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  • Armstrong, Gregory Papers relating to the publication of Soledad brother, the prison letters of George Jackson : ca. 1970-1971.
    3286 No online items Offline Contact UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Collection Overview Title Papers relating to the publication of Soledad brother the prison letters of George Jackson ca 1970 1971 Creator Contributor Armstrong Gregory 1931 creator Creator Contributor Jackson George 1941 1971 Abstract Contains original corrected typescript and printer s corrected copy of Soledad brother along with a heavily annotated copy of the paperback publicity and reviews Includes a corrected typescript of Armstong s My brother George which was published as The dragon has come and two copies of the screenplay Brother George based on The dragon has come one with text only by Armstrong and Jack Cummins and one including stage directions by Cummins Collection also contains a small amount of correspondence including letters written by George Jackson Lester Jackson his father and Fleeta Drumgo to Armstrong as well as correspondence with Fay Stender Jackson s attorney and with literary agents and others concerning publication of the book Concludes with a few clippings and copies of articles concerning Lester and Georgia Jackson Date 1970 issued Note Folder 36 Brother George screen play with stage directions by Jack Cummings also on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3286 Physical Description

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  • Inventory of the Hubert Coslet Armstrong papers
    Online Items Collection Overview Table of contents Description Writings correspondence memoranda photographs illustrations reports curricular materials and printed matter relating to education in the United States educational programs in Japanese American internment camps during World War II and post war education in Japan Includes Armstrong s doctoral dissertation Extent 10 manuscript boxes 4 0 linear feet Restrictions For copyright status please contact the Hoover Institution Archives Availability Collection is open

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  • Guide to the Jim Armstrong collection of Apple material
    technical notes and reports promotional items product catalogs directories price lists and specifications all dating from 1976 to 1997 While the majority of items in the collection are related to Apple a small amount of material from other companies can be found throughout the collection Background Jim Armstrong was born December 14 1948 in Jacksonville Florida He attended college at Madison Area Technical College and received a BS in physics in 1968 After graduating Armstrong worked for various companies including Aurora Systems Inc as Vice President of sales Starting in 1983 Armstrong started working for Apple as a Sales Support Engineer In 1984 he was promoted to Competitive Analyst and then in 1986 to Technology Evangelist Finally in 1994 Armstrong began his last position at Apple as Senior Support Engineer which continued until 1997 Since leaving Apple Armstrong has worked at Cisco Systems Inc Redstone Software CompUSA and the VA Palo Alto Health Care System in different sales and information technology related roles Extent 12 92 Linear feet 10 record cartons and 1 manuscript box Restrictions The Computer History Museum CHM can only claim physical ownership of the collection Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder

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  • John S. Armstrong Nursery Collection
    plans Background John Armstrong was born on October 11 1865 in Brantford Canada After contracting tuberculosis his doctor recommended moving to a warmer climate He decided to head west and arrived in Upland on March 3 1889 He found he liked working outdoors and learned the nursery business during his tenure at the Horsley and Eaton Nursery He soon parted ways with Mssrs Horsley and Eaton starting his own nursery and recovering his health in the process He also bought land and began cultivating grapes fruit and citrus trees In 1898 Armstrong bought three lots on D Street and Euclid Avenue from Andrew Chaffey for 112 00 each This land became the original Armstrong Nursery He started a mail order catalog of roses and fruit trees in 1902 that continues to this day He continued buying acreage and selling plants riding the ever expanding demand for ornamental trees and shrubbery from the 1920 s on In the 1940 s he pioneered the development of new varieties of roses among them the Charlotte Armstrong named for his first wife who died in 1947 More than 2 000 000 of this variety have been sold and it is the official flower of

