Families

Some articles on families:

331 Model
... explanation of why there must exist three families of quarks and leptons ... model thus offers no explanation of why there are three families, or indeed why there is more than one family ... cancellation of the anomaly, per family, and to make the three families transform differently under an extended gauge group, and to arrange that the anomaly cancel, only for three families ...
List Of Anuran Families - Families
... Archaeobatrachia - 4 families, 6 genera, 27 species Family Genera Common Names Example Species Example Photo Ascaphidae 1 Tailed frogs Tailed Frog (Ascaphus truei) Bombinatoridae 2 Fire-belly toads European ...
Kitchener, Ontario - History - Settlement
... had purchased was remote but it was of great interest to German Mennonite farming families from Pennsylvania ... were built, and over the next decade several families made the difficult trip north to what was then known as the Sand Hills ... One of these Mennonite families, arriving in 1807, was the Schneiders, whose restored 1816 home (the oldest building in the city) is now a museum located in the ...
Thunderbird (mythology) - In Oral History
... There are stories of thunderbirds in human form marrying into human families some families may trace their lineage to such an event ... Families of thunderbirds who kept to themselves but wore human form were said to have lived along the northern tip of Vancouver Island ... The story goes that other tribes soon forgot the nature of one of these thunderbird families, and when one tribe tried to take them as slaves the ...
Utica, New York - Demographics - Organized Crime in Utica
... and are reputedly controlled by the Buffalo Cosa Nostra family and at least three other families, including the Scranton, Colombo, and Genovese family which had and. 80s when the Buffalo Family was weakened after the death of Boss Stefano Magaddino and other families and influences jockeyed for power and influence, and multiple gangland style ... ambiguous ties to the Buffalo, Scranton, and Colombo families) ran the rackets, until they were decimated by federal indictments and convictions ...

Famous quotes containing the word families:

    What peaches and what penumbras! Whole families shopping at night!
    Aisles full of husbands! Wives in the avocados, babies in the
    tomatoes!—and you, Garcia Lorca, what were you doing down by
    the watermelons?
    Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926)

    We urgently need a debate about the best ways of supporting families in modern America, without blinders that prevent us from seeing the full extent of dependence and interdependence in American life. As long as we pretend that only poor or abnormal families need outside assistance, we will shortchange poor families, overcompensate rich ones, and fail to come up with effective policies for helping families in the middle.
    Stephanie Coontz (20th century)

    For those parents from lower-class and minority communities ... [who] have had minimal experience in negotiating dominant, external institutions or have had negative and hostile contact with social service agencies, their initial approaches to the school are often overwhelming and difficult. Not only does the school feel like an alien environment with incomprehensible norms and structures, but the families often do not feel entitled to make demands or force disagreements.
    Sara Lawrence Lightfoot (20th century)