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Crow, Jim

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jim crow

[′jim ′krō]
(design engineering)
A device with a heavy buttress screw thread used for bending rails by hand.

Jim Crow

Negro stereotype popularized by 19th-century minstrel shows. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 138]
See: Bigotry
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I knew about the Long Walls when I was a student in the 1970s, but it was difficult to get near them' james Crow explained.
James Crow says: "Since the end of Roman rule, the population at Housesteads is unlikely to have ever exceeded 20 to 30 persons.
It was Dr James Crow from Edinburgh who helped Elijah Pepper, founder of the Labrot and Graham distillery, to produce one of America's most- respected tipples, the Woodford Reserve - equivalent of a good malt whisky.
In the mid-1800s distillery owner Oscar Pepper and Master Distiller James Crow studied and recommended using key processes like sour mashing and charred barrel maturation at the historic Woodford County distillery.
For James Crow, one of the factors which makes Housesteads special is that it was one of the first forts in the Roman Empire to be fully excavated at the end of the 19th Century.
In the early 1800's the distillery was the setting for landmark discoveries and innovative practices developed by distillery owner Oscar Pepper and Master Distiller James Crow.
SALE PRICE: $28,750 -- Letter from Orson Welles on Mercury Theater letterhead to James Crow of Look Magazine thanking him for his positive review of Citizen Kane.