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Big Horn County, Wyoming

Big Horn County is a county in the U. S. state of Wyoming. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 11,668; the county seat is Basin. Its north boundary abuts the south boundary of Montana. Big Horn County was created by the legislature of Wyoming Territory in March 1890, was organized in 1897. Big Horn County was named for the Big Horn Mountains; the county included the entire Big Horn Basin, but in 1909 Park County was created from a portion of Big Horn County, in 1911 Hot Springs and Washakie counties were created from portions of Big Horn, leaving the county with its present borders. According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,159 square miles, of which 3,137 square miles is land and 22 square miles is water. Big Horn County in Wyoming and Montana are one of ten pairs of counties and parishes in the United States with the same name to border each other across state lines; the others are Sabine, Bristol, Escambia, Teton and San Juan. Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area Bighorn National Forest As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 11,461 people, 4,312 households, 3,087 families in the county.

The population density was 4 people per square mile. There were 5,105 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 94.03% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.75% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.37% from other races, 1.46% from two or more races. 6.17 % of the population were Latino of any race. 23.0 % were of 21.4 % English, 8.1 % American and 8.0 % Irish ancestry. There were 4,312 households out of which 32.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.00% were married couples living together, 6.80% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.40% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.13. The county population contained 28.70% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 24.60% from 45 to 64, 16.80% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.10 males. The median income for a household in the county was $32,682, the median income for a family was $38,237. Males had a median income of $30,843 versus $19,489 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,086. About 10.20% of families and 14.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.20% of those under age 18 and 10.00% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 11,668 people, 4,561 households, 3,179 families in the county; the population density was 3.7 inhabitants per square mile. There were 5,379 housing units at an average density of 1.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 94.4% white, 0.9% American Indian, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% black or African American, 3.0% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 8.4% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 30.0% were German, 22.3% were English, 10.4% were Irish, 7.6% were Scottish, 5.7% were American.

Of the 4,561 households, 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.3% were non-families, 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.05. The median age was 41.8 years. The median income for a household in the county was $48,270 and the median income for a family was $57,705. Males had a median income of $40,762 versus $31,440 for females; the per capita income for the county was $24,486. About 5.7% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.2% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over. The Wyoming Department of Health Wyoming Retirement Center, a nursing home, is located in Basin; the facility was operated by the Wyoming Board of Charities and Reform until that agency was dissolved as a result of a state constitutional amendment passed in November 1990.

Big Horn County voters have been reliably Republican for decades. They have selected the Republican Party candidate in every national election except one since 1936. Big Horn County has 4 public school districts, Big Horn County School Districts 1-4: Hyattville Shell National Register of Historic Places listings in Big Horn County, Wyoming County website Big Horn County, Wyoming Sheriff's Office

Anna Pujol Puigvehi

Anna Pujol Puigvehí. Historian and archaeologist. Bachelor of Arts from the University of Barcelona, with the thesis “The Indiketes as the literary and archaeological sources”, Dr. summa cum laude in History from the Autonomous University of Barcelona with the doctoral thesis on the “Pre-Roman Population of the Northeast of the Iberian Peninsula. Genesis and development of Iberian culture in the Girona and south of France lands”, she has taught at the Autonomous University of Barcelona for over 15 years, has been Associate professor of Archaeology and Ancient History of the UOC. She won a Chair of Professor of History of Secondary Schools in 1981; as an archaeologist she has taught several technical courses in Empuries and with international Franco-Spanish teams has excavated at sites of scientific importance as the oriental palace of Cancho Roano, or the Gallo-Roman town of Bibracte, in numerous sites of different periods and types of Spain and Europe. The experience of the teaching of archeology has driven her to organize and to be the speaker of the I and the II Conference on Archaeology and Education at the Museum of Archaeology of Catalonia in 1994 and 1996.

