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  Lowell - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Lowell, city, Middlesex County, northeastern Massachusetts, at the confluence of the Concord and Merrimack rivers; incorporated 1836.
Lowell, Abbott Lawrence (1856-1943), American educator, born in Boston, and educated at Harvard University and Harvard Law School.
Lowell, Amy Lawrence (1874-1925), American poet and critic, one of the leaders of the imagist school (Imagism).
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 Lawrence of Arabia . Lowell Thomas | PBS
Lowell Thomas was a man ahead of his time: the first roving newscaster, a film maker through the 1920s, a radio presenter in the 1930s, an adventurer who wrote more than 50 books, he was heralded as the father of 'Cinerama'.
Thomas and Chase were invited to Feisal's desert camp where they shot moving and still pictures of Lawrence with the Arabs.
Thomas died in 1981 in New York at the age of 89.
www.pbs.org /lawrenceofarabia/players/thomas.html   (443 words)

 Lowell Thomas Summary
Lowell Jackson Thomas (April 6, 1892 – August 29,1981) was an American writer, broadcaster, and traveller best known as the man who made Lawrence of Arabia famous.
Thomas and Lawrence's initially friendly relationship grew colder as Thomas's show grew in popularity, with Thomas ignoring several personal requests from Lawrence to stop the show.
Among his neighbors there was Thomas E. Dewey, one of a huge circle of friends that included everyone from the Dalai Lama to Franklin D. Roosevelt.
www.bookrags.com /Lowell_Thomas   (1497 words)

 Thomas V. Lowell
Lowell, T.V., Larson, G.J., Hughes, J.D., and Denton, G.H, 1999, Age verification of the Lake Gribben forest bed and the Younger Dryas advance of the Laurentide Ice Sheet.
Lowell, T.V.,1995, The application of radiocarbon age estimates to thedating of glacial sequences: An example from the Miami sublobe, Ohio, Quaternary Science Reviews, v.
Lowell, T.V., and Brockman, C.S., 1994, Quaternary sediment sequences in theMiami lobe and environs, Guidebook for the 41st Annual meeting, Midwest Friends of the Pleistocene, University of Cincinnati, 68 p.
www.uc.edu /geology/faculty/lowell.html   (592 words)

 James Russell Lowell And England Contemporary Review - Find Articles
As a New England brahmin and academic it is natural that Lowell's intellectual development and tastes drew greatly on the cultural heritage of the mother country.
The latter, Lowell declared, gave him 'the impression of a man of sentiment who seeks refuge from a sense of his own weakness in strong opinions (or at any rate the vehement assertion of them) as men reassure themselves by talking aloud in the dark'.
Lowell's dealings in this matter were not always well appreciated by the Irish, a people for whom he had no great liking, and their American sympathizers and there were vociferous demands for his recall.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2242/is_1614_277/ai_64994714   (951 words)

 Cinerama Adventure - High Adventure with Lowell Thomas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Lowell Thomas always felt that Cinerama would be an ideal medium to tell the story of Lawrence of Arabia.
Thomas was the first news reporter for radio back in the 1930s and he was the first to do a televised news program.
Thomas was not unhappy to see the television program end, for it had prevented him from traveling around the world, which he could do and still keep up his schedule of radio broadcasts.
www.cineramaadventure.com /thomas.htm   (997 words)

 Abel C. Thomas
Thomas was granted fellowship at the inaugural meeting of the New York and Philadelphia Association, May 1829.
According to his later friend and colleague, Thomas Baldwin Thayer, Thomas preached "with just enough of quaint Quaker phrase to give [his sermons] spice." In 1831, however, because of his persistence in the Universalist "hireling" ministry, the Quakers discontinued Thomas's membership in their meetings.
On one of his trips to New England, in 1835, Thomas visited Lowell, Massachusetts, and was impressed by the "city of spindles." At that time he began his friendship with Thayer, the young minister at the First Universalist Church in Lowell.
www.uua.org /uuhs/duub/articles/abelcthomas.html   (1512 words)

 Radio Hall of Fame - Lowell Thomas, Newscaster
Thomas later worked for CBS News during his long globetrotting career.
Thomas was the first reporter to enter Germany following World War I, bringing back eyewitness accounts.
Lowell Thomas was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989.
www.radiohof.org /news/lowellthomas.html   (210 words)

 1862 Observations of Lowell by Thomas Spence
Lowell, 26 miles northwest of Boston, is situated at the confluence of the Concord and Merrimac rivers.
There are two savings-banks in Lowell, principally for the benefit of the operatives; the amount on deposit by them in 1852 was $911,595.
The place where Lowell now stands was known in the early annals of the country as the best fishing-grounds of the Indians in New England.
library.uml.edu /clh/All/tspen.htm   (495 words)

 Marist College: Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas poses with Marist students with whom she met prior to receiving the Marist College Lowell Thomas Award in Manhattan.
Thomas blazed a number of trails in an industry dominated by men for most of her career.
The Lowell Thomas Award is presented to a broadcast journalist who reflects the imagination, humanity and pioneering spirit of the late Lowell Thomas, the famous broadcaster.
www.marist.edu /magazine/fall02/thomas.html   (450 words)

