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Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein

Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein was an American teacher of art and art history and an early innovator in the teaching of women-in-art history courses. She was born to Lillian Kaufman and Aaron Streifer in Harlem, New York, moved to Brooklyn shortly thereafter, her art education began with exploring the various art museums in her hometown of Brooklyn, followed by training with Works Progress Administration artists during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal programs during the Great Depression, she received a BA degree in art from Hunter College in 1941, Master of Fine Arts degree in Print-making and Design from the Otis-Parsons Art Institute and the Master of Arts degree in Art and Education from the Teachers College of Columbia University. In 1973, with the support of a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts, she organized an all-media show of contemporary women artists, Women, USA, she is the author of three books. Boston, Mass. ISBN 978-0-8161-8535-1Chosen at the "Best Humanities Book of 1982 in the Scholarly and Professional Category" by the Association of American Publishers.

American Women Sculptors: A History of Women Working in Three Dimensions, 1990 by the same as above. TSBN:9780816187324 Angie Bray:Glimpses by C. S. Rubenstein, Sue Spaid and Suvan Geer, 2000 by Fresno Art Museum. ISBN 9780932325440, From an early age Rubenstein was interested and involved in political causes and action; as a teenager she was involved in the attempt to improve the lot of Jews fleeing Nazi persecution and as an adult was involved in protests against both McCarthyism and the Vietnam War. She made her home in California with her husband and three children. Rubinstein died in November 2013 at the age of 91

Akira Nishio

Akira Nishio is a Japanese professional shogi player ranked 7-dan. He is serving as an executive director of the Japan Shogi Association. Nishio introduces shogi theory in the English language through his blog Shogi Openings and his occasional posts on Facebook. Nishio was born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture on September 30, 1979, he finished runner up in the Elementary School Student Meijin Tournament in 1988 as a third-grade elementary school student, made the semi-finals of the same tournament two years later. In September 1990, Nishio entered the Japan Shogi Association's apprentice school at the rank of 6-kyū under the guidance of shogi professional Teruichi Aono, he was promoted to the rank of 1-dan in 1995, obtained full professional status and the rank of 4-dan in April 2003 after finishing runner up in the 32nd 3-dan League with a record of 11 wins and 7 losses. Nishio was elected to the Japan Shogi Association's board of directors for a two-year term as an executive director in June 2019.

Nishio's promotion history is as follows: 1990, September: 6-kyū 1995: 1-dan 2003, April 1: 4-dan 2007, September 18: 5-dan 2011, April 21: 6-dan 2019, February 13: 7-dan 西尾, 明. 2011. よくわかる角換わり. 毎日コミュニケーションズ. ISBN 4-8399-3985-3 西尾, 明. 2015. 矢倉☖5三銀右戦法: 仕掛けて勝つ後手矢倉の革命. マイナビ出版. ISBN 978-4839957360 西尾, 明. 2017. 矢倉の基本: 駒組みと考え方. マイナビ出版. ISBN 978-4839961718 西尾, 明. 2008. 新鋭居飛車実戦集. 毎日コミュニケーションズ. ISBN 4-8399-2860-6 English language blog: Shogi Openings ShogiHub: Professional Player Info · Nishio, Akira Akira Nishio on Twitter

Travis LaRue

Travis Leldon LaRue was an American politician who served as the Mayor of Austin, from 1969 until 1971. LaRue was the last Mayor of Austin to be elected by Austin City Council rather than a direct election by city voters. LaRue was elected Mayor by the Austin City Council in 1969, becoming the last mayor to be chosen by the city council. In 1971, LaRue ran for a second term in Austin's first direct mayoral election. However, LaRue was soundly defeated by challenger Roy Butler in a landslide election. Butler received 65% of the voter, while incumbent Mayor LaRue garnered just 15%. LaRue died on November 14, 2009, at the age of 96. A private memorial service was held at the Weed-Corley-Fish funeral home in Austin. In a statement, current Mayor of Austin Lee Leffingwell expressed condolences on LaRue's death, "Mayor LaRue served during a period when the City Council chose one of their own to serve as mayor; as a public servant, Mayor Larue dedicated much of his time and energy to ensuring the welfare of our community.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Mayor Travis Larue."Ironically, LaRue died just one day after the death of his successor as Mayor of Austin, Roy Butler. Butler died of complications from a fall on November 13, 2009, at the age of 83


Broadwoodwidger is a village and civil parish in the Torridge district of Devon, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 548; the village is just to the north of the A30 road, is about eight miles east of Launceston in Cornwall, 13 miles west of Okehampton. Roadford Reservoir, called Roadford Lake, is to the north-east of the village, the River Wolf passes at the bottom of the hillside on which the village stands. Broadwoodwidger has a church on top of the hill, with views to surrounding countryside. There is phone box, bus shelter and post box; the parish had a small primary school three miles north of the village at Ivyhouse Cross, but it has now been closed down. The church is 15th century, with some 13th century features such as chancel. There is a Norman font, benches with carvings of curious animals. Broadwoodwidger was from 1876 to 1922 in the Diocese of Truro but was returned to the Diocese of Exeter. Bishop Grandissson appropriated the church to Frithelstock Priory in 1333.

From 1273 the advowson and manor had been held by the Widger family. Bishop Fox augmented the vicarage in 1479; the name derives from broad wood of the Wyger family and is first documented as Brodwode Wyger in 1306. The manor here passed from the Vypund family to the Wygers before 1273, it was earlier known as Broad wood, for example it appears as Bradewode in the Domesday Book of 1086. Broadwoodwidger Rural District broadwoodwidger at GENUKI

The Mammoth Book of Fantastic Science Fiction

The Mammoth Book of Fantastic Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1970s is a themed anthology of science fiction short works edited by Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, the fifth in a series of six samplers of the field from the 1930s through the 1980s, it was first published in trade paperback by Robinson in 1992. The first American edition was issued in trade paperback by Graf in the same year; the book collects ten novellas by various science fiction authors that were published in the 1970s. "Born with the Dead" "The Moon Goddess and the Son" "Tin Soldier" "In the Problem Pit" "Riding the Torch" "Mouthpiece" "ARM" "The Persistence of Vision" "The Queen of Air and Darkness" "The Monster and the Maiden"