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Maynard

Maynard

[mey-nerd]
Maynard, George Willoughby, 1843-1923, American figure, marine, and mural painter, b. Washington, D.C., studied at the National Academy of Design and in Florence and Antwerp. Maynard created decorations for the Library of Congress and the old Metropolitan Opera House, New York City. His In Strange Seas is in the Metropolitan Museum.

(born Jan. 17, 1899, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.—died May 17, 1977, Santa Barbara, Calif.) U.S. educator and foundation president. He attended Oberlin College and graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1921) and Yale Law School (LL.B., 1925), becoming dean of Yale Law School in 1927. At the University of Chicago as president (1929–45) and chancellor (1945–51), he encouraged liberal education based on the study of the great books of the Western tradition, deplored any tendency toward vocationalism, and dismantled the intercollegiate athletic program. Hutchins later headed various foundations, including the Ford Foundation. He served as chairman of the board of editors of Encyclopædia Britannica (1943–74) and edited the 54-volume Great Books of the Western World (1952). He expounded his views on education in Higher Learning in America (1936).

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(born Jan. 17, 1899, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.—died May 17, 1977, Santa Barbara, Calif.) U.S. educator and foundation president. He attended Oberlin College and graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1921) and Yale Law School (LL.B., 1925), becoming dean of Yale Law School in 1927. At the University of Chicago as president (1929–45) and chancellor (1945–51), he encouraged liberal education based on the study of the great books of the Western tradition, deplored any tendency toward vocationalism, and dismantled the intercollegiate athletic program. Hutchins later headed various foundations, including the Ford Foundation. He served as chairman of the board of editors of Encyclopædia Britannica (1943–74) and edited the 54-volume Great Books of the Western World (1952). He expounded his views on education in Higher Learning in America (1936).

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Maynard is a town in Randolph County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 381 at the 2000 census.

Settled in the late 19th century, Maynard is home to the Maynard Pioneer Museum and Park. Behind Maynard City Hall is a unique jail. Built in 1936, its door is made of wagon wheel rims. However, it mostly serves today as a tourist attraction.

Geography

Maynard is located at (36.418200, -90.902166).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.9 km² (1.1 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 381 people, 175 households, and 110 families residing in the town. The population density was 130.2/km² (335.8/mi²). There were 207 housing units at an average density of 70.7/km² (182.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.33% White, 1.31% Native American, 0.79% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.

There were 175 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,206, and the median income for a family was $23,056. Males had a median income of $20,625 versus $15,357 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,668. About 14.8% of families and 27.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.3% of those under age 18 and 18.3% of those age 65 or over.

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