 Lowell Thomas Miller II, Captain, United States Army
Captain Lowell T. Miller, II, 35, of Flint, Michigan, died on August 31, 2005, in Iskandariyah, Iraq, when his military training team was conducting operations with the Iraqi Army and they came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire.
Army National Guard Captain Lowell T. Miller II, a 1993 graduate of Virginia Military Institute, was killed in action in Iraq on August 31, 2005.
Among the dozens of mourners who gathered beneath the Marshall Shelter at the Columbarium were Miller's wife, Angela; his parents, Lowell and Linda Miller; his daughters, Danielle, 11, and Alexandra, 7; stepchildren Jessica, 13, and Jordan, 6; and siblings Patrick and Jennie.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /ltmiller2.htm   (1495 words)

 Thomas E. O'Brien, former FBI agent - The Boston Globe
LOWELL -- Thomas E. O'Brien, 79, of Lowell, a former FBI agent and supervisor with the US Treasury Department, died March 2 at Saints Memorial Medical Center in Lowell.
She leaves four sons, Omer J. Simard of Lowell, Bryant E. of Woburn, Andros T. of Woburn, and Clifford of Methuen; a daughter, Naomi A. McCarthy, of Woburn; nine grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
She was the co-owner of the Royal Hardware Store in Lowell for 15 years.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2004/03/11/thomas_e_obrien_former_fbi_agent   (441 words)

 Cinerama Official Biographies
There is very little doubt that Lowell Thomas is one of the most popular commentators in the country today.
As a young man, Lowell Thomas was a gold miner, a range rider, a mining camp reporter and an editor.
The story of his adventurous trip is told by Lowell Thomas Jr., in his bestseller, "Out of This World." After seeing early demonstrations of Waller's Cinerama process, Thomas believed that audiences would flock to the new screen miracle and he wanted to be a part of it.
www.cineramaadventure.com /pioneers.htm   (1549 words)

 Victor Lowell Thomas Museum
The golden voice of radio, Lowell Thomas, died in August of 1981, just two weeks after he had visited his boyhood town of Victor.
With promise of more pay, Thomas switched jobs in 1912 and took over editorship of the Victor News and, after leaving for law school, was hired as a reporter for The Chicago Evening Journal.
In 1976 President Gerald Ford presented Thomas with the Medal of Freedom and on April 30,1976 Thomas told the world, from Victor, that he would retire from broadcasting on May 14 of that year.
www.victorcolorado.com /museum.htm   (635 words)

 Michigan State University Press | Silent Heroes | Lowell Thomas
Michigan native Lowell Thomas began his professional career as a teacher of business education in the small town of Parchment, Michigan, later working with the Midland Public Schools and Delta College...
Lowell Thomas' efforts could, and should, be duplicated by every town, village and city in every state in this great nation.
Lowell Thomas’ heroes have broken their silence to tell their grim stories.
msupress.msu.edu /bookTemplate.php?bookID=2578   (265 words)

 Thomas V. Lowell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Lowell, T.V., Kite, J.S. Halter, E. F., and Calkin, P. C.,1990, Analysis of small scale erosional data and a sequence oflate Pleistocene flow reversal, northern New England, GeologicalSociety of America Bulletin, v.
Lowell, T.V., Savage, K.M., Brockman, C. S., andStuckenrath, R., 1990, Radiocarbon analyses from Cincinati, Ohioand their implications for glacial stratigraphic interpretations, Quaternary Research, v.
Savage, K., and Lowell, T.V., 1992, Dynamics of the Marginal Late Wisconsin Miami Sublobe, Cincinnati, Ohio, Ohio Journal of Science, v.
tvl1.geo.uc.edu /tvl/lowell.html   (530 words)

 T2 Edgar Rice Burroughs Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Lowell Thomas put together a lecture series accompanied by hand painted color slides made from the photos taken by Harry Chase who accompanied Thomas on his trip to the Middle East.
Thomas eventually took it on a worldwide tour and made a fortune from it.
Nonetheless, the images of Lawrence in Arabia captivated a public exhausted by the horrors of the 'war to end all wars'.The romantic and adventurous tales of this "mysterious blue eyed Arab in the garb of a prince wandering the streets" were an instant hit.
www.erbzine.com /dan/t2.html   (3609 words)

 New Document
Lowell Thomas may be the best known as a newscaster, but to millions of Americans he is equally famous as a foreign correspondent, lecturer, biographer, explorer, and business executive.
Legend, genius, living folk lore, Lowell Thomas writes with an off-the-cuff raconteur style that holds the reader spellbound through page after page of fabulous narrative.
Condition: Dustjacket is in good condition, but slight tear at top with picture of Lowell and the radio show microphone.
www.epier.com /iq.asp?327054   (379 words)

