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Henry County, Iowa

Henry County is a county located in the U. S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,145; the county seat is Mount Pleasant. The county was named for governor of Wisconsin Territory. Henry County was formed on December 7, 1836 under the jurisdiction of Wisconsin Territory, became a part of Iowa Territory when the Iowa Territory was formed on July 4, 1838, it was named for General Henry Dodge. The county's first courthouse was built in 1839–1840. A larger courthouse was built in 1871, the present courthouse was raised in the twentieth century, being placed into service on August 4, 1914. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 437 square miles, of which 434 square miles is land and 2.2 square miles is water. U. S. Highway 34 U. S. Highway 218/Iowa Highway 27 Iowa Highway 16 Iowa Highway 78 Washington County Louisa County Des Moines County Lee County Van Buren County Jefferson County The 2010 census recorded a population of 20,145 in the county, with a population density of 47.4625/sq mi.

There were 8,280 housing units. As of the census of 2000, there were 20,336 people, 7,626 households, 5,269 families residing in the county; the population density was 47 people per square mile. There were 8,246 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 94.78% White, 1.49% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 1.88% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, 1.07% from two or more races. 1.26 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 7,626 households out of which 32.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.70% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.90% were non-families. 26.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.20% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.98. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, 14.70% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 102.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.80 males. The median income for a household in the county was $39,087, the median income for a family was $46,985. Males had a median income of $31,801 versus $23,075 for females; the per capita income for the county was $18,192. About 6.70% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.30% of those under age 18 and 9.30% of those age 65 or over. The population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Henry County.† county seat Henry County is one of the most Republican counties in Iowa. It has backed Democratic Party candidates in only five elections for president from 1896 to the present. National Register of Historic Places listings in Henry County, Iowa County website Henry County Tourism Winfield Historical Society & Museum

Mickie Yoshino

Mickie Yoshino is a Japanese keyboard player, composer and arranger. Yoshino is known for leading the rock band Godiego. In 2005, he won a Japan Academy Prize for his music. Yoshino's compositions were, used in the film Swing Girls. Yoshino still produces music with groups such as EnTRANS currently. Mickie's musical career began when he was a junior in high school, playing in night clubs and the U. S. military base in Yokohama, Japan. In 1967, at the age of 16, he became a member of The Golden Cups, a group known as the pioneer of the Japanese blues scene; the band went on to release several smash hits. After leaving the band in 1971, He went to study music at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. While there, he studied piano with Charlie Banacos, Dean Earl, Ray Santisi, Edward C. Bedner, he performed arrangements with Gary Burton and Phil Wilson. Mickie formed the group Flesh & Blood and played in the Boston rock scene at the same time as active groups Aerosmith and Boston. After graduating from Berklee, Mickie returned to Japan to form the group Godiego.

Godiego dominated the hit charts from 1978 through the mid-80s and is credited with changing and influencing the Japanese pop scene. In the United Kingdom, Godiego became known for the theme song of "The Water Margin", a TV series that aired on the BBC; the song reached number 16 in the UK singles chart. Satril Records released the album "The Water Margin" in Europe. Godiego's biggest hits in Japan came from a TV series called "Monkey", which aired on the BBC; this series went on to become a "cult Japanese TV series" with videos and DVDs sold not only in the UK but in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa among other countries. "Gandhara" and "Monkey Magic" were the most well-known songs from the TV series. Godiego attracted international attention when they wrote and released "Beautiful Name", the theme song for Unicef's International Year of the Child, he played for soundtracks such as the film House. It is known that Francis Ford Coppola intended to appoint a Japanese composer Isao Tomita to his movie "Apocalypse Now,", prevented due to label contracts issue.

And Tomita was planning to let Godiego play the rock part of the soundtracksMickie was very involved with Roland Corp. in the development of synthesizers and digital stage pianos in the'70s and'80s Godiego was one of the first rock bands to use the first guitar synthesizer for both recordings and live performancesIn 1980, Godiego was the first rock group to perform in China, a groundbreaking and historical event They performed for 60,000 people in Katmandu and performed in Australia and the United States. Around 1985, Godiego broke up. In 1999/2000, they reunited for a 17 concert nation-wide tour. In the late'80s, Mickie helped to establish the PAN School of Music in Yokohama, he released his own albums "American Road" and "Longway from Home", worked with many musicians including Paul Jackson, Jennifer Batten, Peter Green and Ray Parker, Jr. Kenichi Hagiwara and Shuichi Hidano. Mickie has a diverse portfolio in his musical activities, he formed a crossover musical group called "EnTRANS" with Takayuki Inoue, Yoshihiro Naruse, Nobuo Yagi and Shuichi Hidano.

