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  CAC Manuscripts: Frank Thomas Papers--MS 653   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Frank Thomas Papers, although small, is a good representative collection of political campaigns and issues, pertaining largely to Wood County and Ohio, during the early part of the twentieth century.
Frank Thomas (1873-1950) was born in Hancock County.
Thomas was a member of the Executive Committee of the Wood County Democratic Party and served as a member of the county central committee for many years.
www.bgsu.edu /colleges/library/cac/ms0653.html   (794 words)

  Frank Thomas (AL baseball player) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frank Thomas became one of baseball's biggest stars in the 1990s, playing solely for the Chicago White Sox.
Frank Thomas shares a birthday and practically the same statistics as of October 2005 as his contemporary, Jeff Bagwell.
Thomas is also one of only two first basemen in history to win consecutive Most Valuable Player awards in the major leagues (Hall-of-Famer Jimmie Foxx is the other, in 1932–33).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Thomas_(AL_baseball_player)   (426 words)

 Encyclopedia: Frank Thomas (AL baseball player)
Frank Thomas, unable to have his ankle and foot injuries heal correctly, had his optioned declined by the team in early December 2005.
Frank Thomas' recovery from a partial stress fracture in his left ankle appears to be on schedule, and he should be ready for spring training, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Frank Thomas said his agent had approached the White Sox about tearing up his present contract to work on a four-year extension to show him "respect." However, the White Sox are tired of hearing Thomas bringing up his contract and have no intention of working on a new deal, according to the Daily Southtown.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Frank-Thomas-(AL-baseball-player)   (1495 words)

 Frank Thomas, Blue Jays close to deal - Boston.com
Frank Thomas and the Toronto Blue Jays were close to agreement Wednesday night on a two-year contract.
Thomas had said he wanted to return to Oakland, where he enjoyed the A's easygoing clubhouse and the relaxed atmosphere -- such a change from the pressure on Chicago's South Side.
But Thomas, who has said he'd like to play until he's 42, also acknowledged he had to consider to the best offer at this stage of his career to take care of himself in the future.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2006/11/15/frank_thomas_blue_jays_close_to_deal   (365 words)

 Frank Thomas (animator) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thomas was directing animator for several memorable villains, including the evil stepmother Lady Tremaine in Cinderella, the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland, and Captain Hook in Peter Pan.
Frank Thomas (middle) with best friend Ollie Johnston and their wives in 1985.
Thomas and Johnston were also profiled in the 1993 documentary Frank and Ollie, directed by Thomas's son Theodore Thomas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Thomas_(animator)   (498 words)

 Remembering Frank Thomas
Frank Thomas died on September 8, 2004 at the age of 92, leaving behind not only his wife of 48 years, Jeannette, and his four children, Theodore, Doug, Gregg and Ann, but also longtime friend and colleague, Ollie Johnston, who is now the last of the famed Nine Old Men of Disney animation still alive.
Thomas was famed for his characterizations of Lady Tremaine in Cinderella, Captain Hook in Peter Pan, the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland, and the beloved scene in Lady and the Tramp where the two dogs share a romantic dinner at Tony's.
Thomas is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jeanette; son Theodore and his wife, Kuniko Okubo; son Doug, and his life partner, Dan Poirer; son Gregg and his children, Ukiah and Micah; and daughter, Ann Ayers, her husband, Andy Ayers, and their son, Marshall.
www.mouseplanet.com /foundations/fm040914sh.htm   (3353 words)

 Frank Thomas - The Huffington Post
Frank Thomas failed for a third straight game to join the 500-home run club, going 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and a run, but the Blue Jays...
Frank Thomas, and for that matter the rest of the Toronto Blue Jays, absorbed the wrath of their fans in a 10-1 loss Tuesday night, leaving...
Frank Thomas chipped in with two hits and a pair of RBI and Alex Rios went 2- for-4 with a triple and two runs scored for the Blue Jays,...
www.huffingtonpost.com /topics/Frank+Thomas   (1148 words)

