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Navy blue

Navy blue is a dark shade of the color blue. Navy blue got its name from the dark blue worn by officers in the British Royal Navy since 1748 and subsequently adopted by other navies around the world; when this color name, taken from the usual color of the uniforms of sailors came into use in the early 19th century, it was called marine blue, but the name of the color soon changed to navy blue. An early use of navy blue as a color name in English was in 1840 though the Oxford English Dictionary has a citation from 1813. In practice, actual blue uniforms of many navies have become outright black in color, in order to combat fading. At right is displayed the color bright navy blue; this is the bright tone called "navy blue" by Crayola. This tone of navy blue was formulated as a Crayola color in 1958. Indigo dye is the color, called Añil in the Guía de coloraciones by Rosa Gallego and Juan Carlos Sanz, a color dictionary published in 2005, popular in the Hispanophone realm. Indigo dye is the basis for all the historical navy blue colors, since in the 18th, 19th, early 20th century all navy uniforms were made by dyeing them with various shades of indigo dye.

Displayed at the right is the color Peacoat, a dark shade of navy blue. The source of this color is the "Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended" color list, color #19-3920 TCX—Peacoat. At right is displayed the color purple navy. Purple navy is a color, used by some navies. "Purple navy" in this color terminology usage is regarded as a shade of indigo, a color which can be regarded as a tone of purple when using the common English definition of purple, i.e. a color between blue and red. The first recorded use of purple navy as a color name in English was in 1926; the source of this color is Dictionary of Color Names. The color Persian indigo is displayed at right. Another name for this color is regimental, because in the 19th century it was used by many nations for navy uniforms; the first recorded use of regimental as a color name in English was in 1912. Displayed at right is the color space cadet. Space cadet is one of the colors on the Resene Color List, a color list popular in Australia and New Zealand.

The color was formulated in 2007. This color is a formulation of an impression of the color that cadets in space navy training would wear; the color navy was one of the original 16 HTML/CSS colors formulated for standardized computer display in the late 1980s. In many world navies, including the United States Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy, uniforms which are called navy blue are, in actuality, colored black, as the uniforms became darker to counter fading; the Canadian Forces Dress Instructions specify that "'navy blue' is a tone of black".. Navy Blue is the name of an album by Diane Renay. Navy blue is used by numerous professional and collegiate sports teams: Air Force blue Azure Blue lagoon List of colors Midnight blue Royal blue Sky blue

John Jay Knox Jr.

John Jay Knox Jr. was an American financier and government official. He is best remembered as a primary author of the Coinage Act of 1873, which discontinued the use of the silver dollar. Knox was Comptroller of the Currency from 1872 to 1884. An advocate of uniform currency for the national banks of the country, his portrait was featured on the obverse of the $100 United States national bank notes of the Series of 1902. John Jay Knox Jr. was born March 19, 1828, in Knoxboro, New York, today a part of the city of Augusta. His father, John J. Knox Sr. was a prominent merchant and bank president and was himself the namesake of Knoxboro. The younger Knox was well educated and attended Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, from which he graduated in 1849. Upon graduation he went to work for his father in his bank, working there as a teller for two years before moving to a bank in Syracuse, New York, where he worked for four more years. Knox gained experience and authority in a series of further jobs in the banking industry which followed, including stops in Binghamton, New York, Virginia.

In 1857, shortly before Minnesota was admitted to the United States and his brother, Henry M. Knox, launched their own banking house in the city of St. Paul. John Jay Knox would remain with that firm for six years. Knox was an advocate of the system of national banks proposed by U. S. Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase and contributed ideas to the national bank debate, advocating safe and convertible notes of a uniform type for all national banks, backed by the guarantee of government bonds, he authored two influential articles on the matter, published in Hunt's Merchants' Magazine in 1861 and 1862, which gained the notice of Secretary Chase. Chase would bring Knox into the service of the Treasury Department in 1863. Working in the Treasury Department throughout the closing years of the American Civil War, in 1866 Knox was put in charge of the Mint and Coinage Correspondence for that department, he authored a report on the San Francisco Mint in 1866 and in that same year discovered a $1.1 million misappropriation of funds in a similar report on the activities of the New Orleans Mint — the largest such misappropriation in US government history up to that time.

