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Chinese New Year     View
Details about the celebration of Chinese New Year in Australia. Briefly describes and provides links to material on the Sydney festivities, which "stretch to three weeks and include a Grand Parade, Dragon Boat and Sedan Chair Races and night mar ...
http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/chinese/

City Year     View
Online home of the City Year program through which young adults ages 17-24 dedicate an entire year of their lives to public service "as tutors and mentors, running after-school programs and leading youth leadership programs." City Year serves 20 cit ...
http://www.cityyear.org/

Creating the United States     View
"This exhibition offers a remarkable opportunity to learn in a fresh new way how the [U.S.] founding documents ... were forged out of insight, invention, and creativity, as well as collaboration and much compromise." Includes interactive fe ...
http://myloc.gov/Exhibitions/creatingtheus/

United States Mission to the United Nations     View
"From this building [in New York City] the United States delegation to the United Nations, along with a staff of more than 100 persons, carries out our nation's participation in the world body." The site features a list of U.S. representati ...
http://www.usunnewyork.usmission.gov/

Chinese New Year Festival & Parade     View
This official site for the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade, held in February, also features events outside the area such as street and flower market fairs and the Miss Chinatown USA Pageant. Includes a brief history of the parade, which ...
http://www.chineseparade.com

Albert Einstein and the World Year of Physics 2005     View
This site commemorates 2005 as the "the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's 'miraculous year.' In 1905 he published three seminal papers describing ideas that have since influenced all of modern physics." It provides links to websites ab ...
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/exhibits/einstein/

6 New Year Traditions From Around the World     View
Brief description of New Year traditions for Ecuador (Años Viejo, or Years Old, when effigies of those who have made a negative impact during the year are burned), Scotland (Hogmanay), Spain (eating twelve grapes and wearing red underwear), Neth ...
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/10821

A New Deal for the Arts     View
This online exhibit presents a brief history of the U.S. government's financial support of artists during President Roosevelt's New Deal, from the Great Depression of the 1930s through the early years of World War II, and the controversy that ensued. ...
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/new_deal_for_the_arts/

Times Topics: The Works Progress Administration     View
Collection of news, photos, and other material about the Works Progress Administration (WPA), which was "launched by President Franklin Roosevelt in his third year in office, [and] was the largest jobs initiative the United States has ever seen. ...
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/organizations/w/works_progress_administration/

United States Institute for Theater Technology     View
"Established in 1960 by a dedicated group of theater professionals and educators, USITT has grown from its modest beginnings in New York City to a truly international organization. Today, USITT has its headquarters in New York City but its Board of ...
http://www.usitt.org/

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