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1) York, Alvin Cullum. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alvin Cullum, 1887-1964, American soldier known as Sergeant York, b. Fentress co., Tenn. He was reared on a back-country farm in Tennessee. A conscientious objector...

2) Ailey, Alvin, Jr. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American modern dancer and choreographer, b. Rogers, Tex. Ailey studied in Los Angeles with Lester Horton, whose strong, dramatic style and views about multiracial...

3) Coburn, Alvin Langdon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American photographer, b. Boston. Coburn began making photographs at eight and was one of the younger members of Alfred Stieglitz's Photo-Secession. Like others in...

4) Tennessee, state, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kentucky and Virginia (N), North Carolina (E), Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi (S), and, across the Mississippi R., Arkansas and Missouri (W). 1 Facts and FiguresArea,...

5) Joffrey Ballet. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Joffrey Ballet, one of the major American dance companies. It was founded in New York City in 1954 by the dancer-choreographer Robert Joffrey. From 1956 to 1964 it...

6) Fagan, Garth. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American dancer and choreographer. Jamaican-born, he studied with Ivy Baxter and left the island to dance with her company. Settling (1960) in Detroit, he attended...

7) American Ballet Theatre. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American Ballet Theatre, one of the foremost international dance companies of the 20th cent. It was founded in 1937 as the Mordkin Ballet and reorganized as the Ballet...

8) flood, in hydrology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Floods occur most commonly when water from heavy rainfall, from melting ice and snow, or from a combination of these exceeds the carrying capacity of the river system,...

9) modern dance. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The Beginnings of Modern DanceDeveloped in the 20th cent., primarily in the United States and Germany, modern dance resembles modern art and music in being experimental...

10) photography, still. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...See also photographic processing; motion picture photography; motion pictures. 2 Early DevelopmentsThe camera itself is based on optical principles known at least...

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