Knox was made Deputy Comptroller of the Currency in 1867. In that capacity in April 1870, Knox prepared a 100-page report codifying the mint and coinage laws of the United States; this was followed in June 1870 with another report of similar length, collecting the views of mint employees and financial experts and providing for legislation to eliminate the silver dollar from circulation. Knox's proposal was passed into law after a few amendments as the Coinage Act of 1873 — an event which triggered a rapid fall in the price of silver and which ushered in an era of bitter currency debate which dominated the political landscape for the better part of three decades. President Ulysses S. Grant promoted Knox to Comptroller of the Currency in 1872, he was reappointed to a second 5-year term by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1877, to a third term by President Chester A. Arthur in 1882. On May 1, 1884, Knox resigned his post in order to become president of the National Bank of the Republic in New York City.

At the time of his resignation he had served 17 years in the Comptroller's office as part of 22 years in the Treasury Department, making him the longest serving officer in that department. Knox died at his home in New York City on February 9, 1892, he was 63 years old at the time of his death. The Surplus and the Public Debt: Address of the Hon. John Jay the Annual Convention of the American Bankers' Association at Pittsburgh, October 12, 1887. New York: Bankers' Publishing Association, 1887. Interview of John Jay Knox... Before the Committee on Coinage and Measures of the House of Representatives upon the Coinage Act of 1873 and the Silver Question, February 21, 1891. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1891. United States Notes: A History of the Various Issues of Paper Money by the Government of the United States. Revised Third Edition. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892

Museum Gherdëina

The Gherdëina Local Heritage Museum was opened in the Cësa di Ladins in Urtijëi, in northernmost Italy, in 1960. The building is the seat of the Union di Ladins de Gherdëina a cultural organisation for the keeping of the Ladin language and heritage in Val Gherdëina. In addition to the museum, the building hosts a library specialized in Ladin culture; the collections of the Gherdëina Museum enable the visitor to gain an informative insight into the cultural and natural world of Val Gherdëina. The collections are distributed over two floors and cover the following themes: wood carving art of the last three centuries, old locally produced wooden toys, a collection of paintings by local artists, the local archaeology, the region's fossils and the local flora and fauna. At the entrance, the exhibition starts with several art objects like the Crucifix of Sëurasass by Baptist Walpoth and Vinzenz Peristi, as well as the oil painting by Josef Moroder-Lusenberg depicting Urtijëi in the year 1860 and three modern canvasses by Franz Noflaner.

The first exhibition room is dedicated to the original sculptures from St. James church in Urtijëi ascribed to Melchior and Kassian Vinazer; the local woodcarving Vinazer dynasty has had a lasting influence on the artistic production of Gherdëina. From St. James church is the original altarpiece by Franz Sebald Unterberger; the painting shows the Virgin Mary with the saints James and Henry. The second exhibition room is dedicated to plastic art and offers a historical overview of the wood carving tradition of Gherdëina. To this collection belong works which range from those of the first famous woodcarving families Trebinger and Vinazer to a Saint Philomena of Rome by Dominik Mahlknecht, the sculptors of the 20th century Albin Pitscheider, Luis Insam-Tavella, Vinzenz Peristi and others. In addition, this room offers a wide variety of small sculptures ranging from the 18th to the mid-20th century, e.g. clock stands, allegorical figures and crib figures and animal figurines. Of particular artistic interest as woodcarvings are the 120 figures by Albin Pitscheider, donated by his daughters.

There is a display of paintings by Josef Moroder-Lusenberg and other local artists. The third exhibition room is dedicated to natural history; the visitor is introduced to the evolution of the geological structure of the western Dolomites by way of didactic charts and illustrations arranged in cooperation with Prof. Broglio and Prof. Posenato of the University of Ferrara with a collection of local fossils and minerals. Among the fossils on show, special mention should be made of carbonized remainders of plants, various gastropod imprints, a fossilized fish and the reconstructed skeleton of an Ichthyosaurus, as well as coral colonies and ammonites. In addition to a cross-section of local minerals, including those typical of Mont Sëuc, this room contains a collection of minerals from other alpine deposits and from abroad, such as rock crystal, beryl, aragonite, sulphur and amethyst. In the same room, another section offers an insight into the many-sided alpine flora and fauna by way of a herbarium and a collection of stuffed animals, e.g. an albino roe deer and local birds, a butterfly collection.