 Frank Thomas (animator): bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Thomas authored, with fellow Disney legend Ollie Johnston (additional info and facts about Ollie Johnston), the comprehensive book The Illusion Of Life (additional info and facts about The Illusion Of Life), first published by Abbeville Press in 1981.
Thomas and Johnston were also profiled in the 1993 documentary (A film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event) Frank and Ollie, directed by Thomas's son Oliver Thomas.
To date, apart from the personal website created by Thomas, along with Ollie, not long before his passing, the best biographical profile of the man can be found in the 2001 book Walt Disney's Nine Old Men & The Art of Animation by John Canemaker (additional info and facts about John Canemaker).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fr/frank_thomas_(animator).htm   (419 words)

 Frank Thomas | BaseballLibrary.com
Thomas gave up the pigskin to concentrate on baseball after his freshman year and won the Southeastern Conference MVP in 1989.
Thomas continued to inflict heavy damage on American League pitching staffs over the next three seasons as the White Sox were reduced to bridesmaids in the AL Central by the rise of the Cleveland Indians.
Defense was hardly Thomas' strong suit, but the White Sox felt his presence on the field provided leadership to the young team and had long been willing to endure his shortcomings with a glove.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/T/Thomas_Frank68.stm   (3379 words)

 Frank Thomas Olivieri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Frank Thomas Olivieri of Dix Hills, New York was the youngest and only son born to Frank and Madeline.
Frank Thomas Olivieri was murdered on the night of July 27, 1995, four days after his 26th birthday.
Frank went to his ex-girlfriends apartment to pick up their cat.
www.pomc.com /frankolivieri.cfm   (208 words)

 Frank Thomas | BaseballLibrary.com
A strapping, 6'3" 200-lb slugger, Thomas hit 30 home runs in 1953, his first full ML season with his hometown Pirates, and was considered the successor of Ralph Kiner, who was traded to the Cubs that June.
Thomas followed with 11 straight years with double-figure home runs, his best campaign coming in 1958 when he finished second in the NL to Ernie Banks with 35 HR and 109 RBI.
Thomas, seemingly the answer to the Phils' 1st base problem, rode the Mets' team bus to Philadelphia, then found out he was traded.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/T/Thomas_Frank.stm   (1639 words)

 KFFL - Frank Thomas, DH, Free Agents
Whitesox.mlb.com is reporting Chicago White Sox DH Frank Thomas (ankle) didn't travel with the team to Kansas City but instead flew to southern California, where he will be examined again by Dr. Richard Ferkel, the surgeon who repaired the fractured navicular in Thomas' left ankle in October.
Chicago White Sox DH Frank Thomas (groin/hip) said that a twinge still existed in the area between his groin and hip on the right side, according to Scott Merkin of Whitesox.MLB.com.
The Chicago Tribune reports Chicago White Sox DH Frank Thomas (ankle) is ready for a rehab assignment at Triple-A Charlotte, and he isn't ashamed to go back to the minors for the first time since his callup in 1990.
www.kffl.com /player/5592/MLB   (2421 words)

 MediaChannel.org - INTERVIEWS | Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank on liberation marketing, the conquest of cool and the branding of just about everything.
Thomas Frank is the editor of The Baffler, a journal of cultural criticism, which he co-founded ten years ago as an undergraduate at the University of Virginia.
Frank has been a contributing reporter to The Washington Post, The Nation, In These Times, and other periodicals.
www.mediachannel.org /views/interviews/frank.shtml   (2498 words)

 Recovery on schedule but future uncertain for Thomas
MINNEAPOLIS -- Frank Thomas' recovery from a partial stress fracture in his left ankle appears to be on schedule after the White Sox slugger underwent an examination in Chicago this week.
Thomas returned to Chicago during the road trip and was examined by team podiatrist Dr.
If Thomas could have stayed healthy and posted strong numbers this season, one theory had Thomas taking a chance on declining his option in the hopes that the Sox used theirs at the higher price.
www.suntimes.com /output/sox/cst-spt-doug17s.html   (669 words)