She has worked in the Computer Education Program of the Department of Education of the Generalitat of Catalonia, the result of, the computerized document on The Iberians of Catalonia, available free on the website of this Department. She is scientific advisor of the Association Amics dels Museus de Catalunya, scientific collaborator of the Spanish Historical Index from 1973 and is part of several associations: former member of the Institute of Archaeology and Prehistory of the University of Barcelona and member of the Institute of Catalan Studies and patronages such as Santa Maria de Vilabertran, she has taught numerous graduate courses at several universities and institutions abroad and Spanish. She has published numerous studies on the earliest moments in the history of Catalonia, both specialized and for a wide reading public in Reviews like: Ampurias, Extremeños Studies Journal, Annals of the Institute of Empordan Studies, Pyrenae and Life, History 16, World Routes the National Geographic Society, Archaeology Magazine or Scientific American.

She received the Third Prize Castell del Joncar from Figueres City Council and the Choral Society Erato for a historical research on The Ampurdan from the Greek colonization to the Roman conquest. According to the testimony of contemporary Greek and Roman authors, her job as a researcher and writer takes in three interrelated fields: the Protot-history of Catalonia and Europe, the roots of the cuisine of Catalonia, including the drink, the translation of books and studies related to the two themes, such as the books used by the School of Architecture of Barcelona, History of architectural typologies or History of Modern Architecture Among the monographies: The Pre-Roman Population in Northeastern Spain: genesis and development of the Iberian culture in the Girona lands, summary of the dissertation. Genesis and development of Iberian culture in the Girona lands, Spanish National Research Council, Madrid – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 1989, 2 vols.. D'Apici a Josep Pla. Pedagogyc Publications: L'archeologia a Catalunya, avui.

Vida i cultura. Guia-album with descriptive itinerary, he has participated in several monographs. She is linked to the publishing world as a technical translator in the Spanish and Catalan languages of Italian and French works of History and Art History

Mordovian Erzia Museum of Visual Arts

Mordovian Erzia Museum of Visual Arts is a museum in the Saransk city in Mordovian Republic. Mordovian Erzia Museum of Visual Arts holds the world's largest collection of more than 200 works done by the famous sculptor of the 20th century Stepan Dmitrievich Erzia; the museum contains collection of works of Mordovian folk artists, such as F. Sychkov, I. Makarov. Both of them, as well as Erzia were born in Mordovia; the museum exhibits collections of all the major art forms: painting, sculpture. There are expositions and collections of Russian art of the 18th and 19th centuries and of the modern Russian and Mordovian art as well. In 2002, the museum was classified by the Government of Mordovia as one of the most valuable objects of cultural heritage of Mordovian people. In 1941, soon after establishing of the Union of Mordovian artists it was decided to found a gallery in order to stimulate young artists and to promote art among working class. On March 14, 1941, in accordance with the resolution of the Counscil of National Mordovian Comissars, the gallery of arts was opened in Saransk.

The World War II prevented the establishment of the museum in Saransk. The issue was raised again in 1950's. There were many new artists, some of them were the soldiers who had come back from the war, joined the Union. On January 10, 1960 they established the Mordovian Republican gallery named after a famous Mordovian artist Fedor Sychkov; the museum received a big collection of works of Mordovian famous sculptor Stepan Erzia. At first the museum was in a single-storey building on Sovetskaya Street, but when the permanent exhibition of Erzia sculptures was moved in, the museum was given with another building; the modern building of the museum was given after Erzia’s 100’s anniversary. In 1978 the Gallery was reorganised into Mordovian Erzia Museum of Visual Arts; the main museum infrastructure consists of two buildings standing side by side. The west wing was built by the 100th anniversary of Erzia. In 1985 the second building was constructed next to the first one, they are connected by the gallery on the 2nd floor.

