 years traveling the world on the high seas. Brown joined Muhammad Ali's boxing team as a cornerman in 1963. and remained with him throughout his career.. Brown was one of Ali's speech writers, he wrote certain poems, including that which coined Ali's famous and oft quoted: "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, rumble young man rumble." Ali used the poem to taunt Sonny Liston at the press conference prior to his February 25, 1964, victory over the WBA and WBC champion to claim both titles. Brown died on 24 September 1987 in Los Angeles County, California at the age of 59 from medical complications of injuries sustained in a previous car accident.

He pinched a nerve in his spine in the crash and subsequently suffered a serious fall at home, from which he never recovered. He was visited by Ali on his deathbed, his body was buried in Sanford, Florida. Brown had Elbert James Brown. In the early 1950s, while living in Harlem, New York City, Brown married Rhoda Palestine, whose family was Russian-Jewish. Through this relationship Brown converted to Reform Judaism, they married at a time when interracial relationships and marriages were considered by many as taboo, had one son, Drew Brown III. According to the autobiography of singer Ruth Brown, he was the true father of her son Ronald David Jackson, though he was unaware of this during the boy's childhood, his son Drew III joined the United States Navy and became a Medium Attack Bomber pilot flying the A-6 Intruder. He went on to write a bestselling book titled You Gotta Believe, became a nationally known speaker, he was played by the actor Bernie Mac in the film Don King: Only in America, by Jamie Foxx in the cinema film Ali.

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Simon Bussy

Albert Simon Aimé Bussy was a French painter who married the English novelist Dorothy Bussy. He painted many members of the Bloomsbury circle. Bussy came from a family of shoemakers, he went from the drawing school in Dole to Gustave Moreau's studio in the École des beaux-arts de Paris, where he met and became friends with Henri Matisse. He received an honorable mention in 1894 at the Salon des artistes français for his Le Joueur de clarinette and Saint Georges terrassant le dragon, he showed a Portrait of Albert Machado in 1896. In 1897 he had hist first solo exhibition at the Durand-Ruel gallery in Paris. In 1901 Bussy visited London, where he came into contact with members of some English artistic circles the Bloomsbury Group, where he met Dorothy Strachey, who became his wife in 1903. Shortly after the wedding Simon and Dorothy moved to Roquebrune Cap Martin, in the south of France, where they bought a small house that soon became a meeting point for both French and English artists and intellectuals.

In addition to Dorothy's brother, the historian Lytton Strachey, his cousin, the painter Duncan Grant, others included Rudyard Kipling, André Gide, Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, Mark Gertler, Paul Valéry, Virginia Woolf, Bernard Berenson. The painters Henri Matisse and Georges Rouault visited; the Bussy spouses alternated between Roquebrune and England, where they spent the summer. At that time Simon painted portraits, pastel landscapes with pastel, he devoted himself exclusively to animals birds and fish, would observe and study them at London Zoo. Bussy was successful in the 1920s and 1930s, but his appreciation by both the public and critics declined after this time, he died in London in 1954, at the age of 88. The contents of his study were sold at auction in 1960 by the auction house Sotheby's, ended up dispersed among various buyers; some pastels are now kept in the collections of National Portrait Gallery and the Tate Gallery in London. His works are found in French museums including the Musée Nationale d'art Moderne in Paris and the regional Museum of Oise.

Beauvais, MUDO - Musée de l'Oise: Portrait de Raoul Martin or Portrait d'Enfant au chapeau de paille. Paris: Musée d'Orsay: La Rade de Villefranche. Musée national d'art moderne: Butor du Venezuela, Drongos de l'Inde. Roquebrune-Cap-Martin: Monument aux morts, a mosaic depicting Zoum Walter. Roubaix, La Piscine: Pie bleue de l'Himalaya, Léona. Uzès, musée Georges-Borias: Portrait d'André Gide. London, Tate Gallery: Lady Ottoline Morrell. Philippe Loisel, Simon Bussy, l'esprit du trait: du zoo à la gentry, Éditions Somogy, 1996. François Fosca, Simon Bussy, NRF Collection Peintres nouveaux, 1930. Catalogues from 1894 and 1896 of the Salon de la Société des Artistes Français annual exhibition. Simon Bussy at the Tate Gallery