 Animazing Gallery - Frank Thomas Dies at 92
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Frank Thomas, one of Walt Disney's top artists who animated two dogs romantically nibbling a single strand of spaghetti in the 1955 Disney film Lady and the Tramp, has died.
Thomas, born in Santa Monica, Calif., graduated from Stanford University, where he majored in art, drew cartoons for the school newspaper and met classmate Johnston, forming a lifelong friendship.
Thomas and Johnston both retired in 1978 and went on to author several influential books on animation, including Disney Animation: The Illusion of Life and The Disney Villain.
shopping.animazing.com /gallery/frank.htm   (346 words)

 Thomas Frank, Author of "What's the Matter with Kansas?" Discusses the Populist Right and How They've Been ...
Frank sees Kansans exploited by Republican hucksters who then blame the woes of the underpaid and overworked on Eastern liberals.
Thomas Frank: That’s the only part of your summary that I would probably take a little bit of issue with, in the sense that that there’s no overt scheming by these people.
Thomas Frank: I mean the conservatives have in some ways persuaded themselves that they’re very much responsible for their own situation.
www.buzzflash.com /interviews/04/08/int04044.html   (2425 words)

 Frank Thomas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Frank Thomas was born May 27, 1968, in Columbus, Georgia (interestingly, the exact same day as contemporary Jeff Bagwell).
Frank Thomas's on base percentage is in the top-ten career, of any ballplayer in history.
Unfortunately, Frank Thomas has been much maligned by the media, especially in Chicago.
www.fact-index.com /f/fr/frank_thomas.html   (189 words)

 PYNE, Frank Thomas in NYC
Frank Thomas PYNE and wife Eleanor DONOHUE who died in a fire in NYC ca 1904.
Frank PYNE had a brother JAMES PYNE who was a NYC fireman and lived in Far Rockaway, Queens, NYC.
Re: PYNE, Frank Thomas in NYC edith (pyne)dischinger 3/05/00
www.genforum.genealogy.com /pyne/messages/1.html   (44 words)

 Frank & Ollie's Official Site: About Us
Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston were both born in California in the same year; 1912; Frank in Santa Monica, Ollie in Palo Alto.
Frank was always planning, forever thinking his way through the problems, keeping everything orderly, even in wild, crazy, impossible actions.
Frank and Ollie gave the illusion of life to some of the most endearing animated characters to ever appear on the screen.
www.frankanollie.com /FrankanOllie.html   (589 words)

 Animation World Magazine
Thomas will be remembered as a true inspiration and pioneer in the art of animation.
We’d like to include a special thanks to the Frank Thomas family for allowing us to republish the transcriptions of speeches given by John Lasseter and Andreas Deja as well as Leonard Maltin’s interview with Ollie Johnston from the memorial to Frank Thomas, which took place at the El Capitan Theatre.
Angela Blackmon: Frank Thomas, and the rest of the "Nine Old Men" at Disney have had a profound influence on me since...
mag.awn.com /index.php?ltype=pageone&article_no=2305   (842 words)

 FOXSports.com - MLB- Frank Thomas Player Front
Thomas is likely to end up with either the A's or Twins, with the A's being the better bet.
For the second time in four years, Frank Thomas was sidelined for the season with an injury that at first did not appear to be a major concern.
Thomas eventually underwent surgery on October 6 and was expected to be in a cast for eight weeks.
msn.foxsports.com /mlb/player/85030   (198 words)

 The Author Who's Got Himself in a Purple State (washingtonpost.com)
Frank -- a young-looking 39-year-old in wire rims and a button-down blue shirt that may or may not have come from his favorite thrift store -- is standing by a bookcase in the basement of his newly acquired Tenleytown house, talking several miles a minute.
Frank's politics are deeply contrarian, at least in the current intellectual climate, and they're calculated to offend Democrats and Republicans alike.
In "Kansas," Frank sets out to prove that the noisy, seemingly endless American culture war -- fought over such issues as Hollywood depravity and the alleged disparity between mainstream values and those of cultural elites -- is a giant smoke screen that clouds the real cause of Middle America's distress.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A7971-2004Oct28.html   (809 words)

