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Private financial gifts to higher education colleges & universities

October 1, 2013

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Private financial gifts to higher education colleges & universities Here are just a few major financial donations to colleges and universities in the United States. John Arrillaga writes $150 million check to Stanford University, the largest donation from a living individual ever July 1, 2013 Source: Stanford University Stanford University alumnus, friend and benefactor John […]

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On October 1, 1940 America’s first superhighway opened -The Pennsylvania Turnpike

October 1, 2013

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On October 1, 1940 America’s first superhighway opened -The Pennsylvania Turnpike A model of America’s new form of superhighway was displayed at the General Motors Highways and Horizons Futurama exhibit at the 1939 New York City World’s Fair. The new turnpike was visualized to be a different form of highway in America, but similar to […]

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