Both sources provided basic details about former State Representative Raymond W. Ewell. However, I found the first source, History Makers to be undoubtedly creditable. This source included an exclusive glimpse into the life of the senator. The History Maker, website provides researchers with pertinent facts about Mr. Ewell life. Also, the information provided seem to have been solicited directly from Representative Ewell in the form of a one on one interview. When the information is received directly from the source it’s easy to verify.
Bernard Maybeck was an eclectic American architect of the late 19th and early 20th century. He was known for his ability to fuse and experiment with many different styles of architecture, creating a blend of modern and historicism in his buildings. First serving as a teacher and then as an architect he influenced and shaped the Bay Area as it grew.
Thomas Cole was originally born in Lancashire, England in 1801. In 1818 he and his parents moved to America. Cole’s father wanted him to be a lawyer. However, Cole self-thought himself in the art where he found his true passion on painting. Cole always found picturesque landscapes for which showed interest at an early age. Cole suddenly became a recognizable artist working in cities such as Ohio, Pittsburg and Philadelphia where he came to work with the Philadelphia academy.
Daniel Hale Williams was an African American Surgeon who performed the first successful pericardium surgery in 1893. The surgery was a repair wound to the heart. He also is known for founding one of the first black operating hospitals with black doctors and interracial staff. Along with many other successful movements throughout time, Williams has paved the way for many African-American doctors to succeed.
Sean Taylor was born on April 1, 1983, in Miami, Florida. At the age of 3, his parents divorced. So, his father and stepmother, Josephine Taylor, in the Richmond Heights area of Miami-Dade County, primarily raised him. Sean played high school football at Gulliver Preparatory School, where he participated as running back on offense and defensive back and linebacker on defense. He helped Gulliver win the Florida Class 2A State Championship in 2000. Also, he played college football at the University of Miami, where he was an All-American.
Ansel Adams was an American photographer who was also an environmentalist. He was known for his black and white photographs of landscapes. He became a famous photographer because he helped found the photography department of the Museum of Modern Art in 1940. His motivation occurred after his family took a trip to the Yosemite National Park, which is where he took photographs for the first time. Ansel Adams made a huge impact on photography because of his technological advances like the Zone System, environmental work, and beautiful black and white photographs.
An inventor is someone who creates methods or devices to assist them in their profession. They do not need money or wealth, but instead a simple idea and the desire to make it a reality. Sir Fredrick Banting was an inventor, who used his knowledge and profession to create something that could ultimately help others. Mr. Banting was born on November 14th 1891, in Allison, Ontario to William Thompson Banting and Margaret Grant. As an adult, he was greatly recognized for his research in the medical field, his talent in the arts, and his admirable service to his country. If people like Sir Fredrick Banting never questioned life and set out to better society, people would have never received the innovations that have changed the lives of millions.
In the story “Time of Wonder” the writer and illustrator Robert McCloskey creates a mesmerizing picture book. Throughout the book he relates his message to the reader of taking time to enjoy the weather and nature. Likewise, the reader is able to experience these events directly with phrases such as “IT’S RAINING ON YOU” (McCloskey 10). One event the reader is able to conjure up is the ocean in Maine with the taste of salt on their tongue. Moreover, the reader visualizes the calm sea on a sunny day and fears the roaring wind before a hurricane. Yet, McCloskey allows the viewer to feel “…pleased to see that the storm-flattened sunflowers are once more lifting faces to the sun” (McCloskey 58). All things considered, McCloskey writes a story that expresses the enjoyment that readers can feel towards the weather and nature.
Herman Melville’s background had a great impact in writing Moby Dick, specifically using events that happened in that period of time. Melville was born in New York City in 1819. Initially, his family was wealthy for some time until one year after Melville was born, they had to move to Albany trying to regain their fortune. Consequently, of so much work, his father, Allan Melville dies. When this occurs Melville needed to do a lot of changes in his life. At a young age of thirteen he had to work at a bank to help his family. Then, he left the school at eighteen and became an elementary teacher for a short time. Also, he became a newspaper reporter before trying his luck sailing as a merchant to Liverpool, England. In the summer of 1839 he came
In the essay, “ Why We Take Pictures,” the author Susan Sontag states that photography is not only a simple tool for seeking pleasure but can also be used against anxiety and as tool of power. Sontag emphasises the importance of photography during traveling by stating the anxieties that people can face if they are not taking pictures. First, Sontag points out that people feel disorientation in a new place the uncertainty of what the new place will be like can cause people to panic. However, taking picture enables people to have certain control over the new environments the fact that one knows where he or she is at and where he or she has been, helps individuals cure their anxieties. Second, Sontag indicates that anxieties during traveling can also be caused by the guilt of not being at work. The feeling of doing nothing while traveling frequently caused anxiety for people who are used to their daily work routine; taking pictures while traveling offered people a sense of purpose when they
Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. He was the youngest of seven children born to Samuel Edison, a shingle maker and land speculator, and his wife, Nancy Matthews.For a brief amount of time, Thomas attended school, but was later home schooled by his mother. At a young age, Thomas was encouraged to read and developed a strong interest in reading, varying from subjects like Western history and general science. However, he took a special interest in chemistry and even assembled a home laboratory where he collected and experimented with chemicals.
Imagine a world where communication is difficult, there is not a lot of entertainment, and places are hard to get to. This actually was the world in the 1900s-1910s. Technology has come a long way since the early 1900s. Our world has become more advanced and fast paced due to the advances of technology. Over the last 100 years, technology is by far the biggest change in our culture.
In the beginning of the 20th century was the modernism era. It included amazing and famous painters, sculptors, draughtsmen, and printmakers. In this era an amazing artist was born called Henri Matisse. He was born in 31, December 1869 in Le Cateau-Cambrésis in Northern France. He was a painter, sculptor, drafts man, and printmaker. His mother was an amateur painter and his father was a corn merchant. He studied law from 1887 to 1891 and then decided to go to Paris, to become a painter. He drew some amazing paintings and all of them had a story behind it. He drew paintings to pass time. He painted his first masterpiece in 1897, it was called The Dinner Table.
This chapter would analysis photography under conceptual review as the main concept of this study, it would look at the history of photography, types of photography, and types of cameras available till date, followed by empirical review and lastly the theoretical framework would come at the end of this chapter.