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Tolmin Museum

The Tolmin Museum is public institution which covers the areas of archaeology, general history and history of arts at upper Soča Valley region in Slovenia. It is located in the Coronini mansion in Tolmin; the Tolmin Museum first opened to the public in 1951. In 1958, it became a part of the Gorizia Region Museum and remained under its auspices as the Tolmin Museum Collection for a full 42 years. In April 2000, the Tolmin Museum again became an independent public institution; the Tolmin Museum maintains several external collections and buildings in addition to the collections and exhibitions in the main building. It administers the Archaeological museum and the foundations of the Roman house in Most na Soči, the memorial exhibitions on Simon Gregorčič in Vrsno, on Ciril Kosmač in Slap ob Idrijci, on Simon Rutar in the village of Krn, the ethnological collections in the Triglav National Park lodge in Trenta, in the village core of Breginj, in Robidišče, the wooden granary in Pečine, the German ossuary at the confluence of the Soča and Tolminka rivers.

Tolmin Museum Cultural and historical trail of Most na Soči

Chinguacousy Township, Ontario

Chinguacousy Township is a former municipality and geographic township in Peel County, Ontario. In 1973, when Peel County became the Regional Municipality of Peel, it was split in half, with the northern half becoming part of the town of Caledon, the southern half, along with the township of Toronto Gore, joining the town of Brampton. Several villages were once located within Chinguacousy Township. In most cases only small remnants like churches and cemeteries of many of these former villages exist. Cheltenham is the largest preserved village, while Terra Cotta and Huttonville both have some historic buildings; the name lives on in Brampton in Chinguacousy Park, Chinguacousy Road, the Chinguacousy Concert Band, Chinguacousy Secondary School, among other things. Chinguacousy Township spanned from what now is Winston Churchill Boulevard to Airport Road, Olde Base Line Road to Steeles Avenue. Nathaniel Currie List of townships in Ontario

Can't Get Enough of You Baby

"Can't Get Enough of You Baby" is a song written by Denny Randell and Sandy Linzer and recorded by various artists, for the first time by The Four Seasons in January 1966. The protopunk band? and the Mysterians did it in 1967 for their second album Action. Their version reached No. 56 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was covered by Smash Mouth for the soundtrack to the 1998 film Can't Hardly Wait, was included as the lead single on their 1999 album Astro Lounge; the music video takes place at a school dance in a gymnasium. First, we see; the band begins to perform once the projector starts and it shows a quick fly-by montage of the band performing and the students dancing. Other shots of students dancing, which includes a girl dancing on a basketball hoop. Afterwards, we see the band performing. Another fly-by montage follows, including scenes from the film Can't Hardly Wait; the scenes between the music video and the film alter. While a man sings with his woman off-key, the band stops and Harwell tells him, "Dude, this is my show!"

Shortly after, the band continues playing as more shots between the film and the music video continue. The projector shows some scenes from the film on a small screen with a giant American flag in the background. A girl in the crowd notices Harwell, which leads to her coming on stage to dance with him; the music video ends with the projector shutting off. The Toys recorded a version of the song for their 1966 album, The Toys Sing "A Lover's Concerto" and "Attack!". The Four Seasons recorded a version for their album 1966 album, Working My Way Back to You and More Great New Hits; the Colourfield recorded a version of this song for their 1985 album and Philistines. This version was in the film 10 Things I Hate About You

Bonnet Bay, New South Wales

Bonnet Bay is a suburb in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia, located 29 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the Sutherland Shire. Its postcode is 2226, which it shares with neighbouring Como. Bonnet Bay is located on the eastern bank of the Woronora River, which flows north into the Georges River; the suburb draws its name from the adjacent bay of the same name. The original name proposed for the area was Kirkby. A cave in the area was known as'The Bonnet' because it was shaped like a bonnet and this was adopted for the name of the bay on the Woronora River; the Geographical Names Board decided to name the area Bonnet Bay in 1969. In late 1976 the area was referred to as the witch pit due to high percentages of witch households in the area. I once some bins tipped over on the road so you know it’s a dirty neighbourhood. According to the 2011 census of Population, there were 2,133 residents in Bonnet Bay. In Bonnet Bay, 79.0% of people were born in Australia.

The other most common countries of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 1.3%, China 0.7%, Germany 0.7% and Ireland 0.7%. 90.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Spanish 0.9%, Greek 0.7%, Italian 0.6%, Mandarin 0.5% and German 0.4%. The most common responses for religion in Bonnet Bay were Catholic 31.9%, Anglican 25.1%, No Religion 15.4%, Uniting Church 5.7% and Presbyterian and Reformed 3.6%. Burnum Burnum Reserve lies between Bonnet Bay, Jannali and Woronora, it extends for about two kilometres. The reserve surrounds Bonnet Bay, with the only two roads leading into the suburb, cutting through it. Burnum Burnum Reserve hosts some plants that are extinct and are protected. However, it represents a constant fire threat to Bonnet Bay, most notably manifesting in the 1994 Como bushfires; the reserve was known as "Jannali Reserve" but the name was changed in 2005 to commemorate Burnum Burnum, the prominent aboriginal Sutherland Shire resident. A small plaque details his speech in England at Australia's bicentenary in 1988.

