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Bartlesville

(bär`təlzvĭl), city (1990 pop. 34,256), seat of Washington co., NE Okla., on the Caney River; inc. 1897. It is a distribution center for a ranching and rich oil-producing area. Petroleum production, marketing, and research have been major enterprises since the first well was tapped in 1897. Of interest are the Price Tower, a concrete and glass building with cantilevered floors, designed by Frank Lloyd WrightWright, Frank Lloyd,
1867–1959, American architect, b. Richland Center, Wis., as Frank Lincoln Wright; he changed his name to honor his mother's family (the Lloyd Joneses). Wright is widely considered the greatest American architect.
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, with its arts center; and the Nellie Johnstone oil well, a replica of the first commercial oil well in the state. A U.S. Bureau of Mines energy research center is in the city.
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Bartlesville, Oklahoma, has awarded a GIS assessment contract to Oklahoma City-based Topographic Mapping Company to develop a strategic GIS implementation plan.
Kristen McGill, an instructor at Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, says she was pleased with the amount of "one-on-one" time she and other participants received during the course of her certification.
As a condition of approval by the FTC and the European Commission, ABB has agreed to divest Elsag Bailey's GC and MS businesses, which are located mainly in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and realize annual revenues of about $50 million.
When Paul Buck knelt down to examine fresh diggings last summer in a native tallgrass prairie near Bartlesville, Oklahoma, he couldn't believe the damage done.
Brown, long time librarian of the Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Public Library, began in February 1950, just a week after Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy's infamous Wheeling, West Virginia, speech accusing the Truman Administration of harboring Communists in the State Department.
One such case was brought by relatives of Susan Drake in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. In 1988, the 19-year-old Drake bought a handgun from Wal-Mart to commit suicide.
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As part of the deal, Solvay will acquire two Ryton PPS resin manufacturing sites in Borger, Texas, a pilot plant and the R&D facilities in Bartlesville, Oklahoma plus a compounding plant in Kallo-Beveren, Belgium.
These schools--Butler Tech in Fairfield Township, Ohio; Central Education Center in Newnan, Georgia; Clark County Skills Center in Vancouver, Washington; Francis Tuttle Technology Center and Metro Technology Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Lake County Technology Campus in Grayslake, Illinois; Moore Norman Technology Center in Norman, Oklahoma; Upper Valley Joint Vocational School in Piqua, Ohio; Tri County Technology Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma; and Auburn Career Center in Concord Township, Ohio have lifted the concept of collaborative learning and development from a possibility with potential to a part of the routine of improving the educational experience they provide and the educational performance results their students achieve.
Indeed Wright and Hadid might both be considered organic futurists (not by chance is she designing a museum to complement his Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma).
Second place was awarded to Syneva Colle of Ponca City, Oklahoma, student of Roger Price, NCTM, University of Tulsa; and third place was awarded to Jeremy Ricketson of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, also a student of Price.