Inonu retired in 2009. Mickie has created crossover music since the 1960s, he joined "Time is now, Jazz & Rock crossover concert" with Terumasa Hino Quintet, Hiroshi Kamayatsu, Takayuki Inoue, etc. in 1969. As Godiego, He and Yukihide Takekawa composed "Suite: Peace" inspired by the theme of Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance No.1" in 1977, "In You Kanjincho" based upon Nagauta, Japanese traditional Music, "Kanjincho". Mickie arranged Rock tune with horns and Traditional Japanese musical instruments, as shamisen, shakuhachi and tsuzumi in 1981. From the 2000s, Mickie plays with Jazz players Kenji Hino and Masa Kohama. In the early 2000s, Mickie participated in the reunion of the Golden Cups and a documentary film, "The Golden Cups One More Time", produced by Altamira Pictures; the movie showed the band's influence on so many Japanese rock players, such as Kiyoshiro Imawano, Akiko Yano, Takayuki Inoue, Ken Yokoyama. Mickie reformed Godiego in 2006 with the most popular members Yukihide Takekawa, Takami Asano, Steve Fox, Tommy Snyder.

Godiego had big projects as a 3-year series of concerts for Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space, 2007-2009. In 2014, Yoji Yoshizawa joined the band, they continue to tour, releasing CDs & DVDs. Saburos J. Walker & Pedestrians Shuson Konno & New Camelias Chosen Few Midnight Express Blues Band BeBes Flower Creation The Golden Cups Mickie Yoshino Group Mark I Sunrise Funky Tongue Rapscallion Flesh & Blood Dutch Baker Band Mickie Yoshino Group Mark II Mickie Yoshino Group Mark III Mickie Yoshino Group Mark IV Mickie Yoshino Group Mark V Godiego Mickie Yoshino Group Mark VI Mickie Yoshino Group Mark VII Kaleidoscope Session Band Rock Session Kaleidoscope Session Band Jazz Session PAN Debut! Andre Marlrau Band Black, Yellow & White P. S. M. All Stars Paul Jackson Band Mickie Yoshino Special Band Mickie Yoshino & SLYME Mickie Yoshino Band Earthmatics Valco Joe Yamanaka Band (2000-2

Lists of deities by cultural sphere

This is an index to deities of the different religions and mythologies of the world, listed by region or culture. Middle East Mesopotamian deities Sumerian deities Assyro-Babylonian pantheon Kassite deities Semitic gods: see El, Elohim Canaanite deities Pre-Islamic Arabian deities Nabataean deities Anatolia Hittite deities Hurrian deities Lydian deities Persia: see Yazata, see Proto-Indo-Iranian religion Elam North Africa Berber mythology List of Egyptian deities Guanche deities Central Asia Turkic mythology Caucasus Armenian deities Georgian deities Vainakh deities Baltic deities Latvian deities Lithuanian deities Celtic deities Irish deities Etruscan deities Finnic deities Germanic deities Anglo-Saxon deities List of Norse gods and goddesses Greek pantheon Hungarian deities Lusitani deities Paleo-Balkanic deities List of Roman deities Sami deities Slavic deities African deities Alusi Yoruba deities Afro-American religion Loa Orisha Hindu deities Rigvedic deities Sri Lankan Tamil local deities Tamil Nadu local deities Manipuri deities King of Gods in Manipuri mythology King of Serpent deities in Manipuri mythology Ancestral deities of Manipur Chinese deities Japanese deities Korean deities List of bodhisattvas Siberian Raven God of Kamchatka and Chukotka Deities of Philippine mythology Indonesian deities Australian Aboriginal deities Hawaiian deities Māori deities Polynesian deities Rapa Nui deities Mesoamerica Aztec deities Maya deities North America Inuit deities Native American deities South America Incan deities Guarani Mapuche Muisca