A noteworthy feature of this suburb is. Washington Drive runs through the length of the suburb and is twice split into one-way'Upper' and'Lower' sections due to the steep hills it runs across. Nixon is the last President; the only street not named after an American president is Tudar Road, which originates in NW Sutherland and cuts through Burnum Burnum reserve to enter Bonnet Bay. Bonnet Bay is residential, with a small shopping centre located in Kennedy Crescent, known as the Bonnet Bay Shopping Village. Bonnet Bay Public School is located on Tudar Road. Bonnet Bay has a boat ramp, a number of picnic and recreational areas, including a cricket oval, soccer oval, two netball courts, two tennis courts and two baseball fields. Bonnet Bay was well known in southern Sydney for its extensive displays of Christmas decorations and lights during the festive season, though the tradition reached its peak in the mid-1980s and has since spread to other areas throughout the Sutherland Shire

Leonard Covello

Leonard Covello was an Italian-born American educator, most known as the founder and first principal of the Benjamin Franklin High School and for his work on behalf of the children of Italian and Puerto Rican immigrants. Leonard Covello was born in 1887 in the Basilicata region of southern Italy. In 1890 his father, Pietro Coviello, immigrated to the United States, leaving his wife and three children. Six years in 1896, the family was able to reunite in East Harlem, New York. Mary Elizabeth Brown, "Leonard Covello". In school in America, he was called Leonard and won a Pulitzer scholarship in high school that enabled him to attend Columbia University from 1907 to 1911 and graduate. In 1913 he was hired as a teacher of Spanish at DeWitt Clinton High School. With the entrance of the United States into World War I in 1917, Covello went to France where, because of his knowledge of the French language, he was assigned to duties as an interpreter and became a member of the Corps of Intelligence Police, conducting covert intelligence operations in Spain.

In 1920 Covello returned to his former position at DeWitt Clinton High School. Here he deepened his pedagogical ideas on the integration of young Italian-Americans. Covello challenged the practices that tended to separate the children from their culture and language, including their families and their communities of origin, as a prerequisite for their success in studies; as he recollected in his autobiography: "throughout my whole elementary school career, I do not recall one mention of Italy or the Italian language or what famous Italians there were in the world, with the possible exception of Columbus…. We soon got the idea that'Italian' meant something inferior, a barrier was erected between children of Italian origin and their parents…. We were becoming Americans by learning how to be ashamed of our parents." In bilingualism and biculturalism Covello saw the means to facilitate the transition of children from immigrants to integrated citizens, without separating them from their communities or native culture, but on the contrary, instilling in them the pride of their roots.

For this purpose he founded "Il Circolo italiano" at DeWitt Clinton in 1914. In 1922, he created the Department of Italian at DeWitt Clinton, which he directed until 1926, when he was promoted to First Assistant in Modern Languages, a position he held until 1934. In 1934, the founding of Benjamin Franklin High School fulfilled his dream of creating in the East Harlem neighborhood a school organized around his educational theories. Covello was not only the principal and leader of the school, but carried out intensive work as lecturer in order to disseminate his pedagogical theories. From 1929 to 1942 he was Adjunct Professor at New York University, from which he received his Ph. D. in Education in 1944. When in the 1940s the neighborhood of East Harlem became Puerto Rican, Covello fought in favor of racial integration and applied to the Puerto Rican community the same principles he had tested in the 1920s and 1930s with the children of Italian immigrants. After a Sept 29, 1945 riot between black and white students, he worked to calm tensions.

At the invitation of Covello, Frank Sinatra visited the school, spoke about ethnic tolerance and sang Aren't You Glad You're You? as a sign of reconciliation. In 1956 Covello retired from his role of principal of Franklin High School and accepted an appointment as an educational consultant of the Puerto Rican Migration Division. In 1962 he worked for the YMCA and in 1964 became director of the East Harlem Youth Career Information Conference. Covello was a founding member of the American Italian Historical Association. In 1972, Leonard Covello went to Sicily at the invitation of educator Danilo Dolci to apply his methods of education to disadvantaged children in Sicily. Covello died August 1982 in Messina, Italy; the Social Background of the Italo-American School Child The Heart is the Teacher The Heart is the Teacher is the 1958 autobiography of the Italian-American educator Leonard Covello, co-written with novelist Guido D'Agostino. The memoir details Covello's life as an Italian immigrant child and teacher and principal in East Harlem, New York.

It offers Covello's reflections on the importance of schools and the community in the development of children in immigrant neighborhoods. Covello wrote The Heart is the Teacher as a reflection on his life as an Italian immigrant growing up in America and his experiences over forty-five years as a teacher of immigrant children. In the opening paragraphs of his memoir, he comments on his career in education: "I have learned much about the ways of immigrant peoples and their American-born children. I was an immigrant boy myself. I know. I know how the school can function as the integrating force in our democracy and in the molding of young citizens." As an educator and community leader, he was a firm believer in the power of the school in shaping neighborhoods and the lives of new immigrants to the United States. In the first half of The Heart is the Teacher, Covello recounts his life as a young Italian immigrant, he comments on his life growing up in Italy, waiting with uncertainty for his father to raise the money to bring the family to America.

