Jim Malatras Introduction The opioid epidemic continues to ravage the nation. The sad fact is no matter the region of the country, there are people struggling with opioid addiction. But, as we will describe below, some groups are disproportionately affected. In later reports and using online interactive maps to track drug overdoses and deaths, we found that use of deadly drugs, like heroin and fentanyl, were rapidly growing.
A primary reason has been the lifelong efforts of "Junior" to not only cleanse the name from the opprobrium stemming from the ruthless practices of Standard Oilbut his tireless efforts to forge family unity even as he allowed his five sons to operate independently.
This was partly achieved by regular brothers and family meetings, but it was also because of the high value placed on family unity by first Nelson and John 3rd, and later especially with David. Summing up a publicly poorly grasped but predominant view amongst the international philanthropic world, one sentence of this statement read: However, on September 29, notably years after the break-up of his Standard Oil empire by the Supreme Court inhe officially passed that mark and became the richest man who has ever lived, surpassing Carnegie's by far.
Fred BergstenPeter G. The Rockefeller name is imprinted on numerous places throughout the United States, most notably in New York Citybut also in Clevelandwhere the family originates: The Rockefeller Center - A landmark building 22 acre complex in the center of Manhattan established by Junior: It now houses multi-purpose classrooms and departmental offices for political science, philosophy and math; The Rockefeller Hall - Established by Senior and completed inthis is the oldest building on the campus of Spelman College ; The Rockefeller College - Named after John D.
Rockefeller Park, a scenic park featuring gardens dedicated to several world nations along Martin Luther King, Jr. The educational center with conference and lodging facilities is located on Petit Jean Mountain near Morrilton, Arkansas, on the original grounds of Gov.
John D Junior, through his son Nelsonpurchased and then donated the land upon which sits the UN headquartersin New York, in Earlier, in the s, he had also donated a substantial amount towards the restoration and rehabilitation of major buildings in France after World War Isuch as the Rheims Cathedralthe Fontainebleau Palace and the Palace of Versaillesfor which he was later awarded France's highest decoration, the Grand Croix of the Legion d'Honneur subsequently also awarded decades later to his son, David Rockefeller.
He also funded the notable excavations at Luxor in Egypt, as well as establishing a Classical Studies School in Athens. In addition, he provided the funding for the construction of the Palestine Archaeological Museum in East Jerusalem - the Rockefeller Museum.
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Members' Research Report Archive. The Pompeian Revival Style in the United States and Roman Self-Fashioning at the End of the Republic,” to be published by Cambridge University Press. Day 5 – Last Day at the Rockefeller Archive Center.
It’s been a great week. Five full days spent digging through the collections at the Rockefeller Archive Center in search of the short-lived New York Police Department Psychopathic Laboratory.
It had its ups and downs, but then again, I suppose all archive trips have a few of those. The Consortium helps to make the collections and scholarly resources of the member institutions more broadly available for research in the history of science, technology and medicine.
Research university; library system with holdings in many areas. The Rockefeller Archive Center. The Amnesty International USA Archive is a collection of over 3, linear feet of material that documents the founding, growth, and activities of the organization from .
This article examines the history of yellow fever research carried out in West Africa in the s by Rockefeller Foundation scientists. It engages with a number of debates in the history of medical research in colonial Africa, including experimentation, the construction of the “field,” and biosecurity.
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