Green Party of Washington State

The Green Party of Washington State is the state party organization for Washington affiliated with the Green Party of the United States. As of 2017, GPWA has 9 affiliated local parties with at-large members and numerous locals in formation throughout the state. In 2010, party members met to formally reconstitute the party. Since that time the Green Party of Washington Coordinating Council has been working to promote growth of the party to improve grassroots democracy in Washington State and the U. S. in support of the Green Party's Four Pillars and Ten Key Values while offering voters a non-corporate-controlled alternative to the current two-party political system. In 1998 during the Green Party of Seattle's first year of existence, two members were elected to the Seattle City Council. In 2001, Washington Republicans recruited and assisted several people to run as Green Party of Washington candidates for local office. In 2014, Bob Lewis, a union activist and grocery store manager from the Puget Sound region, ran for District 21, position 2 of the Washington House of Representatives.

He finished in 4th place in the Top Two primary. Since 1996, the Green Party of Washington State has placed the nominee of the Green Party of the United States on the statewide presidential ballot; the highest vote total came in 2000. The lowest vote total came in 2004, his campaign received only 2,974 votes. Green Party of Washington State Green Party of Seattle Green Party of the United States

Woman of Desire

Woman of Desire is a 1993 erotic thriller film directed by Robert Ginty and starring Bo Derek and Robert Mitchum. Christina Ford a beautiful woman, is unhappily married to the older wealthy Walter J. Hill who employs Jack Lynch as his boat pilot. Christina meets a man named Jonathan Ashby and begins having an affair behind her husband's back, however Hill begins to have suspicions and orders her back to his boat. Not content, Christina seduces Jack, recording them as they have intercourse on his Harley Davidson motorcycle. Not soon after, Hill is murdered, police suspicions fall on Jack as being the culprit, he denies this, tells the detectives that Christina was having an affair with Ashby at the time of her husband's death. Ashby had become enraged when he discovered that Christina was now sleeping with Jack, as she had taunted him about this; the police find themselves having to find out if it was Jack, Christina, or Ashby who killed Hill. Bo Derek as Christina Ford Robert Mitchum as Walter J. Hill Jeff Fahey as Jack Lynch Steven Bauer as Jonathan Ashby Thomas Hall as Norman Landis Todd Jensen as Wendell Huston John Matshikiza as Det.

Lewis Stone Warrick Grier as Officer Miller Todd Jensen as Wendell Huston Michael McCabe as Dr. Richard Brooks John Carson as Judge Parker Peter Holden as Michael Altman Ellia Thompson as Elizabeth Hill James Whyle as 1st Officer David S. Lee as 3rd Officer Craig Urbani as Arnold Wells Mary A. Byron as cast/journalist Entertainment Celebrities by Norbert B. Laufenberg Woman of Desire on IMDb Woman of Desire at Rotten Tomatoes Woman of Desire at AllMovie Woman of Desire at the TCM Movie Database

List of historic properties in Queen Creek, Arizona

This is a list, which includes a photographic gallery, of some of the structures of historic significance in Queen Creek, Arizona. When the town was incorporated, it found itself in the unusual situation of part of it located in Maricopa County and the other part in Pina County; the Valley below the San Tan Mountains had fertile lands. This attracted the Hohokam, a Native American tribe, who were the first to establish communities in the area; the homesteaders arrived and began to establish farms and ranches along what was called the Queen Creek Wash. In 1924, Charles Rittenhouse, a land developer, established the Queen Creek Farms Company; the wells in his company pumped 2,150 gallons of water per minute, which helped make his 1,000 acres of land productive. A railroad was soon established in the area and a small town grew around the railroad where it could ship the produce and cotton which grew in the farms; the town was called Rittenhouse because the Railroad ran near Ellsworth roads. The residents of the area, wanting to travel to Phoenix by train, would flag down the train to get a ride.