Don O. Newland

Don Oliver Newland was an American film director and producer whose career consisted of itinerant work. From the 1920s until his death, he traveled to cities throughout the United States making films that employed local citizens as stars and extras. Using a standard script, Newland personalized each film according to its location – Belvidere's Hero, Staunton's Hero, Janesville's Hero, Huntingdon's Hero, Tyrone's Hero, Wilmington's Hero, so on. Newland was born June 8, 1896, in Battle Creek, the son of Dr. J. S. Newland and the former Josephine Roche, he enlisted in the United States Army on Aug 28, 1918, in Chicago and was assigned to 4th Company, Development Battalion No. 1. He spent less than five months in the military, being discharged at Camp Wadsworth, S. C. on Jan 9, 1919, as part of the country's general demobilization after World War I. While records indicating when Newland entered film production have not surfaced, newspaper publicity for his Hero films credited him with producing one-reelers with Mary Pickford, James Kirkwood, Flora Finch and John Bunny.

Since Bunny died in 1915, Newland would have started in films. He was credited with directing comedies for Mack Sennett. In the early 1920s, Newland began the frenetic itinerant work that would take him all over the United States capturing communities and their citizens in two-reeler comedies that used the same simple, customizable plot. Operating as the Consolidated Film Producing Co. of Los Angeles, California, he was commissioned by local newspapers to produce the films, which always contained the role of a reporter and a prominent look at how the local newspaper was produced – although the papers stressed that the project was not an advertising film. Contests were held in each community to determine who the "leading lady" would be. Filming took place in no more than three days, with Newland directing a cameraman and one or two crew members. A standard bit of action was to stage a head-on car crash on a city street using "trick photography; the cars would be backed away from each other and the film, when developed and reversed, would appear to show a head-on collision.

Developing and editing took another couple of days, within a week of Newland's arrival in town, the Hero film would be shown to the community at a local movie theater. When sound pictures became the standard after 1929, Newland adjusted to meet the technological advance, it is believed. Some have enjoyed revivals in the communities in which they were shot. Only four of these "Hero" films are known to exist; these films are Janesville's Hero, Belvidere's Hero, Huntingdon's Hero, Tyrone's Hero. Newland never made a great deal of money with his itinerant film work and would give it up to pursue more mainstream employments. In a 2005 newspaper interview, his daughter, Hellen Newland, noted: "My father loved film-making, it was his passion and he threw himself into it with everything he had. He wasn’t much of a businessman – he didn’t care anything about money –he just wanted to move about in his creative world."In 1951, Newland traveled with his wife and children to Tampa, Florida for the winter. On May 5, while driving in Tampa, he crashed.

Newland was rushed to the hospital with severe spinal cord injuries. Newland died May 7 and his body was removed to South Bend, where relatives lived, he was buried there in Riverview Cemetery on May 11

Claw Money

Claw Money is a New York-based graffiti writer turned fashion designer. In 2009 Tag au Grand Palais in Paris, France named Claudia Gold a/k/a Claw one of the most influential graffiti artists of all time. Gold was born into a Jewish family in Fresh Meadows and Roslyn, New York and attended the Fashion Institute of Technology until 1986, when she dropped out to pursue other artistic pursuits. Through the late 1980s and early 1990s, her icon, a paw with three claws, could be seen on the New York graffiti landscape on walls and trains with the graffiti crews TC5 and FC. After making her mark throughout NYC with her graffiti, she became the fashion editor and director at Swindle Magazine, she began styling. In 2002, she broke out as a fashion designer, launching her'signature clothing line' Claw Money creating collaborations with the Claw & Company labels, she has been influenced by other graffiti artists such as Zephyr, Revolt, Dontay, Devo and MQ, with Zephyr having a significant influence. She is the only woman featured in an art documentary directed by Doug Pray, exploring the subculture of graffiti art in New York City.