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  • Guide to the Marjorie Armstrong Family Papers
    are her school and college ephemera and records from Claremont High School Pomona College and Smith College diaries of both mother and daughter 1929 1973 correspondence and documents from the courtship and marriage of Sarah Louise Armstrong née Peet and Dr Frank T Armstrong D D S and some material related to William W Peet a prominent missionary and relative of Sarah Louise and Marjorie Armstrong Background Marjorie Ruth Armstrong was born April 5 1907 and passed away in July 1991 Her parents were Sarah Louise Armstrong née Peet 1880 1973 and Frank T Armstrong 1870 1914 the two were married on September 28 1904 Her mother was both a teacher and an artist and her father was a dentist With her mother and younger brother George Bennett Armstrong 1909 she moved to California from Iowa in 1921 and the family settled in Claremont in 1922 She graduated from Claremont High School in 1924 Her undergraduate studies were completed at Pomona College and she received her B A in 1928 While at Pomona College she was a member of the Women s Glee Club Following her graduation from Pomona College she attended Smith College in New Hampshire and received an M A in Early Childhood Education in 1929 From 1936 1939 she served as director of the Mary B Eyre School a model nursery school at Scripps College It appears that she never married Throughout her life she was highly active in early childhood education specifically in the state of California and was involved in the founding of several nursery schools She appears to have been highly involved in the church and was likely a supporter of missionary activities specifically with an organization by the name of Christian World Missions In addition a relative on her mother s side was

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  • Register to the Winifred Armstrong papers
    relating to political social and economic conditions in Africa mining and mineral resources in Africa American and international business investment in Africa American foreign policy and developmental assistance in Africa and environmental issues in Africa Background Winifred Armstrong an American economist had a longstanding interest in Africa She was a staff member on the United States Foreign Relations Committee s Subcommittee on Africa chaired by Senator John F Kennedy from 1959 to 1960 Subsequently she was employed from 1966 to 1975 as international economist by AMAX Inc an international mining corporation with headquarters in New York There her work focused on AMAX operations in Africa She is co author with Theodore Geiger of The Development of African Private Enterprise New York National Planning Association 1964 Extent 57 manuscript boxes 1 sound recording reel 23 8 linear feet Restrictions For copyright status please contact the Hoover Institution Archives Availability The collection is open for research The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival We will then advise you of the accessibility

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  • Army Air Corp. Air Mail Accidents: February-April 1934 Special Collection SDASM.SC.10005
    than 50 hours of nighttime flying The AACMO flights were scheduled to begin in Newark N J on the afternoon of Monday Feb 19 but on Sunday afternoon a blizzard moved east from the Rocky Mountains It arrived in Newark around 3 p m and mail flights from there were canceled The first flight departed instead from Kansas City Mo with 39 pounds of mail for St Louis Nine inches of snow accumulated in New York City and New England had 15 inches Despite numerous cancellations for weather especially in the East many of the flights got through The initial loads were much heavier than expected because of the number of stamp collectors who wanted a letter on the historic first run Two air mail airplanes crashed on Feb 22 killing the pilots The next day an OA 4A amphibian aircraft ferrying mail pilots went down off the New York coast and a passenger drowned There were dozens of crashes and March 9 was a particularly bad day Four air mail crew members three pilots and a mechanic were killed in crashes in Ohio Florida and Wyoming That raised the AACMO death toll to 10 Roosevelt and the Air Corps were under fire for the recurring mishaps On March 10 Foulois suspended the air mail operation for 10 days and ordered all of the aircraft and instruments to be checked thoroughly Pilots with less than two years of experience were removed from AACMO duty The suspension served no purpose except to create a political smoke screen The pilots resented it as well as the assumptions about their competency that lay behind it Operations resumed on March 19 reduced to eight routes from the previous 17 and covering 7 049 miles of airways instead of 11 000 A ninth route was

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  • Overview of the Army Industrial College memoranda
    memoranda YY562 No online items Contact Hoover Institution View entire collection guide PDF 76 10 Kb HTML Search this collection Entire Collection Guide Online Items Collection Overview Table of contents Description Relates to plans for the development of an industrial mobilization scheme for use in future wars Extent 1 folder 0 1 linear feet Restrictions For copyright status please contact the Hoover Institution Archives Availability Collection is open for research

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