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United States Geological Survey

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(USGS)

The civilian agency responsible for mapping the United States and for monitoring natural resources. It gathers and analyses data and supplies scientific information and...

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Brown, Alexander Ephraim

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 796 words.

Brown, Alexander Ephraim (14 May 1852–26 April 1911), inventor and manufacturer, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Fayette Brown, a prominent local businessman, and Cornelia Curtis....

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Hoover, Herbert Clark, Jr.

Diane B. Kunz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1123 words.

Hoover, Herbert Clark, Jr. (04 August 1903–09 July 1969), undersecretary of state and businessman, was born in London, England, the son of Herbert Clark Hoover, the thirty-first president...

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