Richard Thomas Alexander (1887-1971) was an American educator and influential education theorist. An early proponent of the progressive education movement of John Dewey, Alexander was the driving force behind the creation of the New College, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York. George W. Lucero, (2009) "New College, A Demonstration Experimental Teachers College" doctoral dissertation (Normal, IL:Illinois State University), http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?Ver=1&Exp=04-03-2017&FMT=7&DID=2128966761&RQT=309&attempt=1&cfc=1 He was its chairman from 1932-1938. Alexander was described by his contemporaries as a hard-working, pragmatic man and a common sense academic with a genius for organization and a love of education.
21.03.2012 [Broadway.com] - Tony nominee and Seminar star Lily Rabe and Richard Thomas will announce nominations for the 62nd Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards on April 23 at the Friars Club. The Outer Critics Circle is an organization of writers covering New York theater from
27.03.2012 Shown here is Richard Thomas of Niagra Falls, New York, and his weights, circa 1931. Mr. Thomas ran a private gym and was clearly a big fan of kettlebell handles. These were Milo Barbell Co. weights and bars.