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Fairmount Phase

Subject: Archaeology

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Chronological subdivision of the Mississippian of the Eastern Woodlands of North America, dating to around ad 900.

Fairmount Phase

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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Archaeology, History
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... Phase [CP] Chronological subdivision of the Mississippian of the Eastern Woodlands of North America, dating to around ad 900...

Fairmount Phase

Fairmount Phase  

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[CP]Chronological subdivision of the Mississippian of the Eastern Woodlands of North America, dating to around ad 900.
Lipchitz, Jacques

Lipchitz, Jacques (22 Aug 1891)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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2011
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...the USA in 1947 he moved to Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. During the early 1950s he received other important commissions: Birth of the Muses (bas-relief; Rockefeller priv. col., see 1973 exh. cat.) for Mrs. John D. Rockefeller and the Spirit of Enterprise (bronze) for Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. In 1955 Lipchitz began experimenting with “semi-automatics,” in which he would splash or squeeze warm wax in a basin of water and let it harden. The haphazard method suggested many different images that could be developed. In 1958 Lipchitz worked with the...

Architecture

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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2011
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...City, VA; and Drayton Hall ( 1738–42 ), Charleston, SC, which has a two-story portico, making it the first Palladian house in British America. Other Anglo‐Palladian, mid‐Georgian examples include the Miles Brewton House ( c . 1765–9 ), Charleston, SC, and Mt Pleasant in Fairmount Park ( 1761–2 ), Philadelphia, PA. By mid-century architectural books from England began to make an impact. Peter Harrison, a rich merchant with a gift for design, was an exceptional figure in the Colonial scene. His King's Chapel ( 1749–58 ), Boston, MA, influenced by James...

Mining

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
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...in the twentieth century occurred in coal mines. The pattern of these fatalities (as in the United Kingdom) showed a marked decline in the last half of the century. From 1900 to 1910 , the death toll in U.S. coal mines exceeded 2,000 a year. The worst incident happened at the Fairmount Coal Company's mine in Monongah, West Virginia, in 1907 , when 362 men and boys were killed. In 1968 , in Farmington, West Virginia (less than a mile from Monongah), an explosion and resulting fire killed seventy-eight miners. History of Regulation Historically, large-scale...

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