In 2001, on the 125th anniversary of Erzia, the museum was reconstructed and its appearance was improved. The exhibition hall of the museum, was built in the mid 1950s by the architect S. Levkov. It's located next to the Mordovian National Drama Theatre. Museum of Mordovian folk culture. House Museum of Erzia in the Ardatov village. House and Museum of F. Sychkov in the Kochelaevo village. Biography and paintings of F. Sychkov Biography of S. Erzia International fund of arts named after S. D. Erzia Mordovian Erzia Museum of Visual Arts Government of Mordovia

Russ Meyer (baseball)

Russell Charles Meyer was an American professional baseball player. A right-handed pitcher known for his hot temper, his nickname was "Mad Monk", his professional career lasted for 16 seasons, including 319 games pitched over all or part of 13 years in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Dodgers, Cincinnati Redlegs, Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Athletics. The native of Peru, was listed as 6 feet 1 inch tall and 175 pounds. Signed by the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent in 1942, Meyer spent 1943 performing United States Army service during World War II. While pitching for his camp team, Meyer was stricken with appendicitis contracted peritonitis, he signed with the crosstown Cubs, spent three seasons in the Class A1 Southern Association, made his major league debut with the Cubs on September 13, 1946. Among his ten full big-league seasons, two stand out. In 1949, as a Phillie, he won 17 of 25 decisions and posted a strong 3.08 earned run average, as Philadelphia finished in the National League's first division for only the second time since World War I.

In his maiden campaign for the Dodgers in 1953, he went 15–5, for a sparkling.750 winning percentage. However, his ERA was a poor 4.56 and he surrendered 25 home runs in 191​1⁄3 innings pitched—testimony to the Dodgers' potent offense and the intimate dimensions of Ebbets Field, where Meyer's earned run average was 5.28. That season, Brooklyn won its second consecutive National League pennant. Overall, Meyer posted a career MLB win–loss record of 94–73 with an ERA of 3.99 in his 319-game career, which included 219 starting pitcher assignments. He allowed 1,606 hits and 543 bases on balls in 1,531​1⁄3 innings pitched, striking out 672, he registered 65 complete games and 13 shutouts, five saves. He worked in all against the New York Yankees. In four relief appearances, he went, he was a member of Brooklyn's 1955 World Championship squad. Several years after his active career ended, he became a minor league pitching coach in the Yankees' organization, served one season on the MLB staff of Yankees' manager Buck Showalter.

He died in 1997 at age 74. Meyer was the first of three pitchers in major league history to have at least 23 consecutive road starts without a loss: Allie Reynolds has the record with 25, spanning the 1948 and 1949 seasons, a feat Kansas City Royals pitcher Chris Young nearly matched. Meyer had 24 consecutive road starts without a loss during the 1954 seasons. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference Russ Meyer at Find a Grave

Rodolfo Gonzales

Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales was a Chicano boxer and political organizer and activist. Gonzales was one of many leaders for the Crusade for Justice in Colorado; the Crusade for Justice was noted for being an urban rights and Chicano cultural urban movement during the 1960s focusing on social and economic justice for Chicanos. Gonzales convened the first-ever Chicano Youth Liberation Conference in 1968, poorly attended due to timing and weather conditions. Gonzales tried again in March 1969, established what is known as the First Chicano Youth Liberation Conference; this Conference was attended by artists. The conference birthed the Plan Espiritual de Aztlán, a pro-indigenist manifesto advocating revolutionary Chicano nationalism and self-determination for all Chicanos. Through the Crusade for Justice, Gonzalez organized the Mexican American people of Denver to fight for their cultural and economic rights, leaving his mark on Chicano History. Roldolfo Gonzales was the youngest of Federico and Indalesia Gonzalez’ eight children in Denver Colorado in 1928.

His father had immigrated to Colorado at an early age from Chihuahua,Mexico as an immigrant Federico Gonzalez taught the histories of Mexico's struggle against Spanish domination and against Porfirio Díaz. Federico Gonzales imparted his knowledge to his son, a struggle that culminated in the Mexican Revolution. Rodolfo’s mother, Indalesia Gonzalez died when Rodolfo was two years old and his father never remarried. Gonzales and his siblings were raised in Denver's tough "Eastside Barrio", where the Great Depression took an heavier toll on Mexican Americans. However, according to Gonzales, "though the Depression was devastating to so many, we, as children, were so poor that it was hardly noticed"; the Gonzalez’s were a poor family. Rodolfo, along with his mother and siblings worked in the fields, his father worked hard in the coal mines to provide for the family through Rodolfo’s life. Gonzales attended high schools in Colorado and New Mexico while working in the beet fields, graduated from Manual High School at the age of 16.

