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O. C. Barber

Ohio Columbus Barber (April 20, 1841 – February 4, 1920) was an American businessman, industrialist and philanthropist. [1]

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Akron, Ohio

Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the seat of Summit County.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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Anna-Dean Farm

The Anna-Dean Farm is a historic farm in Barberton, Ohio, United States.

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Babcock & Wilcox

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises is an American power generation company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. On June 30, 2015, Babcock & Wilcox completed a spinoff from BWX Technologies, its former parent which is now headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia. The two companies began trading separately on July 1. The company previously known as The Babcock & Wilcox Company provided design, engineering, manufacturing, construction and facilities management services to nuclear, renewable, fossil power, industrial and government customers worldwide. B&W's boilers supply more than 300,000 megawatts of installed capacity in over 90 countries around the world. A reactor from B&W was destroyed by a nuclear meltdown in the Three Mile Island accident. During World War II, over half of the US Navy fleet was powered by Babcock & Wilcox boilers. The company has its headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. It has major operations in Lynchburg, Virginia; Barberton, Ohio; Euclid, Ohio; Lancaster, Ohio; West Point, Mississippi; Mount Vernon, Indiana; Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Erwin, Tennessee; Amarillo, Texas; Cambridge, Ontario; the Danish city of Esbjerg; and the German city of Straubing. B&W also has joint major joint venture companies in Beijing and the Indian city of Pune.http://pdf.secdatabase.com/917/0001193125-12-089188.pdf B&W employs approximately 12,700 people, in addition to approximately 10,400 joint venture employees. The company was founded in 1867 by Stephen Wilcox and George Babcock as Babcock, Wilcox & Company to manufacture and market Wilcox’s patented water tube boiler. B&W's list of innovations and firsts include the world’s first installed utility boiler (1881); manufacture of boilers to power New York City’s first subway (1902); first pulverized coal power plant (1918); design and manufacture of components for the USS Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine (1953-55); the first supercritical pressure coal-fired boiler (1957); design and supply of reactors for the first U.S. built nuclear-powered surface ship, the NS Savannah (1961).

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Barber, California

The Barber Neighborhood is a working class residential neighborhood in Chico, California, generally south of Little Chico Creek and west of Park avenue.

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Barberton (Erie Railroad station)

Barberton was a train station along the Erie Railroad main line in the city of Barberton, Summit County, Ohio, United States.

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Barberton, Ohio

Barberton is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States.

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Bayonne, New Jersey

Bayonne (pronounced bay-OWN) is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.

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Canton, Ohio

Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States.

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Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Chicago

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Chico, California

Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United States.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state.

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Diamond Match Company

The Diamond Match Company originally founded by O. C. Barber as the Barber Match Company, was the largest manufacturer of matches in the United States in the late nineteenth century.

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Dysentery

Dysentery is an inflammation of the intestine causing diarrhea with blood.

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Frederick Grinnell

Frederick Grinnell (1836–1905) was a pioneer in fire safety and was the creator of the first practical automatic fire sprinkler.

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French Renaissance

The French Renaissance was the cultural and artistic movement in France between the 15th and early 17th centuries.

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Goodrich Corporation

The Goodrich Corporation formerly the B.F. Goodrich Company, was an American aerospace manufacturing company based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Horticulture

Horticulture is the branch of agriculture that deals with the art, science, technology, and business of vegetable garden plant growing.

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Immigration

Immigration is the movement of people into a destination country to which they are not native or do not possess its citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens, or to take-up employment as a migrant worker or temporarily as a foreign worker.

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Philanthropy

Philanthropy (from Greek φιλανθρωπία) etymologically means "love of humanity" in the sense of caring, nourishing, developing and enhancing "what it is to be human" on both the benefactors' (by identifying and exercising their values in giving and volunteering) and beneficiaries' (by benefiting) parts.

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Skylight

Skylights are light transmitting fenestration (elements filling building envelope openings) forming all, or a portion of, the roof of a building's space for daylighting purposes.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O._C._Barber

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