In the staircase to the second floor, the museum displays the Fastentuch from the St. James's church in Urtijëi. In this room, you can find the old wooden toys from Gherdëina, one of the thematic highlights of the museum; this collection was, for the most part, brought together by Johann Senoner-Vastlé before the Second World War. It consists of a most representative selection of toys, offering an overview of the diversity of articles produced in Gherdëina between 1750 and 1940; the typical Gherdëina jointed doll, called as well dutch doll, peg doll or stick doll, can be seen in many different sizes. A separate section on the second floor is dedicated to the prehistory of the valley. On show are the remarkable Stone Age finds from Plan de Frea under the Gardena Pass consisting of flint tools among the most ancient traces found in the Gherdëina region as well as the evidence from the Bronze Age, such as the bronze dagger from the Balest mountain or the bronze needles from Resciesa and Mastlé in the Gherdëina Valley.

The Iron Age finds from the large complex of Col de Flam a hill near Urtijëi, e.g. burial offerings from cremation graves, in particular fibulae and iron lance heads, single glass beads and bronze pendants as well as various tools. On the second floor the other section is dedicated to the writer, film director and rock climber Luis Trenker, that presents objects of personal possessions, honorary deeds, medals for bravery, film prizes publications and other material of the Luis Trenker central archive donated by the Trenker family to the museum in March 2004. Matthias Frei, Georg Innerebner, Rudolf Moroder-Rudolfine, Christian Moroder, Edgar Moroder, Viktor Welponer: Gröden und sein Heimatmuseum. Ein talkundlicher Führer. St. Ulrich 1966.. Viktor Welponer, Edgar Moroder, Reimo Lunz, Adolf Kostner, Johann Moroder, Rudolf Moroder-Rudolfine, Rita Stäblein. Foto: Robert Moroder und Luis Piazza: L Museum de Gherdëina – Das Grödner Heimatmuseum. Überblick über Grödens Kunst-, Natur- und Vorgeschichte.

1985.. Rudolf Moroder-Rudolfine: Albino Pitscheider: Scultëur y Maester – Bildhauer und Fachlehrer – Scultore e insegnante d'arte. 1987

Kharkiv Mathematical School

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Ehime Prefecture

Ehime Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Shikoku. Ehime Prefecture has a population of 1,342,011 and has a geographic area of 5,676 km². Ehime Prefecture borders Kagawa Prefecture to the northeast, Tokushima Prefecture to the east, Kochi Prefecture to the southeast. Matsuyama is the capital and largest city of Ehime Prefecture and the largest city on Shikoku, with other major cities including Imabari and Saijō; until the Meiji Restoration, Ehime Prefecture was known as Iyo Province. Since before the Heian period, the area was dominated by fishermen and sailors who played an important role in defending Japan against pirates and Mongolian invasions. After the Battle of Sekigahara, the Tokugawa shōgun gave the area to his allies, including Katō Yoshiaki who built Matsuyama Castle, forming the basis for the modern city of Matsuyama; the name Ehime comes from the kuniumi part of the Kojiki where Iyo Province is mythologically named Ehime, "lovely princess". In 2012, a research group from the University of Tokyo and Ehime University said they had discovered rare earth deposits in Matsuyama.

Located in the northwestern part of Shikoku, Ehime faces the Seto Inland Sea to the north and is bordered by Kagawa and Tokushima in the east and Kōchi in the south. The prefecture includes both high mountains in the inland region and a long coastline, with many islands in the Seto Inland Sea; the westernmost arm of Ehime, the Sadamisaki Peninsula, is the narrowest peninsula in Japan. As of April 1, 2012, 7% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Ashizuri-Uwakai and Setonaikai National Parks. Eleven cities are located in Ehime Prefecture: These are the towns in each district: Former districts: Uwa District Uma District Shūsō District Onsen District The coastal areas around Imabari and Saijō host a number of industries, including dockyards of Japan's largest shipbuilder, Imabari Shipbuilding. Chemical industries, oil refining and cotton textile products are a feature of the prefecture. Rural areas engage in agricultural and fishing industries, are known for citrus fruits such as mikan and cultured pearls.

