Elbeuf


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Elbeuf

(ĕlböf`), town (1990 pop. 16,750), Seine-Maritime dept., NW France, in Normandy, on the Seine River. It is the center of an industrial complex and is a river port. The town has been famous as a woolen center since the 16th cent. but was heavily industrialized after World War II. Automobile parts, electrical equipment, and chemicals are among the manufactures. Elbeuf's history dates back to Roman times. The town has numerous churches dating from the 15th to the 17th cent.
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Put on that handsome frilled shirt and your green coat of Elbeuf cloth.
C'est donc a partir de 16 grandes enquetes sociales, publiees entre 1880 et 1906 (ce qui concentre aussi la periode a l'etude sans empecher l'auteure de s'en ecarter frequemment), que Maurer apprehende la charite pratiquee par les catholiques d'Angers, Elbeuf, Lyon, Nancy, Neuilly, Orleans, Rouen, Saint-Etienne, K6nigsberg, Bochum, Wurtzbourg, Berlin, Breslau, Cologne, Francfort et, surtout, Strasbourg.
At the age of 9, Anne-Marie and her family began an odyssey of escape that took them to Elbeuf, France, and then when the Nazis invaded France, on to Bordeaux via a 400-mile taxi ride.
Assigned to the 109th Infantry Regiment, a part of the Pennsylvania National Guard 28th Infantry Division, Slovik and other replacements were on their way to their unit in Elbeuf, France, when they were attacked by German forces.
This new purchasing organization was to assume the activity of the wholesale buying offices already located in Paris, Lyon, Saint-Etienne, Elbeuf, Roubaix, and London.
73) There were five husband and wife teams among the dancers, those of Luynes, Rochefort, Courtenvaux, La Rochefoucauld, and Elbeuf, and all but the last were allied to Luynes.
Having been beaten 12-8 by Normandy club Elbeuf, the Yorkshiremen were keen to atone against Racing Club.
Aventis Rhone-Poulenc Biochimie have installed a Lindor mixer as part of a new plant for the preparation and packaging of Vitamin B-12 animal feed additives at their works at Saint Aubin les Elbeuf near Rouen.
and Elbeuf (Normandy, France) manufacturing locations by the end of 1995.
Contract notice for Providing sweeping roads for the city of Saint Aubin les Elbeuf .
In France, certain collective labels have very particular characteristics because they bear a "royal" title: this is the case in Sedan, Louviers, and Elbeuf, for example.
Members ranged from the prominent Parisian banker Francois Delessert, whose family also owned cotton mills and sugar beet factories, and Victor Grandin, the largest wool manufacturer at Elbeuf, to the former Saint-Simonian Lazare Carnot.