 Lowell Thomas: Multimedia personified
Lowell Thomas, former editor of the Victor Daily Record and Victor News, died of a heart attack in 1981, two weeks after last visiting his boyhood hometown in the small Colorado mining hamlet of Victor.
Born in Woodington, Ohio, in 1892, Thomas moved to Victor at the age of eight and as a boy of 10, joined the newsboy union.
His son, Lowell Thomas Jr., who once served as the lieutenant governor of Alaska, produced the television series “High Adventure,” a weekly series in which Thomas appeared.
www.newsandtech.com /issues/2003/12-03/nt/12-03_carrigan.htm   (876 words)

 American Conservationist Honored with first Award
The National Park Trust recognized Thomas’ lifelong commitment to parklands at a ceremony in Anchorage, Alaska.
Thomas is credited with leading the battle to establish Alaska’s Chugach State Park when he was a state senator and lieutenant governor.
Whenever we need to truly understand issues facing parklands, we call on Lowell,” said Paul Pritchard, founder and president of the National Park Trust.
www.parktrust.org /brucevento/vento2.html   (319 words)

 Carol Landorf to Wed Thomas Frank Lowell - New York Times
Floyd Landorf of New York have announced the engagement of their daughter Carol Ann Landorf to Thomas Frank Lowell, a son of Mr.
Frank Lowell of Mount Kisco, N.Y. A June wedding is planned.
Lowell, an account executive in the White Plains office of Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc., is an alumnus of the Loomis Chaffee School and Ithaca College, class of '79.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9A0DE3DA1730F935A15752C0A960948260   (148 words)

 PR: Cruise Critic Receives Lowell Thomas Award
The results of the 21st Annual Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition were announced this week in Las Vegas at SATW's annual competition.
The Lowell Thomas Award is, in essence, travel journalism's equivalent to the Academy Awards' Oscar.
The Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition is named in honor of the late Lowell Thomas, an acclaimed broadcast journalist, author and world explorer.
www.prwebdirect.com /releases/2005/9/prweb289333.htm   (380 words)

 Lowell Thomas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Beginning in 1930 and spanning 46 years, Lowell Thomas's nightly newscasts reached a world-wide audience of an estimated 100 billion.
Thomas is the author of more than 50 books, including the enduringly famous With Lawrence in Arabia.
In 1977, he was awarded the Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the United States can confer on a civilian.
www.iit.edu /departments/pr/awards/thomas.html   (102 words)

 Dr. Thomas J. Lowell: Chairman of the Board | Trans World Radio
Thomas J. Lowell: Chairman of the Board
On June 30, 2002, Trans World Radio President Thomas J. Lowell retired after eight years as president and 38 years as a TWR missionary--first on Bonaire, then Guam, then New Jersey, and finally Cary, North Carolina.
Tom now serves as the Mission's Chairman of the Board.
www.twr.org /about/board_directors/dr_thomas_j_lowell_chairman_board   (1400 words)

 Lowell Thomas Medal Award @ National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
His great sense of humorous storytelling, skill in photography, penchant for offering up body parts to the insects he researches, and brilliance in his field has made him a popular contributor to National Geographic.
Recently, the Explorers Club honored him with the 2006 Lowell Thomas Medal for Exploration, a prestigious award named for the renowned journalist whose news reports introduced the world to "Lawrence of Arabia."
The Explorers Club, which presents the award to men and women who have distinguished themselves in the field of exploration, recognized Moffett because of the work he does in the rain forest canopy.
www7.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/0611/moffett.html   (477 words)

 Coloradosprings.com / Attractions
The Victor/Lowell Thomas Museum sits on a quiet corner of the once bustling mining town of Victor.
ONE THING NOT TO MISS: A framed wreath in the upstairs hallway next to the re-created childrens' bedroom is not as ordinary as it seems.
BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW: Lowell Thomas, who grew up in Victor, was the first radio and television newscaster.
www.coloradosprings.com /attractions/fullstory.php?id=989   (757 words)

 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition Winners Announced
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Globe and National Geographic Adventure magazine are top winners in the 21st Annual Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition.
The awards are named for the late Lowell Thomas, acclaimed broadcast journalist, prolific author and world explorer who achieved numerous "firsts" during five decades in travel journalism.
Information about the Lowell Thomas competition and winners also is posted at http://www.satw.org.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/09-28-2005/0004134042&EDATE=   (432 words)

 Thomas Lowell Tucker - LU Tribute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I find myself not even being able to sleep peacefully thinking of what Thomas must have went thru and what his family must be going thru.
God Bless You Thomas Lowell Tucker for you have given the ultimate sacrifice.
You sacrificed and gave all in the name of peace.I honor your spirit.Our gratitude remains endless.My prayers and blessings are with you and your family.Rest in peace.
www.libertyunites.tv /tribute_v1481-us_army_soldiers_thomas_lowell_tucker.html   (981 words)

 Lowell Thomas Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In ceremonies earlier today, the first annual Reboot Award was presented to Lowell Thomas (right), who has reinstalled Windows on his computer the greatest number of times.
Lowell has been averaging an astounding 1-2 re-installs each month!
The vote to present this award to Lowell was unanimous.
wrhine.home.att.net /workfun/lowell-award.html   (93 words)

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