In the eastern part of Arizona there is a mountain. There is a creek at the base of the mountain, called Picket Post Creek; the creeks name was changed to Queen Creek. The creek ran into the area of Rittenhouse, it wasn't long before the farmers began to rely more on the use of automobiles and trucks than on the railroad. The use of the railroad declined and the people began to call and identify the area as Queen Creek; the town's name was changed to Queen Creek in 1947, with the establishment of the Queen Creek Post Office. The town, incorporated in 1989, has the unique distinction of having part of the town located within Maricopa County and another part within Pinal County. Immigrants from Mexico moved into the area and picked the local cotton crop by hand until the 1920s when the cotton gin came to Queen Creek. In the 1940s the United States set up a German prisoner-of-war camp by Rittenhouse Road; the prisoners, together with immigrants from the Philippines, worked as farm laborers in local fields.

In 1990, members of the community established the San Tan Historical Society. The mission of the society is to preserve the area's heritage; the society collects, preserves and displays the histories and artifacts of the Chandler Heights, Combs and Queen Creek Communities. There are various properties in the town of Queen Creek which are considered historical and have been included either in the National Register of Historic Places or listed as such by the San Tan Historical Society; the Town of Queen Creek, lacks the authority to deny a demolition permit. Therefore, the owner of a property, listed either in the National Register of Historic Places or considered historical by the San Tan Historical Society, may demolish the historical property in question if they so desire. An example of this is the historic Water Tower, built in 1952 for the Producers Cotton Gin; the water tower was to be demolished, but in 1999, the Schnepf family purchased it and moved it to the grounds of the Schnepf Farms.

According to Jim McPherson, Arizona Preservation Foundation Board President: The historic Schnepf Farms is located five miles southeast of the town. The area was purchased by Jack and Maude Schnepf in 1941, they were among the first settlers to buy a cotton picker, put in cement ditches and dig sumps to catch and recycle wastewater. Jack and Raymond Schnepf manufactured the aluminum irrigation tube; as neighboring farm owners sold their properties to developers, the Schnepf Family purchased unique farm buildings from these neighboring farms and incorporated them on the Schnepf Farm to preserve the history of these farms. The following is a brief description of the historic properties that are pictured: The Old Rittenhouse Elementary School - located on the S. E. corner of Ellsworth and Queen Creek roads was built in 1925. Used as a school through 1982, this building now houses the San Tan Historical Society. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. Reference 98000053 Our Lady of Guadalupe - The first Catholic Church building in Queen Creek is located on the north side of Ocotillo, 3/8 mile west of Ellsworth Road.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, now the Queen Creek Town Hall - The building that serves as the Town Hall for Queen Creek began as a meetinghouse of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Desert Wells Stage Stop Ruins - Located just north of Chandler Heights Road on the east side of Sossaman Road, this site was a small spur stop for the Arizona Stage Company, founded in 1868; the stop provided water and protection for stages from Florence via Olberg and on to Mesa. The Community Church - This was the first church in Rittenhouse, it was a Community Church built in 1921. It stands on the northwest corner of Hunt Highway. Listed as historical by the San Tan Historical Society; the Higley General Store - The community of Higley was named after one of its early landowners, Stephen Weaver Higley, born May 3, 1857. The Higley General Store building was built in 1910, The brown structure pictured in the middle is a remodeled version of the original which still stands near the southwest corner of Higley Road and Williams Field Road and now houses various businesses.

The first Post Office was in a back corner of the Higley Store. Listed as historical by the San Tan Historical Society; the Arizona Boys Ranch - The Arizona Boys Ranch was established in 1951. It is now called Canyon State Academy; the Old Post Office Building' - This historic building was built in 1913 and was once the Post Office of Queen Creek. The building is now used for commerc