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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Herber, Arnold

Bob Carroll.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1006 words.

Herber, Arnold (02 April 1910–14 October 1969), professional football player, was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He was a star in basketball and football at Green Bay West High School. On...

Lambeau, Curly

Marc S. Maltby.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1191 words.

Lambeau, Curly (09 April 1898–01 June 1965), professional football player and coach, was born Earl Louis Lambeau in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the son of Belgian immigrants Marcel Lambeau, a...

Fitzsimmons, Sunny Jim

Bruce L. Janoff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1708 words.

Fitzsimmons, Sunny Jim (23 July 1874–11 March 1966), thoroughbred horse trainer, was born James Edward Fitzsimmons in Brooklyn, New York, the son of George Fitzsimmons, a farmer and...

Prefontaine, Steve

Dennis S. Clark.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1024 words.

Prefontaine, Steve (25 January 1951–30 May 1975), track athlete, was born Steven Roland Prefontaine in Coos Bay, Oregon, the son of Raymond Prefontaine and Elfriede (maiden name unknown)....

Lombardi, Vincent Thomas

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 162 words.

(1913–70)

A US American football coach, born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised as a Roman Catholic, who attended the Jesuit-based Fordham University in New York. Lombardi graduated...

Travers, Jerome Dunstan

Stephen R. Lowe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1174 words.

Travers, Jerome Dunstan (19 May 1887–29 March 1951), amateur and professional golfer, was born in New York City, the son of Vincent P. Travers, a stockbroker, and Katherine Lantry. He grew...

Football, American

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 7509 words.

American football is the most popular spectator sport in the United States and is played on several levels, from youth teams to the professional National Football League. The...

Devoy, Dame Susan (Elizabeth Anne)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 127 words.

DNZM 1998; CBE 1993 (MBE 1986)

Born 4 Jan. 1964; d of John and Tui Devoy; m 1986, John Brandon...

Kelly, Frederick Septimus (1881–1916), composer and oarsman

Harold Hartley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Composition. 1197 words.

Kelly, Frederick Septimus (1881–1916), composer and oarsman, was born on 29 May 1881 at 47 Phillip Street, Sydney, Australia, the seventh child and fourth son of Thomas Hussey Kelly...

Lucas, Percy Belgrave [Laddie Lucas] (1915–1998), air force officer, politician, and golfer

Humphrey Wynn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1175 words.

Lucas, Percy Belgrave [Laddie Lucas] (1915–1998), air force officer, politician, and golfer, was born on 2 September 1915 at The Lodge, Sandwich Bay, Worth, Kent, the son of Percy Montagu...