Finding an outlet in fashion and design, the brands CLAWMONEY and Claw&Co. have collaborated with companies such as Calvin Klein, Marc Ecko, G Pen, Lord & Taylor, rag & bone, NASCAR, Good Wood, Ugg Australia, Vans, Mountain Dew, K2 Snowboarding, My Little Pony, Boost Mobile, Nike, with whom she designed two styles of Claw Money custom sneakers. Her graphic designs are influenced by her childhood: Peter Max, the Smurfs, Strawberry Shortcake, Bugs Bunny, comic books, Hello Kitty, video games, pop culture in general. While designing she likes to listen to oldies, lots of ’50s girl groups, Bill Withers, hip hop pre-’95, punk rock. In 2007, The Life and Crimes of Claw Money by Claw Money was published by powerHouse Books; as of June 2014, Claw will be launching the debut line of Co.. The collection remixes athletic staples with updated silhouettes and unique textiles, focusing on patterns; the clothing line Claw Money has a celebrity following that includes M. I. A. Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and Santigold.

She designed Britney Spears's clothing in Super Bowl XXXV. Her apparel can be found in retailers including Colette, Charlotte Ronson, Patricia Field, Fred Segal and the Standard Hotel's Oh WOW. In 2012, she was the subject of the short documentary Claw by the digital channel WIGS. Doug Pray's graffiti documentary, "Infamy" from 2005 in part, is an homage to Claw, her first book, Bombshell:The Life and Crimes of Claw Money was published in 2007. Google is putting the finishing touches on a short film about her, going to launch its upcoming series on artists. "Graffiti Goddess Claw Money Starts With a Bagel, Finishes with Champagne and Cupcakes -- Grub Street New York". Nymag.com. Retrieved 2014-03-22. Angela Ashman. "Claw Money Honey - Page 1 - Art - New York - Village Voice". Villagevoice.com. Retrieved 2014-03-22. "Claw Money". Formatmag.com. Retrieved 2014-03-22. "Streets Are Saying Things – The Magazine"CLAW' RIPS INTO FASHION – CLAW MONEY". Archived from the original on 2012-03-15. Retrieved 2014-03-22.

"Page not found – SundanceTV". Sundance.tv. Retrieved 22 March 2014. "Claw | LOOK ITS THE CLAW!". Clawmoney.com. Retrieved 2014-03-22

Ingraham v. Wright

Ingraham vs. Wright, 430 U. S. 651, was a United States Supreme Court case that upheld the disciplinary corporal punishment policy of Florida's public schools by a 5–4 vote. Leo Ingraham was a 14-year-old eighth grade student at Charles R. Drew Junior High School in 1970. On October 6, 1970, Ingraham was accused of failing to promptly leave the stage of the school auditorium when asked to do so by a teacher, he was taken to the school principal's office, where he stated that he was not guilty of the accusation against him. Willie J. Wright, Jr. the principal, ordered Ingraham to bend over so that Wright could spank Ingraham with a spanking paddle. When Ingraham declined to bend over and allow himself to be paddled, he was forcibly placed face-down on the top of a table. Lemmie Deliford, the assistant principal, held Ingraham's arms and Solomon Barnes, an assistant to the principal, held Ingraham's legs. While Ingraham was being restrained, Wright used a spanking paddle to hit Ingraham more than 20 times.

The paddling was so severe. Physicians instructed Ingraham to rest at home for a total of eleven days, he and his parents sued the school, calling it "cruel and unusual punishment" and loss of liberty, but lost the initial trial. The Florida state court held that Florida tort laws provided sufficient remedies to satisfy Ingraham's due process loss of liberty claims; the court held that the U. S. Constitution's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment does not apply to the corporal punishment of children in public schools, that the constitution's due process clause does not require notice and a hearing prior to the imposition of corporal punishment in public schools; the Supreme Court declined to consider the plaintiffs' substantive due process claims in Ingraham v. Wright. Lower courts have adopted a variety of approaches to the substantive due process issue, none of which offer much protection for students who are subjected to corporal punishment at school; the Supreme Court has denied certiorari on the issue of whether school corporal punishment constitutes a substantive due process constitutional violation.

As of 1994, Lemmie Deliford, one of the administrators involved, was still a proponent of corporal punishment in schools. School corporal punishment in the United States Text of Ingraham vs. Wright, 430 U. S. 651 is available from: CourtListener Justia Library of Congress Oyez