 Thomas D. Frank
Frank, T. D., and Tweddale, S. A., The Effect of Spatial Resolution on Measurement of Vegetation Cover in Three Mojave Desert Shrub Communities, forthcoming, Journal of Arid Environments, Special Issue on the Mojave Desert.
Frank, T. The effect of change in vegetation cover and erosion patterns on albedo and texture of Landsat images in a semiarid environment, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol.
Frank, T. Albedo - texture model for detecting change in semiarid environments using Landsat multispectral scanner data, in Proceedings Fall Technical Conference, American Society for Photogrammetry, Falls Church, Virginia.
www.geog.uiuc.edu /people/frank.html   (546 words)

 Amazon.com: What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America: Books: Thomas Frank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This, according to author Thomas Frank, is a pretty self-defeating phenomenon, given that the policies of the Republican Party benefit the wealthy and powerful at the great expense of the average worker.
Frank, a native Kansan, points out that by forgoing a class language focus, Democrats have allowed issues such as abortion, gun-rights, teaching evolution in schools, and school prayer, combined with Republican hucksterism, to give formerly strong liberal areas to the conservatives.
Frank's thesis is that the NeoCon's have aimed the working class' rage at their oppressors away from the "elite" who are actually responsible for their economic disempowerment (Big Business), towards the "liberal elite" (Hollywood, Academia, Science), who disagree with their cultural values (anti-homosexuality, anti-abortion, no separation between Church and State).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0805073396?v=glance   (2684 words)

 NOW with Bill Moyers. Politics & Economy. Election 2004. Thomas Frank Biography | PBS
As Democrats and Republicans battle for the hearts and minds of voters in key swing states, author Thomas Frank turns his attention to the traditionally red-voting state of Kansas which, he says, is a microcosm of a sea change in the voting patterns of working class Americas.
Blue collar workers, says Frank, are embracing a conservative moral agenda centering on opposition to abortion and gay marriage and support for school prayer.
--> Thomas Frank was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1965, and lived with his family in the suburbs of that city for eighteen years.
www.pbs.org /now/politics/frank.html   (457 words)

 What's the Matter with Kansas, by Thomas Frank
With his acclaimed wit and acuity, Thomas Frank turns his eye on what he calls the "thirty-year backlash" -- the populist revolt against a supposedly liberal establishment.
Frank answers them by examining pop conservatism -- the bestsellers, the radio talk shows, the vicious political combat -- and showing how our long culture wars have left us with an electorate far more concerned with their leaders' "values" and down-home qualities than with their stands on hard questions of policy.
A heartland populist, Frank is hilariously funny on what makes us red-staters different from blue-staters (not), and he actually knows evangelical Christians, antiabortion activists, gun-nuts, and Bubbas.
www.henryholt.com /holt/whatsthematter.htm   (885 words)

 Frank Thomas Memorabilia
Known as "The Big Hurt",(because he puts the hurt on the ball) Thomas is known for his strength and batting eye.
Thomas hit.330 in his rookie season and followed that up with seven straight.300 seasons for the White Sox.
Thomas has hit 40 or more homers three times and was named American League MVP in both 1993 and 1994.
www.opengroup.com /sports/Frank_Thomas.shtml   (393 words)

 Frank Thomas | About us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
During 1999 Frank Thomas Ltd acquired Motrax, supplier of motorcycle accessories, helmets and luggage, and a parent company Frank Thomas Holdings Ltd was formed in conjunction with Barclays Private Equity (BPE).
The group was expanded further with the formation of a sister company Bike Zone, combining economy company Dynamic with the iconic Lewis brand, to provide mass market, value for money clothing and accessories.
Frank Thomas, Motrax and Bike Zone continue to design and develop all of their own branded products in-house.
www.frank-thomas.co.uk /aboutus/ftgroup.html   (162 words)

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