Ikata Nuclear Power Plant produces a large portion of Shikoku Electric Power. Ehime University Ehime Prefectural University of Health Science St. Catherine University Matsuyama University Matsuyama Shinonome College Ehime Prefectural Matsuyama Central Senior High School Ehime Prefectural Matsuyama Higashi High School Ehime Prefectural Mishima High School Ehime Prefectural Uwajima Fisheries High School The sports teams listed below are based in Ehime. Football Ehime F. C. Baseball Ehime Mandarin PiratesBasketball Ehime Orange Vikings The oldest extant hot spring in Japan, Dōgo Onsen, is located in Matsuyama, it has been used for over two thousand years. Iyo dialect, one of the Shikoku dialects, is the dialect spoken in Ehime Prefecture. Museum of Ehime History and Culture Kaimei School Shikoku Railway Yosan Line Yodo Line Uchiko Line Iyo Railway Gunchū Line Takahama Line Yokogawara Line Matsuyama Inner Line Matsuyama Expressway Tokushima Expressway Takamatsu Expressway Kochi Expressway Nishiseto Expressway Imabari Komatsu Road Route 11 Route 33 Route 56 Route 192 Route 194 Route 196 Route 197 Route 317 Route 319 Route 320 Route 378 Route 380 Route 437 Route 440 Route 441 Route 494 Kawanoe Port Niihama Port - Ferry route to Osaka Toyo Port - Ferry route to Osaka Imabari Port - Ferry route to Innoshima, Hakata Island, international container hub port Matsuyama Port - Ferry route to Kitakyushu, Hiroshima and international container hub port Yawatahama Port - Ferry route to Beppu, Usuki Misaki Port - Ferry route to Oita Uwajima Port Matsuyama Airport Ehime Prefecture is making use of its long tradition of involvement with people overseas through international exchanges in areas such as the economy, culture and education.

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Brenda K. Starr

Brenda K. Starr is an American singer and songwriter, she is well known in R&B, dance and pop but now in salsa-based music. She is well known for her 1980s work with freestyle music. Starr was born as Brenda Joy Kaplan to a Jewish American father, organist Harvey Kaplan and a Puerto Rican Roman Catholic mother. In the early 1980s, through a chance meeting with Harry Belafonte, Starr landed a role in his 1984 hip hop film, Beat Street. Starr's appearance in the movie garnered attention, leading to a recording contract on Mirage Records, through Arthur Baker, who enlisted the help of two production teams to complete Starr's debut album, I Want Your Love; the lead single, "Pickin' Up Pieces", written by Arthur Baker and Lotti Golden, was a local club sensation and national hit, peaking at No. 9 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Charts and on the Maxi Singles Chart. "Pickin' Up Pieces" cracked the R&B Hip Hop Billboard Charts. Starr's eponymous sophomore LP, which she released in 1987 on the MCA Records label before it became part of the present-day Universal Music Group, included what is considered her signature song, the power ballad "I Still Believe," which peaked at No. 13 on the U.

S. Billboard Hot 100, becoming Starr's first and only top 20 single on the Hot 100. In 1998, Mariah Carey covered the song as a tribute to her "mentrix. Starr's album contained the club/dance smash "What You See is What You Get." The album peaked at No. 58 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Starr has had two top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100: "I Still Believe" and "What You See is What You Get" (which peaked at No. 24 and at No. 6 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play. Two of Starr's songs have been included on motion-picture soundtracks. During the late 1980s, Mariah Carey sang background vocals for Starr, Starr helped Carey secure a recording contract by giving a demo tape of hers to Columbia Records executive Tommy Mottola at a party. After being dropped from Sony/Columbia Records for lackluster sales of her third album, By Heart, Starr worked odd jobs to support herself and her family. Starr learned Spanish to help rejuvenate her career reinventing herself as a salsa/tropical and Latin pop artist.

After the release of her cover of "Herida", which peaked at No. 16 on the Latin Pop Airplay and at No. 1 on the Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay chart, she continued her success with a string of popular albums and chart hits. Brenda was a disc jockey at MIX 102.7, WNEW-FM, where she presented a request program titled "Under the Stars" from 9 pm to midnight on Sunday nights before the station changed formats. The lead single from her seventh album, Atrevete a Olvidarme, titled "Tu Eres," earned her a nomination from the Billboard Latin Music Awards in 2006. Starr is married to Chris Petrone, has a daughter, Gianna Isabella, who made it to the top 10 of American Idol in its 15th and final season in 2016. 1997: Lo Nuestro Awards: Nominated: Tropical/Salsa Female Artist of the Year. 2002: Latin Grammy Awards: Nominated: "Best Salsa Album: for Temptation 2002: Latin Grammy Awards: Nominated: "Best Salsa Single" for "Por Ese Hombre" 2006: Billboard Latin Music Awards: Nominated: "Best Salsa Single" for "Tu Eres" List of Puerto Ricans Jewish immigration to Puerto Rico Brenda K. Starr on MySpace Brenda K. Starr on IMDb Brenda – features hit song "I Still Believe"