Since his youth he demonstrated a fiery tendency, which caused his uncle to say that "He was always popping off like a cork. So, we called him Corky." The nickname stuck. In February 1949 at the age of 21/22 Corky married Geraldine Romero 17/18. Roldofo and Grealdine had eight children, who took on their father’s legacy of the Crusade for Justice. Gonzales had a successful professional boxing career and at one time was ranked as a top three Featherweight by Ring Magazine; however he always lost when never received a shot at the title. He retired from the ring in 1955 after compiling a record of 63 wins, 11 losses, 1 draw. Gonzalez found the sport empowering, he says “I bleed as the vicious gloves of hunger cut my face and eyes, as I fight my way from stinking barrios to the glamour of the ring and the lights of fame or mutilated sorrow.” Nonetheless, his success in boxing lent him a prominence that he would capitalize upon during his political career. Gonzales would be inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 1988.

When Gonzales turned to politics, he was ranked the 5th best boxer in the world. Gonzales early political involvement in the Democratic party centered around campaigning for the Mayor of Denver Quigg Newton in 1947, registering Latino voters for the Democratic party in 1950 and leading the Colorado "Viva Kennedy" campaign. Gonzales' successful efforts to organize for change within the Democratic party became a crucial turning point toward Chicano Nationalist politics and the foundation of the Crusade for Justice in 1967. In 1966, Gonzales had written a letter of resignation to Mr. Alfredo J. Hernandez the chair of SER in Denver stating, “S. E. R. is offering a gateway to a society that offers hypocrisy, sterilization and neurosis in exchange for the values of integrity that are inherent in our culture.” “I will not compromise my principles, me ideals and my honor to be seated at the same table with hypocrites.” Gonzales concluded. Believing chicanos could not rely on the "gringo establishment" to provide education, economic stability, or social acceptance, he sought alternatives.

The Crusade for Justice was an idea born from the Fisherman’s meetings. These meetings were the original organization of Chicanos discussing issues surrounding Chicano rights and culture; the Fisherman meetings started out small, without the structure the Crusade for Justice developed later. The goal was to gain a following, to spread education on the injustices Chicanos were experiencing. To begin with, the Fisherman’s meetings were only open to men; when the conversation started to cross over from culture to more political issues, such as border laws, women demanded a part in the discussions, women were directly affected just as much as the men, by the topics at hand. Gonzales believed in the power of educating the people around him, bringing the Chicano community together to hear one another's voices. Gonzales said, “You have to get people involved, the best way to do, to live among the people, to hear what they are saying and to agitate them”; the development of the Crusade for Justice helped gain momentum for the Chicano Movement in Denver.

The Chicano movement was not political in their organizing and education,“it was about art, vision, pride and value of participation” Gonzalez explained. Gonzales took the ideas developed through the Crusade and implemented them at a personal level, making it into the political force it became, he had the courage and abili

2018 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2018 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Tournament is the 62nd annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division II college basketball in the United States. Featuring sixty-four teams, it began on March 9, concluded with the championship game on March 24; the eight regional winners met in the Elite Eight for the quarterfinal and championship rounds. For the second consecutive year, the Elite Eight was held at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A total of 64 bids are available for each tournament: 40 at-large bids; the sixty-four bids are allocated evenly among the eight NCAA-designated regions, each of which contains three of the twenty-four Division II conferences that sponsor men's basketball. Each region consists of five at-large bids. Five teams qualified for their first NCAA Division II tournament in 2018: Ohio Dominican, Point Loma Nazarene, Saint Martin's, Southern Nazarene, West Florida. Location: VSU Multi-Purpose Center Location: Bearcat Arena Location: Le Moyne Athletic Center Location: Jim Wink Arena Location: Forbes Arena * – Denotes overtime period Location: B.

Frank "Tex" Turner Arena Location: First United Bank Center * – Denotes overtime period Location: WOU Physical Education Building