The Kelham Island Museum is an industrial museum on Alma Street, alongside the River Don, in the centre of Sheffield, England. It was opened in 1982; the island on which it is located is man-made, resulting from the construction of a mill race, in the 12th century, which diverted water from the River Don to power a corn mill belonging to the Lord of the Manor. It is reported that the island was subsequently named after the Town Armourer, Kellam Homer, who owned a grinding workshop on the neighbouring goit in 1637. Having remained meadowland for much of its existence, John Crowley's Iron Foundry was built on the site in 1829 and continued in operation until the 1890s; this building was replaced by a power station, in 1899, to provide electricity for the new fleet of trams in the city. These are the premises now occupied by the museum; the museum houses exhibitions on science and Sheffield industry, including examples of reconstructed little mesters' workshops and England's largest surviving Bessemer converter.
This object received an Engineering Heritage Award in 2004 from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.. The museum gives tours to local schools and has regular demonstrations of the 1905 River Don Engine, a 12,000 horsepower steam engine, which powered a local armour plate rolling mill; the engine is remarkable for its ability to change direction quickly, a feature, necessary for the efficient rolling of heavy steel. The engine rolled steel for nuclear reactors towards the end of its life; the museum is operated by the Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust. It is an Anchor Point of The European Route of Industrial Heritage; the Museum has a vast photographic archive, used by authors for illustrating local history books. The Museum suffered in the Sheffield flood of 2007 but is now redisplayed and open to the public. Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet - Former hand forge complex in listed buildings Ken Hawley Shepherd Wheel Kelham Island Museum
Shulamith Hareven was an Israeli author and essayist. She was born as Shulamith Riftin to a Zionist family, her father, Avraham was a lawyer. They immigrated to Mandate Palestine in 1940. At 17, she became a combat medic in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, she was assigned to help establish Israel Defense Forces Radio. During the War of Attrition and the Yom Kippur War, she served as a war correspondent. In 1962, she published a collection of poems titled Predatory Jerusalem. Since she has written prose and plays, she published essays and articles about Israeli society and culture in literary journals such as Masa and Keshet, in several newspapers, including Al Ha-Mishmar and Yedioth Ahronoth. Her essays have been collected in four volumes, she published a thriller under the pen name "Tal Yaeri". Her books have been translated into 21 languages, she was the first woman inducted into the Academy of the Hebrew Language and was an activist for Peace Now. In 1995 the French weekly L'Express deemed her an Author of Peace and listed her among the 100 women "who move the world".
She Hareven protected her privacy: "I have always thought that culture begins where they know how to separate personal matters from public matters," she wrote in Hebrew in the foreword to her last book, Many Days, an Autobiography. She was married to Alouph Hareven, an intelligence officer who served with Mossad, their daughter is the writer Gail Hareven. She is buried at Har HaMenuchot in Jerusalem. An archive of her materials may be found at Ben-Gurion University. Much of the content of this article is from article שולמית הראבן in the Hebrew-language Wikipedia. Retrieved November 30, 2005. "Shulamith Hareven" at the Institute for Translation of Hebrew Literature. Retrieved November 30, 2005. Jewish Women's Archive biography
Trondhjem Norwegian Lutheran Church is a historic church in Webster Township, Rice County, Minnesota. It was original built in 1878 and rebuilt in 1899, it is situated about 1 mi south of Minnesota State Highway 19 at 8501 Garfield Avenue S, southeast of Lonsdale, Minnesota. According to the congregation minutes, on May 15, 1876, Norwegian immigrants established the Throndhjem's Church; the name was inspired by the province of Trondelag. The original church was erected on the same site during 1878; the chancel in the current building dates to that original church. Trondhjem is an architectural mix of Greek Revival and Gothic Revival styles, which incorporates elements of the stave churches of Norway; the original church built in 1878 used a cruciform architectural plan. All but the chancel was taken down in 1899 to allow a larger building to be erected on site, with the original chancel incorporated into the new building and many elements in this building showing signs of prior use most re-used from the prior structure.
In 1988 the Trondhjem Lutheran Congregation moved out of this historic building into a new church located a half mile away. The old church building has been restored by Inc.. Annually the society hosts a winter concert, an ice cream social in July and the Syttende Mai celebration, all part of fundraising efforts; the restoration project of the old church building was completed during 2002. The interior of the 1899 church had been decorated with hand painted and stenciled Casein paint on a decorative motif; the original murals were uncovered under layers of embossed tin and wallpaper. The murals were restored in the restoration and where necessary were replicated in areas where the original art work was missing. In 2001 Trondhjem Norwegian Lutheran Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior, United States Park Service, because of its historical significance. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located across the road from the Old Trondhjem Church, is the cemetery, established before the church building.
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