Once in New York, he describes the poverty, a constant burden to immigrant families as they struggled to survive in tenement apartments in East Harlem. Covello's reflections on his teenage years draw attention to the challenges immigrant children faced embracing American culture in public while maintaining traditional Italian practices at home, he co

William D. Hawkins

William Deane Hawkins was a United States Marine Corps officer, posthumously awarded the United States' highest military honor – the Medal of Honor – for heroic actions and sacrifice of life during the World War II Battle of Tarawa. Hawkins was born on April 1914 in Fort Scott, Kansas; when he was a baby, he suffered an accident. A neighbor accidentally spilled a can of scalding hot water over him and it was a year before his mother was able to cure the muscular damage by massage and he could walk again; when he was five, the family moved to Texas. She was employed as the secretary to a high school principal and as a teacher in the El Paso Technical Institute. An excellent student, he skipped fifth grade at LaMar and Alta Vista Schools and graduated from El Paso High School when he was 16, he won a scholarship to the Texas College of Mines. During summer vacations, he delivered magazines and sold newspapers, worked as a bellhop, ranch hand, railroad laborer; when he was 21, he went to Washington, to work.

At 23, he was an engineer for a Los Angeles title-insurance company. After Pearl Harbor was attacked, he enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve on January 5, 1942, was assigned to the 7th Recruit Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, he had tried unsuccessfully to enter both the Army and the Navy Air Corps, but his scars prevented his being accepted. Now, as a Marine, he joined the 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division, completed Scout Snipers' School at Camp Elliott, San Diego, on July 1, 1942 embarked aboard the USS Crescent City for the Pacific area. A private first class when he went overseas, he was promoted to corporal and sergeant. On November 17, 1942, he was commissioned a second lieutenant while taking part in the Guadalcanal campaign in the battle for the Solomons. On June 1, 1943, he was promoted to first lieutenant. Less than six months he was killed in action leading a scout-sniper platoon in the attack on Betio Island during the assault on Tarawa. During the two-day assault, 1stLt Hawkins led attacks on pill boxes and installations initiated an assault on a hostile position fortified by five enemy machine guns, refused to withdraw after being wounded and destroyed three more pill boxes before he was mortally wounded on November 21, 1943.

For his actions above and beyond the call of duty, 1st Lt Hawkins posthumously received the Medal of Honor. In September 1944, the Medal of Honor was presented to Hawkins' mother by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in a White House ceremony. 1stLt Hawkins' remains were interred in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii. Robert Sherrod Editor of The Saturday Evening Post, wrote the following about the Marine platoon leader: Hawkins had told me aboard the ship that he would put his platoon of men up against any company of soldiers on earth and guarantee to win, he was wounded by shrapnel as he came ashore in the first wave, but the furthest thing from his mind was to be evacuated. He led his platoon into the forest of coconut palms. During a day and a half he cleaned out six Jap machine gun nests, sometimes standing on top of a track and firing point blank at four or five men who fired back at him from behind blockhouses. Lieutenant Hawkins was wounded a second time. To say that his conduct was worthy of the highest traditions of the Marine Corps is like saying the Empire State Building is moderately high.

In recognition of his leadership and daring action against enemy positions, the air strip on Betio Island was named Hawkins Field in honor of the Marine hero. With his unit 1st Lt Hawkins shared in the two Presidential Unit Citations awarded the 1st Marine Division for heroic action during the Guadalcanal and Tarawa campaigns; the bar at The Basic School, is called The Hawkins Room, after 1st Lt. Deane Hawkins; the Basic School is a six-month basic officer course for newly commissioned 2nd Lts and Warrant Officers. Because 1st Lt. Hawkins received a battlefield commission, he never attended The Basic School. Camp LeJeune in North Carolina had a winter camp named after Lt. Hawkins. Camp HM Smith in Honolulu, Hawaii has a small area of land identified as Camp Hawkins, named after 1st Lt. Deane Hawkins; the site is located at the extreme NE portion of Camp Smith and now sits within a secured perimeter fence line. Used in the part of the Second World War as an R&R location, the site contains a small stone cabin and overlooks the southern coast of Oahu, from Diamond Head to Barber's Point.

Cornerstones on either side of the cabin's doorway, identified the area "Shangri La" as it was dubbed by the construction engineers and the cabin itself is identified as ‘Camp McMullan’. Camp Hawkins was used as a training area for Marines, a recreation area and a camp ground for military personnel and their families. Today, it is used exclusively as a camp site for local Boy Scout organizations. In El Paso, Hawkins Road and Hawkins Elementary are both named after Deane Hawkins. Hawkins' archives were kept by his mother, Mrs. C. Jane Hawkins, are in the possession of the El Paso County Historical Society; the President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the MEDAL OF HONOR posthumously to FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM D. HAWKINS UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS RESERVE for service as set forth in the following CITATION: For valorous and gallant conduct above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of a Scout Sniper Platoon attached to the Second Marines, Second Marine Divi